This week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., introduced the “Bringing Additional Nurses to the Fight Act” which, she claims, will “expedite the process for foreign-trained physicians to become nurses and address the healthcare worker shortage in the U.S., which has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis.”
At the end of February, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., a fellow member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on the resolution which also reaffirms the United States’ continued support for the Alliance as an efficient and effective mechanism to advance global health security and save lives.
On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., will file her effort to get a discharge petition for U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner’s, R-Mo., “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act” and bring it to the floor of the U.S. House for a vote.
Rubio is continuing to work with U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on the bill while West Virginia’s two senators--Republican Shelley Moore Capito and Democrat Joe Manchin--are also backing it.
Florida is the only state in the nation that has Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias listed as its own priority within a State Health Improvement Plan.
Members of almost 50 groups rallied in Tallahassee on Wednesday, calling on the Legislature to authorize dental therapists in the Sunshine State. 
The funds come from the $1.9 trillion stimulus package that Congress passed and President Joe Biden signed into law.
Hispanic voters are front and center this week as Telemundo hosts 20 contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination and two rounds of debates while Vice President Mike Pence launches Latinos for Trump in Miami.
While maintaining that his district was not facing a crisis, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., insisted the state has problem with Hepatitis A.
A Republican congressman from Florida has teamed up with a Democrat from California to ask the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) about their long-term care plans for veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI), including focusing on assisted living programs.