Monday, May 25, 2020
With the Legislature ready to kickoff its regular session in March, the James Madison Institute (JMI), a public policy group based in Tallahassee advocating for free market solutions, released its legislative priorities. 
On Saturday morning, the U.S. House passed a proposal trying to position the federal government to respond to the coronavirus outbreak.
“It’s time for us to face our history of the last 46 years and the 60 million faces of our offspring that we have extinguished,” Baxley, who once led the Florida Christian Coalition, said. “The heartbeat has always been the clear signal of the presence of life, and that life must be protected.” 
This week the State Board of Education is implementing an initiative focused on substance abuse for students in grades K-12.
This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., applauded President Donald Trump for offering an executive order directing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to have hospitals and insurance companies reveal service rates and out-of-pocket expenses.
First elected to Congress in 2012 after a long career in Florida politics including leading Democrats in the state House and serving two terms as mayor of West Palm Beach, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., is one of the leaders of the Democratic Women’s Working Group (DWWG) and she is using that position to take aim at the Trump administration. 
Estimates hold that PEPFAR initiative has helped more than 14 million people across the world. 
On Wednesday, the Florida Chamber of Commerce activated its Hurricane Center which it defined as “a one-stop storm preparation center for families, businesses and visitors.”
DeSantis, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez, state Attorney General Ashley Moody and Department of Children and Families Secretary (DCF) Chad Poppell made the announcement at a media event on Monday.
Mucarsel-Powell, who worked for Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Health before being elected to Congress in 2018, has teamed up with U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., to push the proposal which they hope to include in any future stimulus package to help the nation during the coronavirus pandemic.