“The Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Act of 2020, would help law enforcement partner with mental health providers to provide incarcerated individuals community care as they transition back into society. This care includes medication-assisted treatment, community-level crisis response programs, and technical assistance to develop innovative training and treatment for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals suffering from mental illness. Recidivism rates decline when we address the mental health challenges that place formerly incarcerated individuals at risk of reoffending,” Rutherford’s office noted.
With the Florida gubernatorial contest getting increasingly acrimonious with six weeks to go, both sides launched new attacks ad on Tuesday. 
The South Florida congresswoman introduced the “Ensuring Protection in Childcare (EPIC) Act” which, her office noted, “provides childcare facilities with federal grants to purchase PPE and other supplies to ensure the safety and health of children and childcare workers.
On Monday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis was on the First Coast to continue her fight against opioid abuse and work on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). As part of her Hope for Healing Florida initiative, DeSantis toured UF Health Jacksonville’s...
With rising numbers of new cases and hospitalizations in Jacksonville due to COVID-19, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will facilitate testing.
Mast and Rice noted that almost 350,000 women in the Armed Force have deployed since 9/11 and they have reeled in more than 40 cosponsors on Capitol Hill and several veterans groups behind their proposal. 
Mayfield has filed a bill “to amend the definition of Tobacco Products in Florida Statute to include all recreational nicotine products, including electronic cigarettes and liquid nicotine" which “will align the definition of these products with Federal law as outlined by The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.”