This week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a total of $300,697 in funding to Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI).
From legislation introduced in the wake of coronavirus to taxpayer financing of campaigning, here's a look at those that made "the list."
U.S. Reps. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Donna Shalala, D-Fla., wrote DeSantis, state Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, and state House Speaker Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes, on the matter.
The governor’s directive follows an announcement from the Florida Department of Health (DOH) that two individuals have died and two new presumptive positive cases were confirmed in Broward County. Over the weekend, DOH announced a new presumptive positive case in Lee County. The individual is isolated and being appropriately cared for.
The senators joined Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez and other leaders in West Palm Beach on Friday to focus on coronavirus.
Recent actions at the federal level have placed efforts combating COVID-19 as Congress’ top priority. FQHCs, the state’s primary care safety net, play an important role in Florida’s response to this outbreak.
With the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning about drug shortages due to coronavirus impacting China, a congressman from the Sunshine State is backing U.S. Rep. Scott Peters’, D-Calif., “Preventing Drug Shortages Act.”