Friday, February 28, 2020
The coronavirus, which was first reported in China on December 31, 2019, has more than 28,000 confirmed cases across Asia, Europe, and North America, including the United States. In the letter, Crist urged the CDC to focus on outreach, prevention, and education options for vulnerable, at-risk communities, such as young children, seniors, and those with compromised immune systems.
If the outrageous tax bills, repressive mandates, and rampant homelessness plaguing those states weren’t reason enough to leave, the liberal coasts have given us another reason to be happy to live under effective Republican leaders, both in the White House and the governor’s mansion in Tallahassee — public safety.
A bill from the Florida delegation to help the victims of human trafficking is picking up support. Back in November, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., with the support of U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., brought out the “HOPE for Victims...
Rubio has paired with Max Schachter, the father of a victim in the Parkland school shooting and the founder and CEO of Safe Schools for Alex, on helping create a federal clearinghouse.
“Escaping domestic violence is one of the most difficult things a person can do,” said Crist. “This legislation supports survivors who make the brave choice to restart their lives safely and independently, ensuring one step in that process is a little less burdensome.”
Florida’s two Republicans in the U.S. Senate--U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--threw their support behind U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s, R-Wisc., proposal to create a Federal Clearinghouse on School Safety Best Practices. Johnson, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Homeland...
With a prominent state senator pushing to raise the age to buy tobacco to 21 in Florida, the American Cancer Society (ACS) and other advocates are going all out to support his proposal.
Last week, Florida Senate President Pro Tempore Sen. David Simmons, R-Longwood, filed the bill as “part of a comprehensive strategy to prevent tobacco addiction.” The bill “would raise the age of sale for all tobacco products to 21 with strong retailer licensing, clear definitions of tobacco products and clear protocol to enable active enforcement.”
A proposal from two Florida Republicans to crack down on fentanyl being brought in to the U.S. from China, Mexico and other nations was included in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which cleared the...
Scott also urged the agency to hold regular conference calls with state and local health officials to provide up-to-date information and resources available to combat coronavirus.