With worries about the impact of coronavirus on the rise, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is backing a proposal to create a permanent fund “to enable quick and effective responses to future public health emergencies.”
The proposal “doubles the fines for illegally passing a stopped school bus while students are getting on or off the bus and increases driver’s license suspension penalties.”
“We know that when violators get away with this type of act, they often feel emboldened to continue,” said Stewart. “We want to give law enforcement the tools they need in order to stop this type of behavior in its tracks.”
Patronis issued a statement following a call on Tuesday with the Florida Fire Chiefs Association, Urban Search and Rescue Teams, and other Florida fire service leaders.
I want to commend you for protecting FDA employees and pulling them out of harm’s way. Although there are reports the virus has infected more than 60,000 people globally, I do not trust Communist China to coordinate in a transparent and efficient manner when it comes to combatting the threat of the virus.
Last week, the U.S Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced 28 grants to address the needs of new farmers, small to mid-sized farms, small processors and small fresh fruit and vegetable wholesalers.
Scott’s office insisted the bill will help “prevent fraud in the healthcare system by requiring the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to verify that an applicant’s medical license is valid and in good standing prior to issuing them a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number, which is required by healthcare providers to bill for insurance.”
Last week, from her perch as the vice chairwoman of the U.S. House Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will send an additional $5 million for the...
Florida Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott introduced the resolution on Thursday which the U.S. Senate passed by unanimous consent.
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