Saturday, July 24, 2021
“As a mother of a proud U.S. Marine war veteran, taking care of our brave men and women in and out of uniform is personal for me, and I am honored to have been selected for this new committee assignment,” said Frankel. “My first focus will be to make sure that all veterans who qualify based on current CDC guidance are able to get the COVID-19 vaccine through the VA health care system.”
211 Palm Beach and Treasure Coast is able to connect seniors with the many services offered to them just by calling 211, from food delivery services to social events.
Last week, almost 20 members of Congress, including members of the Florida delegation, sent a letter to President Joe Biden, requesting that he follow through with efforts to study the toxic exposure of almost 10,000 military personnel previously stationed at Karshi Khanabad (K2) Air Base in Uzbekistan.
Rice introduced the “Healthy Workplaces Act” last week with Murphy as a co-sponsor. Other original backers include U.S. Reps. Darrin LaHood, R-Ill., and Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif. Two other congressmen--U.S. Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wisc., and Ronny Jackson, R-Texas--threw their support their bill later last week.
On Friday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky requesting information on CDC studies and actions to address the extended use of social media by American children and young adults, and its potential impact on their health and well-being.
Moody’s Price Gouging Hotline remains active and the office’s Consumer Protection Division continues to assist consumers and review complaints related to price increases on commodities essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19, along with other concerns related to the pandemic’s impact on consumer transactions.
This week, state Attorney General Ashley Moody presented a Florida Cabinet resolution commemorating 200 years of Florida sheriffs. Florida Sheriffs Association President Sheriff Bobby Schultz, as well as FSA Vice President Sheriff Bobby McCallum and FSA Executive Director Steve Casey,...
State Sen. Linda Stewart, D-Orlando, and state Rep. Amy Mercado, D-Fla., brought out a bill raising the penalties on indecent exposure. 
“As a former prosecutor and judge, I’ve learned one of the best tools we have to fight fraud and protect Floridians is to educate consumers so they can take steps to avoid falling victim," Moody said in a video touting the new site.
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.”