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Gus Bilirakis, Democratic Presidential Hopeful Pair Up on Emergency Alert Reform Bill

Towards the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif., introduced the “Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement (READI) Act” which will “ensure that more people receive critical emergency alerts on their mobile phones, televisions, and radios, and would pave the way for examining the feasibility of issuing alerts through online audio and video streaming services" and “would help states improve their plans for emergency alerts, equip alerting officials with tools for issuing alerts, and establish a reporting system for false alerts.”

Florida Delegation on Capitol Hill Champions Coral Reef Conservation

Members of the Florida congressional delegation are working together to push for updating and reauthorizing the “Coral Reef Conservation Act” which expired 15 years ago.

Donna Shalala Champions College Equity Act

“The recent college admissions scandal reveals the extent to which inequitable practices in colleges and universities have been allowed to fester,” she said. “As the former president of the University of Miami and Hunter College and chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison."
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Bill Nelson Wants the VA to Expand Medical Marijuana Options for Veterans

Nelson’s bill would also have the VA study the impact of medical marijuana. 
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