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Florida Leads the Nation in Fentanyl Deaths

Illicit fentanyl deaths surpassed 64,000 last year, according to an analysis completed by Families Against Fentanyl using data from the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Last year, Florida alone lost 5,161 people to illicit fentanyl,...

Marco Rubio Introduces Bill Stopping Funds Going to Schools that Closed for COVID

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the “Keep Kids in School Act.” The bill “would prohibit around $164 billion in unspent COVID-19 relief funding from going to elementary and secondary schools that do...

Barney Bishop: Why Can’t the CDC Get it Right on COVID?

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have been a bastion of inconsistent misinformation ever since the beginning of the COVID pandemic in 2020. With the advent of the Omicron version of COVID-19 last year, the...

Rick Scott Continues to Push the Federal Government on Letting Cruise Ships Sail Again

“Our cruise lines have waited months for updated guidance from the CDC, while so many other industries were able to reopen safely. While the CDC finally released some updated guidance for this important industry, they still haven’t answered my call to provide the cruise line industry with a timeline of when they can begin sailing, which is urgently needed,” Scott said.
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Francis Rooney: Hepatitis A is a Growing Problem in Florida

While maintaining that his district was not facing a crisis, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., insisted the state has problem with Hepatitis A.
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