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CDC Data: More than 40 Percent of COVID Deaths at Start of Year Were...

The term “the pandemic of the unvaccinated” may no longer be applicable. According to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) data compiled by the Washington Post, 42 percent of the COVID omicron deaths that occurred in...

Marco Rubio Calls on HHS to Come Up With a Plan to Prevent Alzheimer’s...

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined more than a dozen senators from both sides of the aisle, led by U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV, in urging U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...

Rick Scott Outlines Education Priorities in Letter to Miguel Cardona

In his letter, Scott discussed the importance of reopening our schools, addressing the student debt crisis, keeping higher education affordable, and ensuring students and families have the opportunity to choose the education that best fits their needs.
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Florida’s Senators Back Maria Elvira Salazar’s, Dan Sullivan’s Bill Ending No Sail Orders on...

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, introduced the proposal in the U.S. Senate while Salazar will be the sponsor in the U.S. House.

U.S. Travel Association Wants People to be Safe for Thanksgiving But Doesn’t Urge Americans...

Instead, the advocacy group issued a series of warnings designed to help people stay safe no matter their plans. 

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Wants Feds to Send $300 Billion to Schools During the Pandemic

“The SCHOOLS Act would require the CDC to conduct a study on the impacts of the coronavirus on children. CDC would issue updated recommendations and guidance based on these findings, to better inform state and local educational agencies on best practices," the congresswoman’s office noted. “Significant funding would then be provided to K12 public schools to procure the supplies needed to safely conduct in-person instruction or expand digital learning tools for remote instruction.”

Democrats in Florida Delegation Calling AHCA to Make Sure Long-Term Care Facility Staff Have...

Crist’s letter to AHCA’s Secretary Mayhew comes as COVID-19 infections in long-term care facilities across Florida continue to spike and caregivers report having to reuse PPE such as mask and gowns for days and sometimes weeks at a time.

Florida Teachers Unions Keep Moving the Goal Posts on Reopening Schools

In June, Florida Education Association (FEA) President Fedrick Ingram, who chaired the union’s Statewide Committee to Safely Reopen Public Schools, laid out his group’s game plan for schools to safely reopen this summer.

Donna Shalala: HHS Sending Grant to South Florida Biopharmaceutical Company

Shalala showcased the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is sending $225,000 grant to Everglades Biopharma, LLC. During President Bill Clinton’s administration, Shalala served as HHS secretary.
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Gina Loudon: Trump Working Hard to Prevent Americans from Backsliding into Opioid Addictions During...

President Donald Trump’s message to the nation’s top mental health experts is clear: he wants the American people to know that they are not alone, and that we are all in this fight against the coronavirus pandemic together.

Richard Corcoran Calls for Florida K-12 School Campuses to Remain Closed Through April

With the federal government issuing new social distancing guidelines earlier this week, Florida announced that public and private K-12 school campuses will remain closed throughout April.

Charlie Crist Urges Ron DeSantis for Early Release of SNAP Benefits to Help During...

Crist sent a letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis on the matter, insisting that releasing SNAP benefits early will help ensure Florida residents engage in social distancing.
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