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Victor Torres, Yvonne Hinson Champion the Health Care Transparency Act in Tallahassee

This week, with the Legislature starting its regular sessions, state Sen. Victor Torres, D-Orlando, and state Rep. Yvonne Hinson, D-Gainesville, showcased their “Health Care Transparency Act.” The bill would “increase transparency in Florida’s health care...
Ron DeSantis at covid treatment press conference

Ron DeSantis, Democrats Feud Over Monoclonal Antibodies, COVID Testing

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis called on the Biden administration to release the stranglehold on life-saving monoclonal antibody treatments for COVID-19 through its allocation system and increase the supply distributed to Florida or allow...

Ron DeSantis Wants Budget to Have $100 Million for Cancer Research and Care

At an event in Tampa on Tuesday, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced Gov. Ron DeSantis is recommending $100 million for cancer research and care in his 2022-2023 budget, an increase of $37 million, or...

Ron DeSantis: DOH has New Rule to Protect Healthy Students from Forced Quarantining

On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis was joined by new state Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo and state Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran to announce that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) issued a new rule, empowering...

Ron DeSantis Names Dr. Joseph Ladapo as Florida’s Surgeon General

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Dr. Joseph Ladapo as Florida Surgeon General and Secretary of the Florida Department of Health. Ladapo was recently granted a professorship at the University of Florida...

Al Lawson Leads Letter Calling on Ron DeSantis to Extend Federal Food Assistance Program...

Last week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., led all the Democrats in the Florida delegation on a letter urging Gov. Ron DeSantis to immediately apply and extend the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program...

Ron DeSantis Announces New Monoclonal Antibody Centers Across Florida

On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that Florida is increasing the availability of monoclonal antibody therapies by opening a rapid response unit to administer this lifesaving treatment in Jacksonville. In the coming days, the state...
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