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HHS Sending Funds to Florida Department of Health

This week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it will send $300,000 to the Florida Department of Health. The funds are going to states from which “will help pediatricians meet children’s...

Charlie Crist: HHS Sending $3.5 Million to Non-Profits in the Tampa Bay Region

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will send more than $3.5 million to non-profit organizations in the Tampa Bay...

Nikki Fried Asks HHS for Vaccines, Testing Resources to Fight Monkeypox

This week, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried, wrote to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Dawn O’Connell requesting additional vaccines and testing...

Lois Frankel Calls for More Federal Funds to Help Seniors Suffering From Falls

Last week, the U.S. House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS) Appropriations Subcommittee and, after it, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., called for more federal funds to help seniors. Frankel took...
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Kathy Castor Introduces the Advancing Student Services in Schools Today Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., showcased the “Advancing Student Services in Schools Today (ASSIST) Act.” Castor’s office offered some of the reasons why she introduced the proposal at the end of last week. “Our...

Shelia Cherfilus-McCormick: Florida Health Providers Getting $13.3 Million from HHS

This week, U.S. Rep. Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, D-Fla., announced $13,304,361 in federal funds for additional relief fund payments for Florida health care providers. “Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health...

Ron DeSantis Wants Biden Administration to Reverse Decision on Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

Gov. Ron DeSantis called on the Biden administration to reverse its decision to revoke emergency use authorization (EUA) for Regeneron and Eli Lilly monoclonal antibody treatments. “This abrupt and unilateral action by the Biden administration...
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Bill to Ban Abortion After 15 Weeks in Florida Introduced in Tallahassee

This week, Republicans in the Florida Legislature introduced a bill to ban abortions after 15 weeks in the Sunshine State. State House Judiciary Committee Chairwoman Erin Grall, R-Vero Beach, introduced the proposal on Tuesday with...

Marco Rubio Backs the Preventing Mandates on Toddlers Act

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., threw his support behind U.S. Sen. John Thune’s, R-SD, and U.S. Rep. Lisa McClain’s, R-Mich., “Preventing Mandates on Toddlers Act.” “This bicameral legislation would nullify an interim final...

Marco Rubio, Raphael Warnock Team Up on ‘Improving Coordination for Healthy Moms Act’

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock’s, D-Ga., “Improving Coordination for Healthy Moms Act.” The bill will “strengthen the federal government’s efforts to improve maternal health outcomes...
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Oral Health Literacy and Awareness Act From Tony Cárdenas, Gus Bilirakis Gaining Traction

At the end of last week, U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif., and Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., got their “Oral Health Literacy and Awareness Act” through the U.S. House Health Subcommittee. Cárdenas, who has championed the proposal,...

Will the Biden Administration Pay Illegal Immigrants Over Immigration Lawsuits?

To shut down illegal immigrants crossing into the U.S, the Trump administration put in place a zero-tolerance policy in April 2018. Children who entered the U.S. with parents or caregivers were separated under then-President Donald...
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