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Gus Bilirakis: Veterans’ Culturally Competent Care Act Will Help Reduce Veteran Suicides

Bilirakis is the main co-sponsor of U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester’s, D-Del., “Veterans’ Culturally Competent Care Act" which “will require that veterans receive culturally competent, evidence-based mental health treatment from private providers, as is already required of VA mental health providers.”

Ashley Moody Urges Congress To Pass the Fraud and Scam Reduction Act

The act, from U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., comprised of the “Stop Senior Scam Act” and the “Seniors Fraud Prevention Act,” will assist stakeholders in training employees to recognize the warning signs of elder fraud and to prevent irreversible damage to elderly victims. 

Ted Deutch, Vern Buchanan Get Seniors Fraud Prevention Act Through the House

Estimates show that fraud against senior citizens can cost more than $40 billion a year.

Gus Bilirakis Champions the ‘Data Mapping to Save Moms’ Lives Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., threw his support behind U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield’s, D-NC, ‘Data Mapping to Save Moms’ Lives Act.”
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Florida Congressmen Bring Back Seniors Fraud Protection Act

Back in 2013, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., to introduce the “Seniors Fraud Prevention Act” which increases the role of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in monitoring and offering response systems for when seniors are damaged by fraud. They’ve been pushing the bill since then and brought it back in April 2019 with U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., also behind it.
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Florida Congressmen Get Seniors Fraud Prevention Act Through the House

Estimates show that fraud against senior citizens can cost more than $40 billion a year.

Charlie Crist Introduces COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Production Act

“Specifically, the legislation would require the president to use the Defense Production Act (DPA) to mobilize manufacturers and resources needed to produce the medical supplies necessary to quickly distribute a future COVID-19 vaccine,” Crist’s office noted.

Gus Bilirakis Wants Veterans to Get Better Mental Health Treatment From Private Providers

On Monday, Bilirakis showcased his support for the “ VA Clinical Training in Evidence-based treatments And Military (TEAM) Culture Act” which U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., introduced last week. U.S. Rep. Mike Levin, D-Calif., is also backing the proposal.

Charlie Crist Champions Bill to Force President to Use Defense Production Act During Coronavirus...

The bill would have the president “use the DPA to designate PPE, all testing supplies and any future COVID-19 vaccine as critical material essential to the national defense" and “direct materials to be produced and distributed to states and territories based on their requests for supplies and in proportion to their populations.”
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