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Marco Rubio Urges Mike Pence, HHS Expand COVID-19 Testing, Change Hospital Bed Capacity...
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence and Y.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Sec. Alex Azar requesting the administration shift its approach to measuring hospital bed capacity and expand testing strategies.
Florida Congressmen Continue to Warn About the Cruelty, Public Safety Concerns of Chinese Dog...
U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., wrote President Donald Trump on the matter last week, following up on a letter they sent him back in April. They called on Trump to call fro China to ban live animal markets. Back in November, the two congressmen teamed up with U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg., to introduce a resolution “calling on all nations to end their dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against the trade.”
Ron DeSantis: Florida has Zero Tolerance for Violence, Rioting and Looting
On Monday, as riots and protests continue across the nation in response to George Floyd’s murder, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that he was calling up 700 members of the Florida National Guard soldiers and 1,300 Florida Highway Patrol troopers to support local law enforcement efforts.
Charles Bolden, Bill Nelson Talk Up Space and Presidential Election as Launch Day Looms
Former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and former NASA Administrator Charles Bolden talked about the future of space exploration on Tuesday, including what it would look like if former Vice President Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump in November.
Mike Pence Visits Orlando, Meets With Ron DeSantis About Reopening Florida
Gov. Ron DeSantis met Pence at the airport and they greeted each other with elbow bumps. They had lunch at Beth’s Burger Bar but the two most important stops focused on public health and the economy.
Greg Steube: Donald Trump Putting Us on the Path to Whole-of-Government Recovery
President Donald Trump has activated all aspects of the federal government to meet the outbreak and spread of coronavirus affecting Americans. President Trump acted quickly to ensure free testing for coronavirus and instituted key travel bans to halt the entry of infected people into our country.
Florida Democrats Want HHS, CMS to Quickly Send Funds to Help Hospitals Deal With...
Democrats in the Florida delegation in the U.S. House are calling on the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Department and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to quickly send funds to hospitals across the Sunshine State as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Florida High on How Anthony Fauci and Mayor Handling Coronavirus, UNF Poll Finds
The Public Opinion Research Lab (PORL) at the University of North Florida (UNF) released a poll on Monday seeing what Florida voters think the coronaviurs pandemic and of how elected officials and public administrators are handling it.
Ted Deutch, Lois Frankel Urge HHS Send More Coronavirus Testing Supplies to Florida
Deutch and Frankel insisted the state has enough kits to test hundreds of thousands of people but only tested 23,723 people to date when they sent the letter to Azar on Thursday.
Florida Delegation Urges Mike Pence to Quickly Send Medical Resources, Personnel to Help on...
In the letter, which was led by U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., the members highlighted the need for these resources to be delivered within the next 48 hours and asked for the request to be fulfilled immediately so the Florida government could continue working diligently to combat coronavirus.
Rick Scott Urges Mike Pence to Offer More Protection for Law Enforcement and First...
After speaking with Florida’s sheriffs and police chiefs, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence urging the administration to increase domestic production of personal protective equipment and make sure local public safety and law enforcement agencies have all the resources they need to stay safe from coronavirus while helping others.
Ross Spano Hosts Agriculture Roundtable Featuring Sonny Perdue
The event focused on the Trump administration’s efforts to protect American farmers including the impact of the USMCA trade agreement. The event also showcased an event that will be held in Plant City next month from the U.S. Agriculture and Commerce Departments and the Office of the United States Trade Representative which will focus on agricultural trade issues.