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Marco Rubio Backs Brian Schatz’s Effort to Expand Medicare’s Telehealth Services

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz’s, D-Hi, “Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act” which “would expand coverage of...

Two Florida Democrats Staying in the Leadership of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force

Demings will once again be one of more than 10 vice-chairs of the task force while Deutch will return as the chief whip under U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., the chairman of the group

Vern Buchanan Backs Proposal to Expand Telehealth Access After Coronavirus Pandemic

Thompson, the founder and co-chairman of the Congressional Telehealth Caucus, introduced the bill at the end of last month. Other supporters include U.S. Reps. Peter Welch, D-Vt., Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, David Schweikert, R-Ariz., and Doris Matsui, D-Calif.

South Florida Congresswoman Named to Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Leadership Post

Last week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., was appointed vice chair of House Democrats’ Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. Besides being a survivor of gun violence herself, Mucarsel-Powell lost her father to gun violence.

Brian Mast Joins Democrats in Pushing for Universal Background Checks on All Gun Sales

This week, U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., unveiled the “Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019” which has more than 150 cosponsors including U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla.
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