Tag: opioid crisis

Ashley Moody Calls on Joe Biden to Secure the Border to Help End Opioid...

Last week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody called on President Joe Biden to secure the border to help end the national opioid crisis. “The president’s illegal immigration policies have allowed a skyrocketing amount of fentanyl...
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Ron DeSantis: Florida Will Get $1.3 Billion From Pharmaceutical Companies to Help With Opioid...

The funds will be distributed over the course of 17 years.
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Stephanie Murphy Weighs in on China’s Role in America’s Opioid Crisis

Last week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., joined U.S. Rep. David Trone, D-Md., and a panel of experts in a discussion about China’s role in America’s opioid crisis, how the crisis is harming American families and communities and what more the U.S. can do to combat the problem.
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Ashley Moody Highlights Accomplishments of First Year in Office

After taking the oath of office on Jan. 8, 2019, Attorney General Moody quickly went to work to fulfill campaign promises—fighting to end the opioid crisis, combating human trafficking, supporting Florida law enforcement officers and working hard to protect all Floridians.
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Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis Wants to Crack Down on Substance Abuse

On Wednesday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis launched “The Facts. Your Future.” initiative warning young people about the dangers of substance abuse.
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New Behavioral Health Group Launches in Florida With Ashley Moody’s Support

At the annual Florida Behavioral Health Conference in Orlando on Wednesday, a new statewide association launched with the support of a prominent Florida Republican.
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Amy Pope Wells Launches Congressional Bid in North Florida

Wells, who is from Green Grove Springs, launched her bid for the Republican nomination on Monday. 

Peter Rosenberger: The Mueller Report’s Missing Color

As America collectively sighs with frustration, Congress and the media continue focusing on their own priorities. They remain increasingly out of touch to what’s crushing so many.
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Marco Rubio, Strong Majority of Senate Call on CMS to Protect Medicare Advantage

Rubio and the senators went to bat for Medicaid Advantage, noting in 2018 it provided care to more than 21 million seniors and disabled Americans, including almost 1.8 million residents of the Sunshine State. 
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Ashley Moody Turns to Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma to Help Tackle Opioids

Opioids claim the lives of 14 Floridians a day. Moody offered some insight on what the group will be focusing on as she readies to take office next month. 
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