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Ted Deutch Brings Out Emergency Supply Chain Transparency Act Focusing on PPE

U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., has introduced a proposal to use the Defense Protection Act and the Stafford Act to ensure more transparency for the federal government and the private sector when it comes to distributing personal protective equipment (PPE).

Florida Delegation Tries to Push the Federal Government on Coronavirus Response

This week, members of the Florida congressional delegation from both sides of the aisle tried to push the federal government on a host of issues as it continues to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Rick Scott Releases First Step of Plan to Get Economy Moving Again After Coronavirus...

It will not be easy – it will take strategic foresight, determination and diligence, and most importantly a commitment from everyone, but I know that after we heal the sick, we can also heal our broken economy and get back to work.”
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Jimmy Patronis: First Responders Across Florida Do Not Have Access to PPE During Coronavirus...

In his role as state fire marshal, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis said first responders across the Sunshine State do not have the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) they need as they grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.
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Rick Scott, Ted Yoho, Darren Soto Look to Help First Responders With Personal Protective...

A week and a half ago, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., unveiled the “American-Made Protection for Healthcare Workers and First Responders Act” to ensure more PPE is made in the U.S. instead of other nations, including China. 
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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.
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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.
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