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Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Dan Crenshaw Offer Resolution for Congress to Address Infertility

Noting that it is National Infertility Awareness Week, on Tuesday, U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, teamed up on a resolution “affirming a congressional commitment to address infertility, including its causes, diagnoses, treatment, and costs.”

Kathy Castor Introduces Proposals to Expand the Affordable Care Act

On Wednesday, Castor showcased two bills that she is championing on Capitol Hill. Earlier in the week, she spoke on behalf of them before the U.S. Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee.

Vern Buchanan Wants House Committee to Hold a Hearing on Robocalls

In a letter to the chairman of the U.S. House House Energy and Commerce Committee, which regulates the telephone industry, Buchanan said restrictions enacted by Congress two years ago may be inadequate and in need of revision.

Gus Bilirakis Champions Bill to Have FDA Speed Up FDA Accelerating Approval of Therapies...

Last week, Bilirakis brought out the “Speeding Therapy Access Today (STAT) Act” with U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-NC, as a co-sponsor.

Darren Soto: ‘It is Time for the United States to Step Up and Lead...

Last week, Soto was the main co-sponsor of U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson’s, R-Ohio, “Token Taxonomy Act" which “establishes much looked-for clarity for businesses, consumers, and regulators operating in the growing U.S. blockchain ecosystem.”

Gus Bilirakis Brings Back the Prevent Interruptions in Physical Therapy Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., brought back his “Prevent Interruptions in Physical Therapy Act” insisting it will help Medicare patients and expanding physical therapy services.

Kathy Castor Introduces PREVENT HPV Cancers Act

With U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier, D-Wash., backing the proposal, Castor showcased the bill on Thursday which was International HPV Awareness Day.

Gus Bilirakis: Congress Needs to Pass School Suicide Prevention Bill

With Tuesday being World Teen Mental Wellness Day, Bilirakis showcased a proposal he is backing to “encourage schools to implement evidence-based suicide prevention training for students in grades 6 through 12.”

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.”

Gus Bilirakis Brings Back Proposal to Expand Broadband in Floodplains

This week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., brought back his “Coastal Broadband Deployment Act" to help expand broadband projects in floodplains.

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.

Gus Bilirakis: Terrorists Held in Guantanamo Bay Shouldn’t Get COVID-19 Vaccine Before the American...

Last week, U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson, R-Iowa, offered a bill to ensure “that no terrorist should receive a COVID-19 vaccination before any American citizen” with Bilirakis and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, as the main cosponsors.