Tag Archives: Juan Carlo Rodriguez

New Sexual Offenders Registration Bill Closes Loophole in Current Law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Representatives Charles Clemons and Linda Chaney presented a new Sexual Offenders Registration Bill that closes a loophole used by sexual predators to avoid registry during the Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee meeting Friday. House Bill 193, cosponsored by Clemons and Chaney, amends the loophole within the current statute that prevented…

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Proposed Education Budget Increases Mental Health Services, Teacher Payments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The Office of the Governor proposed a $27.2 billion-dollar education budget to the PreK-12 Appropriation Subcommittee of the Florida House of Representatives on Thursday afternoon, almost a third of the total $96.6 billion budget for the fiscal year 2021-22. Almost 60 percent, or over $15.6 million, would go to public school…

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Florida Cancer Research in “Good Health” According to Institute Leaders

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The heads of two of the major cancer institutions in Florida presented how research in the state is up to now, in a hearing before the Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee of the Florida House of Representatives in Tallahassee. Dr. Stephan Neimer, director of the University of Miami Comprehensive Care Center, explained…

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President Biden’s COVID-19 Plan: 100 Million Shots in the First 100 Days

WASHINGTON (FNN) – President Joe Biden unveiled on Thursday his administration’s plan to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, similar to the one used in response to Hurricane Sandy in 2012. In fact, President Biden announced during his conference that he instructed the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) “to start setting up the first federally supported community…

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