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President Biden Promises Swift and Effective Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

WASHINGTON (FNN) – In recognition of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day on May 4, 2021, President Biden signed a proclamation that read in part: “Today, thousands of unsolved cases of missing and murdered Native Americans continue to cry out for justice and healing. On Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day, we remember…

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House Public Integrity and Election Committee Hears Sen. Marco Rubio’s Chinese Interference Update

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The House Public Integrity and Election Committee met and received an update on Chinese interference from US Senator Marco Rubio back on February 15, 2021. Senator Rubio said that Chinese interference is “unlike any counter-intelligence threat we have ever faced.” He went on to say that China feels they have the…

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Senate Committee Hears Update on Florida’s Hemp Program and How FWC Spends $49.95 Million on Invasive Species

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government met on February 16, 2021. The committee received an update on Florida’s Hemp Program from Holly Bell, Director of Cannabis for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs (FDACS). Ms. Bell said that Florida’s program has become a model program for…

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Florida Senate Committee on Health Policy Pass Four Bills Heading into Session

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The Senate Committee on Health Policy voted on several key proposed bills during its February 17th meeting including pediatric health care, Moffitt Cancer & Research Center funding, telehealth service reimbusrement, health insurance licensure requirements, among others. The first bill taken up by the Committee was Senate Bill 362 (SB 362) –…

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2 Key Veterans Bills Pass Florida House Administration and Veteran’s Affairs Subcommittee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The House Administration and Veteran’s Affairs Subcommittee met on February 16, 2021. The two items on the agenda for the committee were House Memorial (HM) 71, and House Bill (HB) 231. HM 71, Recognizing Veteran’s Suicide, was presented by Representative Matt Willhite, (D-86). Representative Willhite lives in Wellington, Florida and is…

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