Healthcare


roe-wade
Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade. What Does That Mean for Floridians?

Here's what the SCOTUS decision and Gov. DeSantis' new abortion ban mean for Florida.

Florida - Vaccines - Kids
Florida Is the Only State that Didn’t Preorder Infants’ COVID-19 Vaccines

US regulators authorized the first COVID-19 shots for infants and preschoolers, but Gov. DeSantis decided not to facilitate their distribution, delaying their availability in children's hospitals and other facilities that have relied on state distribution of the shots.

Supreme Court - Abortion - Legal
This Is What Overturning Roe v. Wade Could Mean for Florida

According to the draft released on Monday, each state would be able to make its own laws. Last month, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a law banning abortions after 15 weeks.

diabetes
Democrats’ Bill Limits Insulin Costs to $35 a Month. 193 House Republicans Voted Against It.

Price-gouging by drug makers has raised the price of insulin by almost 500 percent in recent years, with some paying more than $1,000 a month for the medication, even with insurance.

Homeless - federal funding - Florida
Central Florida Obtains Record Number in Federal Funds for the Homeless

es for people who have been on the streets for years, struggle with mental illness or physical disabilities, as well as victims of domestic violence and human trafficking will be expanded.

Budget Bill - Puerto Rico - Medicaid
The Senate Passed the Federal Funding Bill. Here’s What’s in it for Puerto Rico.

The bill adds $200 million to the $2.9 billion previously authorized by Biden to increase the island's access to Medicaid.

Courtesy Janelle Perez Campaign
Meet Janelle Perez: A Tireless Fighter for Your Health Care

The South Florida Democrat says providing Floridians with quality, affordable health care is her top priority for running for the state Senate.