Under a plan announced Thursday, the government would consider overriding the patent for high-priced drugs that have been developed with the help of taxpayer money and letting competitors make them in hopes of driving down the cost.
The proposed rule would require utility companies to locate and dig up roughly 1.2 million lead pipes statewide within 10 years to ensure clean drinking water for Floridians and to protect children’s health.
In Florida, $14 billion in funding has been announced, with nearly 400 specific infrastructure projects identified for funding. Over $10 billion will go to transit upgrades, and another $800 million for clean water and water infrastructure.
Trump’s plans and rhetoric suggest a second term would represent one of the darkest chapters of American life—one that looks increasingly likely as polls show Trump in a toss-up race with President Joe Biden.
The “extremist” group Moms for Liberty backed more than 130 candidates during this election cycle, but an overwhelming majority lost their races as parents pushed back on the organization’s far-right agenda for public education.