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Legislative News
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DeSantis delivering bitter pill to PhRMA »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Turner & Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- PhRMA President and Ch...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2020 Legislative Dates Set for Florida »
With Florida's 2019 Legislative Session only a few days in the past, lawmakers are already preparing for next year. The da...
Monday, May 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oliva to continue pursuing healthcare priority »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- In a year when he was able to pass bill...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate passes 'T21' smoking age bill »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   With almost no debate, the Florida Senate on Tuesday overwhelm...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House backs break for hospice doctors »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   With little comment, the Florida House on Wednesday unanimousl...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Tobacco 21' proposal draws debate in Florida »
The News Service of Florida By Dara Kam   TALLAHASSEE --- After paying billions of dollars to settle laws...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate, House move closer on telehealth »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- In a move that could signal health-care...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Telehealth tax credits draw criticism »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- Some Democratic lawmakers Wednesday ass...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate panel gives go-ahead to healthcare chief »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- When she was in Maine, Mary Mayhew was...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oliva discusses health regulation issues »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   They can work it out. That was House Speaker Jose Oliva’s sent...
Monday, April 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospital regulatory changes revived in Senate »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- After rebuffing the legislation initial...
Friday, March 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sen. Scott pushes prescription drug price drop »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   U.S. Sen. Rick Scott is sponsoring legislation aimed a...
Thursday, March 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Telehealth plan continues cruising in House »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   A House panel Thursday moved forward with a telehealth bill th...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Telehealth bills move forward »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- House and Senate committees are moving...
Monday, March 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senators support higher smoking age »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   A Senate committee on Monday approved a bill that would i...
Thursday, March 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House backs Oliva healthcare priority »
The News Service of Florida By Chrstine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- The Florida House on Thursday began tryi...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House looks at APD, trimming hospital costs »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- House Republicans on Tuesday released a...
Monday, March 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Desantis signs bill to allow smokable pot »
The News Service of Florida By Dara Kam TALLAHASSEE --- Pointing to the “will of the voters,” Gov. Ron DeSantis...
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Direct Primary Care' could see changes »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Lawmakers last year passed a bill that allows doctors, chiropr...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
'CON' health care proposals continue rolling in »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   While House Speaker Jose Oliva seeks to eliminate “certificate...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House looks to 'kick-start' telehealth »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- Insurers could get tax breaks worth as...
Monday, March 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate to quickly take up smokable medical marijuana »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   With Gov. Ron DeSantis wanting lawmakers to act by March 15, t...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers load wish list for health care money »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- Health care costs in Florida are under...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Needle exchange program could expand »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Three years after lawmakers approved a pilot needle-exchange...
Monday, February 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New AHCA Secretary looks to 'move the needle' »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Gov. Ron DeSantis is committed to protecting the state...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmaker seeks warning stickers for opioids »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Florida lawmakers continue to respond to the state’s opioid ep...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Desantis panel delves into substance-abuse funding »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton     TALLAHASSEE --- Incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis bemo...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senator proposes Medicaid expansion »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Though the proposal appears likely to have little chance of pa...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oliva: Florida health care 'behind the curve' »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- Have no doubt: new House Speaker Jose O...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gaetz, Democratic Ally Back Veterans' Marijuana Bills »
The News Service of Florida By Colin A. Young   BOSTON --- U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz and a Massachusetts Democ...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House seeks to defend medical marijuana law »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- The Florida House is seeking to intervene in a po...
Monday, October 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Running mates may add heft on health care »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis...
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers weigh more money for state pot office »
The News Service of Florida   Less than two weeks after Florida’s new budget year started, the state Office...
Monday, June 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New budget, dozens of laws poised to take effect »
By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- More than 100 bills that Gov. Rick Scott sign...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Providers, advocates blast proposed $98 million Medicaid cut »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- A push by the Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick...

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