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Legislative News
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...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State seeks changes in Medicaid program »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- For the third time in less than a year, Florida...
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Direct Primary Care' gets Scott approval »
The News Service of Florida After years of legislative discussion about the issue, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday si...
Thursday, March 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sessions says no more 'business as usual' in opioid fight »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Two days after instructing federal prosecutors to seek the...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Scott signs bill aimed at ending trauma disputes »
By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Rick Scott signed 38 bills into law on Wednesday, in...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Scott signs bill targeting opioid addiction »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Saying it is critical to “stop the addiction in the be...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New state budget lands on Scott's desk »
By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- The clock is now ticking on Gov. Rick Scott to act on his...
Sunday, March 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers pass $88.7 billion budget to end session »
By Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Florida lawmakers ended their 2018 session Sunday...
Saturday, March 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers agree on plan to battle opioids »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- In the waning hours of the annual session, the Flor...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers look for agreement in opioid battle »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- Lawmakers continued to negotiate the terms of opioi...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill could end trauma system battles »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- The legal dramas that have swirled around Florida’s...
Monday, March 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House, Senate sign off on nursing home generators »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- Nursing homes will be required to have...
Thursday, March 1, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
House approves prescription limits in opioid fight »
The News Service of Florida March 1, 2018 TALLAHASSEE --- While the sponsor acknowledged the bill won’t solve the s...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House poised to pass opioid measure »
The News Service of Florida February 28, 2018 The House on Thursday could approve a plan that would impose prescr...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate leaders press for change in hospital funding »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton February 7, 2018 TALLAHASSEE --- A proposal to redistribute hu...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers back health cost-sharing ministries »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- For some, health care is biblical. And t...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate budget pits hospitals against each other »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- There’s a fight brewing in the Capitol over how...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers look at revamping trauma system »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- A House health-care panel on Monday approved a b...
Thursday, January 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bondi weighs legal fight over opioids »
By Christine Sexton News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Thursda...

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