Lee Discusses Bipartisan OPIOIDS Act

Lee Discusses Bipartisan OPIOIDS Act

Grayson Bakich
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July 25, 2023
With fentanyl continuing to claim American lives, Congress continues to find ways to fight back. In an interview with The Floridian, Representative Laurel Lee (R-FL) spoke with us about her OPIOIDS Act, designed to improve law enforcement's ability to track overdoses and protect officers from accidental exposure. "This bill would allocate additional resources to help law enforcement track […]
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Salazar's Mental Health & Substance Abuse Bill Now Law

Salazar's Mental Health & Substance Abuse Bill Now Law

Grayson Bakich
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December 25, 2022
Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL-27) has all the more reason to appreciate the Christmas season as her Summer Barrow Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Act was recently passed into law. The bill, named after a 2020 overdose victim, was introduced by Salazar and Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA). As part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, the […]
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DeSantis Announces Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Program

DeSantis Announces Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Program

Grayson Bakich
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August 3, 2022
Recession and inflation ravage the economy and foreign adversaries press their attacks on the United States. Yet there remains one particularly vicious issue destroying families and communities. Opioid addiction is a remorseless killer that had caused over 70% of deaths in 2019 alone according to the CDC. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) announces a new […]
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Casey DeSantis announces $58 million grant to combat opioid abuse

Casey DeSantis announces $58 million grant to combat opioid abuse

Javier Manjarres
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October 2, 2019
During a press conference at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida, First Lady Casey DeSantis, who was flanked by Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nunez, DCF Secretary Chad Poppell, and Florida Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees, has announced that a new $58.8 million federal funding grant to counter opioid abuse and to create a Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Statewide Prevention Coordinator position to...
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