Tag: veterans issues

Drew WilsonDecember 20, 2018

Another bill sponsored by Republican U.S Rep. Gus Bilirakis is one step away from becoming law. The “Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act” (HR 1222) urges continued biomedical research into congenital heart disease at the National Institutes of Health. There are an estimated 2.4 million Americans living with CHD, including 1 million children and 1.4 million […]

Drew WilsonMarch 6, 2017

Veterans advocacy group Concerned Veterans for America announced its priorities for the 2017 Legislative Session, including support for bills that would help veterans by giving them tax breaks and helping them hold down jobs after leaving the military. “Florida should welcome veterans and military families, instead of pushing them away with burdensome taxes and regulations […]

Jim RosicaOctober 28, 2015

A bill filed Wednesday would expand the types of identification accepted at polling places in Florida. The legislation (SB 666) was submitted Wednesday by state Sen. John Legg of Trinity. It would add veterans’ health identification cards and concealed weapon licenses to “the list of acceptable forms of identification at a polling place or early voting site.” Pasco County […]


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