Bipartisan health care bill praised

March 31, 2015

A Healthy Florida Works, a bipartisan coalition of business leaders, chambers of commerce, statewide business organizations and concerned individuals, today released an ad thanking Senate President Andy Gardiner and the Florida Senate for their bold leadership…


Lawmakers eye major changes in mental health services

March 26, 2015

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As Florida lawmakers study the impact of mental illness on the state’s troubled criminal-justice and child-protection systems, the House and Senate are proposing major overhauls of services and…


Florida Senate panel moves to expand health coverage

March 11, 2015

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Trying to build momentum amid continued opposition from House leaders, a Senate panel Tuesday approved a plan that would expand health coverage to an estimated 800,000 low-income Floridians.…


Ole Miss faculty has promising research on Kratom

February 24, 2015

State Sen. Greg Evers might want to look into the research being dome at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy on the herb that he wants to be have listed as a controlled substance. The…