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Regional Legislative and Congressional Election Roundup

Northwest Florida State House  HD 1: First-term Republican state Rep. Michelle Salzman won her re-election bid against Democratic challenger Franscine Mathis in the general election on Tuesday. The Northwest Florida veteran will serve House District 1, which is a heavily Republican leaning district. WEARTV HD 2: Republican incumbent Rep. Alex Andrade retained his seat in the Legislature after beating Democrat…

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2022 Election Recap

A Red Wave: Republicans Win Big Across the State Republicans enjoyed a red wave in Florida in Tuesday’s election, with Gov. Ron DeSantis winning a second term in a landslide, and the GOP about to have the entire Cabinet and possible supermajorities in both chambers of the Legislature. Republicans also picked up two Florida congressional seats…

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Fecal Calprotectin Testing Update

Dear Colleagues– Advocacy for our patients, our profession, and the ongoing fight against inflammatory bowel disease can lead to amazing results. FGS and the CCF Engagement Council have worked hard to provide better access for patients with this debilitating disease by fighting for easier utilization of medications, better access to care, and approval of tests…

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2021 Legislative Session Wrap-Up

Christopher L. Nuland, Esq.Lobbyist and Counsel In what was undoubtedly the most challenging Session ever for both legislators and lobbyists, whose interactions were minimized by Covid protocols, we did emerge with several notable victories and some “near-misses” that we will engage in next year. One of our biggest victories was the passage of a Covid…

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Legislative Update – March 26, 2021

AI-generated transcript below [00:01]Good morning and welcome to the Week for Legislative Report. Things have been active in Tallahassee this past week, but nothing is as vital to physicians as the Covid liability bill. By the time that you’re looking at this, that bill should be on Governor DeSantis’s desk. This bill will protect those…