SB 72 and HB 7005 sponsored by Sen. Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) and Rep. Colleen Burton (R-Lakeland), let negligent nursing homes off the hook, providing liability immunity protections and severely weakening our ability to hold nursing home owners accountable for negligence that harms those in their care.
I don’t need to tell you the last year has been extraordinarily tough for Floridians – but serious, substantial help is finally on the way. Today, Democrats in Congress passed President Biden’s American Rescue Plan – providing $1.9 trillion in badly-needed COVID relief for our state and our nation.
Gov. DeSantis’s top legislative priority going into the 2021 legislative session isn’t a jobs bill, it isn’t to improve our schools, or combat COVID, but to push legislation that would criminalize peaceful protests – House Bill 1 (it’s “1” for a reason.)
Health care workers here in Florida and across the nation are fighting to bring this coronavirus outbreak under control and protect the health of millions of Americans. We must have their back. Take action and call your member of Congress at 844-898-1199.
Join us in sending a message to Assistant Secretary for Health Admiral Brett Giroir, the new head of coronavirus testing response, telling him to immediately adopt a plan to make sure that everyone who needs a test gets a test in the next seven days. Send your message now.