ORLANDO, Fla. – The League of Women Voters of Florida (LWVFL) has teamed with Capitol Alliance Group, Tallahassee, to manage its legislative priorities for the 2020 legislative session. In the past, the League has…
"Florida is the worst state in the nation at providing dental care to its residents. One in four – nearly 5.5 million – live in “dental deserts” lacking trained dentists – and the state is exceptionally stingy about providing services to the poor and to children."
And this is one reason why the LWVFL Health Care Team is tackling this as one of its many issues. ... See MoreSee Less
More Floridians live in areas where there is a lack of dental care than any other state in the nation, according to a new federal report. As of Sept. 30, 5.46 million Floridians – about one in four residents – lived in areas lacking dentists, according to the U.S. Health Resources and Services A...
Where I live in Viera they are putting a dentist office on every corner. Seriously, we laugh every time there’s a new building and oh look, it’s a dentist! Again! We need to spread them out a bit.
I had a friend in Fl who didn’t get treatment for cancer because it would have left his widow bankrupt. We need Single Payer Healthcare.
Medicare for All includes dental.
Angela Birdsong sounds like a show we should do.
Worse than Kentucky?
Let's tackle how expensive it is. It's a critical health need and needs to become more affordable.
When Remote Area Medical has to set up clinics in Florida it pretty much makes a statement on dental and vision and lack there of.
Michelle Lee Lawton
Florida is deficient in various areas of health care! Last State to accept SS, probably last State to show improvements in mental healthcare as well, not excluding care and empathy for the elderly, disadvantaged, and the homeless!!!
Today many celebrate Columbus Day, which first took place in NYC in 1792 and became a National Holiday in 1934. But now millions celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. Read the history here. ... See MoreSee Less
Happy Indigenous Peoples' Day! On Monday, more states, cities, and communities than ever will observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day in place of or in addition to Columbus Day. They’re part of a larger movement to see a more complete and accurate history of the United States presented in our schools an...
"Judge Hinkle voiced his concerns relating to the law while recognizing the elected legislators’ interest in fixing a flawed statute they wrote.
The Legislature should use this opportunity to further the entire purpose of Amendment 4 by giving felons a fair and practical shake at participating in the democratic process. If they fail again to respect the intent of the voters, the federal courts will have to do it." ... See MoreSee Less