Capitol & Legislative



PRESS FROM 4.6.14 - 4.11.14

Below are links to articles regarding The Florida Council's Legislative Priorities: 

Pinellas County
Mental health advocates in Pinellas against proposed bill
http://www.wfla.com/story/25204789/mental-health-advocates-against-propo

Charlotte Sun
Senate Bill Would Overhaul Baker Act Funding
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Tampa Bay Times
For mental health crisis units, is this bill a fix, or is the fix in?
http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/legislature/for-mental-health-crisis-units-is-this-bill-a-fix-or-is-the-fix-in/2173748

Miami Herald
A sneaky vote against mental-health care
http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/04/07/4045424/fred-grimm-a-sneaky-vote-against.html

news-press dotcom
Mental health crisis care at risk in Senate proposal
http://www.news-press.com/story/opinion/contributors/2014/04/09/guest-opinion-mental-health-crisis-care-at-risk-in-senate-proposal/7480275/

Orlando Sentinel
Bill changes how state pays for mental-health services
http://eeditionmobile.orlandosentinel.com/Olive/Tablet/OrlandoSentinel/SharedArticle.aspx?href=OSN%2F2014%2F04%2F10&id=Ar01502