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Health News Florida

At the Capitol: Epilepsy Funding, More

Gov. Rick Scott has proposed eliminating several programs from the Department of Health, including epilepsy treatment and University of Florida dental clinics, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports.

In other legislative news:

  • State senators want to add $12.6 million to the education budget to restore school-safety funds that were cut during the recession, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports.
  • Some senior citizens say the Legislature’s effort to shut down internet cafes unfairly includes some arcades that specialize in helping retirees and the disabled, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.