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Ahead of Mother’s Day, Gwen Graham makes congressional visit to Afghanistan

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U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan to visit American mothers serving overseas and Afghan women working towards gender equality this week. The visit was part of a bipartisan Congressional delegation to the war-torn nation, where a series of foreign occupiers and long-term civil strife has made life difficult for all Afghans, particularly women. Graham saluted those women, as well as the American women in uniform who she said were fighting for a just cause. “It’s difficult for anyone in…

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Rick Scott’s office pulling IRS filings, making public records requests, to get hospital executives’ salaries

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Gov. Rick Scott’s blue-ribbon commission on health care and hospital spending asked Florida hospitals in May to provide the state with information about the salaries and compensation packages of their top executives. Two months later, only four facilities have voluntarily provided that information, Agency for Health Care Administration Deputy Secretary Molly McKinstry told members of the Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding on Wednesday in Jacksonville. Commission Chairman Carlos Beruff acknowledged that there still is “a lot of missing information”…

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