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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Shevaun Harris as Acting Secretary of the AHCA
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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Shevaun Harris as Acting Secretary of the AHCA

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Shevaun Harris as Acting Secretary of the Agency for Health Care Administration Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced his appointment of Shevaun Harris as Acting Secretary of the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). “I’m pleased to appoint Shevaun Harris to this acting role as we continue our search for a permanent AHCA Secretary,” said Governor Ron DeSantis.  “Shevaun has over a decade’s worth of experience at AHCA and has held several leadership positions within the agency.  Notably, Shevaun was lead negotiator for the largest managed care contract in the state’s history and most recently has been the agency’s lead on implementation of the Canadian Prescription Drug Importation Program.” “Thank you, Governor DeSantis,...
DHS Announces Decrease in Border Enforcement Actions, Continued Efforts to Address the Ongoing Border Crisis
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DHS Announces Decrease in Border Enforcement Actions, Continued Efforts to Address the Ongoing Border Crisis

Washington (STL.News) Department of Homeland Security, Acting Secretary Kevin K. McAleenan, issued the following statement on July 9: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data for June indicates a 28 percent drop in enforcement actions along the Southwest Border since May, from 144,278 to 104,344.  This year’s decline in apprehensions from May to June outpaces last year’s decline by 11 percent.  The reduction in apprehensions accounts for decreases across all demographics, including unaccompanied minors, family units and single adults, as well as decreases in migrants from all Northern Triangle countries, particularly those coming from Guatemala.  Decreasing apprehension numbers will provide greater opportunities for the DHS to address capacity ch...