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County Pocket: Flooding

May storms turned into floodwaters in some parts of the county. Especially hard hit were the County Pocket and Briny Breezes. ‘This is Palm Beach County and we should not have homes underwater,’ Caruso said. On June 24, Caruso sent a letter to the Palm Beach County administrator requesting a meeting to clarify road ownership […]

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State representative delivers food to WWII vet to help him stay quarantined

BRINY BREEZES, Fla. (CBS12) — An american hero who survived D-Day and being captured by Nazis is getting a little help from a local politician to survive the pandemic. “He’s got one story after the other. He’s lived a full life and has more to go,” said State Representative Mike Caruso. Caruso was making calls […]

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2020 Legislative Session Week 1 Recap with State Rep. Mike Caruso

The first week of the 2020 Legislative Session is now complete. It was a very busy week in Florida’s Capitol. Monday began with five of our appropriation projects unanimously passing their respective committees. Tuesday was the official first day of the 60 day Legislative Session. Governor DeSantis gave his State of the State address during […]

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After Brightline deaths, Mike Caruso pushes suicide prevention initiative

State Rep. Mike Caruso is asking for $500,000 to increase public awareness for the 211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast community helpline after a spate of suicides on the Brightline train tracks. “Suicide by rail is a nationwide issue that is not just seen in Florida,” Caruso said Wednesday in a statement to promote those services. “I […]

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Mike Caruso, Farm Share to hold food distribution event

Rep. Mike Caruso is partnering with Farm Share to help distribute food Saturday in Boca Raton. “Farm Share’s mission is to alleviate hunger and fight poverty by recovering and distributing healthy and nutritious fruits, vegetables, proteins and other nonperishable food to Florida families, children, seniors and individuals in need,” Caruso wrote in a Wednesday email […]

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State Rep. Mike Caruso’s May message

Saturday, May 4th concluded the 2019 Legislative Session with the traditional Sine Die ceremony. We spent most of our time on the House Floor the last week debating bills and voting on their final passage, including the state budget and this year’s tax cut package. I believe this year’s $91.1 billion budget is fiscally responsible […]

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Florida’s Behavioral Health Workforce Wins Big on the Last Full Day of Florida’s Legislative Session

Behavioral Health Association Applauds Passage of Workforce Bill Read HB369 In the final full day of Florida’s Legislative Session landmark legislation was passed to address the behavioral health workforce shortage. As part of the Sober Home Task Force legislative package, HB 369 led by Representative Mike Caruso (R-Delray Beach), reforms background screening for behavioral health service providers. One Behavioral […]

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Republican Mike Caruso files for open HD 89 seat

A second Republican has filed to succeed term-limited Rep. Bill Hager in the Palm Beach County-based House District 89. Mike Caruso, an accountant, opened his campaign account Nov. 16 and announced his bid with a Wednesday news release. “I am excited to give back to the community that has, so often, given much to me […]

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