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 […]


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 […]


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 […]