Mitch PerryOctober 14, 2015

The intense divide between the Florida House and Senate this year was so intense that House Speaker Steve Crisafulli led his members out of the chambers three days prematurely this past April, leading for the first of a series of special sessions in 2015. Speculation surfaced that the enmity between Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner was still present, […]

Jim RosicaOctober 8, 2015

The Senate’s budget panel got the raw news Thursday: Florida isn’t getting a break on health care costs anytime soon. The Appropriations Committee, which helps write the state’s annual spending plan, heard presentations on “The Economics of Health Care” and “Factors Influencing the Price of Health Insurance.” One item conspicuously not on the agenda: Medicaid expansion. […]


The Florida House of Representatives is expected on Friday to kill a bill that would provide access to health care for uninsured Floridians. The legislation would tap into Medicaid funding available under Obamacare. However, that isn’t stopping a group calling itself Florida  Strong from trying to ferret out what it calls misleading information bring spread […]


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