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  • Cannon releases budget allocations. Your move, Senate

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Dean Cannon just released budget allocations for committees to begin piecing together a spending plan that would boost per-pupil spending by about 2.3 percent — in line with the increase Gov. Rick Scott requested...
  • 'Medicare for all' bill advances in state Senate

     
    Legislation setting the framework for a universal healthcare system in California was approved by a committee Thursday and sent to the Senate floor, but even some Democratic supporters have voiced skepticism that such a system will be available anytime...
  • House starts looking at Medicaid cuts

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — The House released an initial health and human-services budget proposal Tuesday that would chop hospital Medicaid rates by $291 million next year and trim a series of benefits for low-income...
  • Air time check: Who got the most words in edgewise during Monday night's GOP debate?

     
    Running a word-count program on the transcript of last night's GOP presidential primary debate I get: Mitt Romney -- 4,649 (34%) Newt Gingrich -- 4,118 (30%) Rick Santorum --2,898 ( 21%) Ron Paul -- 2,095 (15%) This does not include......
  • GOP debate: Killer Mitt vs. President Newt

     
    The theme of Monday's Republican presidential debate was a classic dramatic device: role reversal -- or, to be snarky, cross-dressing. Mitt Romney lost in South Carolina last week, we're told, because he wasn't combative enough. So his mission in Florida,...
  • State Senate hits stalemate on universal healthcare for California

     
    State lawmakers deadlocked Thursday over a controversial measure that would provide universal healthcare in California. In a vote in which some Democrats did not participate, the measure received only 19 of the 21 votes needed for passage in the Senate,...
  • Health reform: The good and the bad

     
    Two updates on health care reform came out this week, and they tell a lot about the Obama administration's efforts to expand health care coverage and how people feel about it. In one, the respected Kaiser Family Foundation's tracking poll finds that the...
  • The 'Obamneycare' squelch

     
    Michael Tomasky in the Daily Beast envisioning what President Obama will say to former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney about health care reform if Romney is the GOP nominee for president: Governor, if you’re going around bragging about how many Bay......
  • Speaking of freeloaders...

     
    If you don’t want to buy insurance, then you have to help pay for the cost of the state picking up your bill, because under federal law if someone doesn’t have insurance, then we have to care for them in......
  • Webliography: The case to re-elect President Obama

     
    A list of sources countering the argument that President Obama is a failure: How Obama's Long Game Will Outsmart His Critics Andrew Sullivan, Newsweek/Daily Beast: The job collapse bottomed out at the beginning of 2010, as the stimulus took effect.......
  • Negron: HHS cuts won’t be as bad as predicted

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — The Senate's chief health-budget writer likely will propose $390 million in general-revenue cuts to health and human-services programs, though nursing homes and developmental-disability...