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  • Health care advocates make pitches as lawmakers hear bills on Medicaid alternatives

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As a House committee prepares to take its first look at a plan to offer health coverage to 115,700 low income Floridians, health care advocates are making their final pitches on why the state needs to accept $51 billion from the...
  • Long dissed by Ryan, says Grayson who was dissed by Clinton

     
    GOP District 9 congressional nominee Todd Long put out an advisory last week announcing that he was selected to speak at a rally Saturday featuring vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan. But Long didn't speak — and wasn't even acknowledged by name ...
  • Corrine Brown featured in Lifetime movie

     
    WASHINGTON — Add movie inspiration to the list of accolades held by U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Jacksonville. Brown will be portrayed in a new Lifetime movie, dubbed Left to Die, that centers on Sandra Chase, an American woman who was imprisoned...
  • Club for Growth loves Marco; Bill, Debbie, not so much

     
    Updated 1:05 p.m. 2/26/13 to reflect that Posey did not get an award. The staunchly-conservative Club for Growth, a big funder of political campaigns through its affiliated PAC and Super PAC, is out with its 2012 Congressional scoreboard, throwing special...
  • Woman Gets 20 Years for Firing Warning Shot at Abusive Husband

    Woman Gets 20 Years for Firing Warning Shot at Abusive Husband
    JACKSONVILLE, Florida -- Saying he had no discretion under state law, a judge sentenced a Jacksonville, Florida, woman to 20 years in prison Friday for firing a warning shot in an effort to scare off her abusive husband. Marissa Alexander...
  • Florida woman sentenced to 20 years in controversial warning shot case

    Florida woman sentenced to 20 years in controversial warning shot case
    Saying he had no discretion under state law, a judge sentenced a Jacksonville, Fla., woman to 20 years in prison Friday for firing a warning shot in an effort to scare off her abusive husband. Marissa Alexander unsuccessfully tried to use Florida's...
  • Sanford police took one position on Trayvon shooting in public, another in paperwork to prosecutors

    Sanford police took one position on Trayvon shooting in public, another in paperwork to prosecutors
    SANFORD — While publicly saying one thing — that they did not have enough evidence to arrest George Zimmerman — Sanford police did essentially the opposite: filing paperwork saying they had enough to charge him with manslaughter. It's...
  • Trayvon Martin case reveals undercurrent of racial tension, distrust in Sanford

    Trayvon Martin case reveals undercurrent of racial tension, distrust in Sanford
    Old Sanford eats at the Colonial Room. The menu hasn't changed in 30 years and, despite new owners, is unlikely to change much in the future. Old Sanford likes predictability, familiarity, tradition and meatloaf on Mondays, fried chicken on Thursdays. Old...
  • Getting straight answers from politicians is long, hard slog

    Getting straight answers from politicians is long, hard slog
     I often hear from readers who are frustrated they can't get straight answers from the people who represent them in Washington. Residents who can't get calls returned, positions explained — even one guy so desperate to speak with his congressman...
  • Obama lands, shakes hands, goes where the money is

     
    Scott Powers reports from Orlando International Airport that President Barack Obama touched down on Air Force One at 5 p.m. He was greet by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and veteran Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown of Jacksonville. Dyer was to give him a...
  • Adams, Brown, Mica, Nugent, Posey, Webster – What have they done?

     
    Sunday's column focused on all six of Central Florida's Congressional reps in the U.S. House. My question for them: ”What have you accomplished this year?” No what you wanted to accomplished, wished you'd accomplished or tried to accomplish....