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  • Gov. Rick Scott's hospital commission to meet for first time

    Gov. Rick Scott's new hospital commission consists of Republican donors and business leaders who will likely help him go after some of the state's hospitals as the standoff over Medicaid expansion intensifies. The panel, which will meet for the first...
  • Hospital lobby to Scott: We like Senate plan; don't raise our taxes

    Hospital lobby to Scott: We like Senate plan; don't raise our taxes
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida hospitals are on the defensive this week as a commission set up by Gov. Rick Scott begins a review of their finances in the latest billion-dollar battle in the state’s ongoing health care spending fight. The Florida...
  • Florida agencies give dire warnings if government shuts down

    State officials warned on Monday that if Florida legislators fail to reach a deal on a new state budget, everything from child abuse investigations to money for teachers could be halted in coming weeks. Gov. Rick Scott last week ordered agencies to...
  • Gov. Scott sends condolences to family of U.S. Marine killed in Nepal crash

    Gov. Scott sends condolences to family of U.S. Marine killed in Nepal crash
    After it was confirmed that one of the six U.S. Marines killed in a helicopter crash during a relief effort in Nepal was from Central Florida, Gov. Rick Scott has extended condolences to his family. Sgt. Ward M. Johnson IV, 29, attended Seminole State...
  • Mayo: Medicaid battle hard to understand, except as pure political spite

    Mayo: Medicaid battle hard to understand, except as pure political spite
    As the Legislature gears up for Round 2 of its battle to pass a budget and figure out what to do about Medicaid expansion and health coverage for the poor, the Republicans in Tallahassee who want to sabotage Obamacare have done something cynical and...
  • State governments lament that citizens are actually getting health coverage

    State governments lament that citizens are actually getting health coverage
    One of the more bizarre spectacles of U.S. government in the modern age is the sight of political leaders complaining that a public program is actually working. On Monday, Politico delivered a striking case in point. The subject was Obamacare, or more...
  • No agreement between Florida governor, feds on Medicaid

    The Obama administration snubbed Florida's proposal to extend federal funds for hospitals that treat low-income and uninsured patients, a dispute that has paralyzed the state budget. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell gave Gov. Rick Scott...
  • Scott must veto bill requiring delay on abortion decision

    Scott must veto bill requiring delay on abortion decision
    One in three women in the United States will have an abortion in her lifetime. One in three women will make a difficult and complex decision that will involve elements of her faith, family, friends, health-care provider and — in most states...
  • Officer support, Jeb and Scott Plakon: Letters

    Officer appreciation I would like to thank all of the readers who have written letters to the editor supporting law-enforcement officers. As the daughter of a retired New York City policeman, I cannot convey how nerve-wracking it was for my mother and...
  • Florida Republicans exploring Senate run work party meeting

    Chances are good that U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis will have a primary opponent as he seeks Marco Rubio's Senate seat, and four people also considering a run were at the Republican Party of Florida's quarterly meeting Saturday gauging interest for possible...
  • Legislators agree to do budget, health care during session

    Florida's Republican-led Legislature will return to the state Capitol in June and try to do what they couldn't do during their 60-day session that crashed to a halt. GOP legislative leaders announced late on Friday that they have come up with a long list...