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  • Construction boom: Workers need apply: Front & Center

    Construction boom: Workers need apply: Front & Center
    Gov. Rick Scott proposed tending to Florida's creaky infrastructure — which earned a "C" in transit recently from the American Society of Civil Engineers — with nearly $10 billion in next year's budget. Yet, finding state workers to execute...
  • Scott's backpedaling on Medicaid bad news: My Word

    Scott's backpedaling on Medicaid bad news: My Word
    Just when it looked as if Florida might do the right thing and accept federal money to provide health-care coverage for about 800,000 of the state's working poor, Gov. Rick Scott throws a wrench in the works. Scott, who in 2013 backed taking some $51...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 7

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. REVERSING COURSE, GOV. SCOTT OPPOSES MEDICAID EXPANSION Gov. Rick Scott reversed course Monday, saying he no longer supports Medicaid expansion as talks break down...
  • Gov. Scott reverses course, opposes Medicaid expansion

    Gov. Rick Scott reversed course Monday, saying he no longer supports Medicaid expansion as talks break down between Florida and its request for the federal government to extend funds to hospitals that serve low-income patients. Scott wants the federal...
  • Gov. Scott hints at opposition to Medicaid expansion

    Gov. Scott hints at opposition to Medicaid expansion
    TALLAHASSEE – The fight over expanding Medicaid to cover 800,000 more people in Florida took another twist Monday, as a statement released by Gov. Rick Scott hinting at his opposition to expansion set off a ripple through the state government and...
  • Scott, lawmakers should renew the Seminole pact: Editorial

    Scott, lawmakers should renew the Seminole pact: Editorial
    Gambling is risky by its very nature. Responsible budgeting, however, shouldn't be. With that in mind, Florida lawmakers now faced with options on gambling policy would be wise to choose the safest one: renewing the state's compact with the Seminole...
  • Q&A: Why health-care war is bogging down Tallahassee

    Q&A: Why health-care war is bogging down Tallahassee
    TALLAHASSEE — In Florida's budget battle, there's an 800-pound gorilla in the emergency room. The House and Senate are divided on how to tackle two issues related to Medicaid, resulting in a $4.2 billion gap between the two chambers' budgets. Here...
  • Respect will of voters on Amendment 1

    Respect will  of voters on Amendment 1
    The biggest winner in last year's elections in Florida wasn't a politician — it was a proposal. Amendment 1 dedicates a third of revenues from a state tax on real-estate transactions to land and water conservation over the next two decades. More...
  • Governor to honor veterans at The Villages on Monday

    Governor to honor veterans at The Villages on Monday
    Governor Rick Scott, a military chaplain and representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs will honor U.S. veterans at The Villages Monday morning. At the ceremony, which will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Eisenhower Center at The Villages, Gov....
  • Florida lawmakers pass few bills as budget questions linger

    Just past the midpoint of the Florida Legislature's 60-day session, lawmakers have left town for the Easter and Passover holidays. So let's take a look at what they have done with the more than 1,700 bills that have been filed. They set next year's...
  • FDLE: Woman threatened Rick Scott

    FDLE: Woman threatened Rick Scott
    A pharmacist who lives in Celebration has been arrested, accused of threatening to kill Florida Gov. Rick Scott, whom she described as a "Tea Party terrorist," according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Ruba Khandaqji, 36, was charged late...