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  • Cost Cutting Hurts the Disabled

    SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL OP-ED ONLINE by Elaine Schwartz The Medicaid Reform Pilot in Broward and Duval Counties, has been called "A Flawed Experiment" since its passage in 2005 and implementation in 2006. The state implementing agency--AHCA--has...
  • Florida's Medicaid Reform Is Under Siege

    By James Frogue Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush led the most ambitious and significant reform to Medicaid in the country. Since he completed his term one year ago the bureaucracy and special interests are strangling it. In early 2005, Jeb Bush unveiled...
  • Florida ranks 4th in advanced placement

    SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL OP-ED ONLINE by Tom Butler According to a national report issued yesterday by the College Board, more than one-fifth of Florida's 2007 public high school graduates passed an Advanced Placement (AP) exam, ranking Florida fourth...
  • Who will be Florida’s teacher of the year?

     
    Find out tonight at 6:30 p.m., when the state's new teacher of the year is revealed. No Central Florida contestants made the final round this time. But last year, Apopka English teacher Melissa Reiker was one of the contenders (Tampa elementary teacher...
  • Scott announces weeklong jobs-plan bus ride

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Fresh off the latest Florida unemployment figures, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rick Scott's campaign just released a schedule for a six-day rollout of his economic plan, beginning in Miami next Wednesday and ending with a jaunt...
  • Victims identified in Texas plane crash

    Victims identified in Texas plane crash
    McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Four Florida men died in a plane crash on rural ranch land in Duval County. Department of Public Safety spokesman Charles Ramirez on Tuesday identified the pilot of the twin-turboprop Beechcraft King Air as Paul Mazak II. The plane...
  • War puts patriotism above politics

    For months, Cathy Dubin and a group of loyal Democrats had gathered here to plan how they would commemorate the darkest political day of their lives. They decided on a stadium-size rally with a rock band, big-name politicians and movie stars. They...