TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll announced her resignation Wednesday, a day after she was questioned by authorities investigating an Internet cafe company that she once represented. Carroll’s resignation letter to Gov. Rick […]
Fla. House speaker criticizes Medicaid expansion TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford says expanding Medicaid coverage is a social experiment doomed to fail. Weatherford opened the annual session of the Florida Legislature […]
5 things to know in Florida for Feb. 28
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott announced plans Wednesday to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 900,000 more people under the federal health overhaul, a surprise decision from the vocal critic of President Barack Obama’s […]
Gov. Rick Scott is trying to enlist support from the State Board of Education for giving all Florida teachers a $2,500 pay raise.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Health advocates and hospital executives warned Florida lawmakers on Monday that if they do not expand Medicaid, it will create a coverage gap for those who earn too little to […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott will ask for a $1.2 billion boost in spending on public schools in the coming year, a move that could set up a clash with the Republican-controlled […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Several current and former employees in the administration of Gov. Rick Scott are being ordered to testify in a criminal case involving a former aide to Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll. Judge […]
Florida’s Republican governor and GOP-led Legislature have mounted an unprecedented attack on civil liberties over the past two years, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a report Thursday.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott is coming under fire again that he is overstating the potential cost to Florida taxpayers of the federal health care overhaul. Scott on Monday met with Health and […]