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Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Congressional Hearing Planned On LIP Showdown

A congressional hearing is planned to address the healthcare funding feud between Florida Governor Rick Scott and the Obama administration.

05/12/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant where he fieldeds questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Budget Snarled As Governor Challenges ‘Obamacare’

It’s hard to imagine Gov. Rick Scott was ever a supporter of “Obamacare.” But following his mother’s death, Scott had dropped his objections to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

05/08/2015

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Dates Set For Special Session; LIP Could Be In Trouble

Legislative leaders are set to meet for a special session to find a compromise on Florida’s budget.

05/06/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

No Agreement Between Florida Gov., Feds On Medicaid

Amid the battle to pass a new budget, Florida Governor Rick Scott said no agreement has been reached with the Obama administration on health care financing issues.

05/06/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas, Kansas To Back Florida Lawsuit Against Obama Administration

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is getting support from governors in Kansas and Texas in his fight against the Obama administration to free billions of federal hospital dollars even if the states don’t expand Medicaid.

05/04/2015

State Rep. Matt Gaetz (Source: http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/)

Florida Representative Apologizes For Controversial Tweet

A state representative for Florida is apologizing for a tweet that drew criticism over possible racial undertones.

05/01/2015

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Deadline For Health Insurance Under Federal Extension

Time is running out for people who don’t have health insurance and don’t want to be ‘dinged’ by the government for not having it.

04/30/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House Rules Chief Points To ‘Radio Silence’ In Session Meltdown

Frustration over the Senate’s response to settle a health-care budget stand off led to Florida House Speaker Steve Crisafulli’s decision to stop the 2015 legislative session early, according to one of the speaker’s top lieutenants.

04/29/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Files Lawsuit Against Obama Over Medicaid Expansion

Florida Gov. Rick Scott filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Obama administration, saying they are coercing the state to expand Medicaid in order for Florida to get $1 billion in federal hospital funds.

04/28/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

House, Senate Still At Odds Over Budget Negotiations

House and Senate leaders continued to swap offers on the broad outlines of a budget Friday, but remained far apart on more than just the numbers, with divisions remaining on the conditions for negotiations and the mechanics of how to bridge the differences.

04/24/2015

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