The state’s abortion battle was back in the spotlight as a House panel approved bills that would block abortions after 20 weeks, require 24-hour waiting periods and target abortions that might be motivated by the race or gender of the fetus.
Despite numerous campaigns to educate the public about he dangers of prescription pill abuse, drug deaths in Florida increased nearly 9 percent last year compared to 2009.
South Florida, once known as the illegal drug capital of the country has now earned another dubious distinction among those fighting crime. A distinction for a quieter, less violent crime, but one that’s become just as costly as the drug trade.
We’re talking about Medicare fraud.