Negotiators in the Florida House and Senate are trying to work out a compromise deal that would keep the federal Medicaid money in President Barack Obama’s healthcare overahaul law in place while not expanding Medicaid to the level the law originally suggested.
Officials from state agencies and the U.S. Department of Justice met Thursday to discuss whether that’s the case, which would be a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Good news for South Florida’s disabled: new laws effective Oct. 1 will free up more disabled parking spaces.
When a law enforcement officer is ill, his brothers and sisters with a badge are usually there to support him, but for one Palm Beach Sheriff’s officer, investigators say the illness of a fellow officer was an opportunity to rob the deputy as he lay near death from cancer.
Millions of Americans have disability insurance through their employers. But, even when doctors document disabilities many get turned down for the benefits.
Six tug boats pulled a stricken cruise ship into San Diego Bay early Thursday, bringing the nearly 4,500 passengers and crew closer to freedom after three days of limited food, smelly toilets and dark cabins.