House, Senate Ready To Approve Budget PlansLawmakers on both ends of the Capitol worked Wednesday to prepare spending plans for the budget year that begins July 1, with House members squabbling about funding for Planned Parenthood while senators readied a reduction in education property taxes.
10 Issues To Watch During The 2016 SessionFlorida lawmakers will return to the Capitol next week for an election-year legislative session. We've got 10 issues you'll want to keep an eye on.
Senate May Consider "Recovery Care" ProposalTaking up a health-care issue backed by House leaders, a Senate Republican on Thursday filed a bill that would allow patients to stay longer at ambulatory-surgical centers and allow the operation of "recovery care centers."
Ruling Keeps Coverage For Floridians, But Doesn't End DebateThe U.S. Supreme Court upheld a crucial interpretation of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, preserving health insurance for more than 1 million Floridians but providing no larger solutions to the national or statewide divisions on the law.
Local Family Grateful SCOTUS Backs ObamacareOne South Florida family is breathing a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court’s decision to back Obamacare.
Rubio Disagrees With High Court Ruling On Health LawRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says the U.S. Supreme Court decisions on a key provision of the President’s health care law and state bans on gay marriage should not be the final word on either issue.
Gov. Scott Drops Medicaid, Hospital Funds LawsuitFlorida Governor Rick Scott dropped his lawsuit against the Obama administration on Medicaid expansion and hospital funds.
Supreme Court Ruling A Victory For Florida, ObamacareA major victory for the 1.6 million people in Florida who have insurance through the federal health insurance marketplace.
Florida's Battle Over Health Care Likely To Return In 2016 The budget battle between Republicans in the Florida Legislature will likely continue in 2016, despite a temporary truce.
Gov. Scott Signs Patient Information BillIn a move that supporters say could help prevent seniors from getting hit with unexpected medical bills, Gov. Rick Scott has signed a measure aimed at clearing up confusion when patients go from hospitals to nursing homes.
House Takes Different Approach In Health Care RevampAfter rejecting a controversial expansion of health coverage for low-income Floridians, House Republicans took a far-different approach Wednesday to revamping the state's health-care system.
Feds: No Need For Mediation In Scott's Medicaid Lawsuit In the battle over federal hospital funds, the Obama administration says no mediation is needed despite Florida Governor Rick Scott's request for it.