A congressional hearing is planned to address the healthcare funding feud between Florida Governor Rick Scott and the Obama administration.
Florida Governor Rick Scott was back in Washington, D.C. Tuesday slamming federal health officials for denying his request to extend federal hospital funds.
Legislative leaders are set to meet for a special session to find a compromise on Florida’s budget.
Democrat’s in the Florida Senate filed a lawsuit against the Florida House over its abrupt end to the 2015 legislative session.
Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner is offering to hold a June special session to reach a deal on a new state budget just days after the Florida House abruptly adjourned.
The Florida House abruptly adjourned early on Tuesday due to a budget impasse with the Senate 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.
Jim and Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera will cover a variety of topics, including Medicaid expansion and the governor’s decision to sue the federal government. The two will also discuss the announcement this week by Sen. Marco Rubio that he is running for President, and whether Lopez=Cantera is thinking about his own possible Senate run.
With less than a month until the 2015 Florida legislative session adjourns, Jim and his guests look at what the might or might not accomplish, specifically in regards to casino gambling and Medicaid expansion.
In a flip flop from Rick Scott, the governor now says he is opposed to the state expanding Medicaid.