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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

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Concedes That Earlier Medicaid Support Was A Ruse

Gov. Rick Scott, after his mother’s death in 2013, went on TV to explain his decision to drop his strongly-held opposition to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

05/08/2015

AP

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)

Scott Heads To DC To Fight For Low Income Patient Funding

The federal government funds for hospitals that treat low-income and Medicaid patients are set to expire next month.

05/05/2015

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

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Rebuffed In Children’s Medicaid Fight

A federal judge last week rejected the state’s latest attempt to end a decade-long lawsuit that contends Florida has not properly provided care to children in the Medicaid program.

05/04/2015

AP

Senate Democrats Sue Florida House Over Abrupt Session End

Democrat’s in the Florida Senate filed a lawsuit against the Florida House over its abrupt end to the 2015 legislative session.

04/30/2015

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)

Gov. Scott Says He Will Work On New Budget For State

Gov. Rick Scott has promised to help work on a new state budget.

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

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