Florida House leaders met behind closed doors Tuesday while Senate leaders held a special hearing in an attempt to agree on Medicaid and finalize a budget as the need for a special session seemed imminent.
A proposal based on the state Senate’s plan to extending funding for hospitals that treat low-income patients has been submitted to the federal government.
Governor Scott is comparing the Obama Administration to the Sopranos, accusing the president of not caring for low-income families, even as the governor refuses to expand Medicaid to more than 800,000 low-income families.
Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, who is the city’s former police chief, is calling for an outside agency to review the department’s policies and procedures.
The Florida House and Senate are at odds over the new state budget that is vastly different on both sides.
The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.
Before the Florida Legislative season has even begun, they may be faced with a challenge to fill a $1 billion hole in the state’s health care budget.
President Barack Obama was in South Florida Wednesday for a town hall style meeting on immigration reform.
The White House, facing backlash from both lawmakers and parents of both parties, said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans.
Alan Gross, who returned home in December after five years of being jailed in Cuba, will have a prime viewing spot for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.