ACA Beats Expectations But Still Not A Finished Productespite multiple repeal efforts, tens of millions of dollars spent in campaign ads against it, and an entire party building its policy on getting rid of it, the Affordable Care Act has managed to do two things, survive and thrive.
New Border Requirements May Not Save Immigration BillA bipartisan amendment passed Monday to the U.S. Senate immigration reform bill has at least one GOP senator who supported it saying the amendments planned results will make the U.S. border the most militarized since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Immigration Reform Bill Sputtering In CapitolEven if Republican Senator Marco Rubio and the bipartisan Gang of Eight Senators can muster the support needed to pass comprehensive immigration reform through the Senate; it’s possibly dead on arrival in the GOP-led House of Representatives.
Rubio Threatens To Derail Immigration BillFlorida Senator Marco Rubio may be looking for an escape hatch from the bipartisan immigration reform he helped put together as a member of the Gang of Eight in the U.S. Senate.
Diaz-Balart Hopes For Immigration Reform BillSenator Marco Rubio has staked his political future on meaningful immigration reform and now U.S. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart is saying he hopes the House will introduce a similar measure.
Rubio Fighting Attempts To Tie Immigration And Boston BombingsSenator Marco Rubio knew he would likely face a fight from the more conservative wing of the Republican Party over immigration reform. Senator Rubio’s job fighting back those voices became more complicated on Monday when the bombs exploded in Boston.
Gang Of Eight Unveils Immigration Reform DetailsThe so-called “Gang of Eight” U.S. Senators, including Florida Senator Marco Rubio, finally took the wraps off the new bipartisan immigration reform plan Tuesday and revealed a complex, but achievable path to citizenship for immigrants who are in the United States illegally.
Rubio Pitching Bipartisan Comprehensive Immigration ReformIn political terms, it was the equivalent of seeing a poltergeist. It couldn't be real, but there it was: ultra-conservative Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio standing side-by-side with super liberal Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer in Washington Monday, advancing a bipartisan, comprehensive immigration reform plan.
If Court Kills Health Care, No Fallback PositionAs President Barack Obama’s signature accomplishment, health care reform, appears to be poised to be struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court; the question over what to do about health care has reemerged.
Bill Could Turn Fla. Health Department Tasks Over To CountiesA Florida house sub-commitee approved sweeping changes in Florida's department of health that could put local health matters, and how to pay for them, in the hands of local county lawmakers,if the proposal can win an uphill battle.
Feds: Millions More Kids Insured Under "Obamacare"The Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare, has been in effect for a little over a year; and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s making a big impact on health care for young adults.
Hollywood Voters To Decide City's Pension ReformHollywood voters will go to the polls September 13th to decide whether to pass a referendum that will reform police, firefighter and city employee’s pensions.
Braman Threatens Commissioners To Embrace Charter ReformsMiami businessman Norman Braman is stepping up pressure on county commissioners to embrace reform — or potentially face the same fate as his last target— Mayor Carlos Alvarez.
Commissioners To Ask Voters For $86K Salary HikeDo Miami-Dade county commissioners deserve an $86,000 raise?
Judge Rules Health Care Law UnconstitutionalFlorida Federal Judge Roger Vinson ruled parts of the health care overhaul passed by Congress unconstitutional Monday afternoon.