By Lloyd Dunkelberger, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, November 16, 2015
Although they have differed over policies like immigration reform and foreign affairs, the 14 Republican candidates for president who attended the Florida GOP’s “Sunshine Summit” are united on one issue.
Editorial, Fort Myers News-Press, November 16, 2015
A major political divide over Medicaid Expansion in Tallahassee that starts at the top and filters through both the Senate and House chambers comes at a high cost to taxpayers and to the health care industry.
Florida Governor Rick Scott is continuing his push to block Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, to allow the sale of insurance across state lines and possibly to eliminate certificate of need requirements for hospitals.
By Andrew Pantazi, Florida Times-Union
August 4, 2015
If the Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott won’t pass Medicaid expansion, then U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Jacksonville, said she will let voters decide with a constitutional amendment — after she figures out the ballot language, prints the petition and finds volunteers across the state who will organize petition drives.