STATEWIDE

The letter writing surrounding Medicaid and Low Income Pool continues as ten Congressional Democrats sent a note to Gov. Rick Scott on Friday calling on him to drop his yet-to-be-filed lawsuit against the Obama Administration for coercing the state to expand Medicaid in order to continue to receive supplemental...

LEGISLATIVE

Senate President Andy Gardiner has scheduled a Tuesday workshop for senators to brush up on the Medicaid issues that have brought the session to a standstill. In a Friday memo to senators, Gardiner said he asked Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Tom Lee to use the first portion of his all-day...

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The Citrus County Chronicle is being sued for libel based on a series of reports involving the County Road 491 widening project. Safety Harbor attorney Fred Busack alleges reporter Mike Wright misrepresented how much money he was earning from the project on numerous occasions. Busack’s filing claims he suffered “past...

APOLITICAL

Today on Context Florida: Voters respond to politicians’ racist “dog whistles,” says Martin Dyckman. No president of our era has evoked such venomous disrespect and hatred as Barack Obama. The Tea Party would not exist but for him, but I doubt there is one member in a hundred to realize let...
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POLITIX

A U.S. senator from Florida is pressing federal officials to disclose technical data and other information about a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, after an investigation by The Associated Press revealed evidence that the spill is far worse than a company or government regulators have publicly...

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