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On May 31, it’s Weatherford, Crisafulli, Corcoran and some peanuts and crackerjacks
The Sox and Yankees are playing on Friday, May 31st, and the Florida House of Representatives leadership invites you to join them at Yankee Stadium for the game for a fundraiser benefiting House Victory. House Speaker Will...
- Posted 13 days ago
Round-up of legislative updates from Reps. Richard Corcoran, Jake Raburn, and Dana Young
A round-up of legislative updates from Tampa Bay lawmakers. Rep. Richard Corcoran: Dear Friends, As you may already be aware, we released a bold new alternative to expanding Medicaid recently along with a book describing our vision...
- Posted 23 days ago
House poised to pass ‘free market’ health plan
With Republicans showing no signs of wavering, the House this week could take up a plan that leaders describe as a “free market” alternative to expanding Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act. The House Appropriations Committee...
- Posted 28 days ago
House health plan divides and passes
To House Republicans, it’s a plan to transform health care along the lines of Amazon.com. To Democrats, it’s a missed opportunity, or in the words of one, a “dog and pony show.” But a GOP-dominated select committee...
- Posted 34 days ago
Health care proposals to be heard this week differ in approach and reach
This week, as House and Senate committees take up three alternative plans to Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, two main factors separate these proposals: first, whether they will accept federal funds; and second, whether they...
- Posted 35 days ago
The week that was in Florida politics: It’s show time in Tallahassee
Speaker Will Weatherford might have given the best description of the House budget this week when he called it a “dress rehearsal.” Lawmakers suited up and jousted back and forth about the $74 billion spending plan, with...
- Posted 37 days ago
Will the winner of the HD 2 special election be the next Speaker Designate of the Florida House?
While a special election on June 11 will determine who replaces the late Clay Ford in the Florida House of Representatives, there’s more at stake than just who will represent District 2. The winner of the HD...
- Posted 41 days ago
Senate health plan starts moving; faces questions in the House
As the Senate began moving forward Thursday with a plan to offer health insurance to hundreds of thousands of low-income Floridians, it faces House resistance to relying on federal money to pay for the program, reports Jim...
- Posted 59 days ago
Tampa Bay’s most powerful politicians: #5 – Richard Corcoran
#5 on the list of Tampa Bay’s most powerful politicians is Speaker Designate Richard Corcoran. “One certainty in the often changing climate of Florida politics is future House Speaker Richard Corcoran. From Miami to the Panhandle, Corcoran’s influence is...
- Posted 80 days ago
Thurston: Dean Cannon’s letter stopped Obamacare prep
I must have missed this story on Friday, but I believe it is worth re-examining. James Call of the Florida Current reports about a sharp exchange between Reps. Richard Corcoran and Perry Thurston over Thurston’s allegation that...
- Posted 112 days ago