Articles in Category: 'Mia Jones'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 1, 2011 9:54 AM

Leaders of the Florida House weighed in late Monday to cheer federal Judge Roger Vinson’s ruling that the President Barack Obama-inspired health care law is unconstitutional.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: June 21, 2010 11:30 AM

While a number of elections across the state appear to be interesting contests that will go to the wire, more than 30 members of the Legislature can uncork the champagne and claim victory more than four months before citizens actually vote.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 20, 2010 12:42 AM
While the number of Medicaid enrollees and their costs continue to grow, the House passed an attempt to reform the program Monday after a week of bipartisan work to amend the bill. The House passed Medicaid reform 80-34.
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 16, 2010 12:31 AM

While the rest of the Capitol buzzed about Gov. Charlie Crist vetoing the teacher performance pay measure, the House assembled to hammer out a reform package for Medicaid and pass a number of non-controversial bills.

The afternoon session focused on a plan to reform Medicaid and proved to be surprisingly harmonious. With 2.7 million Floridians on Medicaid and that number looking to rise dramatically, members of both parties in the House worked together to set the stage for passing Medicaid reform.

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