Articles in Category: 'Posey'

By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: March 20, 2010 5:13 PM
Labor unions, business leaders and government agencies are uniting to lobby President Barack Obama to change a proposed space budget that jettisons thousands of space industry jobs and grounds NASA’s return to the moon.

Obama is scheduled to visit Florida April 15 to discuss his controversial plan. And fearing he is not planning to bring good news, these strange bedfellows are preparing to pressure him to invest in Florida’s heavy-lift vehicles and set a specific deadline for NASA’s exploration of Mars.
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: March 23, 2010 4:58 PM

The U.S. House siphoned the so-called "Gator Aid" provision out of one health-care bill, but that wasn't nearly enough for Florida business organizations. They remain adamantly opposed to anything that smacks of Obamacare.

The erstwhile proposal by Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., would allow senior citizens on Medicare Advantage to stay in the program.

Prior to Sunday's House vote, Nelson spokesman Dan McLaughlin said, "Of the one million or so Floridians participating in Medicare Advantage, about 800,000 are expected to be protected from possible cuts."

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: March 2, 2010 (All day)
President Barack Obama says he's committed to keeping American jobs, but don't tell that to anxious workers waiting for the ax to fall at Kennedy Space Center.
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