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Submitted by Mark Hollis

     Links to a few recent news articles about health coverage for working families in Florida.

    Florida House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston: “My main concern is not what’s in the budget but what’s not in the budget. It fails to adequately protect the uninsured in the state…it’s a budget that doesn’t recognize that many low-income Floridians suffer from health and financial consequences and don’t have access to health care.”

Weatherford loses Democratic support on budget April 3, The Buzz, Tampa Bay Times

Black caucus, labor, NAACP join Medicaid push April 5, 2013, the Florida Current

House Democrats vote against budget over Medicaid money-punt April 3, Orlando Sentinel, Central Florida Political Pulse,0,6648065.story

Winners, losers so far in the 2013 legislative session April 7, 2013, Orlando Sentinel 20130405,0,4823061.column

At midpoint of session, political divides are emerging April 5, Orlando Sentinel
Editorial: No time to wait for Medicaid, or alternative April 5, 2013 Tampa Bay Times

Precourt tries to nail D’s for vote against the budget

Harmony tested in Tallahassee April 7, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Weatherford hits back at Dems not voting for House’s budget: ‘I hope they do the right thing’ April 4, PolitiJax, Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville)

Legislature at halftime April 4, Florida Courier

Fla. Lawmakers take up $74 billion budget April 3, Associated Press

Florida Medicaid Expansion Still Up in the Air April 6,

States saying no to Medicaid expansion, but low-income citizens, patients worried

Video: Florida governor reverses on Obamacare April 7, CNN

Refusal to expand Medicaid could cost Florida businesses March 30, Tampa Bay Times

Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford Softens Position on Medicaid Expansion April 3, Florida Center for Investigative Reporting

Florida’s Medicaid Expansion Decision: A Clash of Politics, People and Perceptions April 3, Huffpost Miami


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