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Each year lawmakers forgo Medicaid expansion, state residents pay the price

Thirty-seven states have recognized the numerous benefits of increasing access to health care through Medicaid expansion.In expansion states, all adults with income up to...

The whiney martyrdom of pale American males led by bellyacher-in-chief Donald Trump

White men!I know the world is a scary place, with people saying “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas,” and certain women – your AOCs,...

ACLU: Gov. Ron DeSantis keeps flip-flopping on a crucial voting rights issue

For months, Gov. Ron DeSantis has claimed to support voter restoration, but everything he’s done until this point has undermined the goal of ensuring...

Sometimes living in Tallahassee seems like returning to the wild wild west

It’s not the need to find a new college football coach or where the university ranks that worries Florida State University President John Thrasher.“The...

No law should force a child to have a child against their will; there’s...

If you think it’s unconscionable for politicians to force children to have children, you should oppose bills being debated in the Florida Legislature.These innocuously...

Support staff are the backbone of Florida’s schools, but they’re ignored in the debate...

Most Floridians know all too well the needs of their public schools. More than 300,000 students started this school year without a certified teacher...

For the love and pride of libraries, and the stupidity of five commissioners in...

Citrus County wasn’t always quite so backward.There was a time when libraries were pillars of the community, providing access to books, newspapers and other...

Health care workers wanted: A veteran needs you to work at a VA hospital

Flying home from Florida recently, I was seated across the aisle from an elderly man wearing a hat identifying himself as a Marine. His...

Florida’s leaders love our environment, but they love money more

Florida’s leaders must hate Florida.Oh, they claim to love the place, rhapsodizing on the beauty of our springs, our lakes, our rivers, our forests,...

FL has become a hotbed of academic organizing: Adjunct profs need more than poverty...

Our society promises that the key to a better life is through college. But over that last generation, many Americans have come to realize...

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