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Dems respond to Gov. DeSantis: What about Medicaid expansion, affordable housing,...

Shortly after Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis delivered his second state-of-the-state address on Tuesday, Florida Democrats and their allies gathered to raise issues that they...

And so it begins: The GOP and Dems, the governor, lobbyists...

With billions of dollars at stake and a dynamic cast of characters swarming the Capitol, the Florida Legislature will begin its annual session on...

A year ago in January, Ron DeSantis became FL Gov. DeSantis:...

At an inaugural ceremony in Tallahassee on Jan. 8, 2019, former congressman Ron DeSantis was sworn in as Florida's governor.We’ve heard what DeSantis thinks...

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...

A birthday wish for Medicaid

Today, July 30, is Medicaid’s 54th birthday and that should be a cause for celebration for all Americans. In Florida alone, Medicaid now provides...

Medicaid expansion could save FL $200 million a year, but will...

What if Florida had a way to save money on the prison health-care crisis?Or expand treatment programs for opioid addiction or provide more mental-health...

If you’re collecting signatures for a 2020 Florida ballot campaign, you’re...

Efforts to raise the minimum wage and expand Medicaid in Florida are on a collision course with a potential new law that would make...

FL Legislature declined to provide health care coverage to 837,000 of...

Florida missed another opportunity this year to provide health care coverage to more than 800,000 low-income residents.As expected, the 2019 Legislature never considered any...

Florida lawmakers proposed nearly 30 constitutional amendments this spring. None passed.

The political attention is usually focused on citizen-led constitutional amendment drives, but this spring, members of the Florida Legislature proposed nearly 30 constitutional amendments...

Advocates and Dems mourn “the death of democracy” as GOP moves...

A group of Democratic lawmakers and liberal advocates held a press conference in the Capitol on Tuesday, speaking before a mock tombstone denoting the...

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