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Heartland Institute Experts Revisit Supreme Court's Obamacare Decision

June 28, 2015 - 9:30pm
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By a vote of 6–3, the United States Supreme Court last week ruled in favor of the Obama administration in King v. Burwell, a case that challenged the federal government’s authority to provide subsidies for the purchase of health insurance for Obamacare in states that did not set up exchanges.

Here are statements about the decision issued from health care policy experts at The Heartland Institute, a 31-year-old national nonprofit organization headquartered in Chicago. Its stated mission is to discover, develop, and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems:

Senate Gives Floridians with Unique Abilities Big Boost

June 19, 2015 - 7:15pm

The Florida Senate, on the special session's last day, improved the lot of people with unique abilities when it passed SB 2500-A, an appropriations bill that increases funding for adults and children with disabilities by more than $230 million over base funding.

Largest-Ever Medicare and Medicaid Fraud 'Takedown' Nets 73 in South Florida

June 18, 2015 - 2:15pm

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi joined federal authorities Thursday, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Office of Personnel Management and the Food and Drug Administration, to announce the charges of 73 South Florida residents for their alleged participation in various schemes to defraud Medicare and Medicaid out of more than $262 million.

U.S. Women's National Team Begins Pursuit of World Cup Tonight

June 8, 2015 - 4:30pm

Floridians will join soccer fans across America this evening when the U.S. women's national soccer team begins its quest for a third World Cup championship. It's U.S. vs. Australia, first game for both teams. USA is ranked No. 2 after Germany; The Matildas of Australia are No. 10. 

Florida Roundtable's Top 10 Reasons Medicaid Expansion Is Wrong for Florida

May 28, 2015 - 2:30pm

The "Florida Deserves Better" website, created by Florida Roundtable, gives the Florida House point of view and, in the process, this "top 10" list of reasons for rejecting Obamacare/Medicaid expansion in the Sunshine State.

The site urges "lower costs and greater options for all Floridians."

FSU Researchers First to Use Drones to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Special Session Agreement: Budget, Health Care, Tax Relief

Citrus Greening Continues to Bite into Florida's Signature Crop

Florida Chamber: Special Session Gives Us Another Bite of the Apple

Series Starts Tuesday: SSN's Birthday Top 20

March 7, 2015 - 6:00pm

We at Sunshine State News, in the midst of celebrating five years of covering Florida politics and business from a conservative perspective, thought this year it might be fun to stretch the birthday party out a little.




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