Florida counties to pick up Medicaid costs
By Chris Peralta – WUFT-FM
Governor Rick Scott has signed a bill that will require county governments to pay more than $300 million in unpaid Medicaid bills. In the case of Marion County, that means paying $3.6 million. Chris Peralta spoke with Marion County Commissioner Stan McClain about the bill’s potential impact on Marion County, and how he’d hoped the bill would be vetoed.
Hurricane season begins Saturday, and local Alachua County agencies are already preparing for emergency operations.
A 2011 bill moving drivers license services to tax collector’s offices went into full effect Thursday in Alachua County.
At 4:52 a.m., Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a 911 call reporting a fire at 7386 SE 135th St. in Summerfield.
Hector Picard, a double-armed amputee, doesn’t let his lost limbs keep him from competing. The Ironman competitor inspires others to push through adversity to reach a goal.
A passed Senate Bill will limit the amount of alimony a spouse can collect through divorce and suggest equal time-sharing as the child custody standard. Provisions will go into effect July 1.