Tag Archives: Obama

Pope Francis Arrives in Washington, Transgender Woman Detained at Orlando Airport, Florida Ranked Last In Unemployed Without Benefits, Jeb Bush Says Multiculturalism Wrong For U.S.

By on September 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: September 23, 2015 at 10:36 am

Obama says Pope Francis ‘shaking us out of complacency’ – Pope Francis arrived in Washington to an adoring crowd of thousands on his first stop of his U.S. tour. During his meeting with Obama, the president highlighted the pope’s call […]

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In The News: Spike In Kids’ Insurance, Iran Nuclear Deal Remains In Senate, Florida Gun Business Draws Attention

By and on September 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: September 2, 2015 at 1:38 pm

Florida Healthy Kids: Federal health law led to price hikes – Obamacare is being blamed by Florida Healthy Kids Corporation for an increase in health insurance premiums starting next month. These changes will impact thousands of kids starting next month. […]

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Congressional Hearing Planned On Lip Showdown

By on May 12th, 2015 | Last updated: May 13, 2015 at 1:57 pm

A congressional committee will hold a hearing on Gov. Rick Scott’s showdown with the federal government over health-care funding. However, that meeting could come too late to help close a potential $2.2 billion hole in the state budget.

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In The News: Free Parks Admission Tuesday, Hernando Today Closing Its Doors, Obama Backs Net Neutrality, Group Advocates For Body-Mounted Cameras

By on November 10th, 2014 | Last updated: November 10, 2014 at 4:31 pm

Free admission to state parks offered Tuesday – Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday Florida’s state parks will be admission-free on Tuesday in honor of Veterans Day. More than 170 parks are participating, including veteran memorials like Orman House Historic State Park’s Three […]

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In The News: Congress Stops Payment Cuts For Doctors Serving Medicare Patients, Gas Prices Highest In Florida, Hampton Residents Save City, Local Teacher Runs For Congress, Florida Leads Obamacare Enrollment

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 10:57 am

Congress Passes Bill To Stop Payment Cuts To Medicare Doctors – The bill halts a 24 percent cut in the payments that would have started today. Congress acknowledges that the bill is a temporary, one-year delay and does not solve […]

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In The News: Soldiers Shave Heads for Cancer, Walmart Cheapens Gainesville Gas, Gov. Scott Proposes Flood Insurance Delay, Teacher Evaluations Made Public

By and on February 25th, 2014 | Last updated: February 25, 2014 at 10:42 am

Soldiers support Florida boy with cancer – all the way from Afghanistan  – A West Palm Beach-based group of soldiers in Afghanistan shaved their heads to support a Mount Plymouth 7-year-old diagnosed with cancer. The men from Florida are a […]

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Obama Should Improve Job Prospects for Floridians, Says NAACP Leader

By and on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 9:18 am

Florida NAACP leader Torey Alston, the chair of economic development, hopes President Obama’s leadership will improve home ownership and unemployment prospects for African Americans and Latinos.

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In The News: Two Arrested from Target Hack, House Candidate Tweets For Obama’s Hanging, Obama’s Former Campaign Manager Joins Charlie Crist

By on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 21, 2014 at 11:41 am

Alex Sink will talk flood insurance today at “high-risk” Pinellas home  – Alex Sink, Democratic candidate for Florida’s Congressional District 13, will discuss reformation plans for the National Flood Insurance Program at 2 p.m. in St. Petersburg. A 2012 act affected […]

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In the News: Hospital Shooter, Fla. Sinkhole, Obama’s Healthcare, Fla. Murderer Executed

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 7:50 am

Police shoot armed man during arrest at Wisconsin hospital – An armed man was shot and injured by police after he took out a handgun in the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin on Thursday. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke said the […]

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In the News: lead poisoning, Social Security, morning-after pill

By on April 5th, 2013 | Last updated: April 5, 2013 at 2:53 pm

Lead poisoning estimate increases to 1 in 38 children – The high estimate of lead poisoning among children has doubled after the threshold for lead poisoning was lowered last year. Experts suggest a need for testing and prevention. Tampa Bay […]

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