Tag Archives: obamacare

Lower Vehicle Registration Fees, Rep. Jolly Asks for ACA Money Transfer, The Future of Obamacare, Tuition for Illegal Residents

By on April 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 10:20 am

Vehicle fee cut bill waits for Gov. Scott signature – Gov. Scott will sign into law a bill that will lower vehicle registration fees today. The bill will potentially save motorists a total of $309 million during the 2014-2015 budget year. […]

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Health Care Enrollment Reaches 6 Million Nationwide as Deadline Looms

By on March 30th, 2014 | Last updated: March 31, 2014 at 4:40 pm

With the March 31 deadline to enroll approaching, healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act has spiked, with Floridians making up around 7 percent of enrollees.

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In The News: Rise of Florida Consumer Confidence, New Disney Cruise Destinations, Red-Light Camera Repeal Stalled in House, Contraception Provisions Criticized by Supreme Court

By on March 25th, 2014 | Last updated: March 25, 2014 at 2:39 pm

Consumer confidence up again in Florida – Overall consumer confidence in Florida has risen to a pre-recession high, according to a University of Florida survey released on Tuesday. Sun Sentinel Disney releases new 2015 cruise destinations – Disney Cruise Lines […]

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In The News: Alachua Crime Rate Dips, Zimmerman Free Again, Obamacare-Gun Control Debate, Ft. Lauderdale Plane Crash

By on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 11:33 am

County crime rate dips; officials credit policing tactics – Alachua County’s crime rate for first half of 2013 was 9.4 percent lower than the same time last year. Gainesville Police Department attributed the reduction to community-oriented tactics. Gainesville Sun Rubio stirs […]

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In The News: Lawmakers Face Shutdown Realities, Affordable Care Website Lags, Ocala Regional Medical Center Confronts Challenges, Marion County Veterans Treatment Receives Funds

By on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 1:04 pm

Shutdown: Florida lawmakers feud – Members of Florida’s congressional delegation began the first day of the government shutdown by temporarily laying off their own staffers. While some kept their full staff, others asked to have their annual salary be withheld […]

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Federal Health Insurance Marketplace Still Experiencing Technical Difficulties

By on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 8:56 pm

People trying to register for health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace have been experiencing problems because of heavy traffic on the website. There is still plenty of time to buy insurance, according to healthcare officials.

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In the News: Government Shut Down, New Report on Gambling, Health Insurance, Texting-while-driving Ban

By on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 1, 2013 at 3:11 pm

Today has been a hectic day in the news. The federal government will be shutting down today while the texting-while-driving law also goes into effect.

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Former U.S. Ambassador Offers Perspective On Looming Government Shutdown

By on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 1, 2013 at 7:54 am

Stuart Eizenstat, former U.S. ambassador to the European Union, will speak tonight at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida on Judaism and global politics. The event starts at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.

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In The News: Senate Erects Spending Bill, Orlando Student Robbed, Ponte Verda Beach Home Catches Fire, Flood Insurance On Rise

By on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 29, 2013 at 1:31 pm

Senate begins spending bill debate after Cruz’s 21-hour talkathon – On Wednesday, the Senate moved closer to approving legislation to keep the government open without destroying the health care law following a 21-hour speech from Sen. Ted Cruz. “A vote […]

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In the News: Prison Privatization Promise Misses Target, Child Welfare System Faces its Faults, Affordable Health Care Counselor Ban, Obamacare Premium Projections

By on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 29, 2013 at 1:30 pm

Rick Scott’s prison promise falls short: Scott’s prison privatization promise falls short – Gov. Rick Scott’s $1 billion promise to cut spending on prisons by privatizing them has faced opposition in the state legislature leaving taxpayers still footing the bill for […]

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