Tag Archives: Supreme Court

In the News: early voting, Florida justices, Brooksville West Nile

By on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: September 27, 2012 at 4:11 pm

With Start of Early Voting, Election Day Becomes Election Month – NYTimes.com – Voters in Iowa went to the polls to cast the first ballots in the 2012 presidential race less than a week before hearing either candidate remark in [...]

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaks at UF law school

By on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: September 25, 2012 at 1:47 pm

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spoke with University of Florida law students about education and his own experiences.

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Scott announces plan to opt out of the Medicare expansion

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

After reviewing the impact of the Supreme Court ruling that allows Florida to legally opt out of implementing one of the costliest provisions of the Affordable Care Act, Governor Rick Scott has decided to not implement an expansion of the [...]

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Supreme Court upholds health care law

By Scott Hensley, NPR News on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: September 7, 2012 at 2:51 pm

Chief Justice John Roberts said the requirement that individuals have health coverage or pay a penalty falls within Congress’ power to impose taxes. On the issue of Medicaid expansion, a majority of the court said Congress can expand Medicaid, but can’t strip states of all their Medicaid funds if they fail to participate in that expansion.

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Ruling from high court expected soon on affordable health care act

By on June 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:49 am

With the culmination of the current Supreme Court term quickly approaching, a ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is expected by the end of the month.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT -FM’s Kristen Botica reports on what the effects of these deliberations [...]

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