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.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MedicaidQNAChrisPeralta.mp3]
Westminster Presbyterian Church United could be the first sanctuary church in Gainesville — the congregation has been working with different community groups and organizations to get the support it needs in order to become a sanctuary church.