Posted in Business Caring

State launches Florida Unique Abilities Partner Program

Today, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Executive Director Cissy Proctor joined Senate President Andy Gardiner, along with Florida businesses and advocates, to announce the…

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Posted in Business

House panel backs jobs bill for people with disabilities

Moving forward with a priority of Senate President Andy Gardiner, a House committee Thursday unanimously approved a bill that seeks to boost employment of people…

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Posted in 2016 Election

Gardiner, Crisafulli put focus on people with disabilities

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Senate President Andy Gardiner and House Speaker Steve Crisafulli said Wednesday they hope to pass a series…

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Posted in Business

Florida Senate questions Scott’s business recruitment program

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s top business recruiter might face a tough crowd this week when he goes before a Senate…

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Posted in Business Health Care Battle

House, Senate still stuck in health debate

By BRANDON LARRABEE AND MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A rare June special session began Monday with legislative leaders promising to get done…

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Posted in Business Health Care Battle

Amended Senate health care plan for the uninsured not welcomed by Scott and House

The Florida Senate’s FHIX (Florida Health Insurance Affordability Exchange) is not getting much praise from Gov. Rick Scott and Florida House Speaker Steve Crisafulli. Senate…

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Posted in Business Health Care Battle

Florida Senate offers health care compromise

Senate President Andy Gardiner sent out today a press release on an amended Florida Health Insurance Affordability Exchange – a key component of the Senate’s…

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Posted in Health

Florida lawmakers talk with feds about health care coverage

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With a $5 billion health-care budget breach between the House and Senate halfway through the legislative session,…

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Bipartisan health care bill praised

A Healthy Florida Works, a bipartisan coalition of business leaders, chambers of commerce, statewide business organizations and concerned individuals, today released an ad thanking Senate…

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