June 17, 2015: More Than A Million Floridians Could Lose Health Coverage
Today on WLRN-Miami Herald News, you heard:
10:04 Environmentalists are considering suing over Amendment 1 funding as the Florida Legislature reaches an agreement on an $80 billion state budget.
9:35 Did Florida lawmakers fund Amendment 1 as the voters intended?
9:04 Haitians living in the Dominican Republic face an urgent deadline tonight if they want to stay in that country.
8:43 We ask NPR's Nina Totenberg how the Supreme Court decision about Obamacare might affect Florida.
8:30 The Seminole Tribe of Florida is challenging a court decision that could lead to slot machines at several dog and horse tracks.
8:20 Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush appeared on The Tonight Show last night and took part in one of host Jimmy Fallon's signature bits - slow jamming the news.
8:04 On Tuesday, Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a wide-ranging tax cut package that will reduce costs on cell-phone bills, cable TV bills, gun club memberships, college textbooks and luxury boat repairs.
7:43 Did Florida lawmakers fund Amendment 1 as the voters intended?
7:30 Since Hurricane Wilma in 2005, it's been 10 years since a major hurricane has hit Florida. Still, the Director of the National Hurricane Center, Richard Knabb, says Floridians must always be on their toes for any potential storm activity.
7:20 The Florida House has rejected a plan to go after poor-performing for-profit colleges.
7:04 As Venezuela's crime and inflation keep spiraling, anti-government protests are starting up again. But a growing number of Venezuelans have decided to leave the country rather than take to the streets.
6:43 We ask NPR's Nina Totenberg how the Supreme Court decision about Obamacare might affect Florida.
6:30 The Seminole Tribe of Florida is challenging a court decision that could lead to slot machines at several dog and horse tracks.
6:20 State lawmakers have reached a deal on a nearly $79 billion budget.
6:04 Depending on which way it goes, this month's Supreme Court decision on Obamacare subsidies could strip more than a million Floridians of their health coverage and send health insurance rates sharply higher.