Florida

"Fangate" Wasn't Even the Dumbest Part of the Crist-Scott Debate
October 16, 2014

It was Gov. Rick Scott's answer about climate change.

Rick Scott, Meet the Politics of Climate Change
August 05, 2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott, once a proud climate denier, is now reluctant to talk about it. What changed?

How Much Is Obamacare Raising Your Insurance Rate? Depends on Which State You Live In.
August 04, 2014

The critics were sure premiums would skyrocket next year. Looks like the critics were wrong. Again.

I'm a Doctor. Here's Why I'll Ask You About Guns.
Florida court decision is a disturbing intrusion on medical practice.
July 30, 2014

A federal court upheld a Florida law prohibiting physicians from asking about gun ownership. That's nuts.

QEDaily: The Bottom Line on Global Warming
June 24, 2014

Climate change is bad for business. Will corporate America finally do something about it?

This Just In: Uninsured in Red States Getting Shaft From Lawmakers
April 16, 2014

The states that need the most help aren't getting it, thanks to conservatives and their friends at the Supreme Court.

The Media Labeled Her an Obamacare Victim. Here's What She Really Thinks.
"I would jump at it"
November 03, 2013

If you’ve followed the stories of insurance cancellations related to Obamacare, you may have heard about Dianne Barrette. She’s the 57-year-old Florida realtor who was paying $54 a month for a Blue Cross insurance plan.

It's Back: Florida or Russia? Part Deux
October 04, 2013

It's been a rough week, America. So to at least to give you one chuckle this week, we bring back our series: Florida or Russia? Okay, first one's easy: On September 13, a young man on a motorcycle took a ride around a subway platform.

In Michigan, a Defeat for the Tea Party—and Victory for Common Sense
August 28, 2013

Obamacare took a big step forward on Tuesday night, when the Michigan Senate approved an expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. The state House is likely to back the same measure, as early as next week.

Is Russia Weirder Than Florida? You Decide.
August 25, 2013

Today, we start a regular new feature on The Plank: Florida or Russia? Both places produce stories that boggle the mind: cannibalistic meth heads, people getting into bar fights so vicious they end in death when one guy puts his shoe-clad foot up ano

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