Polk County Florida Dems News

Florida Democratic Party Launches Statewide Medicaid Expansion Tour

Wed, Jun 13, 2018

Florida Politics

On Tuesday, the Florida Democratic Party launched its statewide “The Time is Now: Medicaid Expansion Tour” in Gainesville. At the event, Mayor Lauren Poe and Dr. Cynthia Moore Chestnut, amongst other local activists, discussed why Medicaid expansion is one of the most critical issues in the 2018 election — and

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DPCF to sponsor Nina Turner dinner at the PDA Florida Healthcare Summit in West Palm Beach

Wed, Feb 7, 2018

The DPCF is a sponsor of the Nina Turner dinner at the PDA Florida Healthcare Summit in West Palm Beach on February 16-17. We have 10 seats available on a first come, first served basis. Please sign up only if you are SURE you will be able to attend the

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Oppose the Graham-Cassidy Bill

Wed, Sep 20, 2017

U.S. Politics

This bill is yet another version of TrumpCare that defunds Planned Parenthood, cuts health care to an estimated 32 million and makes massive cuts to Medicaid. How do you oppose it?  Call Senator Marco Rubio at (202) 224-3041.  Yes, I know we haven't much faith in him but the Medicaid cuts should make him

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CBO RELEASES AHCA SCORE

Thu, Jun 1, 2017

Florida Politics

For Immediate Release: Friday, May 26, 2017Contact: Sonia Lindell, Florida Policy Institute, 407.459.8658 x 106 or lindell@fpi.institute  ***CBO RELEASES AHCA SCORE, BILL REMAINS CATASTROPHIC IN TERMS OF COVERAGE LOSS***   Congressional Budget Office score shows latest version of American Health Care Act passed by the U.S. House would result in massive loss of vital

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