Fla. House Democrats Stall Session Over Medicaid Fight

Law360, Miami (April 30, 2013, 5:53 PM EDT) -- Democrats in Florida's House of Representatives requested Tuesday that each bill on the House floor be read aloud, seeking to stall the session's final days after Republicans shot down a plan to use $50 billion in federal funding to expand health care coverage for low-income Floridians.

The minority party triggered a constitutional requirement that each bill be read in full before a vote in an attempt to get House Republicans to reconsider a Senate plan that would use the federal funds available for Medicaid expansion under...
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