Senator Urges Fla. Gov. To Act On Health Care Expansion

Law360, Miami (May 7, 2013, 3:36 PM EDT) -- U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., on Monday joined the Florida Senate Democratic Caucus' call for Gov. Rick Scott to reconvene the state legislature for a special session to reach a consensus on how to expand health care coverage for low-income Floridians.

In a letter to Scott, Nelson called the legislature's failure to expand health care coverage “an unconscionable and callous decision,” as well as a bad one for business owners, who may have to pay tax penalties of $2,000 to $3,000 per employee under the Affordable...
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