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TALLAHASSEE: Sen. Bill Nelson seeks local solution to expand Medicaid in Florida – Legislature – MiamiHerald.com

Apr 16, 2014 Comments Off on TALLAHASSEE: Sen. Bill Nelson seeks local solution to expand Medicaid in Florida – Legislature – MiamiHerald.com Wes Hodge

TALLAHASSEE — Expanding Medicaid to cover thousands of uninsured Floridians has mostly been ignored by Republicans during this year’s legislative session, but U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, is making a …

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GOP Chair Lew Oliver responds to Puerto Rican criticism of his comments – Orlando Sentinel

Apr 13, 2014 Comments Off on GOP Chair Lew Oliver responds to Puerto Rican criticism of his comments – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

Orange County Republican Chairman Lew Oliver is defending comments he made to Political Pulse Monday after two days of harsh reaction from Democratic and Puerto Rican leaders, bloggers and commentators. Oliver, in …

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Orange ballot measures head to voters – Orlando Sentinel

Apr 8, 2014 Comments Off on Orange ballot measures head to voters – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

Orange County voters likely will face several significant decisions this fall that could restrict their power to petition their local government, as well as how they choose who represents them. …

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Orange County “other” voters outnumber Republicans – Orlando Sentinel

Apr 8, 2014 Comments Off on Orange County “other” voters outnumber Republicans – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

Orange County is definitely becoming less red. The Florida Democratic Party is touting the latest voter registration numbers from the Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles‘ office showing that Republicans now are out-numbered by voters who …

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Orlando City Council election headed to runoff between Juan Lynum and Regina Hill – Orlando Sentinel

Apr 8, 2014 Comments Off on Orlando City Council election headed to runoff between Juan Lynum and Regina Hill – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

Attorney Juan Lynum and nurse Regina Hill finished just 37 votes apart in an Orlando City Council election Tuesday and are headed for a runoff over a seat held for the past …

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John Land, America’s ‘oldest mayor,’ loses Apopka race – Orlando Sentinel

Apr 8, 2014 Comments Off on John Land, America’s ‘oldest mayor,’ loses Apopka race – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

Apopka voters decided Tuesday that it was finally time for a change. After a historic run by 93-year-old Mayor John Land, they chose a new direction in the name of Joe …

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