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House sends Gov. Scott bill creating City of Panacea & another that keeps Compassionate Care Hospice running

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The Florida House sent Gov. Rick Scott five bills on Tuesday for consideration, including a measure that would give a hospice an expedited process of getting a license to resume operating. Compassionate Care Hospice in Lakeland didn’t renew its license and state healthcare regulators ordered it to close down in March. The company claims to have mailed its license renewal on time but the state said it didn’t receive the paperwork and that the facility could not operate without a license. HB 441…

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Today on Context Florida: Democratic mess, coverage gap, Panacea and undermining Obama

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Today on Context Florida: The Florida Democratic Party is a mess, a complete mess, says James Call. The party and not Charlie Crist is why Marco Rubio is a U.S. Senator and Gov. Scott has a bright future. Democrats simply do know how to talk to people. Compared to Democrats in the Legislature, Charlie Crist is a straight talker. More than a quarter of the way through the 60-day 2015 legislative session, and Daniel Tilson says the Florida Legislature remains deeply…

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