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A roundup of comments from FHIX supporters following Friday’s vote

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Moments after the House voted down a bipartisan plan to expand access to health care for hundreds of thousands of Floridians, those championing the efforts lamented the missed opportunity. Senate President Andy Gardiner issued a statement noting that: “The critical healthcare challenges facing Florida still remain. This weekend, members of the Legislature will begin a budget conference where we will take hundreds of millions in general revenue that could have been dedicated to schools, roads, our environment or countless other priorities…

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FloridaStrong digital ad blasts Legislature’s ‘misplaced priorities, failed leadership’

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A new web ad released today by a Democratic-leaning “nonpartisan” group is criticizing the Legislature’s “misplaced priorities and failed leadership” as lawmakers start the 20-day special session. The 60-second digital spot, “Disgraceful,” is the latest salvo in FloridaStrong’s multi-media campaign to educate votes and remind elected officials of the “in-district cost” of the state’s political stalemate over its nearly $80 billion budget. On Monday, Florida Politics reported that the independent group targeted eight House Republicans in swing districts with a mailer accusing…

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