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For some Florida Senators, healthcare budget standoff isn’t business, it’s personal

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As the 2015 legislative session winds down – and the state’s budget standoff heats up – money is on everyone’s mind. With that, the darkening prospects of the House and Senate settling differences over Medicaid expansion lead a casual (and maybe not so casual) observer to ask the obvious question. Why? Why is the Senate willing to serve more than 800,000 uninsured, low-income Floridians, while the House steadfastly opposes, with no end in sight? One possible explanation lies in an…

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