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Health Care | Florida

Jason Brodeur “Very Proud” of Votes Against Medicaid Expansion, County Health Departments

By Chai Karve on September 18, 2020.

During a recent interview with the Orlando Sentinel’s editorial board, Florida State Senate GOP candidate Jason Brodeur said he was “very proud” of his record in the Florida House of Representatives which included a vote against Medicaid expansion and votes that cut $174 million from the local needs budgets of county health departments, which are on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Accountability | Florida

Scott’s PAC Still Taking Potentially Illegal Contributions from Private Prison Company

By on October 25, 2018.

A super PAC affiliated with Florida Gov. Rick Scott has continued accepting potentially illegal contributions from America's largest private prison company, despite coming under fire for the potential campaign finance law violation earlier this year.

Health Care | Florida

Scott Profits Off Company His Administration Sued for Role in Opioid Crisis

By on October 5, 2018.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott profited from his investments in companies that contributed to the state’s opioid crisis, even as his administration took one of them to court for its role in spreading the epidemic across the state.

Accountability | Florida

Facing Election-Year Algae Crisis, Scott Now Wants to Reverse Millions in Research Cuts He Made

By on September 25, 2018.

As Florida’s governor, Rick Scott cut millions of dollars for red-tide research and took steps to exacerbate conditions ripe for algae blooms. Now, as a Senate candidate, Scott is calling on the Legislature and the state’s conservation commission to restore funding and take action.

Accountability | Arizona

McSally, Scott Get Boost From PAC Run by Operative with History of Sexist Tweets

By on September 20, 2018.

The new executive director of a conservative PAC supporting Martha McSally and Rick Scott has a long record of tweets degrading women.

Accountability | Florida

Scott Again Profiting Off of Medicare Fraud

By on September 14, 2018.

Before Rick Scott was Florida’s governor, he oversaw the largest fleecing of Medicare in history. And now, as he asks Florida voters to elect him to oversee Medicare itself, he is still profiting off of cheating the government’s health-care program for seniors.