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B.See

(1,147 posts)
Tue Apr 2, 2024, 09:30 PM Apr 2

Thousands of kids in Florida lost Medicaid coverage on Easter -- nearly half a million over past year

Thousands of kids in Florida lost Medicaid coverage on Easter — nearly half a million over past year - Alternet via MSN

“Florida has dropped over 1.3 million people, including 460,000 children, from its state Medicaid program since April 1, 2023, after the end of a pandemic-era policy that banned states from removing ineligible participants from the health insurance program for disabled and low-income people,” the Orlando Sentinel reports.

In January the Tallahassee Democrat reported, “the Sunshine State, with 2.5 million uninsured, also has one of the nation’s highest shares of residents without health coverage.”
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Thousands of kids in Florida lost Medicaid coverage on Easter -- nearly half a million over past year (Original Post) B.See Apr 2 OP
The governor doesn't care. Baitball Blogger Apr 2 #1
He wouldn't even have shame then. Irish_Dem Apr 2 #2
He got humbled when he gave up the candidacy for president Baitball Blogger Apr 2 #4
I am not sure if he was humbled. Irish_Dem Apr 2 #5
Florida is gettable for Dems. oasis Apr 2 #3
We need to find those folks and make sure they're registered to vote. ms liberty Apr 2 #6
During an election year. Use it against the GOP IronLionZion Apr 3 #7
That's what happens in red states.... SergeStorms Apr 3 #8
Exactly, and Desantis isn't alone when it comes to cruelty, especially when B.See Apr 3 #9
I agree. SergeStorms Apr 3 #10

Baitball Blogger

(46,653 posts)
1. The governor doesn't care.
Tue Apr 2, 2024, 10:04 PM
Apr 2

It would take the entire suburbs of Florida to wake up and show outrage before he'll even have shame.

Irish_Dem

(46,335 posts)
2. He wouldn't even have shame then.
Tue Apr 2, 2024, 10:25 PM
Apr 2

He would just be angry and lash out.
And figure out how to screw people even more.

Baitball Blogger

(46,653 posts)
4. He got humbled when he gave up the candidacy for president
Tue Apr 2, 2024, 10:40 PM
Apr 2

So his anger will be measured. Admittedly, it will take a very loud public outrage, which is not something I've seen in Florida since the Lawton years.

Irish_Dem

(46,335 posts)
5. I am not sure if he was humbled.
Tue Apr 2, 2024, 10:51 PM
Apr 2

But yes perhaps he learned some lessons.
About how to be more clever with his skullduggery.

We shall see what he learned by his behavior in the coming months.

IronLionZion

(45,380 posts)
7. During an election year. Use it against the GOP
Wed Apr 3, 2024, 12:11 AM
Apr 3

States like Florida have worse public health outcomes because of their high rate of uninsured.

SergeStorms

(19,108 posts)
8. That's what happens in red states....
Wed Apr 3, 2024, 12:21 AM
Apr 3

especially ones whose governor tries to out-Trump Donald Trump.
Being mean and vindictive is in the GQP DNA.

B.See

(1,147 posts)
9. Exactly, and Desantis isn't alone when it comes to cruelty, especially when
Wed Apr 3, 2024, 02:01 AM
Apr 3

It comes to HURTING CHILDREN:

15 GOP-Led States Opt Out Of Federal Food Aid Aimed At Children - Huffpost

(Note: it's harder to link these articles when I post from certain devices. Copy and paste the whole title into a search engine. You'll find it.)

SergeStorms

(19,108 posts)
10. I agree.
Wed Apr 3, 2024, 08:48 AM
Apr 3

I do most of my posts on my phone. It does make it challenging to provide all the information you'd like to include while on the run. What are you going to do?

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