Category: Opinion

Chuck Schumer: A Better Deal for American Workers

Americans are clamoring for bold changes to our politics and our economy. They feel, rightfully, that both systems are rigged against them, and they made that clear in last year’s election. American families deserve a better deal so that this country works for everyone again, not just the elites and special interests. Today, Democrats will start presenting that better deal to the American people.

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Senate’s revised health care bill still bad for Florida

If it were possible to make the original Senate bill worse, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell succeeded. He included Sen. Ted Cruz’s proposal to allow insurers to offer bare-bones health coverage that would provide far fewer benefits, cap annual payments or deny coverage to patients with a history of pre-existing conditions. 

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Proposed EPA cuts jeopardize beachgoers and Everglades restoration

The Trump administration wants to kill the federal programs that afford Florida residents and visitors the comfort of knowing whether it’s safe to go into the water. We’ve lost enough tourism here because of the discharges and algae blooms. Could you imagine the consequences if local kids and kids staying in nearby hotels suddenly fell ill from fecal bacteria infections because our surf camp instructors had no warning?

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