NARAL begins campaign to take down anti-abortion billboards targeting African-Americans

They started popping up in Jacksonville, Fla., and Houston, Texas. But when a billboard appeared in Austin, Texas, featuring a smiling African-American child and the words “The most dangerous place for some children is in the womb,” the Texas branch of pro-abortion-rights group NARAL, decided to act in countering Heroic Media and its anti-abortion message.

LaHood editorial poses questions for Scott

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood continues to taunt Rick Scott and other state governors who rejected federal high speed rail money recently, writing in The Hill that his phone has been ringing off the hook with calls from states expecting to reap economic benefits.

More problems with Broward Medicaid Reform Pilot

On Monday, state Sen. Joe Negron, R-Palm City, filed a Medicaid reform bill that would shift the bulk of Florida Medicaid patients into HMOs and other managed-care plans. Meanwhile, providers, advocates and patients continue to denounce Broward County's Medicaid Reform Pilot program, which moved Broward Medicaid recipients into a managed-care model in 2006, as a failure.