Medical Marijuana Question Goes To Florida Voters This November

Jan 31, 2014

How might the medical marijuana ballot question affect voter turnout this fall?
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On The Florida Roundup: The Florida State Supreme Court allows a proposal to legalize medical marijuana to appear on the November ballot. We’ll see how that could affect the governor’s race.

Governor Rick Scott has a $72.4 billion dollar spending plan for the state: the biggest cut was to the state agency that runs the Medicaid program because the state won’t be receiving federal money under the Affordable Care Act. What will that mean for the approximately 3 million Medicaid recipients in Florida?

And President Obama reaffirmed his support for immigration reform - but without many specifics.

Join host Tom Hudson as he speaks with journalists Glenn Garvin of the Miami Herald, Margie Menzel of the News Service of Florida, and Sammy Mack, Wilson Sayre and Alicia Zuckerman of WLRN-Miami Herald News. And tell us what you think by sharing your thoughts below.