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Health care in Florida; Sen. Rick Scott; State’s legislative session

On this edition of "This Week in Jacksonville," State Rep. Angie Nixon and Dr. Nancy Staats discuss Medicaid expansion for Florida's healthcare system. Sen. Rick Scott on his thoughts regarding Medicaid expansion in Florida and his call for states to send back unused federal relief funds. State Sen. Travis Hutson on his energy bills and how he feels about changes to the Bright Futures scholarship program.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On this edition of “This Week in Jacksonville,” state Rep. Angie Nixon and Dr. Nancy Staats, both of whom have called for Florida to expand Medicaid, talk about how it could help people in need of health care and the money that would be involved in making it happen.

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, of Florida, calls for states to send back federal relief money if they aren’t spending it on COVID-19 expenses.

And state Sen. Travis Hutson talks about his energy bills and how he feels about proposed changes to the Bright Futures scholarship program.


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Kent Justice co-anchors News4Jax's 5 p.m., 10 and 11 p.m. newscasts weeknights and reports on government and politics. He also hosts "This Week in Jacksonville," Channel 4's hot topics and politics public affairs show each Sunday morning at 9 a.m.