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'Tea Party Binge' Hurt FL, Article Says

An article in Mother Jones magazinedescribes how uninsured people in Orlando line up each evening in hopes of seeing a doctor at a free clinic. This opening scene serves as the example with which the magazine, which leans to the left, makes a case that Florida has been left reeling by its "Tea Party Experiment."

It mentions a long list of health and human service programs that took a hit from Gov. Rick Scott and the previous Legislature so that they could cut corporate taxes. It says the state has lived to regret its experiment.

Originally founded in December 2006 as an independent grassroots publication dedicated to coverage of health issues in Florida, Health News Florida was acquired by WUSF Public Media in September 2012.