Koch-Funded Anti-Medicaid Group Boasts About Their Influence Over Rick Scott

From National Journal’s Scott Bland, 05/07/2015:

Tallahassee is packed with powerful lobbyists and legislators who might disagree, but AFP still argues its efforts are bearing fruit. The push for Medicaid expansion has gotten less likely as time has gone on, with Republican Gov. Rick Scott issuing veto threats and some initial business support fading. In the meantime, AFP says it has knocked on over 40,000 doors during the legislative session to oppose the expansion and other issues. When the Florida legislature was considering a bill to provide tax incentives to filmmakers, the group incited 42,000 activist emails worth of outrage to legislators, and the bill died during the regular legislative session.

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