The state healthcare workers’ union has a new strategy in its fight to expand Medicaid coverage: reaching out to voters “who’ve been screwed out of healthcare coverage by their representative’s refusal to act.”
SEIU Florida will be knocking on doors this weekend in four state House districts.
The targeted lawmakers include Republican Reps. Manny Diaz Jr. of Hialeah; Erik Fresen of Miami, Kathleen Peters of St. Petersburg and Bill Hager of Delray Beach. See a heat map by district of who's uninsured.
Each lawmakers represents more than 4,600 residents who are missing out on coverage, according to an analysis by the union. Read more.