Like most laws, the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as the health care law, is complex. After all, it's a 900+ page document!
The 2013 Florida Legislature failed to expand health care access for low income Floridians, including those age 50 and older. Lawmakers also failed for a second year in a row to reform the assisted-living industry despite some scandals uncovered by the news media.
More than nine out of 10 Florida voters age 50-plus support a ban on texting while driving, a recent AARP survey shows, yet some state legislators see such a ban as government intrusion.
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