Florida advocates launch effort to put Medicaid expansion on 2026 ballot

A Florida advocacy group is launching an effort to put Medicaid expansion on the ballot in 2026, over the overwhelming opposition of the state’s GOP-majority Legislature.

Florida is one of only 10 states that has not expanded Medicaid under ObamaCare, and proponents argue the measure would allow more than 1 million residents to gain coverage.

“With more than 1.4 million Floridians missing out on essential care this expansion would provide, the need to bring this poli...