Broward County officials are pushing back against the state’s decision to ban Affordable Care Act counselors from conducting outreach at county health departments, arguing the county owns the buildings used by the department.
The heavily Democratic county commission passed a resolution with an 8-1 vote Tuesday that will allows counselors with educational information on so-called “Obamacare” to conduct outreach at all county facilities, including seven buildings leased by the state health department. Pinellas County officials recently made a similar argument.
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Post staff writer Stacey Singer contributed to this story.