Ariz ., Fla. Governors face intra-party opposition to Medicaid expansion News outlets reviews that, in Florida, Gov. Rick Scott's support for the growth was rebuffed by a Senate panel that voted against the growth program and instead is advancing a concept that could use federal cash for private insurance. Meanwhile, in Arizona, Gov. Jan Brewer rolled out draft legislation to progress the Medicaid expansion, despite the fact that she was a vocal opponent of medical law. Bloomberg: Republican Governors Encounter Party Opposition Over Medicaid Republican governors pushing to broaden Medicaid for the poor under President Barack Obama's health-care regulation are facing opposition from their own personal party.