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When it comes to what Florida spends on its students the state doesn’t make the grade, according to data compiled by the U.S. Census.
In an effort to avoid the long lines and days of counting delays experienced during the 2012 presidential election, Gov. Rick Scott has signed a bill which will allow elections supervisors to expand early voting days and sites.
As Governor Rick Scott signed the state’s $74.1 billion spending plan on Monday, he also used his veto power on a total of $368 million in spending projects.
In a return to primitive election tabulation, North Miami candidates painstakingly hand counted almost 7,000 ballots Monday.
As Governor Rick Scott considers a bill which would speed up death penalty executions by creating tighter timeframes for appeals and post-conviction motions, he’s signing death warrants at a pace rarely seen in Florida since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.
With the stroke of a pen, Governor Rick Scott signed the 2013-2014 $74.5 billion budget into law on Monday.
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- Allen West Joining Fox News CBS Miami–2013/05/17