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DAVIE, FL - MARCH 28:  Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media as he attends the ribbon cutting for the opening of a I-595 Express Project on March 28, 2014 in Davie, Florida. The Governor finds himself dogged by questions about recent resignations by one of his top fundraisers, Mike Fernandez, as well as Gonzalo Sanabria, a longtime Miami-Dade Expressway Authority board member, who is reported to have resigned Thursday from his post to protest the disparaging and disrespectful treatment of Mike Fernandez, the former co-finance chairman of Gov. Rick Scotts campaign."  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Governor Rick Scott Signs Nearly 100 Bills

Gov. Rick Scott signed 95 bills into law Friday, including measures to further restrict abortions in Florida, keep electronic cigarettes out of the hands of minors and regulate the commercial parasailing industry.

06/13/2014

Florida Money

Cabinet Considers Land Sales To Help Fund Florida Forever

State is getting closer to its Florida Forever fundraising goal for the upcoming budget year, though environmentalists say the amount is not enough.

06/12/2014

DAVIE, FL - MARCH 28:  Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media as he attends the ribbon cutting for the opening of a I-595 Express Project on March 28, 2014 in Davie, Florida. The Governor finds himself dogged by questions about recent resignations by one of his top fundraisers, Mike Fernandez, as well as Gonzalo Sanabria, a longtime Miami-Dade Expressway Authority board member, who is reported to have resigned Thursday from his post to protest the disparaging and disrespectful treatment of Mike Fernandez, the former co-finance chairman of Gov. Rick Scotts campaign."  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Immigrant Tuition, Abortion Bills Sent To Scott

After drawing heavy debate during the spring legislative session, a measure is now on Gov. Rick Scott’s desk that would allow undocumented-immigrant students to pay in-state tuition rates at Florida colleges and universities.

06/05/2014

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Scott Signs Election-Year Tax Cut Package

Gov. Rick Scott signed a wide-ranging tax cut package Monday that fulfills an election-year pledge and could boost sales for businesses through a series of tax-free periods during the typically slower summer months.

05/12/2014

Turkey Point  (Source: EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Cabinet Could Back Plans For FPL’s Turkey Point Nuke Project

Miami-Dade’s Turkey Point may be getting two nuclear reactors in the future.

05/06/2014

Nearly everyone's heard of the Grapefruit Diet. Many believe eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice may block enzymes involved in fat and carbohydrate storage, and speed up the way our bodies burn fat, resulting in weight loss.  (AP)

Florida Grapefruit On Outback Menu In South Korea

“Fresh From Florida”-labeled red grapefruit will be on the spring and summer menu at South Korean locations of Tampa-based, Australian-themed Outback Steakhouse.

04/15/2014

Florida Capitol

Dems Seek Energy-Efficient Sales Tax Holiday

Two Democratic lawmakers have filed measures to create a month-long sales tax holiday for purchases of energy-efficient appliances.

01/31/2014

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Republicans Raising Millions Of Dollars More Than Democrats

Florida Republicans have raised a lot more money toward the next election than Democrats so far according to new numbers released Thursday.

10/10/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Charlie Crist Seen As Real Threat If He Challenges Rick Scott

While he hasn’t declared that he’s in the running, Florida’s Republican see Charlie Crist as a threat to Gov. Rick Scott in next year’s election.

10/06/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Cabinet Members Worth Millions

There’s an old saying that it’s good to be the king. It turns out it’s also good to be a member of the Florida Cabinet, at least fiscally speaking.

CBS Miami–07/09/2013

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