Bill Nelson

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Talks Turn To Minimizing Ebola Threat To South Florida

How best to handle the threat Ebola poses to South Florida has been the topic of conversation among politicians, health officials and emergency personnel over the last several days.

10/09/2014

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EPA Chief In Town To Talk Climate Change, Pollution

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency was in South Florida Thursday to talk about climate change.

10/09/2014

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Meetings Detail New Ebola Protocols Coming To MIA

The U.S. government is taking preemptive measures to stop Ebola at the doorstep. The plan is to have five U.S. airports take the temperature of passengers entering from West Africa.

10/08/2014

Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Bill Nelson Headed To Ukraine

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson will hold a series of meetings on defense issues this week in conflict-battered Ukraine.

08/11/2014

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Florida Politicians Applaud Travel Sanctions On Venezuelan Officials

An announcement by the U.S. Secretary of State concerning new sanctions on two dozen high-ranking Venezuelan officials linked to human rights abuses was met with party line reaction by some of Florida’s top politicians.

07/30/2014

Birth Tourism Shortcut To Citizenship

CBS4 Investigates: Is Medicaid Fraud Part Of A Shortcut To Citizenship?

Florida’s senior senator is calling for a federal investigation, after our story on the birth tourism businesses that are springing up between Miami and Moscow. The agencies cater to wealthy and middle class women from former Soviet Bloc countries who want to give birth to an instant American citizen. But it’s the potential for Medicaid fraud that CBS4 investigates has uncovered, that is prompting the most outrage, reports CBS4 Anchor Rick Folbaum.

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Florida Woman Pleads Guilty To Fake-Anthrax Letters

A 47-year-old Florida woman has pleaded guilty to mailing faux-anthrax letters to the offices of U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson.

05/20/2014

Nicholas Cutter (Source: CBS4)

A Mother’s Guilt And A Veteran’s Unexpected Death

Early one morning last year, Mary Zielinski received a call from the VA hospital in Miami telling her that her son was dead.

04/25/2014

Florida's two senators, Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio, discuss the issues in Venezuela at a restaurant in Doral on Thursday, April 17, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Senators Rubio, Nelson Come Together On Venezuela

Florida’s two senators, Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio, sat side by side Thursday morning at a Venezuelan restaurant in Doral to condemn what they describe as the country’s repressive regime.

04/17/2014

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Gov. Scott Wants State Inspections Of Federal Hospitals

Governor Rick Scott has asked the secretary of the state’s main health agency to order inspections for federal hospitals that serve veterans.

04/01/2014

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