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Gov. Scott: State Will Sue Georgia Over Water

Unable to negotiate a settlement on how to allocate water between Florida, Georgia and Alabama, Governor Rick Scott announced Tuesday that the sunshine state is going to sue the state of Georgia.

08/13/2013

Senator Bill Nelson (Source: CBS4)

Sen. Nelson Returns From Trip To Haiti

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson will brief Haitian-American leaders in Miami on Wednesday when he returns from a four day visit to their homeland.

08/07/2013

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State Approves Exhumation Of Unmarked Graves At Shuttered Reform School

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet voted Tuesday to allow university researchers to exhume human remains from unmarked graves at a defunct Florida Panhandle reform school.

CBS Miami–08/06/2013

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Gov. Scott Approval Rating Up

There’s good news and bad news for Gov. Rick Scott in the latest round of poll numbers from Quinnipiac University. The good news is approval rating is up.

CBS4–06/18/2013

Senator Bill Nelson (Source: CBS4)

Facing S. Florida: Florida Dems Talk About Future

Florida Democrats gathered in Hollywood Saturday evening for their annual Jefferson Jackson dinner.

CBS4–06/16/2013

Florida Democrats gathered in Hollywood Saturday evening for their annual Jefferson Jackson dinner. (Source: CBS4)

Dems Criticize Gov. Scott During Annual Dinner

Florida Democrats gathered in Hollywood Saturday evening for their annual Jefferson Jackson dinner. During the fundraiser, Sen. Bill Nelson, congresswoman and Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and state party Chairwoman Allison Tant criticized Gov. Rick Scott for his changing positions on Medicaid expansion, cutting education spending his first year in office and cutting early voting days two years ago before restoring them this year.

06/16/2013

U. S. Senator Bill Nelson

Fla. Senator: Supercomputers Need Boost For Better Weather Forecasts

With hurricane season 2013 set to officially begin on June 1st, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says it’s imperative for the United States to upgrade two supercomputers that forecast major weather events.

CBS Miami–05/31/2013

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Democrats Consider Who To Run Against Gov. Scott

Florida’s Democratic Party is considering who will be their best candidate to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott next year.

05/12/2013

U. S. Senator Bill Nelson

Sen. Bill Nelson Remains Against Same-Sex Marriage

There has been a growing chorus of U.S. senators who have recently come out in support of marriage equality, Florida’s senior senator is not one of them.

CBS Miami–03/27/2013

People walk past a poster portraying Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez near the Military Hospital in Caracas on March 5, 2013. Venezuela plunged deeper into an uncertain future on Tuesday as cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez took a turn for the worse, hit by a severe infection and breathing problems. The poster reads, "Chavez lives and smiles". AFP PHOTO / Leo RAMIREZ        (LEO RAMIREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama, Local Politicians React To Chavez’s Death

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon after more than a decade in office and a lengthy fight with cancer. The death of Chavez, who has been virulently anti-American, was greeted with hope for the future from local politicians.

CBS Miami–03/05/2013

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