Bill Nelson

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

S. Florida Delegation Preps For Syria Congressional Debate

As Congress prepares to debate whether or not to allow military action against the Syrian regime of Basha al-Assad, representatives from South Florida have already started to stake out their positions on the issue.

CBS Miami–09/02/2013

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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

(Photo Credit: Office Of Governor)

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

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