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Bob Martinez

(AP)

Scott, Bush Push Senate To Pass Immigrant Tuition Bill

Gov. Rick Scott and former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez on Friday pushed the state Senate to advance a measure that would allow some undocumented immigrant students to pay in-state tuition rates.

CBS Miami–22 hours ago

Former Florida Governor Reuben Askew died Thursday, March 12, 2014, at the age of 85.  (Source: State of Florida)

‘Reubin The Good’ Memorialized

Family and friends remembered former Florida Gov. Reubin O’Donovan Askew as a loving, courageous, deeply devout public servant whose FBI code name “Integrity” captured the essence of the man memorialized at a packed church Wednesday.

03/19/2014

L-R: Lexi McBride Crawford, daughter of Bill McBride, Alex Sink, former gubernatorial candidate and widow of Bill McBride, and Bert McBride, son of Bill McBride, file past a photo of McBride at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church in Tampa during his memorial service on December 28, 2012. McBride passed away at the age of 67 on December 22, 2012 while vacationing with his family in North Carolina. [Edmund D. Fountain, Times]

Hundreds Converge On Tampa To Remember Politics, Law Powerhouse

Hundreds of people gathered in Tampa on Friday to remember Bill McBride’s bravery in battle and compassion toward others.

CBS4–12/29/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Anti-Casino Group Study: Mega Casinos Will Cause Crime Spike

If craps tables and roulette wheels come to South Florida crime will spin out of control. That was the claims of casino opponents who released a scientific study Wednesday, showing that casinos will boost burglary, car theft, robbery, rape, prostitution and political payoffs.

CBS4–02/01/2012

(Source: AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Cmte. Meeting To Decide Fla. Primary Date

The date of Florida’s 2012 presidential primary is still up in the air, but a special committee met Friday for the first time to try and select the best day.

CBS4–09/23/2011