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Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant where he fieldeds questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Tries To Build Support For Tax Cuts

As the House and Senate move forward with their budget plans this week, Gov. Rick Scott is trying to ramp up support for his proposed tax cuts.

03/23/2015

A Satanic holiday display approved to be shown in the Florida Capitol. (Courtesy: Satanic Temple)

Satanic Display At Florida Capitol Damaged

The Satanic Temple’s holiday display, a day after its debut in Tallahassee, has been damaged.

12/23/2014

Bubba Watson of the United States hits his tee shot on the seventh hole during the final round of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 13, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. (Source: David Cannon/Getty Images)

Fla. Senate To Honor Golf Champ Bubba Watson

The Florida Senate is planning to honor Masters champion and hometown hero Bubba Watson.

04/25/2014

(Source: Florida Department of State)

Part Of Fla. History To Step Back Into Spotlight

A historic house, near the Florida Governor’s Mansion, will soon open it’s doors to the public.

04/20/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Pension Bills Now Coming Together

Changes to retirement plans covering hundreds of thousands of public employees started coming together Thursday on both sides of the Capitol, raising the prospects of success on long-stymied issues.

04/10/2014

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House And Senate Pass Budgets, Get Ready For Talks

The House and Senate approved plans Thursday to spend about $75 billion in the budget year that begins July 1, setting up negotiations between the two sides over how much to devote to priorities ranging from education to child welfare to the environment.

04/03/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Weekly Roundup: Few Surprises In Session’s First Week

This is the way the legislative session begins: Not with a bang but with a whimper.

03/07/2014

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Taxes, Speed Limits & Beer Growlers Top Legislature’s Topics

Tax cuts, stiffer sex offender laws, expanding school vouchers and, as always, the state budget will be among the issues Florida legislators will consider over their annual 60-day session.

02/22/2014

Florida Capitol

Christians, Atheists Want To Keep Capitol A Free Speech Zone

Christians and atheists may have found a little common patch of ground, the rotunda of the Florida Capitol as a space to express themselves.

01/06/2014

The first wave of Dream Defenders around the Capitol Rotunda. (Source: dreamdefenders.org)

Gov. Scott Plans “Day Of Unity” As Student Protest Continues

The students occupying Gov. Rick Scott’s office waiting area were back to their routine Friday, telling personal stories of experiencing racism, despite Scott refusing their demands Thursday night for a special session about the “stand your ground law.”

CBS Miami–07/19/2013

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