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WEST PALM BEACH, FL - APRIL 14:  Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, greets people as he visits the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches held in the Cohen Pavilion at the Kravis Center on April 14, 2014 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The former governor is showing a slight edge in the polls over Rick Scott as the campaign starts to heat up for the 2014 Florida gubernatorial election that will take place on November 4, 2014.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crist Not Backing Down From Health Care Law Support

Florida’s former governor Charlie Crist, despite persistent criticism, isn’t backing away from his support of the nation’s new health insurance system.

04/22/2014

Source: CBS4

Faster Highway En Route To Senate Floor

A measure that could raise the speed limits by 5 mph on Florida roads zipped through its final Senate stop on Thursday, despite bumping up against Appropriations Committee Chairman Joe Negron.

03/27/2014

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Emergency Guns Measure Headed To House Floor

A House committee on Thursday expanded a National Rifle Association-backed measure that would allow people to carry concealed weapons during emergencies even if they don’t have a license to carry.

03/27/2014

Florida Money

Dems Accuse Scott Of Breaking Campaign Finance Laws

The near constant war between Democrats and Republicans continues in Florida with the Florida Democratic Party accusing Governor Rick Scott’s campaign of breaking campaign finance laws by shifting millions of dollars between groups.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

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Republican Jolly Wins Florida Congressional Race

Voters in Florida’s 13th Congressional District began going to the polls early Tuesday morning to cast their ballot on who should replace the late Representative Bill Young.

CBS Miami–03/11/2014

(Source: AP)

Senate Backs Tax Holiday Smaller Than Scott Wants

Senators started moving forward Monday with a sales-tax holiday for back-to-school shoppers, but the proposal is a week shorter than requested by Gov. Rick Scott.

03/10/2014

Alex Sink (Source: CBS4)

Political Parties Battle 24 Hours Before Special Election

The race to replace the late Representative Bill Young between Democrat Alex Sink and Republican David Jolly will come to a crescendo Tuesday in a special election. Both sides see a potential victory as validation for their respective world view heading into 2014′s mid-term elections.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

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Nurse Practitioners Could Soon Prescribe Controlled Substances

The next time you need a medication, a doctor may not be the one prescribing it.

03/06/2014

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Lobbyist Puts Professional, Personal Experience To Work For Medical Marijuana

Lobbyist Ron Watson has worked for doctors and dentists for the past two decades. But starting Monday, he went on a mission.

03/03/2014

Florida Money

Lawmakers Have Money To Spend Or Give Back

Some recovery in Florida’s economy has helped give lawmakers a chance to focus on new items rather than the budget.

02/27/2014

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