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Florida Legislators Agree On State Spending

Florida legislators reached a deal Monday on a state budget which will boost spending on schools, child welfare and the cleanup of damaged water bodies across the state.

04/28/2014

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Miami To Bid On 2016 Democratic National Convention

The Magic City is in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Miami was one of 15 cities that received a ‘Request for Proposal’ from the Democratic National Committee Monday night.

04/23/2014

An awkward political moment between state Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera and former governor Charlie Crist was caught on camera. (Source: Palm Beach Post)

Awkward Moment Between Lt. Governor, Charlie Crist

An awkward political moment between state Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera and former governor Charlie Crist was caught on camera.

04/15/2014

WOODBURY, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016. (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Immigration Comments Highlight Republican Party Challenges

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a reminder of how difficult immigration issues remain for his possible presidential ambitions and the Republican Party.

04/10/2014

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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

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House Democrats Pick At Budget

The House is poised to approve a $75.3 billion budget proposal after several hours of at-times testy but mostly tame debate Wednesday about the spending plan for the year that begins July 1.

04/02/2014

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M-D Transit Board Member Resigns Amidst Scott’s Hispanic Problems

Another high-profile Hispanic official has tendered his resignation to Governor Rick Scott as the political fallout from the resignation of Mike Fernandez continues to plague the campaign.

CBS Miami–03/28/2014

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FL House Passes In-State Tuition Bill

A lot of work was done in Tallahassee Thursday. Among the bills passed in the House was the one that would let qualified Florida students pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally.

03/20/2014

Source: CBS4

Car Registration Fees Going Back Down

The cost to register your car will be going down next year.

03/20/2014

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