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Disputing reports that state agencies are prohibited from using the words “climate change,” top environmental official Jonathan Steverson repeatedly uttered the phrase during a confirmation hearing Wednesday.
Florida Goveror Rick Scott’s new jobs chief was confirmed in the Senate Wednesday, just a day after a committee tabled the confirmation of a top state health official.
An official from the agency that oversees the state’s unemployment-claims website disputed aspects of a highly critical audit that outlined lax oversight of the site and potential security risks for users.
Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – A bill that would expand job opportunities in state government for Floridians with disabilities sailed through its first legislative committee Tuesday, buoyed by the support of Senate President Andy Gardiner. […]
The state is now in the driver’s seat to review Daytona International Speedway’s application for a $90 million boost to renovate their racetrack.
Daytona International Speedway and the Miami Dolphins, both unsuccessful in getting money out of Florida lawmakers in recent years, were the first to sign up for the state’s new stadium-funding process.
Long before the flare-up over Charlie Crist’s fan earlier this month, Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign had been dogged by an earlier debate moment — one from four years ago, when he was asked to elaborate on his promise to create 700,000 jobs in seven years.
The Senate accepted a House proposal Thursday that would require Major League Baseball to change how Cuban players are treated if baseball wants to share in state money for stadium work.
The House on Friday approved a process to help determine whether to use tax dollars for professional sports stadium projects but would exclude Major League Baseball from potential funding unless changes are made in how Cuban players are treated.
A 250-mile bicycle trail across Central Florida, a pet project of the next Senate president, is on the verge of getting $15.5 million in next year’s state budget.