Florida Cabinet

An aerial view of the proposed American Dream Miami entertainment and retail complex, a massive attraction planned for Northwest Miami-Dade. Backed by the company behind the Mall of the America in Minnesota, it’s described as the largest mall in the United States. (Source: Triple Five)

Over Objections, Cabinet Approves Land Sale For Mega-Mall

Florida is selling 82 acres meant to be used as the spot for the nation’s largest shopping mall and entertainment complex near Hialeah.

04/14/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields 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)

Cabinet Eyes Land Deals In Dade, North Florida

Florida Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet are set to consider selling 82 acres of land in Miami-Dade County.

04/07/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Media, Open-Government Groups Seek Answers On Bailey Ouster

Governor Rick Scott is getting pressure from media organizations and open-government advocates who filed a lawsuit over the ouster of Florida’s top cop.

02/04/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

FDLE Commissioner Bailey Abruptly Steps Down

After 8 years, Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey is stepping down.

12/16/2014

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Florida Selling Off Shuttered Mental Hospital

Florida has sold a closed hospital along with nearly 500 acres to a company which plans to replace it with a driver training center and a hotel.

12/09/2014

Florida Money

Cabinet Considers Land Sales To Help Fund Florida Forever

State is getting closer to its Florida Forever fundraising goal for the upcoming budget year, though environmentalists say the amount is not enough.

06/12/2014

Facing South Florida: FPL Power Line Controversy

The FPL power line issue took center stage in South Florida and Tallahassee this past week. Jim sits down with the leading opponent to talk about the impact these ten-story high poles will have on the various communities they’ll run through. FPL declined an offer to come on the program.

CBS4–05/19/2014

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

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Pledges $130M To Everglades Restoration

Florida Gov. Rick Scott pledged $130 million on Wednesday intended for Florida’s Everglades and South Florida waterways projects for the upcoming year.

01/22/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Cabinet Members Worth Millions

There’s an old saying that it’s good to be the king. It turns out it’s also good to be a member of the Florida Cabinet, at least fiscally speaking.

CBS Miami–07/09/2013

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