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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

Florida License Plates

Scott, Florida Cabinet Consider New License Plates

There could be a change on the way for Florida license plates that could make it easier for the state to fine toll and red light runners.

CBS4–10/23/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Accidentally Give Out Phone Sex Line, Not Meningitis Hotline

During a update about the nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak to the Florida Cabinet Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott inadvertently gave out a number that will do nothing to help people looking for information about the condition: an adult phone line number.

CBS4–10/09/2012

Attorney General Pam Bondi, FDLE Commissioner Gerald Bailey and Dennis Bustle of the Capitol Police joined Governor Rick Scott as he signed historic legislation to crack down on Florida's pill mill epidemic. (Governor's Press Office)

Gov. Scott & Cabinet Okay 2012 Hurricane Shelter Plan

Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet have signed off on this year’s Statewide Emergency Shelter Plan (SESP).

CBS4–05/08/2012

(Photo Source: www.pmrn.fcrr.org)

Fl. Legislator: Bring Back Elected Education Secretary

Florida’s education secretary would again be elected by popular vote and not appointed by the governor, under a proposed constitutional amendment.

CBS4–08/30/2011

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