Florida Governor

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

Gov. Scott Steps Into Health-Care Funding Battle

Florida Governor Rick Scott proposed an idea in the legislative battle over health-care funding. An idea that was quickly dismissed by the Senate.

04/21/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: No Plans To Investigate Complaint Over Ouster

A Tallahassee prosecutor said he will not investigate whether Florida Governor Rick Scott along with cabinet members violated the state’s law on open meetings.

01/30/2015

Florida Gov. Rick Scott stops by a Republican call center to rally campaign workers November 4, 2014 in Fort Myers, Florida.   Rick Scott is running in a tight race against opponent and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist the Democratic challenger. (Photo by Erik Kellar/Getty Images)

Governor Scott Insists He Has Met Jobs Promise

Governor Rick Scott touted Friday that he has achieved a promise from his 2010 campaign as Florida has added more than 700,000 jobs since he took office.

12/19/2014

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.  (Source: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush To Step Down From Banking Advisory Position

Jeb Bush recently announced he is actively exploring the idea of running for president. Now, the former Florida governor is stepping down from an advisory role with British banking giant Barclays. Is this a sign he prepping up for a presidential bid?

12/18/2014

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.  (Source: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Eyeing 2016, Jeb Bush Talks Foreign Policy

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush reaffirmed his support for the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba. All this while there is still no word on whether he’ll run for president in 2016.

12/02/2014

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) and Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott participate in a televised debate at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Claims On Climate Change

While jobs and education have been key factors in Florida’s too-close-to-call race for Governor, so has climate change.

11/03/2014

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) and Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott participate in a televised debate at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Claims On Medicaid Expansion

Charlie Crist has berated Gov. Rick Scott for not accepting federal dollars to expand Medicaid; the state and federally funded program that provides medical care to the poor.

10/31/2014

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) and Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott participate in a televised debate at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Claims On High Speed Rail Line

Plans for a high speed rail line from Tampa to Orlando were stopped in their tracks in 2011 when Governor Rick Scott turned down $2.4 billion in federal funds.

10/30/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Poll Shows Extremely Tight Race Between Crist & Scott

Pointing to support from independent voters, a poll released Thursday gives Democrat Charlie Crist a slight edge over Republican Gov. Rick Scott as they head into the frantic final days of this year’s campaign.

10/30/2014

Charlie Crist (Right) & Gov. Rick Scott (Left) (Source: CBS4)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Gubernatorial Candidates Claims On Minimum Wage

Election Day less than a week away, so CBS4 News has teamed up with PolitiFact Florida to fact-check the statements made by both major gubernatorial candidates.

10/29/2014

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