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Charlie Crist & Nan Rich  (Source: CBS4)

Crist, Rich Campaign Ahead Of Tuesday’s Primary

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist is back in South Florida campaigning days before the primary elections.

08/24/2014

Florida Money

Workers Comp Rates Could Be Trimmed

Florida employers could see the first overall reduction in workers-compensation insurance rates in four years.

08/22/2014

Florida Money

State Parties Rake In Millions Ahead Of Elections

The Republican Party of Florida raised about $14.9 million in little less than five months, while the Florida Democratic Party collected $13.1 million, according to newly filed finance reports.

08/22/2014

Gavel (Source: AP)

Florida Judge Approves New Map, Allows Elections To Go Forward

A Leon County judge upheld a second draft of the state’s congressional districts in a decision issued Friday, but shelved the new map until after the November elections.

08/22/2014

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Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Sues Governor To Get Old Job

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi said he is taking legal action against Florida Governor Rick Scott to try to get his job back.

08/21/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Wants Body Cameras On Every Police Officer

Amid criticism over possible police misconduct in Ferguson, Mo., Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said he wants a camera on every police officer.

08/21/2014

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Lewis Says He Will Rule On Districts ‘As Quickly As I Can’

Lawmakers did everything they were required to do in response to a Leon County judge’s decision last month to strike down two congressional districts, attorneys for the Legislature told the judge Wednesday in the latest round in a long-running legal fight about the state’s political lines.

08/20/2014

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

Bush & Scott Visit South Florida Business

Florida Governor Rick Scott and Former Governor Jeb Bush visited a South Florida business Friday in an effort bring more awareness to the workforce.

08/15/2014

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi arrives at federal court in Miami on Oct. 25, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Reinstatement An Issue After Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Acquittal

A jury found suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi not guilty on all counts against him on Thursday.

08/14/2014

Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Set For Talks With Police Union Amid Possible Layoffs

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez is set to meet with leaders of the county’s police union amid possible layoffs of about 400 employees.

08/13/2014

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