Florida Politics

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Florida Legislature To Vote On Budget, End Special Session

Florida legislators are set to vote on a new state budget on Friday, finally ending their special session.

06/19/2015

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Budget Includes $44m For Teacher ‘Scholarships’

Legislative leaders finalized a budget this week that includes $44 million used to award “scholarships” of as much as $10,000 to teachers based on their ACT or SAT scores.

06/17/2015

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush waves as he walks on stage to announce his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at Miami-Dade College - Kendall Campus on June 15 , 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bush: ‘I Don’t Think We Should Politicize Our Faith’

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush warned against blending religion and politics, indicating he would not use it to win the Republican nomination in his bid for the White House.

06/17/2015

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush waves as he walks on stage to announce his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at Miami-Dade College - Kendall Campus on June 15 , 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Launches White House Bid

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is making a run for the White House.

06/15/2015

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Locals React To Bush’s Bid For White House

Cheering on Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, and buying t-shirts, a group of Chinese tourists were excited to be in Miami for his big announcement.

06/15/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Wasserman Schultz Says Jeb Bush Has Extremist Views On Women

Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has some things to say about Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush ahead of his big announcement.

06/15/2015

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Florida Senate Oks More Than $400M In Tax Cuts

Florida residents may get a little more money in their pockets after the Florida Senate approved more than $400 million in tax cuts.

06/15/2015

Jeb Bush (Axel Schmidt/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Releases New Video Ahead Of “Big Announcement”

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush unveiled a web video and a new logo that reads “Jeb 2016” on Sunday – a day before his big announcement at Miami Dade College.

06/14/2015

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Murphy Works Democratic Party Event To Build Senate Campaign

In his bid to replace Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, Congressman Patrick Murphy promised not to repeat a mistake made by the Florida Democratic Party last year.

06/13/2015

(Source: AP)

Florida House Votes To Keep Low Health Insurance Premiums

A bill passed by the Florida House means thousands of state workers will continue to pay low health insurance premiums.

06/12/2015

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