Gov. Rick Scott

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.

16 hours ago

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Drives $9.9 Billion Transportation Budget

Gov. Rick Scott’s drive to attract more people and businesses to Florida means the need for lots of cement and asphalt.

01/29/2015

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Attorney General: Scott Didn’t Know About Ouster Of Top Cop

Governor Rick Scott did not approve of the abrupt ousting of the head of the state’s main law enforcement agency, according to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

01/28/2015

Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Brandes said he won't support highway speeding cameras. (Source: https://www.flsenate.gov/)

GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana Plan

Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.

01/26/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Picks Construction Firm Official For Education Board

A construction firm official and attorney has been chosen for a spot on the State Board of Education by Gov. Rick Scott.

01/23/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Scott Pitches $65 Million In Help For College Students

Gov. Rick Scott continued Thursday to roll out his budget proposal for the coming year, pitching a nearly $65 million plan to reduce the cost of college by repealing the sales tax on textbooks and extending Bright Futures scholarships to cover summer courses.

01/22/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Ouster Of Florida’s Top Cop Could Spark Power Shift

The abrupt ousting of the head of Florida’s law enforcement agency may spark a major shakeup in how top officials are hired.

01/21/2015

(Source: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

New Prisons Chief Wants More Money, Oversight

Florida’s new prison chief is asking for more money and more oversight. All this two weeks after taking the helm of Florida Department of Corrections.

01/20/2015

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

Republicans Reject Scott’s Pick To Lead State Party

In an unexpected move, the Republican Party of Florida’s executive committee voted to unseat the current chairwoman who had Florida Governor Rick Scott’s support and put another in the top spot.

01/17/2015

(Source: AP)

Florida Executes Ringleader Of 1993 Panhandle Rape, Murder

The ringleader of a 1993 home-invasion robbery that ended with the murder of a Pensacola banker and the rape of the banker’s wife, was executed by the state on Thursday.

01/15/2015

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