Gov. Rick Scott
Gov. Rick Scott will get the $480 million he wanted for education pay raises. But barring a last-minute change of heart by legislative negotiators, he will not get an across-the-board, $2,500 increase for classroom teachers.
The Florida House passed and sent to the governor on Wednesday a bill requiring that animal shelters and animal control agencies keep more records on euthanasia and make them available to the public.
One of the longest-serving inmates on Florida’s death row is scheduled to be executed Wednesday, 32 years after he kidnapped and murdered a 10-year-old girl who was riding her bike to school after a dentist appointment.
There’s good news for Florida students who now rank fourth nationally in advanced placement test scores, an increase from sixth the prior year.
Florida’s new education commissioner wants a backup plan in case the anticipated replacement for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or FCAT, fails to materialize or is delayed.
All the problems at the polls in Florida during the November election has Secretary of State Ken Detzner calling for some major improvements.
Gov. Rick Scott showed Floridians how much he earns a year -a whopping $0.12. That’s right, Floridians will finally get a chance on their own to find out how much people are getting paid to work for the Florida Legislature.
Florida’s jobless rate fell in November to 8.1 percent, its lowest rate since late 2008.
Gov. Rick Scott was up bright and early Friday and visited the set of CBS4 News This morning.
Gov. Rick Scott is going on a trip to promote Florida and bring business to the state. Gov. Scott leaves Sunday on a five-day trip to Colombia to promote Florida and its products to one of its biggest trading partners.