Governor Rick Scott

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.

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Alan Gross (Source: CBS)

Politicos React To Release Of Alan Gross, Change In Cuba Policy

The release of American contractor Alan Gross from a Cuban prison is representative of a marked change in U.S./Cuba relations.

12/17/2014

Secretary of State Ken Detzner wants to upgrade voting equipment in Florida. (Source: http://dos.myflorida.com/)

Detzner Re-Appointed As Florida’s Secretary Of State

Gov. Rick Scott has reappointed Secretary of State Ken Detzner, who serves as Florida’s chief elections officer.

12/17/2014

Florida Money

State Debt Decreases For The 4th Year In A Row

For the fourth year in a row, the Sunshine State’s debt has decreased.

12/09/2014

Florida Money

Taxpayer Tab Mounts In Welfare Drug-Test Legal Fight

Taxpayers are on the hook for at least $307,000 — and perhaps much more — to cover legal expenses in Gov. Rick Scott’s repeated failed efforts to convince courts that a onetime campaign pledge to drug-test welfare recipients is constitutional.

12/08/2014

(Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Scott Broke Law With Private Emails

A Tallahassee lawyer, who says Gov. Rick Scott intentionally broke the state’s public records law, has been given some extra ammunition and permission in his lawsuit.

12/08/2014

Rick Scott Victory Speech  (Source: CBS4)

Florida Gov., Staff Used Private Email Account For State Business

Records show Florida Governor Rick Scott used his private email account for state business.

11/25/2014

Florida Department of Corrections  Secretary Mike Crews (Source: CBS4)

State Corrections Chief Resigns

Amid reports of abuse by state prison guards, allegations of retaliation against whistleblowers and a multimillion-dollar deficit, Gov. Rick Scott’s corrections chief, Mike Crews, has announced that he’s stepping down.

11/24/2014

A closeup view of marijuana on a scale as photographed on August 30, 2014 in Bethpage, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Judge Strikes Down Pot Rule

An administrative law judge Friday struck down a rule proposed by health regulators as a framework for Florida’s new medical-marijuana industry, finding multiple flaws in the controversial rule challenged by the state’s largest nursery and other growers.

11/14/2014

Gay-Marriage

LGBT Floridians Hope For Progress Despite Election Losses

The 2014 election wasn’t a good one for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

11/10/2014

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