Governor Rick Scott

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

Scott Plans Trade Mission To Paris Air Show

Gov. Rick Scott is again breaking out his passport now that the 2014 election is in the rearview mirror.

02/25/2015

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Appeals Court Rejects Lawsuit Sparked By Florida Gov. Scott

A Florida appeals court has thrown out a lawsuit, filed by a former aide to the late Governor Reubin Askew, challenging a law that allows elected officials to place their assets in a blind trust.

02/23/2015

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Governor Scott Orders Less Testing In State’s Public Schools

Governor Rick Scott is suspending a standardized test given to Florida’s 11th graders.

02/18/2015

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Florida Tourism Notches Another Record Setting Year

2014 will go down in the books as another record setting year for Florida tourism. On Monday, Gov. Rick Scott announced during a visit to Tampa International Airport that more than 97 million visited the state last year.

02/16/2015

Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi (Source: CBS4)

Pizzi Wins A Round In Mayoral Fight

Michael Pizzi was back in a court room Wednesday but a civil, not criminal court room.

02/11/2015

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

Despite Re-Election, Poll Finds Gov. Scott Still Unpopular

Republican Gov. Rick Scott rallied supporters in November to grab a come-from-behind victory over Democratic challenger Charlie Crist in one of the nation’s fiercest gubernatorial races. But that doesn’t mean Scott is popular with voters.

02/10/2015

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)

Scott Wants Tighter Controls On College Costs

Governor Rick Scott is asking legislators to pass a sweeping bill which would lower textbook costs and curb tuition increases for graduate programs.

02/10/2015

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Crucial Legal Question Confronts Florida’s Voucher Program

The fate of the state’s private school voucher program, which currently serves nearly 70,000 students, is being decided in a Leon County courtroom.

02/09/2015

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

Scott Disputes That FDLE Leader Faced Immediate Ouster

Gov. Rick Scott’s office continued pushing back Monday against claims his staff forced longtime Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey to resign immediately in December.

02/02/2015

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

Governor Scott Refusing To Disclose Financial Information

Governor Rick Scott is refusing to turn over financial information that could answer whether he is flouting a state ethics law.

02/02/2015

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