Governor Rick Scott

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

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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

Former Florida Governor and now Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist fist bumps with a supporter as he makes an election day phone bank visit to thank volunteers at the Total Image Hair Salon on November 4, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. Crist is facing off against incumbent Republican Governor Rick Scott in today's election.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crist Motion For Extended Voting Hours At Broward Polls Denied

Candidate for Governor, Charlie Crist, had an emergency motion to extend the voting hours in Broward County until 9 p.m. denied by a judge Tuesday night.

11/04/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Bitter Tone Of Campaign Ads Seems To Extend To Florida Polls

It seems that the bitter tone of the campaign ads that aired throughout Florida’s race for governor extended to the voting booth Tuesday.

11/04/2014

Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist at a campaign stop in Tamarac on Oct. 8, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Crist On Election Eve: ‘I Am On Your Side’

Riding a yellow bus with his silver-haired visage emblazoned on the side, former Gov. Charlie Crist rolled through South Florida to pump up base Democratic voters on the eve of Tuesday’s election.

11/03/2014

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

In Final Swing, Scott Promises To ‘Kick Charlie’s Rear’

Gov. Rick Scott made a final swing through the I-4 corridor on Monday, hoping to motivate voters in one of the state’s most politically significant areas as polls showed the Republican incumbent in a virtual tie with his Democratic opponent, former Gov. Charlie Crist.

11/03/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Campaign For Florida Governor Remains Bitter

The race for governor in Florida is ending the same way it began: Bitter, personal and close as ever.

11/03/2014

November 2, 2014: Rick Scott on the campaign trail in South Florida.  (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Makes Hialeah Stop To Appeal To Hispanic Voters

With less than 48 hours to go before Florida finds out whether Governor Rick Scott gets four more years or whether former Governor Charlie Crist gets his old job back, both candidates brought their A-game and their A- team on this last day of early voting.

11/02/2014

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