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State Jobless Figures Show Slight Drop

Florida’s unemployment rate for February was virtually unchanged from the previous month.

03/27/2015

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House Looks To Hold Down Higher-Ed Costs

Following the lead of Gov. Rick Scott, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill designed to help hold down costs for students at state colleges and universities.

03/25/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant where he fieldeds questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Tries To Build Support For Tax Cuts

As the House and Senate move forward with their budget plans this week, Gov. Rick Scott is trying to ramp up support for his proposed tax cuts.

03/23/2015

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Florida Approves Presidential Primary Date Change

The Sunshine State is moving the date of its presidential primary election.

03/18/2015

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Florida’s Unemployment Rate Remained Flat In January

The numbers are in—Florida’s unemployment rate is staying flat.

03/17/2015

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Scott, Cabinet Set New Agency Oversight Guidelines

A trio of agency heads whose necks have been on the governor’s chopping block earned a couple of extra months stay on Tuesday.

03/10/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant where he fieldeds questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Scott Denies Banning ‘Climate Change’ Phrase

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has denied allegations from a report that made national headlines this week with claims that his administration banned use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming” in official documents and speeches.

03/10/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

House Panel Blocks Medicaid Dental Changes

A House panel rejected a proposal to revamp the Medicaid program’s system of providing dental services to children.

03/10/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Senators Clash Over Exemptions From Child-Care Licensing

A bill that would make clear national groups like the Boys and Girls Clubs are exempt from Florida licensing requirements is stalled in a legislative committee, sparking a clash between two state senators.

03/09/2015

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Lawmakers Look To Drug ‘Antagonist’ To Halt Overdoses

House and Senate committees this week backed proposals aimed at helping stop potential drug overdoses.

03/06/2015

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