Governor Rick Scott
Paul Augustus Howell, who was sent to Death Row for the 1992 murder of a Florida Highway Patrol trooper, was executed Wednesday at Florida State Prison near Stark.
Joining other politicians of the Republican party, Governor Rick Scott said Wednesday that he is opposed to the Arizona bill that would add protections for people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays.
Tax cuts, stiffer sex offender laws, expanding school vouchers and, as always, the state budget will be among the issues Florida legislators will consider over their annual 60-day session.
Gov. Rick Scott proposed spending more than $213 million for a transportation hub at the Orlando International Airport that would create jobs and a new rail line.
The South Florida man who killed two women with a hammer and set them on fire now has an execution date set for March 20.
Lawmakers will consider a plan this spring that would fund the state’s 12 universities based in part on performance, a move that could see some universities lose money and others gain it.
Charlie Crist, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, is calling for an end to the U.S. embargo on Cuba.
Former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist appears to be mounting a campaign showing his hard left turn.
Republican leadership in the Florida House signaled Tuesday it’s ready to pass legislation that would allow Las Vegas-style casinos in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Thanks to a budget surplus and an election year, Florida’s children could gain protection, education, developmental screening and other services during the upcoming legislative session.