Governor Rick Scott

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)

Gov. Scott Signs Bill To Limit Standardized Tests

Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging bill aimed at rolling back the number of tests given to public school students, capping off a discussion that saw Florida Republicans ease back at least slightly on a longstanding principle of the state’s education-reform movement.

04/14/2015

Student Computer Testing (Source: CBS4)

After Backlash, Florida Puts Limits On Standardized Testing

Florida is placing limits on standardized tests that were first expanded by former Governor Jeb Bush.

04/09/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields 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)

Gov. Scott Flip-Flops, Now Opposes Medicaid Expansion

In a flip flop from Rick Scott, the governor now says he is opposed to the state expanding Medicaid.

04/06/2015

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

Slow Going In Legislative Session

Just past the the midway point in the legislative session, Florida lawmakers have done little more than set a presidential primary date.

04/03/2015

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)

Woman Arrested For Threatening Governor Rick Scott

A 36-year-old woman has been arrested for threatening to hire a hit-man to kill Governor Rick Scott.

04/02/2015

(Photographer: Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

State Jobless Figures Show Slight Drop

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

03/27/2015

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

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

(Source: CBS4)

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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