Governor Rick Scott

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Gov. Scott Says Lifting Embargo Would Hurt State Farmers

Governor Rick Scott is criticizing President Barack Obama’s plans to lift part of a longstanding embargo against Cuba because he feels it will hurt the state’ farmers.

04/23/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center during a visit to the Everglades National Park on April 22, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. The President visited the park on Earth Day where he spoke about the threat that climate change poses to our economy and to the world.(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

President Designates Marjory Stoneman Douglas Home As Historic Landmark

During his visit to Everglades National Park Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced the Coconut Grove cottage of famed conservationist Marjory Stoneman Douglas would be designated as a national historic landmark.

04/22/2015

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Bill Will Allow Rural Mail Carriers Ride Without Seat Belts

Lawmakers came together to pass a bill Wednesday that would allow rural letter carriers to ride without seat belts.

04/22/2015

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Florida Legislature Passes Bill To Outlaw Ticket Quotas

The Florida Legislature passed a bill Wednesday to outlaw traffic ticket quotas for law enforcement agencies.

04/22/2015

(Source: CBSMiami/Dave Game) One of the new private rooms. Existing semi-private rooms are being remodeled and converted into private rooms

Florida Sends Feds Hospital Funding Proposal

A proposal based on the state Senate’s plan to extending funding for hospitals that treat low-income patients has been submitted to the federal government.

04/20/2015

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Doctors, Nurses Deliver Flip-Flops To Governor Scott

Florida’s doctors and nurses are weighing in on the fight over Medicaid expansion.

04/19/2015

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 Compares Obama Administration To Sopranos

Governor Scott is comparing the Obama Administration to the Sopranos, accusing the president of not caring for low-income families, even as the governor refuses to expand Medicaid to more than 800,000 low-income families.

04/17/2015

Gov. Scott in South Florida 4/17/15 (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Rick Scott Talks Job Growth In South Florida

Governor Rick Scott is in South Florida Friday announcing that job growth across Florida is back to pre-recession numbers.

04/17/2015

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)

Gov. Scott Suing Feds For Withholding Hospital Funds

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday he is suing the Obama administration for withholding hospital funds because the state won’t expand Medicaid.

04/16/2015

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)

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

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