Governor Scott

Gov. Scott Calls On Lawmakers To Pass Higher School FundingAs thousands of students graduate and move onto college or the workforce, the State Legislature is heading into a special budget session, where funding for public schools like this one could reach record highs.
Florida Could Soon Place Limits On Drone UseThe use of drones to photograph people on their own property could soon be illegal in the Sunshine State.
Gov. Rick Scott Talks Job Growth In South FloridaGovernor Rick Scott is in South Florida Friday announcing that job growth across Florida is back to pre-recession numbers.
Scott Pushes Feds To Approve Health Program MoneyGov. Rick Scott on Wednesday tried to increase pressure on the federal government to continue funding for a program that hospitals say is critical to providing care to low-income and uninsured patients.
Florida Legislature Kicks Off 60-Day Annual SessionDay one of the 60-day session of the Florida Legislature is officially underway in the state’s capitol.
Scott Wants Tighter Controls On College CostsGovernor Rick Scott is asking legislators to pass a sweeping bill which would lower textbook costs and curb tuition increases for graduate programs.
Scott Announces Billions To Restore the EvergladesThe governor made an announcement Tuesday that, if passed, could be great news for Florida’s famed River of Grass.
Gov. Responds To FL. Supreme Court's Request On Pizzi SuspensionFlorida Governor Rick Scott has responded to the Supreme Court's request to show cause as to why the suspension of suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi not be revoked.
New Governor Poll Shows Gov. Scott With Marginal Lead Over CristGovernor Rick Scott has retaken a marginal lead over Democrat Charlie Crist in a new poll.
Scott Honors Veterans, With Possible Election BenefitsAs Gov. Rick Scott tours the state this week honoring military veterans, he is marking the contributions of a bloc of voters that could help in his difficult re-election fight.
Governor Scott Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Gov. Rick Scott quietly signed a bill Monday legalizing a limited form of medical marijuana known as "Charlotte's Web," even as much of the state's GOP leadership continues battling a constitutional amendment allowing more sweeping use of pot.
Taxwatch Urges Scott To Cut $121 Million In 'Turkeys'A dog park in Jacksonville, a fountain in Palm Beach and money to help people get to the planned 1,000-foot-tall SkyRise Miami were among $121 million in budget projects that Florida TaxWatch says Gov. Rick Scott needs to strike with his line-item veto.