Governor Scott

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks after his win in the Governor's Race on November 4, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Scott Pushes Feds To Approve Health Program Money

Gov. 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.

03/04/2015

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

Florida Legislature Kicks Off 60-Day Annual Session

Day one of the 60-day session of the Florida Legislature is officially underway in the state’s capitol.

03/03/2015

Florida Gov. Rick Scott stops by a Republican call center to rally campaign workers November 4, 2014 in Fort Myers, Florida.   Rick Scott is running in a tight race against opponent and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist the Democratic challenger. (Photo by Erik Kellar/Getty Images)

Scott Wants Tighter Controls On College Costs

Governor Rick Scott is asking legislators to pass a sweeping bill which would lower textbook costs and curb tuition increases for graduate programs.

02/10/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Scott Announces Billions To Restore the Everglades

The governor made an announcement Tuesday that, if passed, could be great news for Florida’s famed River of Grass.

01/27/2015

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Gov. Responds To FL. Supreme Court’s Request On Pizzi Suspension

Florida 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.

10/14/2014

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New Governor Poll Shows Gov. Scott With Marginal Lead Over Crist

Governor Rick Scott has retaken a marginal lead over Democrat Charlie Crist in a new poll.

08/07/2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott honored veterans in Hollywood, Florida on July 1, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Scott Honors Veterans, With Possible Election Benefits

As 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.

07/01/2014

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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.

06/16/2014

Florida Money

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.

05/23/2014

Florida Money

House Completes Work On Scott’s Tax Cuts

The Florida House passed a plethora of tax cuts Thursday that includes multiple sales tax holidays in the coming year. The bill will reduce the state revenue by $100 million and complete Governor Rick Scott’s election year plan of $500 million in tax cuts.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

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