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(Source: CBS4)

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

(Source: CBS4)

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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M-D Transit Board Member Resigns Amidst Scott’s Hispanic Problems

Another high-profile Hispanic official has tendered his resignation to Governor Rick Scott as the political fallout from the resignation of Mike Fernandez continues to plague the campaign.

CBS Miami–03/28/2014

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Scott Slams Idea Of Ticket-Quotas For FHP

Governor Rick Scott blasted the Florida Highway Patrol Friday after media reports raised questions about the possibility that bonuses for troopers were tied to how many tickets they write, according to the News Service of Florida.

CBS Miami–03/28/2014

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Florida Unemployment Stagnates In February

Florida’s unemployment rate in February remained unchanged from January at 6.2 percent. While the rate is down 1.7 percent from a year ago, the reasons behind the drop remain elusive.

CBS Miami–03/28/2014

Florida Money

Dems Accuse Scott Of Breaking Campaign Finance Laws

The near constant war between Democrats and Republicans continues in Florida with the Florida Democratic Party accusing Governor Rick Scott’s campaign of breaking campaign finance laws by shifting millions of dollars between groups.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

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