Julie Jones

Gov. Rick Scott  (Source: CBS4)

Florida Gov. Scott Vows To Focus On Jobs During 2nd Term

Florida Governor Rick Scott is taking on his second term promising to stick to the same agenda as in his previous term.

01/02/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Scott Names Environmental Protection, Elder Affairs Leaders

Jonathan Steverson, who for the past two years has overseen one of the state’s five water-management districts, will head the Florida Department of Environmental Protection as Gov. Rick Scott begins a second term.

12/11/2014

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Gov. Scott Names New Chief For Prisons

Florida Governor Rick Scott has appointed a new chief for Florida’s prison system amid scrutiny over inmate deaths, abuse and alleged cover- ups.

12/10/2014

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Announces New Prisons Chief

Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of Julie Jones as secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, effective January 5th, 2015.

12/10/2014

A woman holds a breathalyser (Ethylotest) in a car. (Source: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Breath Tests Get Support In DUI Wars

Judges may have another way to help repeat DUI offenders sober up for good.

04/17/2014

(Source: AP)

Controversy Swirls Around Program To Keep Drunks Off Road

The Florida program aimed at keeping impaired drivers off the road is ensnarled in legal challenges, a bidding war and criticism from vendors who say the state isn’t doing what it should to keep drunks from getting behind the wheel.

03/18/2014

This new design was chosen to be the official state tag beginning next year. (Source: FDOT via The Miami Herald)

Florida Drivers, Meet Your New License Plate

Meet the license plate that will adorn your vehicle for many years. Florida voters selected the green-rimmed, leafed-orange winner in a poll of about 50,000 online voters.

CBS4–12/18/2012

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New Website Lets You Pick State’s New License Plate

Four new license plate tags were designed by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Each has a sleek, smooth surface, better readability and seven characters instead of the traditional six.

CBS4–11/17/2012

Florida License Plates

Plans To Revamp Florida’s License Plates On Hold

Plans to revamp Florida’s license plans and change how they are distributed have been put on hold.

CBS4–10/24/2012

Florida License Plates

Scott, Florida Cabinet Consider New License Plates

There could be a change on the way for Florida license plates that could make it easier for the state to fine toll and red light runners.

CBS4–10/23/2012

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