Mark Pafford

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Rarely Wielded Veto Pen In 2014

Gov. Scott signed the last bill left over from the spring legislative session on Wednesday, leaving unscathed an almost historically high amount of the legislation approved this year.

06/25/2014

Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Nelson No Longer Coy About Governor’s Race

After months of playing coy, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson for the first time on Tuesday publicly acknowledged he is keeping open the option of running for governor.

11/19/2013

(Source: CBS4)

House Cuts Proposed Raise For State Workers

State workers who were looking forward to a proposed $1,400 pay increase may have to do with less.

CBS4–04/11/2013

Syringes  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

House Panel Approves Miami-Dade Syringe Exchange Program

A pilot program for syringe and needle exchanges in Miami-Dade County in an effort to curb the spread of diseases such as HIV and hepatitis has received approval from a House subcommittee.

CBS4–03/27/2013

Florida Capitol

Florida Republican Leaders Warming Up To Obamacare

After more than two years of fighting the federal health overhaul, Florida Republican leaders say they need to prepare to carry out the law.

CBS4–11/17/2012

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