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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

Jeb Bush speaks to business leaders in Broward County on 3/21/14. (Source: CBS4)

GOP Candidates Seeking Millions From Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson

LAS VEGAS (CBSMiami/AP) – If you’re trying to figure out which GOP heavyweight is considering a presidential run in 2016, watch Las Vegas this weekend as the candidates try to win the support of billionaire […]

CBS Miami–03/27/2014

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State Senate Moves To Restrict Data Collection By School Districts

A new bill passed by the Florida Senate would make major changes to what type of student data a school district is allowed to collect.

CBS Miami–03/26/2014

Health Care

Jackson Employees Head To Tally To Fight For Medicaid Expansion

The Florida Legislature’s opposition to anything related to the Affordable Care Act is well documented, but a group of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers from South Florida will still try to change that attitude.

CBS Miami–03/26/2014

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Rubio Targeting Regulations That Hamper Technological Growth

Florida Senator Marco Rubio is once again targeting government regulations, this time targeting both federal and state rules that he believes impede new technologies.

CBS Miami–03/24/2014

Jeb Bush speaks to business leaders in Broward County on 3/21/14. (Source: CBS4)

Jeb Bush Discusses Politics, But Not Presidency

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has not announced whether or not he’s going to run for President, but the speculation grows and so do the joke.

CBS Miami–03/21/2014

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New Bill Targeting Nursing Homes Moving Through Legislature

A bill adding restrictions to lawsuits about injuries suffered by nursing home residents is ready to go before the Florida House.

CBS Miami–03/21/2014

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State Workers May Keep Low Insurance Premiums

While the Florida Legislature won’t let thousands of poor Floridians get access to expanded Medicaid, many of the state’s top workers like Governor Rick Scott may continue to pay low health insurance premiums this year.

CBS Miami–03/21/2014

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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