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Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott To Ask For Money To Build More Nursing Homes For Vets

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is trying to do more to serve those who risked their lives for our freedom.

2 hours ago

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 17:  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) reacts to U.S. President Barack Obama's announcement about revising policies on U.S.-Cuba relations on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Rubio called the President a bad negotiator and criticized what he claimed was a deal with no democratic advances for Cuba.  (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Rubio Wraps Up Round 2 Of Fundraising Meeting In Miami

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) met with top fundraisers for a second day in Miami.

01/24/2015

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sen. Rubio Taking Steps To Run For President

Senator Marco Rubio is taking steps to run for president, according to one of his aides.

01/23/2015

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

Gov. Scott Responds To Former FDLE Leader’s Comments

Gov. Rick Scott contends that the former Florida Department of Law Enforcement commissioner “resigned” on his own terms – and he is sticking to it.

01/23/2015

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Pro-Democracy Group Holds Vigil To Rally Against Obama-Castro Pact

A pro-democracy group held a vigil for freedom Thursday evening in protest of what they call the ‘Obama-Castro Pact.’

01/22/2015

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

Cabinet May Seek Investigation Into FDLE Leader’s Exit

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater said Thursday they’re open to discussing at the next Cabinet meeting the need for an investigation into the departure of Florida’s top law-enforcement official.

01/22/2015

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

Governor Scott Wants To Stop Taxing College Textbooks

Students earning a college education may soon get a cost break as the state’s governor is asking to stop taxing college textbooks.

01/22/2015

The director of the North America Department of Cuba's Foreign Ministry, Cuban Josefina Vidal, speaks during a press conference after taking part in the first closed-door talks between Cuba and the United State, at the Convention Palace in Havana on January 21, 2015. The United States and Cuba opened two days of historic talks in Havana on Wednesday to end decades of Cold War-era animosity and reestablish diplomatic relations. The meetings in Havana follow the historic decision by US President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro in December to seek normal diplomatic relations.  (Courtesy: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Wet Foot Dry Foot Policy May Be On The Table During Cuba Talks

The highest ranking official of the U.S. delegation to visit Cuba in decade sat directly across a table from Cuba’s delegation in Havana on Wednesday.

01/21/2015

A Cuban gives the thumbs up from his balcony decorated with the US and Cuban flags  in Havana, on January 16, 2015.   (Photo credit YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

High Level U.S. Delegation In Havana For 2 Days Of Talks

The highest ranking U.S. delegation to visit Cuba in 35 years has arrived Havana for two days of negotiations.

01/21/2015

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Gov. Scott Wants To Increase STEM Spending

When he unveils a budget proposal in the coming weeks, Governor Rick Scott will seek to bolster what has become known in the education world as “STEM” — science, technology, engineering and math.

01/21/2015

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