Politics

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hospitals Against Gov. Scott’s Revenue Sharing Proposal

Florida hospitals have fired back against Gov. Rick Scott in the latest salvo over the governor’s suggestion that the health-care facilities mimic professional baseball teams in sharing revenues.

05/19/2015

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Jeb Bush Says Campaign Would Be A “Long Haul”

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will make a stop in South Florida Monday night.

05/18/2015

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Judge Tosses Challenge To School Voucher Program

A legal challenge to the state’s private-school voucher program has been dismissed.

05/18/2015

Landon Peterson peeks out of the voting booth while his mother Meghan votes March 20, 2012 at Christian union Church in Metamora, Illinois. White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyed a big win in President Barack Obama's home state Tuesday as he sought to clinch the Republican nomination and focus on November's general election. Polls across Illinois opened for the state primary at 6:00 am (1100 GMT) with former Massachusetts governor Romney the odds-on favorite to win. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo By: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Presidential Primary To Be Winner-Take-All

Florida’s presidential primary is going to be a winner-take-all contest likely enjoyed by Senator Marco Rubio or former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.

05/16/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Targets Jacksonville Hospital On LIP Issues

Florida Governor Rick Scott is asking a Jacksonville hospital to provide extensive information as the battle over Low Income Pool (LIP) funding continues.

05/16/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Online Voter Registration Bill

Despite his concerns with its implementation, Governor Rick Scott has signed off a bill mandating online voter registration by October 2017.

05/15/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Sets Monday Deadline For Hospital, Insurer Data

Governor Rick Scott has given hospitals and health insurers less than a week to provide a wide range of data that will be considered by a newly formed commission on health-care funding.

05/15/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Raises Specter Of Government Shutdown

Gov. Rick Scott raised the possibility Thursday that state government could shut down because of a budget impasse in the Legislature and asked agencies to outline services that need to keep running regardless of whether lawmakers reach an agreement.

05/14/2015

SIMI VALLEY, CA - MARCH 08:  Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks at the Reagan Library about his new book "Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution" on March 8, 2013 in Simi Valley, California. Bush's has been interpreted by many as reversing his views on a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Bush May Have Let Slip His 2016 Plans Among Other Missteps

Former state Governor Jeb Bush may have let it slip what his plans are for 2016 among other missteps that have South Florida and the nation talking.

05/14/2015

A growler of beer is poured at Wynwood Brewing Company on April 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Earlier this week Floridas Senate Rules Committee voted 9-4 for a bill that would heavily restrict the states craft breweries such as the Wynwood Brewing Company and is supported by the Florida Beer Wholesalers Association, which has controlled beer distribution in the state for decades.  (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Bill To Allow Beer Growlers In State

Florida’s “growler war” is over. Breweries will soon be able to sell beer in the popular 64-ounce size.

05/14/2015

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