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Gov. Scott Unveils $77 Billion State Budget Proposal

Nearly $700 million in tax cuts are included in Governor Rick Scott’s $77 billion budget in the coming year.

01/28/2015

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

Scott Announces Billions To Restore the Everglades

The governor made an announcement Tuesday that, if passed, could be great news for Florida’s famed River of Grass.

01/27/2015

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Senate Bill Targets Troubled Prison System

Amid scrutiny over inmate deaths and alleged misconduct in Florida’s prisons, a new bill is aimed at improving the system.

01/27/2015

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Florida Licenses More Than 600 New Foster Homes

Florida’s child welfare officials have recruited hundreds of new foster homes.

01/27/2015

Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Brandes said he won't support highway speeding cameras. (Source: https://www.flsenate.gov/)

GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana Plan

Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.

01/26/2015

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GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana Plan

Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.

01/26/2015

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.

01/26/2015

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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