Rep. Dennis Baxley

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)

Scott Signs Controversial Adoption Bill

Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday signed 48 bills, including a measure sure to earn him some political heartburn.

06/11/2015

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FL House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The Florida house as approved bill that would allow for a strain of low-THC marijuana to be legal in the state.

05/01/2014

(Source: CBS)

Tens Of Thousands Of Floridians Lose Federal Unemployment Benefits

Nearly 90,000 Floridians have lost their federal emergency jobless benefits. They were part of a group of 1.3 million Americans whose unemployment checks weren’t part of the bipartisan budget deal passed by Congress last week and signed by President Obama.

12/29/2013

(Source: AP)

S. Florida Leaders Split On State’s Gun Control Laws

At a memorial in Newtown, Connecticut Sunday night, President Barack Obama pledged to take on America’s gun violence saying “enough is enough.”

CBS4–12/17/2012

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Controversial Elections Overhaul Passes Fla. House

A controversial elections bill passed the House on a party-line vote late Thursday.

CBS4–04/21/2011