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Florida Senate Approves In-State Tuition Bill

The Florida Senate passed a bill Thursday allowing students who are living in the country illegally to qualify for in-state college tuition rates.

05/01/2014

Florida Money

Florida Legislators Agree On State Spending

Florida legislators reached a deal Monday on a state budget which will boost spending on schools, child welfare and the cleanup of damaged water bodies across the state.

04/28/2014

An awkward political moment between state Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera and former governor Charlie Crist was caught on camera. (Source: Palm Beach Post)

Awkward Moment Between Lt. Governor, Charlie Crist

An awkward political moment between state Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera and former governor Charlie Crist was caught on camera.

04/15/2014

WOODBURY, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016. (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Immigration Comments Highlight Republican Party Challenges

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a reminder of how difficult immigration issues remain for his possible presidential ambitions and the Republican Party.

04/10/2014

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

Pension Bills Now Coming Together

Changes to retirement plans covering hundreds of thousands of public employees started coming together Thursday on both sides of the Capitol, raising the prospects of success on long-stymied issues.

04/10/2014

Florida Money

In-State Tuition Bill Moving Closer To Reality

The delicate process of granting in-state tuition rates to undocumented immigrants appears to be entering a key phase, as lawmakers work to bring competing versions of the legislation together and send a bill to Gov. Rick Scott.

04/09/2014

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House And Senate Pass Budgets, Get Ready For Talks

The House and Senate approved plans Thursday to spend about $75 billion in the budget year that begins July 1, setting up negotiations between the two sides over how much to devote to priorities ranging from education to child welfare to the environment.

04/03/2014

President Barack Obama

ACA Beats Expectations But Still Not A Finished Product

espite multiple repeal efforts, tens of millions of dollars spent in campaign ads against it, and an entire party building its policy on getting rid of it, the Affordable Care Act has managed to do two things, survive and thrive.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

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M-D Transit Board Member Resigns Amidst Scott’s Hispanic Problems

Another high-profile Hispanic official has tendered his resignation to Governor Rick Scott as the political fallout from the resignation of Mike Fernandez continues to plague the campaign.

CBS Miami–03/28/2014

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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