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Vehicle Registration Fee Rollback Nears Scott Request

Lawmakers are closer to giving Gov. Rick Scott one of his priorities for the 2014 session, an election-year rollback of vehicle-registration fees that were raised under the watch of his potential Democratic challenger.

03/13/2014

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Big Overtime Pay Changes May Be On Horizon

Millions of American workers may be seeing a boost in their paychecks soon thanks to a planned executive order from President Barack Obama.

CBS Miami–03/12/2014

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Senate Committee Moves Voting Bill Forward

A Senate committee Monday moved forward with a bill that would allow online voter registration in Florida and put new restrictions on drop-off locations for absentee ballots.

03/10/2014

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Florida May Allow Expansion Of Private School Vouchers

If an expansion of a Florida program that helps low-income children attend private schools, many of them religious, gets a thumbs up, it could mean some restrictions on eligibility could be removed.

03/06/2014

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“Pop Tart” Bill Heading To State House Floor

The so-called “Pop-Tart bill” is headed to the House floor after the Education Committee unanimously approved the legislation.

03/06/2014

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Gov. Rick Scott Comes Out Against Arizona Rights Bill

Joining other politicians of the Republican party, Governor Rick Scott said Wednesday that he is opposed to the Arizona bill that would add protections for people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays.

02/26/2014

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2014 Campaigns Could Be Heated Over Health Care

The nationwide campaign for Congress this fall could be a competitive one because of Omabacare according to political experts.

02/22/2014

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Poll: Miami-Dade Voters Want Vegas-Style Casinos

Over half of likely Miami-Dade County voters said they want Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–02/19/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) waits for U.S. President Barack Obama to deliver the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on January 28, 2014 in Washington, DC. In his fifth State of the Union address, Obama is expected to emphasize on healthcare, economic fairness and new initiatives designed to stimulate the U.S. economy with bipartisan cooperation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Rubio Pushes For Higher Education Overhaul

Sen. Marco Rubio called for overhauling the nation’s higher education system Monday. Rubio said he wants to close an “opportunity gap” between Americans with and without advanced degrees.

02/10/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist Wages Populist Campaign For Fla. Governor

Former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist appears to be mounting a campaign showing his hard left turn.

02/08/2014

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