Rick Scott

(Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott May Get Boost For Tax Cuts And Spending Plans

Gov. Rick Scott wants to cut taxes and spend a little more on education. His plan might receive a boost during a meeting with state economists on Monday.

12/15/2014

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Announces New Prisons Chief

Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of Julie Jones as secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, effective January 5th, 2015.

12/10/2014

Florida Money

State Debt Decreases For The 4th Year In A Row

For the fourth year in a row, the Sunshine State’s debt has decreased.

12/09/2014

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

Groundbreaking For Firefighter Memorial At Florida’s Capitol

Ground was broken Tuesday in the Florida Capitol courtyard, next to the House Office Building, for the state’s new Fallen Firefighter Memorial.

12/09/2014

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Minimum Wage To Top $8, But Debate Continues

Florida’s lowest-paid workers will get a raise Jan. 1, but a higher minimum wage sought by state and national Democrats doesn’t appear on the immediate legislative horizon.

12/08/2014

Rick Scott Victory Speech  (Source: CBS4)

Court Rejects Scott Appeal On Welfare Drug Tests

A federal appeals court gave Gov. Rick Scott a big fat no, as his administration tried to push an old law that would require welfare benefits applicants to submit to mandatory drug testing.

12/03/2014

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Scott Urged To Make Interim Secretaries Permanent At DCF, DJJ

As he gets ready to start a second term, Gov. Rick Scott will have to choose leaders for the Florida Department of Children and Families and the Department of Juvenile Justice.

12/01/2014

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Kicks Off Jobs Jamboree In Miami

Governor Rick Scott will kick off his “Jobs Jamboree” in Miami Monday with an informal barbecue at Boeing’s flight training center near Miami International Airport.

12/01/2014

Myron May was killed by police after he shot and injured three people at an FSU library Thursday morning. (Source: Facebook.com)

Fmr. Classmate Of FSU Gunman Say He’s Expecting A Letter From Him

In the midst of an investigation into the Florida State University gunman, a former classmate said he along with seven others are expecting a letter posthumously from the shooter.

11/20/2014

Gov. Rick Scott at news conference in wake of FSU campus shooting. (Source: The Florida Channel)

Governor Rick Scott: “Our Prayers Are With FSU”

Gov. Rick Scott held a news conference Thursday morning, just hours after a shooting on the FSU campus that left the gunman dead and three students wounded.

11/20/2014

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