Rick Scott

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 Plans Trade Mission To Paris Air Show

Gov. Rick Scott is again breaking out his passport now that the 2014 election is in the rearview mirror.

02/25/2015

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GOP Legislative Leaders Gearing Up For Budget Battle

During his run up to re-election Republican Gov. Rick Scott talked about grand plans to spend it on boosting school spending while slashing taxes and fees by hundreds of millions of dollars.

02/24/2015

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Appeals Court Rejects Lawsuit Sparked By Florida Gov. Scott

A Florida appeals court has thrown out a lawsuit, filed by a former aide to the late Governor Reubin Askew, challenging a law that allows elected officials to place their assets in a blind trust.

02/23/2015

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Florida Investing Lots Of Money, Big Hopes In I-4 Project

Florida officials are hoping a new highway project will be the answer to one of the state’s most-congested travel arteries.

02/22/2015

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Gov. Scott Orders Less Testing In Florida’s Public Schools

Florida Governor Rick Scott said he will suspend a test set to be given to 11th graders in Spring in response to backlash over the amount of testing in the public school system.

02/18/2015

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Governor Scott Orders Less Testing In State’s Public Schools

Governor Rick Scott is suspending a standardized test given to Florida’s 11th graders.

02/18/2015

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Lawmakers Consider Alimony Overhaul – Again

A “child support-esque” formula could determine the amount of alimony divorcing spouses would receive under a radical overhaul of the state’s alimony laws now in the works.

02/13/2015

Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi (Source: CBS4)

Pizzi Wins A Round In Mayoral Fight

Michael Pizzi was back in a court room Wednesday but a civil, not criminal court room.

02/11/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Wants Tighter Controls On College Costs

Florida Governor Rick Scott is urging state legislators to pass a bill to lower the price of textbooks along with tuition increases for graduates.

02/10/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Despite Re-Election, Poll Finds Gov. Scott Still Unpopular

Republican Gov. Rick Scott rallied supporters in November to grab a come-from-behind victory over Democratic challenger Charlie Crist in one of the nation’s fiercest gubernatorial races. But that doesn’t mean Scott is popular with voters.

02/10/2015

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