The former state senator from Broward has been running for governor for more than a year, but since everyone assumes Charlie Crist will be the Democratic nominee no one pays any attention to Nan Rich. Jim will discuss with her the state of the race, her views on Charlie and Rick Scott, and why she thinks she has a chance.
Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has admitted that Florida’s economy has improved under Governor Rick Scott’s watch but was quick to add “it could be doing a lot better.”
Governor Rick Scott gave his annual State of the State speech containing plenty of pats on his back and plenty of political shots at his likely 2014 gubernatorial opponent, Charlie Crist.
In another thinly veiled shot at his chief rival in the November elections, Gov. Rick Scott will use his State of the State address on Tuesday to call for a repeal of a 2009 law allowing universities to increase tuition up to 15 percent a year.
Governor Rick Scott and Senator Marco Rubio made their way to Doral Friday where protesters rallied for change in their country to speak to the leaders of the Miami-Venex Democratic Unity Roundtable.
Gov. Rick Scott’s planned trade mission the Dominican Republic has been canceled. Enterprise Florida, the state’s economic development organization, announced last fall that Scott would make a trip in February to the Caribbean country.
House and Senate leaders are reaching consensus on a plan that would allow stand-alone casinos in South Florida, if voters approve. But the proposal hinges on whether Gov. Rick Scott, who’s playing his cards close to his vest, seals a deal with the Seminole Tribe.
Republican leadership in the Florida House signaled Tuesday it’s ready to pass legislation that would allow Las Vegas-style casinos in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Election Day for Florida governor isn’t until August, but Democrat Charlie Crist, on Monday, released a Web ad saying it’s ridiculous to blame him for his time as governor for Florida’s economic downturn, that instead the recession was caused by “guys like Rick Scott.”
Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera was officially sworn in Monday morning, becoming the 19th lieutenant governor in Florida’s history and the first Latino to hold that position.