Rick Scott

DCF (Source: www.myflfamilies.com/)

Judge Slams DCF Over Children Not Getting Care

Florida’s Department of Children and Families has been notorious for its failures to protect children on its watch. Just this month, in yet the latest tragedy, five year-old Phoebe Jonchuck was thrown to her death from a bridge by her crazed father, despite earlier calls to DCF’s hotline that the man was a danger to his children.

17 hours ago

(Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Unveils $77 Billion State Budget Proposal

Nearly $700 million in tax cuts are included in Governor Rick Scott’s $77 billion budget in the coming year.

24 hours ago

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 Announces Billions To Restore the Everglades

The governor made an announcement Tuesday that, if passed, could be great news for Florida’s famed River of Grass.

01/27/2015

(Source: Miami Dolphins)

State Won’t Say Which Sports Team Should Get Taxpayer Money

Florida appears ready to approve multi-million dollar deals to help several of the state’s high profile professional sports teams, but state officials now say they will not decide which team deserves the money.

01/27/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott To Ask For Money To Build More Nursing Homes For Vets

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is trying to do more to serve those who risked their lives for our freedom.

01/26/2015

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

Gov. Scott Responds To Former FDLE Leader’s Comments

Gov. Rick Scott contends that the former Florida Department of Law Enforcement commissioner “resigned” on his own terms – and he is sticking to it.

01/23/2015

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

Cabinet May Seek Investigation Into FDLE Leader’s Exit

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater said Thursday they’re open to discussing at the next Cabinet meeting the need for an investigation into the departure of Florida’s top law-enforcement official.

01/22/2015

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Gov. Scott Wants To Increase STEM Spending

When he unveils a budget proposal in the coming weeks, Governor Rick Scott will seek to bolster what has become known in the education world as “STEM” — science, technology, engineering and math.

01/21/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Wants To Cut Taxes On Cable, Cell Phone Bills

Governor Rick Scott plans to call on legislators to cut half a billion dollars in state taxes charged on cable television, cellphones and traditional phone lines.

01/20/2015

Democrat And Republican

Florida’s Political Parties See Money Dip After Election

Now that election season is over, Florida’s two main political parties are seeing a lot less money coming in.

01/12/2015

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