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Florida Lottery Chief Steps Down Under Cloud

Florida Lottery Secretary Cynthia O’Connell is stepping down with the announcement coming days after reports surfaced that she spent more than $30,000 on travel last year.

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State Leaders Urged To Make Early Childhood A Priority

The Florida Children and Youth Cabinet voted Thursday to send a letter to state leaders, urging them to prioritize early-childhood education, intervention and other services for “the first 1,000 days” from pregnancy to age 3.

08/27/2015

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 05:  A Planned Parenthood location is seen on August 5, 2015 in New York City. The women's health organization has come under fire from Republicans recently after an under cover video allegedly showed a Planned Parenthood executive discussing selling cells from aborted fetuses.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Protests Planned At Florida Planned Parenthoods

Anti-abortion activists have their own plans this weekend. Several groups are expected to protest at more than a dozen Planned Parenthood facilities across Florida on Saturday.

08/22/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Defends Payout In Records Lawsuit

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is defending the use taxpayer money to pay a hefty legal settlement, but there are questions about whether his administration was transparent in how it got the money.

08/20/2015

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Florida Gov. Scott: State Nearly Out Of Money To Lure Jobs

Gov. Rick Scott, reigniting a budget fight with the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature, says the state is nearly out of money to lure companies to Florida.

CBS Miami–08/20/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Attorney: Gov. Scott Got ‘Bad Advice’ On Public Records Law

Gov. Rick Scott, a Tallahassee attorney says, was a “novice politician” who received “bad advice” that led him to ignore the state’s public records law.

08/14/2015

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English Soccer Club Scores Visit Florida Sponsorship

On Friday, a day before the opener of the Sky Bet Championship League, England’s second-division soccer league, Fulham F.C., owned by Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid “Shad” Khan, announced that the team would be sponsored by Visit Florida.

08/10/2015

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Gov. Scott Committee Nears $2.85 M For Year

Gov. Rick Scott’s “Let’s Get to Work” political committee collected $175,000 in July, bringing its overall total for the year to nearly $2.85 million, according to a newly filed finance report.

08/10/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Scott At Odds Again With Fellow Republicans

Just six months ago, Gov. Rick Scott stood onstage outside the state Capitol basking in his hard-fought victory as he began his second term.

07/26/2015

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Board Of Education Approves College Performance Funding

A new performance-funding system for state colleges was approved Thursday by the State Board of Education, the latest step in Florida officials’ drive to tie money for higher education to how well institutions and their students do.

07/23/2015

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