Rick Scott

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Patient Information Bill

In a move that supporters say could help prevent seniors from getting hit with unexpected medical bills, Gov. Rick Scott has signed a measure aimed at clearing up confusion when patients go from hospitals to nursing homes.

06/11/2015

Courtroom Gavel

Judge Denies Scott’s Request For Mediation With Feds

A federal judge denied Florida Governor Rick Scott’s request for mediation with Obama administration officials over hospital funding.

06/10/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Approves Abortion 24-Hour Waiting Period Bill

Under a new Florida law, starting July, it will be mandatory for women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion.

06/10/2015

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MAY 22:  Republican presidential hopeful and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks during the 2015 Southern Republican Leadership Conference May 22, 2015 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. About a dozen possible presidential candidates will join the conference and lobby for supports from Republican voters.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rubio, Bush Speak At GOP Economic Summit In Orlando

Seven Republican heavy hitters are scheduled to speak at Governor Rick Scott’s economic growth summit in Orlando on Tuesday.

06/02/2015

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)

Feds Take Aim At Gov. Scott’s LIP Lawsuit

Describing the state’s arguments as “baseless,” federal officials this week fired back in court against Gov. Rick Scott’s contention that the Obama administration has unconstitutionally tried to link expanding Medicaid with the continuation of a key health-care funding program.

06/02/2015

Surrounded by fourth graders from Dr. Carlos Finlay Elementary, Governor Scott highlighted his budget proposal to increase public school funding...in part thanks to a nearly two-billion dollar state surplus. (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Calls On Lawmakers To Pass Higher School Funding

As thousands of students graduate and move onto college or the workforce, the State Legislature is heading into a special budget session, where funding for public schools like this one could reach record highs.

06/01/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant where he fieldeds 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)

Planned Parenthood Wants Scott To ‘Reflect’ On Abortion Bill

After lawmakers overwhelmingly passed a bill that would require a 24-hour waiting period before women could have abortions, Planned Parenthood sent a letter Friday to Gov. Rick Scott that offers a twist on the idea of a waiting period.

05/29/2015

Computer (Source: CBS)

Florida Releases Personal Data Of 13,000 People

Governor Rick Scott’s administration said they inadvertently released confidential information of 13,000 private citizens.

05/27/2015

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

State Senate Makes Changes In Health Expansion Plans

Describing it as a “compromise solution,” Senate leaders have released a proposal that would revise their plan for extending health-care coverage to about 800,000 uninsured Floridians.

05/26/2015

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)

Scott Signs Bill To Let Children Secretly Tape Their Rapists

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that would allow children to secretly record people who rape them.

05/22/2015

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