Rick Scott

Florida Gov. Rick Scott stops by a Republican call center to rally campaign workers November 4, 2014 in Fort Myers, Florida.   Rick Scott is running in a tight race against opponent and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist the Democratic challenger. (Photo by Erik Kellar/Getty Images)

Scott Wants Tighter Controls On College Costs

Governor Rick Scott is asking legislators to pass a sweeping bill which would lower textbook costs and curb tuition increases for graduate programs.

02/10/2015

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Crucial Legal Question Confronts Florida’s Voucher Program

The fate of the state’s private school voucher program, which currently serves nearly 70,000 students, is being decided in a Leon County courtroom.

02/09/2015

DAVIE, FL - MARCH 28:  Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks as he attends the ribbon cutting for the opening of a I-595 Express Project on March 28, 2014 in Davie, Florida. The Governor finds himself dogged by questions about recent resignations by one of his top fundraisers, Mike Fernandez, as well as Gonzalo Sanabria, a longtime Miami-Dade Expressway Authority board member, who is reported to have resigned Thursday from his post to protest the disparaging and disrespectful treatment of Mike Fernandez, the former co-finance chairman of Gov. Rick Scotts campaign."  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Admits Mishandling Ouster Of State’s Top Cop

Florida Gov. Rick Scott admitted to mishandling the ouster of the head of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).

02/05/2015

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 Disputes That FDLE Leader Faced Immediate Ouster

Gov. Rick Scott’s office continued pushing back Monday against claims his staff forced longtime Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey to resign immediately in December.

02/02/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Governor Scott Refusing To Disclose Financial Information

Governor Rick Scott is refusing to turn over financial information that could answer whether he is flouting a state ethics law.

02/02/2015

Florida Department of Corrections  Secretary Mike Crews (Source: CBS4)

Former Prisons Chief Knocks Scott For Ignoring Real Problems

The former director of the state’s prisons has knocked Governor Rick Scott for reportedly ignoring the crisis in the corrections’ system.

02/01/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Hopes For An Early Spring

Groundhog Day might not be until Monday, but Gov. Rick Scott probably doesn’t need a rodent to tell him that his winter of discontent is going to last awhile longer.

02/01/2015

A Death Row cell is 6 x 9 x 9.5 feet high. Florida State Prison also has Death Watch cells to incarcerate inmates awaiting execution after the Governor signs a death warrant for them. A Death Watch cell is 12 x 7 x 8.5 feet high. (Source: Department of Corrections)

Condemned Man Seeks Stay As Execution Drug Challenged

A Death Row inmate Friday asked the Florida Supreme Court to at least temporarily block his scheduled Feb. 26 execution while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a challenge to a key drug used in lethal injections.

01/30/2015

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.

01/28/2015

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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.

01/28/2015

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