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House Completes Work On Scott’s Tax Cuts

The Florida House passed a plethora of tax cuts Thursday that includes multiple sales tax holidays in the coming year. The bill will reduce the state revenue by $100 million and complete Governor Rick Scott’s election year plan of $500 million in tax cuts.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

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Scott Slams Idea Of Ticket-Quotas For FHP

Governor Rick Scott blasted the Florida Highway Patrol Friday after media reports raised questions about the possibility that bonuses for troopers were tied to how many tickets they write, according to the News Service of Florida.

CBS Miami–03/28/2014

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Dems Accuse Scott Of Breaking Campaign Finance Laws

The near constant war between Democrats and Republicans continues in Florida with the Florida Democratic Party accusing Governor Rick Scott’s campaign of breaking campaign finance laws by shifting millions of dollars between groups.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

MIAMI, FL - MARCH 09: Bubba Watson lines up a putt on the ninth hole during the second round of the 2012 World Golf Championships Cadillac Championship at Doral Golf Resort And Spa on March 9, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Play Resumes At Cadillac Championship

Play has resumed at the Cadillac Championship after heavy thunderstorms roared through the area Thursday afternoon.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014

Tiger Woods   (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tiger’s Status For Doral Is Unknown

He’s still the biggest draw on the PGA Tour, but age and injuries seem to be getting the best of Tiger Woods ahead of the Cadillac Championship in Doral this week.

CBS Miami–03/03/2014

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Rubio & Scott Make A Stop In Doral To Talk About Venezuela

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.

CBS Miami–02/28/2014

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Scott Releases $74.2 Billion Budget

In an election year nothing sells quite as well as tax cuts and with a tough gubernatorial election ahead this year, Governor Rick Scott released his 2015 budget that will target millions in tax cuts among other programs.

CBS Miami–01/29/2014

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Scott Calls For Increased Education Spending In Election Year

Governor Rick Scott will ask state legislators for more money for public schools this year, though it’s less than half of what he asked for last year.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Scott Pitches New Job Training Program

As the 2014 election cycle kicks into gear, Governor Rick Scott is now calling for more spending, specifically $30 million a year on a new job training program.

CBS Miami–01/24/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: Crist Leads Scott By Just 2 Points

The race for Florida governor is still months away, but in a hypothetical race between Charlie Crist and Rick Scott, the former governor may pull out a very narrow victory.

CBS Miami–01/22/2014

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