Scott

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)

Guns, Booze, And Body Cameras Among 44 Bills Scott Signs

Gov. Rick Scott signed 44 bills into law Thursday, including a measure that will allow Floridians without concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns during mandatory emergency evacuations.

05/21/2015

pregnancy - thinkstock

Florida Legislature Adds Protections For Pregnant Women

Florida is making it clear that anti-discrimination laws extend to mothers-to-be.

04/24/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks after his win in the Governor's Race on November 4, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Scott Pushes Feds To Approve Health Program Money

Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday tried to increase pressure on the federal government to continue funding for a program that hospitals say is critical to providing care to low-income and uninsured patients.

03/04/2015

Courtroom Gavel

Appeals Court Rejects Lawsuit Sparked By Florida Gov. Scott

A Florida appeals court has thrown out a lawsuit, filed by a former aide to the late Governor Reubin Askew, challenging a law that allows elected officials to place their assets in a blind trust.

02/23/2015

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

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

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

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)

Governor Scott Insists He Has Met Jobs Promise

Governor Rick Scott touted Friday that he has achieved a promise from his 2010 campaign as Florida has added more than 700,000 jobs since he took office.

12/19/2014

Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to the media after addressing the Miami-Dade Justice Association on May 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crist Reminds Voters Of Fraud At Scott’s Hospital Chain

TALLAHASEE (CBSMiami/AP) – Democratic candidate Charlie Crist has resorted to an old tactic in an effort to beat Gov. Rick Scott. The Republican-turned-Democrat and former governor is reminding voters that Scott ran a hospital chain […]

10/06/2014

Memorial Motorcycle Ride (Source: CBS4)

Memorial Motorcycle Ride For Man Killed In Wrong Way Crash

Dozens gathered in Davie on Friday night for a memorial motorcycle ride in honor a man killed in a wrong way crash last week.

07/25/2014

more