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State Gets Win In Tax Dispute With Seminole Tribe

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a dispute about whether the Seminole Tribe of Florida should pay taxes on fuel it buys off tribal lands, handing a victory to the state in a long-running legal battle.

01/12/2015

Gov. Rick Scott sworn in for second term.  (Source: The Florida Channel)

Republicans Raise More Than $800K To Pay For Inauguration

Nearly $850, 000 was raised to pay for the inauguration of Florida Governor Rick Scott, according to Florida Republicans.

01/10/2015

Gov. Rick Scott sworn in for second term.  (Source: The Florida Channel)

Seminole Tribe Atop Latest List Of Inauguration Donors

Overall contributions to Gov. Rick Scott’s inauguration festivities reached nearly a million dollars, and on Friday the Republican Party released names of four additional donors that helped make it happen.

01/09/2015

Gov. Rick Scott  (Source: CBS4)

Florida Gov. Scott Vows To Focus On Jobs During 2nd Term

Florida Governor Rick Scott is taking on his second term promising to stick to the same agenda as in his previous term.

01/02/2015

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Judge Dismisses Most Of $250 Million Dollar Suit Against Seminole Tribe

The Seminole Tribe of Florida scored a major victory in court on Monday after a Broward judge dismissed most of a lawsuit brought against them which sought $250 million in damages.

12/23/2014

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EPA To Help Seminole Tribe Improve Water Utilities

The federal government will help improve the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s water utilities to help the system cope with the effects of climate change.

11/22/2014

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Judge: Florida Can’t Tax Seminole Electric, Rents

A federal judge sided with the Seminole Tribe of Florida in a dispute over tax collection.

09/13/2014

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Florida GOP Rakes In Money From Major Companies

New campaign finance reports, filed this week, show that millions flowed into the campaign accounts of Florida’s two main political parties during the first three months of 2014.

04/11/2014

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Senate Folds On Gambling Bill

The chairman of the Senate Gaming Committee turned off the lights on a comprehensive gambling measure that could have allowed resort casinos in South Florida, telling the chamber that he lacked the votes to advance it and is instead deferring to Gov. Rick Scott.

04/03/2014

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State’s Indian Casinos’ Gamble Pays Off

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is proving there are more to casino resorts than just gambling. New numbers released Wednesday show the state’s eight Indian casinos again increased non-gambling revenue by 25 percent in 2012.

03/26/2014

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