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Florida Legislators Agree On State Spending

Florida legislators reached a deal Monday on a state budget which will boost spending on schools, child welfare and the cleanup of damaged water bodies across the state.

04/28/2014

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Gov. Scott Proposes Transportation Hub Spending

Gov. Rick Scott proposed spending more than $213 million for a transportation hub at the Orlando International Airport that would create jobs and a new rail line.

02/17/2014

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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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Signs Point To Weak Holiday Shopping Season

Retailers typically look forward to the holiday season as a time for major profits. But this year, retailers could be singing the blues by the time the Christmas holiday shopping season concludes.

CBS Miami–11/19/2013

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Florida Still Not Thrilled With Progress Of Economic Recovery

Floridians continue to view the economy and how affects them from the glass is half empty perspective.

08/27/2013

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How To Spend Your Tax Refund

The best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.

04/10/2013

President Barack Obama on January 16, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Asks For Infrastructure Help In PortMiami Speech

President Barack Obama was South Florida Friday hoping to rally support and convince Congress to make larger investments in the United States’ crumbling infrastructure.

CBS Miami–03/29/2013

Gov. Rick Scott delivers his state of the state on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (Source: The Florida Channel)

Scott’s State Of State Speech Says Plans Are Working

Governor Rick Scott went before a joint legislative session for the third time in office to deliver the State of the State address with what he described as one simple message, “it’s working.”

CBS Miami–03/05/2013

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Obama Prepping For Key SOTU Address

President Barack Obama continued to put the finishing touches on his State of the Union address Tuesday just hours before he’s scheduled to deliver what Real Clear Politics said would be a speech where Obama would “throw down the gauntlet to Congress.”

CBS Miami–02/12/2013

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Governor Rick Scott On Stump With Seniors In Miami

With more than a year and a half to go until the 2014 Florida gubernatorial election, Governor Rick Scott appeared to be in full re-election campaign mode as he dropped in on a senior citizens center Wednesday in Miami’s Little Havana section. Ironically, the center and others like it, was among programs the governor and legislature took the budget axe to in 2011 and 2012.

CBS4–02/06/2013

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