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Senate Rejects Obama’s Call To End Oil Subsidies

Just a few hours after President Barack Obama called for the Congress to end the massive subsidies, the U.S. Senate was denied a vote due to a Republican filibuster preventing the bill from getting to the Senate floor.

CBS4–03/29/2012

(Source: CBS4) President Barack Obama speaks to students at the University of Miami

Obama Speech Highlights Need For Energy Reform

Gas prices across the Sunshine State, and the nation, have been spiking in recent weeks. That has brought political attention to the issue and brought President Barack Obama to the University of Miami Thursday.

CBS4–02/23/2012

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Scott Questions Citizens Insurance Policy

Governor Rick Scott has made no secret of his disdain for Citizens Insurance. Tuesday, he asked the insurer why the state-backed company was offering coverage to people who build new homes near the beach.

CBS4–12/07/2011

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Drought-Damaged Florida Sugar Harvest Begins

On the southern shores of Lake Okeechobee, an all out effort started Saturday to harvest one of the sweetest crops in the nation, as South Florida’s sugar cane harvest started. The round-the-clock effort has been affected by drought and last winter’s freezing temperatures.

CBS4–10/01/2011

Dead Farmers Get Millions From Tax Dollars

It’s no secret that many times the federal government can spend your tax dollars in ways that might leave you scratching your head or even make you angry.

But wait until you hear what I-Team Investigator Stephen Stock dug up and who is getting your money now.

CBS4–11/24/2009

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