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Campaign For Florida Governor Remains Bitter

The race for governor in Florida is ending the same way it began: Bitter, personal and close as ever.

11/03/2014

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Scott, Crist Weigh In On Medicaid Expansion

If former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist gets his old job back, he promises to expand Medicaid to roughly 1 million low-income residents by calling a special session of the Legislature or through an executive order.

10/12/2014

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Gov. Scott: Patient Being Monitored For Possible Ebola Symptoms

According to the governor, a patient is being treated for symptoms in Sarasota at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

10/04/2014

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Florida’s Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

Florida’s unemployment rate did not change in July amid signs the economy is in the process of a slow, steady recovery from the Great Recession.

08/15/2014

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Medicaid Expansion Hot Topic In 2014 FL Governor Race

The Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama’s health law is becoming a major issue in the 2014 gubernatorial race.

08/09/2014

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“Move Over Law” Expands To Include Sanitation Trucks

Sunshine State drivers take note, as of earlier this month, going the posted speed limit by a sanitation truck may result in a ticket.

07/22/2014

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Florida Lottery Sales Continue To Grow

Apparently the Sunshine State is feeling lucky as sales of Florida Lottery tickets continues to rise.

07/08/2014

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Florida Medicaid Privatization Underway Statewide

In a move to privatize the Medicaid program, at least three million recipients are transitioning to managed care.

07/02/2014

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Federal Govt. Wants FL To Cut Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Florida is being asked by the federal government to significantly cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

06/02/2014

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State Fires Back In Lawsuit Over Sunshine Amendment

Attorney General Pam Bondi and the Florida Legislature asked the state Supreme Court on Monday to throw out a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a 2013 law that allows elected officials to use blind trusts to shield their financial assets.

05/19/2014

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