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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. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Signs Bill To Let Children Secretly Tape Their Rapists

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that would allow children to secretly record people who rape them.

05/22/2015

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. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Asks Agency Heads To Prepare For Government Shut Down

Florida Governor Rick Scott asked the heads of agencies to list only what they need as the Legislature prepares for a special session to talk about the state budget.

05/14/2015

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Film Industry Wants Another Shot At Incentives

The film and television industry in Florida wants lawmakers to take another look at a revamped production-incentives package that stalled when the House cut short the regular legislative session.

05/12/2015

Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles rests on the sideline during the second half against the Idaho Vandals at Doak Campbell Stadium on November 23, 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Source: Jeff Gammons/Getty Images)

Jameis Winston Files Counterclaim, Denies He Raped Woman

Attorneys for No. 1 NFL pick Jameis Winston said in a federal court filing that the former Florida State University quarterback did not rape a woman who is suing him and that she is motivated by greed.

05/09/2015

Facing SFla- Jose Oliva and Shervin Jones

Facing South Florida: The 2015 Florida Legislative Session

Jim and his guests, State Representative Jose Olive and State Representative Shervin Jones, focus on this week’s meltdown in Tallahassee, where the state legislative session came to an early close, days ahead of schedule.

CBS4–05/03/2015

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Florida Legislators Push Bills Tied To Their Private Jobs

The professional and political lives of Florida legislators collide at the halls of the state Capitol. And there’s nothing illegal about it.

05/03/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

A Look At What Bills Passed, And Died, In Florida

During the 2015 session the Legislature passed 227 bills. More than 1,500 bills died.

05/01/2015

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Florida House Abruptly Adjourns Early Over Budget Impasse

The Florida House abruptly adjourned early on Tuesday due to a budget impasse with the Senate over Medicaid expansion.

04/28/2015

P.J. Williams #26 of the Gold team reacts to a recovered fumble against the Garnet team during Florida State's Garnet and Gold spring game at Doak Campbell Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.  (Source: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

DUI Charge Against Former FSU Player D.J. Williams Dropped

A DUI charge against former Florida State defensive back and NFL draft prospect P.J. Williams has been dropped.

04/28/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

Exception To Lobbyist ‘Gift Ban’ Gets OK

The Florida Senate on Monday unanimously approved a limited exception to a law that prevents legislators from accepting gifts or other things of value from lobbyists.

04/27/2015

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