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Gov. Scott Health Panel To Meet Again Next Week

Amid a battle over hospital funding, a panel created by Florida Governor Rick Scott will meet next week at the Capitol.

22 hours ago

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Senate To Take Up Health Expansion Early In Session

The Senate is set to take up a controversial health expansion plan during a special legislative session next month.

05/23/2015

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Florida Prison Guards Arrested In Inmate Beating

Two Florida prison guards are under arrest, accused of beating an inmate at a Florida prison earlier this year.

05/05/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 7:  Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. A group of activists have submitted about 50,000 signatures in an effort to force a referendum on a marijuana dispensary ban in Los Angeles to take effect next week. A minimum of 27,425 valid signatures from registered voters is needed to let voters decide on the issue in March, and until the number can be verified, the ban will not be enforced. . The ban would not prevent patients or cooperatives of two or three people to grow their own in small amounts. Californians voted to legalize medical cannabis use in 1996, clashing with federal drug laws.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Pot Law Expected To Get Aired In Senate Committee

A Senate committee is expected to take up the medical marijuana industry next week.

03/21/2015

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Hospital Districts Could Face Taxing Votes

A new proposal filed Tuesday would require a vote every 10 years on whether local hospital districts should be allowed to continue taxing residents.

02/24/2015

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Scott Names Environmental Protection, Elder Affairs Leaders

Jonathan Steverson, who for the past two years has overseen one of the state’s five water-management districts, will head the Florida Department of Environmental Protection as Gov. Rick Scott begins a second term.

12/11/2014

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Lawmaker Files Bill To Allow Firearms On University Campuses

A newly filed bill would allow people to carry concealed weapons on state college and university campuses.

12/09/2014

425 Million Jackpot Draws Hopeful Lottery Ticket Buyers

Florida Court Hears Couple‚Äôs Lottery Winnings Dispute

A couple, who had been in a long-term relationship, have gone to court over a $1 million winning lottery ticket dispute. On Thursday the Florida Supreme Court heard the arguments on how to possibly distribute the winnings.

12/04/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
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Scott, Crist Push Turnout In Key Areas

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist spent Friday scrambling to persuade voters besieged by negative ads to head to the polls as the final full week of campaigning came to a close.

10/31/2014

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Scott Child Protection Claims Disputed

During the gubernatorial debate Wednesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott said child protection has improved under his watch especially compared to that of his opponent former Governor Charlie Crist.

10/16/2014

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