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Judge To Consider Florida Pipeline Permit Dispute

A judge is set to consider an environmental group’s efforts to block construction of a pipeline mean to transport gas into Florida from Alabama.

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Court Upholds Permits For Sugar Growers

An appeals court upheld decisions meant to allow sugar-cane growers to get permits, rejecting arguments the permits would not properly protect the Everglades.

08/08/2015

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Supreme Court Cracks Down On Errant Judges

The Florida Supreme Court is cracking down on errant judges, more than it has in the past.

06/25/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Slashes $461M From Budget, Draws Senate IRE

Florida Governor Rick Scott slashed $461 million worth of projects from the budget passed by Florida lawmakers last week during a special session.

06/23/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House Goes Into Session Friday Evening

It will be a waiting game Friday in the Florida House.

06/17/2015

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. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Groups To Back Feds In ‘LIP’ Lawsuit

Some Florida groups have come to the defense of the Obama administration in a lawsuit filed by Florida Governor Rick Scott over a health-care battle.

06/03/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Calls Trimmed Tax-Cut Package ‘Positive’

A House committee advanced a trimmed tax-cut package Tuesday. It’s something Florida Governor Rick Scott calls a “positive” move.

06/02/2015

(Source: AP)

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.

05/28/2015

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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

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