The Villages

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

In Final Swing, Scott Promises To ‘Kick Charlie’s Rear’

Gov. Rick Scott made a final swing through the I-4 corridor on Monday, hoping to motivate voters in one of the state’s most politically significant areas as polls showed the Republican incumbent in a virtual tie with his Democratic opponent, former Gov. Charlie Crist.

11/03/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

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

U.S. Census

Three Florida Metro Areas Among Fastest Growing In Nation

While Miami continues to rule the cash real estate market, two other Florida metro areas continue to be among the fastest growing in the nation.

CBS Miami–03/27/2014

(source: Thinkstock)

Florida Gets A Touch Of Gray

We all know that Florida is known for its sun, sand and fun. The state, however, has also upheld its dubious moniker of being “God’s waiting room.”

CBS Miami–06/13/2013

(Source:AP/Susan Walsh)

Florida Senate Draws Congressional Lines

After the 2010 census, the state of Florida was in line to gain two new Congressional districts. Monday, the Florida Senate finally released proposed districts starting next year.

CBS4–11/28/2011

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

ACLU Criticizes Gov. Scott After Democrats Removed From Event

Governor Rick Scott may be in hot water with the American Civil Liberties Union after several sheriffs’ deputies threw out several people wearing “Vote Democratic” t-shirts at the public state budget signing event in The Villages last month.

CBS4–06/06/2011

(Source: Executive Office of the Governor)

Scott Takes Blame For Budget Signing Problem

Governor Rick Scott said he is accepting responsibility for one of his staffer’s decision to throw out protesters from his budget-signing ceremony last week.

CBS4–06/03/2011

(Source: Executive Office of the Governor)

Gov. Scott Appoints New Judge To Miami-Dade County Court

While in The Villages to sign the state budget, Governor Rick Scott made another important decision to make: appointing a new judge to the Miami-Dade County Court.

CBS Miami–05/26/2011

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