Gov. Scott Appeals Major Medical Marijuana RulingLess than three hours before a 5 p.m. deadline, Gov. Rick Scott’s administration Friday filed a notice to appeal a Tallahassee judge’s order that struck down a 2017 medical marijuana law as unconstitutional.
Lawsuit Seeks To Ban Blind Trusts For Public Officials Open-government advocates are backing a lawsuit filed Wednesday in the Florida Supreme Court, challenging the constitutionality of a 2013 law that allows elected officials to put financial assets in blind trusts that do not offer detailed public disclosure of the holdings.
Gov. Scott To Call For Repeal Of Differential Tuition Law In another thinly veiled shot at his chief rival in the November elections, Gov. Rick Scott will use his State of the State address on Tuesday to call for a repeal of a 2009 law allowing universities to increase tuition up to 15 percent a year.
Scott To Meet With HHS' Sebelius To Discuss State Health ExchangeAlthough he recently softened his opposition to the looming health care mandate, Gov. Rick Scott is concerned the costs of a state health exchange could end up being greater than early estimates.
Gov. Scott's Former Company Moving Out Of FloridaThe chain of urgent care clinics that the governor helped start a decade ago is packing up and moving to the Volunteer State.
Scott Signs Death Warrant For Man Convicted Of 1989 Triple MurderGovernor Rick Scott signed the death warrant for a man convicted of murdering an Ohio mother and her two daughters and tossing their bodies in Tampa Bay.
Governor Rick Scott To Run For Re-Election In 2014 After narrowly winning the governorship in 2010, Governor Rick Scott confirmed Tuesday that he plans to run for re-election in 2014 according The News Service of Florida.