Scott Slams Idea Of Ticket-Quotas For FHPGovernor Rick Scott blasted the Florida Highway Patrol Friday after media reports raised questions about the possibility that bonuses for troopers were tied to how many tickets they write, according to the News Service of Florida.
Florida Unemployment Stagnates In FebruaryFlorida's unemployment rate in February remained unchanged from January at 6.2 percent. While the rate is down 1.7 percent from a year ago, the reasons behind the drop remain elusive.
Dems Accuse Scott Of Breaking Campaign Finance LawsThe near constant war between Democrats and Republicans continues in Florida with the Florida Democratic Party accusing Governor Rick Scott's campaign of breaking campaign finance laws by shifting millions of dollars between groups.
In-State Tuition Bill For Undocumented Students Moving Through LegislatureEven as more Republicans come out against a bill to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates, even if they are in the country illegally; the bill continues to make its way through the legislature.
Body Of Gov. Askew To Lie In State At CapitolThe body of former Governor Reubin Askew is being brought to the state Capitol where it will lie in state so officials and residents can pay their final respects.
Midazolam Usage In Florida Executions Headed To Broward CourtThe controversial use of the drug midazolam hydrochloride in Florida executions will be the subject of an evidentiary hearing before the state can proceed with the execution of Robert L. Henry, 55.
Scott Uses State Of The State To Take Aim At CristGovernor Rick Scott gave his annual State of the State speech containing plenty of pats on his back and plenty of political shots at his likely 2014 gubernatorial opponent, Charlie Crist.
Rubio & Scott Make A Stop In Doral To Talk About VenezuelaGovernor Rick Scott and Senator Marco Rubio made their way to Doral Friday where protesters rallied for change in their country to speak to the leaders of the Miami-Venex Democratic Unity Roundtable.
Governor Scott Holds The Cards In Gambling Deal House and Senate leaders are reaching consensus on a plan that would allow stand-alone casinos in South Florida, if voters approve. But the proposal hinges on whether Gov. Rick Scott, who's playing his cards close to his vest, seals a deal with the Seminole Tribe.
Fla. House Ready To Move Ahead On Destination Resort Casinos In S. Fla.Republican leadership in the Florida House signaled Tuesday it’s ready to pass legislation that would allow Las Vegas-style casinos in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Scott Releases $74.2 Billion BudgetIn an election year nothing sells quite as well as tax cuts and with a tough gubernatorial election ahead this year, Governor Rick Scott released his 2015 budget that will target millions in tax cuts among other programs.
Scott Calls For Increased Education Spending In Election YearGovernor Rick Scott will ask state legislators for more money for public schools this year, though it's less than half of what he asked for last year.
State Unemployment Drops To 6.2 Percent In NovemberThe state of Florida will be releasing the unemployment numbers for the month of December Friday morning and it could give a boost to Governor Rick Scott while also posing a tricky political situation.
Gov. Scott Pledges $130M To Everglades Restoration Florida Gov. Rick Scott pledged $130 million on Wednesday intended for Florida's Everglades and South Florida waterways projects for the upcoming year.
Poll: Crist Leads Scott By Just 2 PointsThe race for Florida governor is still months away, but in a hypothetical race between Charlie Crist and Rick Scott, the former governor may pull out a very narrow victory.