Floridians Cost For ACA Coverage RevealedThe Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges go live on Tuesday and premiums for Florida for a mid-range plan would be approximately $328 a month depending on where the buyer lives in the state.
Broward County Set To Defy Scott On ACA NavigatorsBroward County is thumbing its proverbial nose at Governor Rick Scott and his decision to ban navigators from county health departments.
Scott Recommends Changes To Common Core PlanGovernor Rick Scott wants the state to sever ties with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test that will measure if children are reaching standards in certain subjects.
Scott Asks Ethics Panel To Examine His FinancesGovernor Rick Scott asked an ethics panel to examine his finances to see if a blind trust he set up to handle his massive assets is in compliance with a new state ethics law.
Scott Hits Campaign Mode To Push For Tax CutsWith the 2014 gubernatorial campaign just around the corner, Governor Rick Scott is headed out on a tour around the state pushing for tax cuts.
Scott Calls For Education SummitGovernor Rick Scott has asked education, business, and political leaders to meet next week to discuss the state's school grading system as controversy surrounds the issue.
Fla. Unemployment Stagnates For 3rd Straight MonthA day after national unemployment claims declined, the state of Florida reported a stagnating job market.
Teacher Debit Card Program StrugglingGovernor Rick Scott’s plan to give teacher’s state-funded debit cards has not taken off like the chief executive’s office had hoped.
5 Months Later, Florida Still Without A Lt. GovernorYou may not know it, but the state of Florida has been without a number two in the state government for the last five months.
Defense To End Civilian Furloughs, But They Could ReturnCivilian Defense Department workers in Florida and across the nation are getting some relief from furloughs that have forced them to take weekly unpaid days off since July 8.
Gov. Scott Denies Demands But Protesters PersistAs a small group of peaceful protesters persist at the state’s Capitol Wednesday, Governor Rick Scott reiterated that he does not have plans to call a session to address Florida’s self-defense laws following the George Zimmerman trial, the man acquitted of charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
Scott Says Florida Law Enforcement Ready For Zimmerman VerdictGovernor Rick Scott said Thursday that no matter what the verdict is in the George Zimmerman trial, law enforcement across the state will be ready.
Scott Questions Nat'l Guard Furloughs With Storm In AtlanticGovernor Rick Scott is using the possibility of Tropical Storm Chantal impacting Florida’s coast by this weekend to question sequestration implemented by Congress and the White House earlier this year.
National Guard Facing Furloughs And Other CutsAcross the nation, thanks to Congressional gridlock, the National Guard is preparing for major cuts and furloughs due to the automatic budget cuts contained in the federal sequestration.
Amazon Goes Big In FloridaSeattle-based company Amazon will bring new warehouses to Florida. The move, according to Governor Rick Scott, will create more than 3,000 jobs, but it also means Floridians will no longer be able to dodge sales tax on their Amazon purchases.