DCF Appoints Specialist To Help Curb Child Fatalities The Florida Department of Children and Families has appointed its first statewide fatality-prevention specialist, a position created by the department’s new interim secretary, Mike Carroll, earlier this month.
House Completes Work On Scott's Tax CutsThe Florida House passed a plethora of tax cuts Thursday that includes multiple sales tax holidays in the coming year. The bill will reduce the state revenue by $100 million and complete Governor Rick Scott's election year plan of $500 million in tax cuts.
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.
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.
Play Resumes At Cadillac ChampionshipPlay has resumed at the Cadillac Championship after heavy thunderstorms roared through the area Thursday afternoon.
Tiger's Status For Doral Is UnknownHe’s still the biggest draw on the PGA Tour, but age and injuries seem to be getting the best of Tiger Woods ahead of the Cadillac Championship in Doral this week.
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.
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.
Scott Pitches New Job Training ProgramAs the 2014 election cycle kicks into gear, Governor Rick Scott is now calling for more spending, specifically $30 million a year on a new job training program.
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.
Scott Announces Extended Sales Tax HolidayFlorida Governor Rick Scott announced on Twitter that this year’s sales tax holiday in August will last for 10 days.
Gov. Scott: Boost Spending To Prevent Child Abuse In response to a string of child-abuse related deaths in the State of Florida, Governor Rick Scott wants to hire more than 400 additional investigators in the coming year—an effort that will cost millions.
Suit Filed To Force Scott To Pick Lt. GovernorA lawsuit has been filed by a Tallahassee lobbyist and political activist to try and force Governor Rick Scott to select a lieutenant governor.
Scott Bets Key Lime Pie On FSU Beating AuburnThe annual bet between the governors of the states in the BCS national championship game has been made and either way, someone is going to get something good.