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Gov. Rick Scott

Federal court ruled a Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership regulates professional conduct and doesn't violate the doctors' First Amendment. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Court Upholds ‘Docs Vs. Glocks’ Law

State law restricts what information doctors can give patients about gun ownership.

CBS Tampa–07/25/2014

10 scientists at Florida universities sent an open letter to Gov. Scott demanding more action to address climate change. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Says He’ll Meet Scientists On Climate Change

Scott responding to letter from scientists at Florida universities.

CBS Tampa–07/16/2014

File photo of a DMV. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Protesters Want Florida To Allow Illegal Immigrants To Obtain Driver’s Licenses

Protesters are calling for Florida to allow immigrants who are in the United States illegally be allowed to have driver’s licenses.

CBS Tampa–07/14/2014

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Signs Bill For Use Of Pot Strain

Some patients in Florida are going to be able to use a strain of low-potency marijuana under a bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott.

CBS Tampa–06/16/2014

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Law Allows Fla. Students Living In Country Illegally To Be Qualified For In-State Tuition Rates

Florida students living in the country illegally will be allowed to qualify for in-state college tuition rates under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Rick Scott.

CBS Tampa–06/09/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist giving a speech. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Crist Blasts GOP Climate Change Deniers: ‘They Don’t Believe In Science, That’s Ridiculous’

On a recent afternoon, Scott McKenzie watched torrential rains and a murky tide swallow the street outside his dog-grooming salon. Within minutes, much of this stretch of chic South Beach was flooded ankle-deep in a fetid mix of rain and sea.

CBS Tampa–06/07/2014

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. Vetoes Bill To Raise Speed Limits

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott is following through on his pledge to veto a bill that could raise speed limits to 75 miles per hour.

CBS Tampa–06/02/2014

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. In tough Re-Election Fight Gets Help

Confronting a tough re-election fight Gov. Rick Scott came into his fourth legislative session as governor with a focused, but yet limited agenda that dealt primarily on tax cuts and spending priorities.

05/04/2014

File photo of a bartender pouring beer. (credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Senate Passes Bill Creating Craft Beer Regulation

The Florida Senate approved a bill Tuesday that would create regulations for the state’s booming craft brewing industry despite arguments that it would stifle job growth.

CBS Tampa–04/29/2014

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Governor Scott Names Interim DCF Secretary

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday named a new interim secretary who will take over the state’s embattled child welfare agency amid intense scrutiny following hundreds of child abuse-related deaths.

04/28/2014

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