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Gov. Rick Scott

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

Robert Hendrix was convicted of the 1990 murder of Elmer and Michelle Scott in their Lake County home. (Image credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Double-Murderer Executed

Robert Hendrix was convicted of the 1990 murder of Elmer and Michelle Scott in their Lake County home.

CBS Tampa–04/23/2014

File photo of former Gov. Charlie Crist. (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Crist Delivers Blistering Attack Of Scott

Former Gov. Charlie Crist is delivering a blistering attack on his successor as he aims to reclaim his former office.

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

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

Fla. Gov. Campaign Calls Huge Donation A Mistake

There’s a bit of a $500,000 mystery associated with the re-election campaign of Gov. Rick Scott.

CBS Tampa–03/10/2014

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