Gov. Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Colin's ArrivalGov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in 34 Florida counties including the Tampa area.
Scott Headed To DC To Negotiate For Florida Hospital FundsGov. Rick Scott is heading to Washington to try to convince the Obama administration to release federal funds for hospitals that treat low-income and Medicaid patients.
Texas, Kansas To Back Florida Lawsuit Against AdministrationGovernors in Kansas and Texas said Monday they'll support Florida Gov. Rick Scott's fight against the Obama administration to free billions of federal hospital dollars even if the states don't expand Medicaid.
Scott Files Lawsuit Against Obama Over Medicaid ExpansionGov. Rick Scott sued the Obama administration Tuesday, charging that federal officials are coercing the state to expand Medicaid in order to get $1 billion in federal hospital funds.
Abortion Waiting Period Bill Goes To Florida GovernorThe Legislature passed a bill Friday that will require a 24-hour waiting period for abortions — a reflective period Republicans said they hope will change some women's minds before undergoing the procedure.
Despite Job Gains, State Unemployment Rate Edged UpThe latest unemployment figures show Florida's jobless rate edged up slightly in March, despite a gain of 29,400 private sector jobs.
Woman Arrested After Threatening To Hire Hit-Man To Kill Gov. Rick Scott A Florida woman has been arrested for threatening to hire a hit-man to kill Gov. Rick Scott.
Gov. Scott Refusing To Disclose Financial InformationGov. Rick Scott is refusing to hand over detailed financial information that could answer whether he is violating a state ethics law.
Florida Gov. Pushing Cut In Taxes On Cellphones, Cable TVFlorida Gov. Rick Scott wants to cut the state taxes charged on various communications services including cable television, cellphones and traditional phone lines.
Florida Gov. Won't Explain Shakeup At State Police AgencyA new leader was named to Florida's main law enforcement agency on Tuesday — but questions remain about why Gov. Rick Scott abruptly shook up the agency.
Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott Wins Re-Election As Crist ConcedesFlorida Republican Gov. Rick Scott has won re-election, turning back former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist — who was trying to return to office as a Democrat.
Bitter Tone Of Campaigns Extends To Florida PollsThe bitter tone of the campaign ads aired throughout Florida's race for governor appeared to extend to the voting booth Tuesday.