Gov. Rick Scott

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Medicaid Expansion Talk Key In Fla. Gov Race

Expanding Medicaid to an additional 1 million Floridians under President Barack Obama’s new health law is turning into one of the biggest issues of this year’s gubernatorial race.

CBS Tampa–08/09/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: Premiums Will Fall For Many In Fla.

The majority of Floridians who purchased health plans through the Affordable Care Act will actually see their out-of-pocket costs decrease, especially in big cities such as Miami and Orlando, according to senior White House officials. That’s the opposite of what state officials, under Republican Gov. Rick Scott, said earlier this week.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

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

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