Gov. Rick Scott

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

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

Crist: Obamacare Has ‘Been Great’ For Florida

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist on Sunday stuck to his support of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, saying “it’s been great” for the state despite a difficult rollout.

CBS Tampa–03/10/2014

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