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Senate Passes Ballot Measure On Court Appointments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This year’s gubernatorial race could have even greater implications if a proposed constitutional amendment on Supreme Court appointments is also approved. The Senate voted 26-14 on Thursday to place a question […]

04/03/2014

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Crist Wages Populist Campaign For Fla. Governor

MIAMI (AP) — When former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist announced he’d run for his old job as a Democrat in 2014, party leaders rejoiced at the prospect of a pragmatic candidate able to win back […]

CBS Tampa–02/08/2014

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

Rich, Crist Say Scott Only Cares About The Wealthy

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist had nothing good to say about Gov. Rick Scott while another Democrat, former state Sen. Nan Rich, didn’t have anything complimentary to say about either.

CBS Tampa–01/29/2014

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Supreme Court OKs Medical Marijuana For Ballot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida measure that would allow the use of medical marijuana has cleared its final hurdle and will be on the November ballot. The state Supreme Court on Monday approved the […]

CBS Tampa–01/27/2014

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

Fla. Gov. Wants To Cut Corporate Filing Fees

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is proposing to cut annual corporate filing fees.

CBS Tampa–01/26/2014

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

Fla. Gov. Taps Former Legislator As Running Mate

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, already in a potentially tough fight for re-election, on Tuesday made history when he appointed the first Hispanic to the position of lieutenant governor.

CBS Tampa–01/14/2014

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Fla. Gov. Wants Spending Boost For Roads And Ports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants more money spent on roads, ports and transportation. Scott will announce Monday that he wants state legislators to set aside $8.8 billion for the Department of […]

CBS Tampa–01/13/2014

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

Fla. Gov. Wants To Cut Auto Registration Fees

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is calling for a cut in fees motorists pay to register their cars.

12/11/2013

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Biden, Wasserman Schultz to visit Panama

Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz are traveling to Panama to discuss the expansion of the Panama Canal.

11/18/2013

Grace Miranda and other supporters of Trayvon Martin gather for a rally in front of Florida Senator Marco Rubio's (R-FL) office to ask him to retract his support for Florida's so called 'Stand Your Ground' gun law following the Trayvon Martin killing on April 9, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Martin was killed by George Michael Zimmerman on February 26th while Zimmerman was on neighborhood watch patrol in the gated community of The Retreat at Twin Lakes, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. House To Vote On “Stand Your Ground” Repeal

Florida’s Republican-controlled House is expected on Thursday to keep intact the state’s contentious “stand your ground” law that has sparked protests in the wake of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

CBS Tampa–11/06/2013

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