Gov. Scott Signs Rape Kit Testing and Needle Exchange BillsGov. Rick Scott signed bills into law Wednesday to require law enforcement agencies to turn over rape kits for testing within 30 days and to create a needle exchange pilot program for drug users.
FL Has New Laws on Confederate Statue, Gay MarriageGov. Rick Scott signed a bill Thursday that calls for Smith's statue in the National Statuary Hall to be replaced and another that puts into law language that clergy don't have to marry same-sex couples — a right bill opponents said the state and federal constitutions already give them.
Florida Gov. Approves Overhaul of Death Penalty LawFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is swiftly moving ahead with an overhaul of the state's death penalty law. The Florida Legislature last week passed a bill requiring at least 10 out of 12 jurors recommend execution in order for it be carried out. Florida previously required that a majority of jurors recommend death sentences.
Florida Legislators Have Less Money To Spend This YearAmid an ongoing tug-of-war over tax cuts and spending, Florida legislators learned Tuesday that they are going to have less money to spend in the coming year than they were planning on.
Florida Legislature Passes Measure To Aid DisabledA measure to aid those with disabilities gain jobs is heading to Gov. Rick Scott.
Scott Pushes Tax Cuts, Job Creation in State of State SpeechGov. Rick Scott gave a State of the State speech on Tuesday that was focused almost entirely on creating jobs and cutting taxes, boasting that Florida has added more than a million jobs since he took office.
Governor, Legislature Explore Health Care TransparencyGov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature have found common ground on one important issue that impacts most residents — protection from price gouging at health care facilities.
Florida Budget Snarled As Governor Challenges 'Obamacare'Shortly after his mother's 2012 death, Gov. Rick Scott went on TV to explain his startling decision to drop his strongly-held opposition to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Election 2014: Florida Recap
Judge Denies Emergency Motion From Crist Campaign To Extend Voting Hours In Broward CountyFormer Gov. Charlie Crist's campaign filed an emergency motion to extend voting by two hours in Broward County due to voter confusion and malfunctions but a judge has denied that injunction.
Judge Rules Against FL Governor Rick Scott In Records Lawsuit A Florida judge is ruling against Gov. Rick Scott in an ongoing lawsuit over public records.
Crist Opponents Question His Political Conversion