Rick Scott

Stock Image of the arm of an electric chair (Photo Credit: Fanny Carrier / AFP / Getty Images)

Fla. Executes Man For Illinois Woman’s 1986 Murder

A Florida man convicted of raping and strangling a woman and throwing her body in a canal was put to death Tuesday by chemical injection.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2013

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

Fla. Says It Won’t Pay To Reopen National Parks

Florida officials say they won’t use state money to help reopen Everglades National Park and other national parks located in the Sunshine State.

10/10/2013

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Tries To Build Support For Voter Purge

Florida is preparing for another effort to remove non-citizens from the state’s voting rolls.

10/07/2013

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

State Of Emergency Declared In 18 Florida Counties

Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in 18 Florida Panhandle counties in preparation for Tropical Storm Karen.

CBS Tampa–10/03/2013

Final Push To Educate Floridians About New Obamacare Laws

With just 48 hours until the launch of one of the key components of the new federal health law, counselors and volunteers are fanning out across the state, knocking on doors and working phone banks to spread the word about “Obamacare”.

CBS Tampa–09/29/2013

File photo of a person digging in a yard. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Grave Excavation To Begin At Former Reform School

University of South Florida researchers will begin exhuming dozens of graves Saturday at a former reform school in hopes of identifying the buried boys and learning how they died.

08/31/2013

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

Group: Environmental Laws Not Enforced Under Scott

A non-profit group says the enforcement of the state’s environmental laws has plummeted under Gov. Rick Scott and the private company attorney he picked to lead the Department of Environmental Protection.

08/29/2013

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

Fla. Protesters Upset With Verdict Leave Capitol

A small but determined group upset by the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin’s killing ended a 31-day long protest Thursday at the Florida Capitol.

08/15/2013

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

Enterprise Florida Board To Vote On CEO’s Bonus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The board of the public-private organization charged with luring businesses to Florida is set to vote on whether to award a $70,000 bonus to its top official. The board of Enterprise […]

CBS Tampa–08/08/2013

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

Bodies Can Be Exhumed From Fla. Reform School

Saying it was time to provide answers from a painful period in the state’s past, Florida’s top officials voted Tuesday to let researchers dig up and try to identify remains buried at a closed reform school for boys.

08/06/2013

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,018 other followers