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278 New Beds For Domestic Violence Victims In Florida

278 new beds for domestic violence victims in Fla. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials are using a $10 million grant to add 278 new beds for domestic violence victims across the state. The beds […]

CBS Tampa–07/17/2013

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Fla. Gov. Target Of Protest Over Zimmerman Verdict

Dozens of protesters carrying signs demanding justice for Trayvon Martin crammed into the lobby of Gov. Rick Scott’s office Tuesday and refused to leave until the governor either met with them or called lawmakers back to the Capitol to address issues like the state’s “stand your ground” law.

07/16/2013

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

Incumbent Fla. Governor Keeps Raising Millions

Florida Gov. Rick Scott continues to set aside millions for his 2014 re-election campaign, putting considerable distance between himself and his announced challengers.

07/10/2013

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In Florida, 150 New Laws Take Effect On Monday

An overhaul of high school graduation standards, an attempt to ban bongs, and additional restrictions on abortion are on a long list of new Florida laws that take effect Monday.

06/30/2013

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Fla. Dems Vow Medicaid Expansion Fight Is Not Over

Florida’s Democratic leaders are sending Gov. Rick Scott another demand for a special session to discuss expanding Medicaid coverage to 1.1 million residents.

06/26/2013

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Fla. Gov. Scott’s Job Approval Up To 43 Percent

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s approval rating is improving, a poll released Tuesday shows, though not to the point that it’s likely to deter any potential challengers in 2014.

CBS Tampa–06/18/2013

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Leads Trade Mission To Paris

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is leaving Friday on another foreign trip, this time heading to Paris for a week to attend an international air show. Scott is leading a delegation of […]

CBS Tampa–06/14/2013

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Former Florida LT Gov Must Testify In Taping Case

A judge told lawyers Thursday that former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll can provide information in a case against an ex-employee charged with illegally releasing taped conversations from the lieutenant governor’s office.

03/14/2013

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Florida’s Lieutenant Governor Quits; Tied To Firm Under Investigation

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll announced her resignation Wednesday, a day after she was questioned by authorities investigating an Internet cafe company that she once represented. Carroll’s resignation letter to Gov. Rick […]

CBS Tampa–03/13/2013

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FL House Speaker At Odds With Gov. Scott Over Medicaid Expansion

Fla. House speaker criticizes Medicaid expansion TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford says expanding Medicaid coverage is a social experiment doomed to fail. Weatherford opened the annual session of the Florida Legislature […]

CBS Tampa–03/05/2013

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