Florida Gov. Scott Signs Death Penalty Fix Into LawFlorida will now require a unanimous jury recommendation before the death penalty can be imposed under a bill signed late Monday by Gov. Rick Scott...
Florida Governor Joining With Other Governors in DCFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is joining with the nation's governors who are scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
Florida House Attacks 'Handouts' Championed by Gov. ScottThe Florida House is releasing a scathing new video that trashes two programs championed by Gov. Rick Scott.
FEMA Again Rejects Scott's Algae State of Emergency RequestThe Obama administration has once again refused Florida Gov. Rick Scott's request to declare a federal state of emergency because of algae blooms on the St. Lucie River.
Florida Gov. Scott and Pam Bondi Land GOP Convention SpotsFlorida Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi are going to speak at the Republican National Convention.
The Latest: Governor Prays for Family of Boy Lost in FloridaThe Nebraska governor says his heart goes out to the family of a 2-year-old boy who was snatched by an alligator while on vacation at a Disney resort in the Orlando, Florida, area.
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.