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Florida Legislature Kicks Off 60-day Annual Session

Scott has asked for legislators to approve nearly $700 million in tax cuts including a cut in cellphones and cable television taxes.

03/03/2015

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

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. Al Sharpton and NAACP President Benjamin Jealous march with Trayvon Martin supporters through the historically African American community of Goldsboro on their way to an NAACP rally in front of the Sanford Police Department on March 31, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson To Fla. Gov: No Apology For Comments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson isn’t backing down from comments he made comparing Florida’s struggle with the Trayvon Martin case to the civil rights clashes with police during the 1960s in […]

07/31/2013