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Florida Governor Rick Scott says that he's concerned that cuts to the National Guard will impact immediate relief to the state in the event of a hurricane.
Gov. Rick Scott has all but guaranteed a veto of the three-percent tuition increase in the state budget and he recently reached out to an unlikely group to aid his cause.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- A report released by Florida TaxWatch called the "Turkey Watch Report" is getting some backlash from local leaders.
The unemployment rate for Pinellas County dropped to 6.5 percent in April, according to the May 17 report from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
State Rep. Daniel Davis will become president and CEO of the JAX Chamber effective July 1, succeeding Wally Lee, who retired and stepped down last year after 23 years in the position.
Gov. Rick Scott will lead a state delegation to Chile next week, his eighth overseas trade mission since taking office.
Governor Rick Scott today announced the 2012 Annual Uniform Crime Report. The report shows Florida's crime rate dropped 6.5 percent compared to 2011.
He's the governor who has made job creation his top priority but Thursday, Rick Scott rejected a proposed deal to bring major Internet retailer Amazon to the state of Florida.
Gov. Rick Scott must soon sign the new state budget, and he’s getting intense feedback on all sides: from lawmakers protecting hometown projects, hospitals worried about losing money and a business-backed group criticizing pork-barrel spending.
Governor Rick Scott today visited Bishop Grady Villas to celebrate $36 million in funding for the Agency for Persons with Disabilities waiver waiting list.
Th e Tampa Tribune's editorial page today is coming out forcefully in advocating that Governor Rick Scott veto the $200,000 added into the state budget by Clearwater area GOP state Senator Jack Latvala for a new 'desk study' evaluating the prospects of a merger between HART & PSTA, the two respective transit agencies for Hillsborough and ... (more)
Florida TaxWatch on Thursday will announce a list of items that the research and advocacy group argues could be eliminated from a proposed $74.5 billion state budget.
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Florida lawmakers have set aside $50 million to complete a biking and hiking trail from Pinellas to Brevard County and now the fate of the project rests with Governor Rick Scott.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco say four people have been arrested on charges of selling synthetic marijuana - also called "spice" - at three businesses.
When Larry Eugene Mann was executed April 10, he had been on Florida's death row for 32 years, more than three times as long as his victim, 10-year-old Elisa Nelson, had lived.