| Jul 23, 2014
| 8:17 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Democrat Charlie Crist has a new ad that continues the misleading mudslinging both he and Republican Gov. Rick Scott have engaged in relative to education spending: namely, that they increased it, while their opponent cut it.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:47 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s silver-haired voter demographic has a clear message for its gubernatorial front-runners: talk to us.
A new AARP Florida poll suggests voters ages 50 and up are increasingly worried about their finances, feeling they...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:22 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- After months of dodging questions about climate change, Gov. Rick Scott met today with a panel of climate scientists who have been trying to brief him on the human influence on global warming.
Then he quickly left the office without...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:52 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Everybody's favorite game of spinning non-comparable campaign fund-raising into earned media continued again Monday in Florida's gubernatorial contest.
Likely Democratic nominee Charlie Crist reporting raising $2.2 million in April...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:35 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The political machine around Republican Gov. Rick Scott's re-election effort is boasting he raised $3 million in April, a showing the GOP hopes will end a streak of Democrat Charlie Crist out-raising the incumbent in hard money.
| May 2, 2014
| 8:12 AM
TALLAHASSEE – In a dramatic shift of policy, the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature passed a measure Friday granting discounted tuition rates to the children of illegal immigrants.
The bill would grant in-state tuition rates to thousands of...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:29 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- In the midst of a high-profile fight over the governor's office, civil-rights and media organizations are asking the Florida Supreme Court to force Gov. Rick Scott and other candidates to disclose more details about their personal wealth....
| May 1, 2014
| 9:56 AM
TALLAHASSEE – The Legislature sent Gov. Rick Scott a plan Thursday to create a new Central Florida Expressway Authority which would oversee billions of dollars in regional road-projects.
The Senate voted 36-0 to go along with a House compromise to...
| May 2, 2014
| 9:38 AM
TALLAHASSEE – On the final day of session, the Florida Senate sent Gov. Rick Scott a plan to legalize a low-THC version of medical marijuana that could be used by cancer patients and children with degenerative seizures.
Scott has already pledged...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:53 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Turn on a TV and you're going to hear Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist trying to claim credit for stewarding the state’s tourism- and housing-dependent economy through the worst global crash...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:28 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott is touring the state this week to promote a new environmental plan he intends to push if voters give him a second term in office, including more spending on conservation and heftier fines for polluters.
The plan signals...