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  • Scott's shell game: Blame the feds: My Word

    Scott's shell game: Blame the feds: My Word
    You've probably seen people on cruises who go down the buffet line, skip the main course, and go right to the dessert. It is an image that lingers as one reflects on how Gov. Rick Scott and our House leadership prepared for the start of the 2015...
  • Central Florida leaders take Legislature's helm

    Central Florida leaders take Legislature's helm
    TALLAHASSEE — The Speaker of the House and Senate President always wield much power at the beginning of the legislative session, but the current duo — both from Central Florida — hold more sway than most. That could pay off big for the...
  • Florida Gov. asked to suspend testing after glitches

    Several school districts on Tuesday suspended Florida's new standardized tests for a second day, despite assurances that the problems had been fixed. Education Commissioner Pam Stewart asked districts early in the morning to resume using the online...
  • Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State speech

    Remarks as Prepared for Delivery TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Good morning President Gardiner, Speaker Crisafulli and distinguished members of the Florida Legislature. Welcome Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial...
  • A look at the 5 biggest issues for the Florida Legislature

    Florida's GOP-controlled Legislature kicks off its annual session Tuesday, one that could be consumed by plenty of high-profile issues — but lacking the intensity that comes during an election year session. Both House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and...
  • Astros, Nationals plan to move to Palm Beach County in 2017

    Astros, Nationals plan to move to Palm Beach County in 2017
    Central Florida's spring baseball menu will lose two big items in 2017. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals will move to a shared Palm Beach facility that year, Gov. Rick Scott's office announced Wednesday. The Astros have trained at Osceola...
  • Astros and Nationals to leave Spring Training homes in Central Florida

    Astros and Nationals to leave Spring Training homes in Central Florida
    The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals are leaving Central Florida but staying in the state according to a deal announced by Governor Rick Scott's office. The Astros and Nationals each agreed to a 30-year deal to remain in the state and will do...
  • Mayor Ryan looking for sub to travel with lt. governor

    Mayor Ryan looking for sub to travel with lt. governor
    Broward's decidedly liberal County Commission has gotten over its aversion to tagging along on the Republican governor's annual trade mission. This year, the Broward mayor can't go, though. He's looking for a substitute for the journey with the...
  • UCF trustees consider tuition hike for medical school

    UCF trustees consider tuition hike for medical school
    University of Central Florida trustees are considering whether to raise medical students' tuition and fees by nearly 5 percent for the 2015-16 year. The board's committee discussion Wednesday on the issue comes the same week as Gov. Rick Scott's...
  • Video: Gov. Scott touts $1.6 bil for Florida springs

    Video: Gov. Scott touts $1.6 bil for Florida springs
     Gov. Rick Scott announced a 20-year-plan for funding Florida springs and Everglades restoration, as a part of of his 2015-16 budget, during a visit to the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, in Maitland, Monday. Scott was joined by state environmental...
  • Gov. Rick Scott: 'We have too much testing.'

    Gov. Rick Scott: 'We have too much testing.'
    Gov. Rick Scott said today that Florida schools spend too much time on testing and that the Florida Legislature should fix that this year. Scott said a testing investigation he asked the Florida Department of Education to conduct should provide a...