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Central Fla. commuter rail project moves forward

Central Florida's commuter rail project just took another step forward. Full story

Governor gets Fla. to block fed health overhaul

Gov. Rick Scott is getting a bill that would prohibit Floridians from being required to purchase health insurance. Full story

Florida lawmakers aim to limit doctor questions on guns

Florida lawmakers on Thursday sent Republican Governor Rick Scott a pair of National Rifle Association-backed measures, including one that would bar physicians from asking most patients if they have guns in their homes. Full story

FL gov wants state-backed insurer smaller, solvent

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says there is no plan to eliminate the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. Full story

Ousted Fla. nursing home ombudsman successor named

A replacement has been named for the Florida nursing home ombudsman who was ousted in a clash with Gov. Rick Scott's administration. Full story

Florida Gov. Scott looks to curb state-run insurer

Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants lawmakers to produce a bill that would sharply curtail the amount of business that state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. could write, but he stopped short Monday of pushing for closure of the overexposed, underfunded insurer. Full story

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Scott's Fla. corporate tax repeal on life support

Governor holds Panhandle cabinet meeting

FL gov's attorney admits mistake to Supreme Court

Florida Gov. Scott to sell his health clinics

Governors urge response to prescription drug abuse

Fla. lawmakers advance welfare drug testing bill

Fla. House panel OKs compromise pill mill bill

Fla. Gov. Scott looking to sell his health clinics

Florida Gov. Scott's team, media in "Twitter war"

Disputed Fla. pill tracking system gets go-ahead

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  Should we take Trump's run seriously?

NBC's Savannah Guthrie joins Morning Joe to discuss billionaire and potential 2012 GOP candidate Donald Trump. Trump recently told Guthrie he's pro-life, reversing his earlier pro-choice position. Governor Rick Scott, R-Fla., joins the conversation to discuss the health of the Gulf Coast a year afte

  Florida tackles drug abuse

Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., has signed an executive order that would make state employees take drug tests but he’s refusing to have a statewide database that tracks prescription drug use. Former Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., shares his thoughts on the double standard.

  The Rick Scott test: tax cuts for dummies

Rachel Maddow offers viewers a simple test to determine whether quality of life in their state will be worse this year for a real economic reason or just because they have a bad governor.

  Florida's Budget Squeeze

Florida's $3.6 billion budget deficit is putting a big squeeze on the Sunshine State. Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) says it's unlikely he will take Federal funds for a high-speed rail system because he believes the state would be responsible for cost overru...

  Florida budget aims to cut corporate taxes

Former Gov. Ed Rendell shares his thoughts on the radical budget of Florida Gov. Rick Scott.

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Florida Republican Gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott greets supporters near his precinct Tuesday Aug. 24, 2010, in Naples, Fla. Scott is seeking to hold office for the first time as he faces Florida's Attorney General Bill McCollum.

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