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Scott appoints Lt. Governor

January 14, 2014

Governor Rick Scott has appointed former Representative Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his Lieutenant Governor. The Florida Chamber of Commerce was to congratulate him. “Our experience with former Representative Lopez-Cantera is that he always put families, children, small…

Business State & National News

Long Odds for gambling deal?

January 13, 2014

By Dara Kam, News Service of Florida Gambling operator Resorts World Omni, Gulfstream Park and the horse industry have struck a deal aimed at getting slots rolling in downtown Miami. The proposal, being pitched to lawmakers…


Scott wants $100 million for Visit Florida

January 12, 2014

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida Gov. Rick Scott will seek $100 million to help bring 100 million visitors a year to the Sunshine State. Scott announced Friday that he intends to ask the…

Politics State & National News

State capitol briefs

January 12, 2014

CRIST, COMMITTEE BRING IN $1.04M IN DECEMBER Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist and an affiliated committee collected about $1.04 million in December, bring their combined overall totals to slightly more than $4 million, according to campaign-finance…