Florida Roundup: The DEP Ban On 'Climate Change'

Mar 13, 2015

Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks to reporters outside Hialeah’s Casa Maiz restaurant Monday.
Credit Patti Mazzei / Miami Herald

Gov. Rick Scott's office is continuing to deny that the administration unofficially banned the use of the terms "climate change" and "global warming" after former state employees said they were told not to use those words. 

Florida prison officials tell the Senate tales of corruption. Current and former inspectors told lawmakers on Tuesday they had been told on several occasions to ignore evidence that would hurt the Department of Corrections' image.

Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado's daughter, Raquel Regalado, will run for mayor of Miami-Dade County against incumbent Carlos Gimenez.

Florida education officials said the state's school testing troubles were caused by cyber attacks on the new state exam.

Host Tom Hudson is joined by Tristram Korten of the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting, Tampa Bay Times' Craig Pittman, Tanya Lewis of Live Science, Miami Herald's Julie K. Brown, Doug Hanks, Christina Veiga and WLRN's John O'Connor. 

Live Blog Florida Roundup: The Ban On "Climate Change"