State Politics

Where’s Gov. Rick Scott amid state budget crisis?

Gov. Rick Scott’s standing with legislators has never been great, but he clearly lost ground this spring. He was rarely visible. When he was desperately needed to break a budget stalemate, Scott was far from the action — attending political fund-raisers, casting for jobs in California and dedicating a new amusement park ride in Orlando.

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Buena Vista

The historic district of Buena Vista, named for its view of Biscayne Bay, started as a pineapple plantation that became a town with its own town hall and post office. It once was home to ambassadors, business magnates and doctors, and frequented by novelists and Miami's elite.

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