Amid changing political winds, Gov. Scott mulls next move – WFLA


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Amid changing political winds, Gov. Scott mulls next move
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Scott is also friends with Trump, himself a frequent visitor to Florida, and early on tried to push Congress to dismantle the health care overhaul put in place by former President Barack Obama. That effort ultimately fell apart. Some political
Weekly Roundup: Scott gets win in chilly weekNaples Herald
Editorial: Remember fuel shortages during Hurricane Irma evacuations? Let’s avoid a repeatNaples Daily News

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FWC: 3 South Florida men face felony charges in connection with shark-dragging video – WFTV Orlando


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FWC: 3 South Florida men face felony charges in connection with shark-dragging video
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All three men face two counts of felony aggravated animal cruelty. Benac and Wenzel were also charged with one count of misdemeanor illegal method of taking. Florida Gov. Rick Scott released the following statement on the charges: “I was outraged by

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After cutting murder plea deal, Aramis Ayala demands answers from Rick Scott – Florida Politics (blog)


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After cutting murder plea deal, Aramis Ayala demands answers from Rick Scott
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The ongoing conflict between Orlando’s State Attorney Aramis Ayala and Gov. Rick Scott over her death penalty policies took another turn as Ayala cut a murder deal with a suspect that avoids a death penalty then answered the governor’s questions by

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Aramis Ayala responds to Rick Scott – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Aramis Ayala responds to Rick Scott
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Rick Scott demanded that Orange/Osceola County State Attorney Aramais Ayala provide answers about how she’s pursuing the death penalty in an April murder case, he got his response. “I too, stand with the victims of crime,” Ayala wrote in a letter sent

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Governor Scott honors American Legion Post 241 – WJHG-TV


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Governor Scott honors American Legion Post 241
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JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – The Funeral Honor Guard of the American Legion Post 241 has recognized fallen service members for nearly 30 years. “We cover from Tallahassee to west of Pensacola, Panama City, and the south end of Alabama and Georgia

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Ayala fires back, seeking information from Gov. Scott on death penalty cases taken from her office – WFTV Orlando


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Ayala fires back, seeking information from Gov. Scott on death penalty cases taken from her office
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ORLANDO, Fla. – One week after Gov. Rick Scott sent a letter to State Attorney Aramis Ayala demanding information about a missed death penalty case filing, she shot back Monday, requesting information of her own. Scott sent the original letter after it
State Attorney Ayala responds to Gov. Scott’s death penalty questionsWKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
State Attorney Aramis Ayala fires back at Gov. Scott with letter of her ownOrlando Sentinel

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Negron supports Gov. Rick Scott on ‘job growth’ fund – Daily Commercial

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TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Joe Negron backs a still-untapped $85 million “job growth” fund created this year, as Democrats continue to question the need to replenish what critics have called a “slush fund” for the governor. Negron, R-Stuart

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State Attorney Aramis Ayala fires back at Gov. Scott with letter of her own – Orlando Sentinel


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State Attorney Aramis Ayala fires back at Gov. Scott with letter of her own
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A spokesman for Scott called her response “completely insufficient.” “What is especially troubling is her refusal to answer specific questions about her death penalty review panel,” spokesman John Tubbs said. “State Attorney Ayala needs to be more
Ayala fires back, seeking information from Gov. Scott on death penalty cases taken from her officeWFTV Orlando
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Gov. Rick Scott presents medals to AL Post 241 Honor Guard – Dothan Eagle


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Gov. Rick Scott presents medals to AL Post 241 Honor Guard
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Rick Scott was in Sneads early Monday to present the American Legion Post 241 Honor Guard with medals for their many years of service at veteran funerals. The post’s Honor Guard is in its 23rd year. At each funeral ceremony where they serve, seven men

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Rick Scott’s Florida job-growth funding gains Joe Negron’s support … – Orlando Sentinel


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Rick Scott’s Florida job-growth funding gains Joe Negron’s support …
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Florida’s Senate president backs a proposal to set aside $85 million for the state’s job-growth fund, an amount Governor Rick Scott has requested in his budget plans. Negron was less specific about a $100 million request for Visit Florida.

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Rick Scott’s Florida job-growth funding gains Joe Negron’s support – Orlando Sentinel


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Rick Scott’s Florida job-growth funding gains Joe Negron’s support
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One bill would require Visit Orlando and other tourism development councils around the state to get county board approval for contracts of more than $250,000 and post contracts of more than $5,000 online. Jim Turner – News Service of Florida. Privacy
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Details sparse on Rick Scott meeting with Israeli PM – Florida Politics (blog)


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Details sparse on Rick Scott meeting with Israeli PM
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Scott asserted the following late last month. “I strongly believe that the U.S. Embassy belongs in Jerusalem and I am hopeful that a decision will be made to finally move the embassy to the its rightful destination in Israel’s capital city,” Scott said

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Details sparse on Rick Scott meeting with Israeli PM – Florida Politics – Florida Politics (blog)


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Details sparse on Rick Scott meeting with Israeli PM – Florida Politics
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One of the highlights of Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s trip to Israel was a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But if you were looking for meaningful information out of the Governor’s Office on it, you would be disappointed
Gov Scott to reduce cost for Lifetime Sportsman’s License for children, young adultsWCTV
Scott gets serious about school fundsCitrus County Chronicle

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