Apr
17

Congressional Democrats send letter to Rick Scott calling on him to drop lawsuit – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

SaintPetersBlog (blog)Congressional Democrats send letter to Rick Scott calling on him to drop lawsuitSaintPetersBlog (blog)The letter writing surrounding Medicaid and Low Income Pool continues as ten Congressional Democrats sent a note to Gov. Rick Sc…

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Apr
17

Governor Rick Scott lawsuit goes to mediation – WWSB ABC 7


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Governor Rick Scott lawsuit goes to mediation
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SARASOTA Fla. — A lawsuit filed against Governor Rick Scott and his cabinet is going to mediation. The suit, filed by several news organizations, accuses them of violating Florida’s open meetings law. “My clients are interested in knowing why things

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Apr
17

Gov. Rick Scott Talks Job Growth In South Florida – CBS Local


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Gov. Rick Scott Talks Job Growth In South Florida
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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Governor Rick Scott is in South Florida Friday announcing that job growth across Florida is back to pre-recession numbers. Governor Scott was at the grand opening of Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc., a manufacturer of aviation …
Gov. Rick Scott touts record of job creation in South FloridaLocal 10
Florida jobless rate remains unchanged; Rick Scott touts job gainsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott: Job Losses from Great Recession Fully RecoveredNaples Herald
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Apr
17

Florida Gov. Rick Scott suing Obama administration over health care funding – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott suing Obama administration over health care funding
Tampabay.com (blog)
“It is appalling that President (Barack) Obama would cut off federal health care dollars to Florida in an effort to force our state further into Obamacare,” Scott said in a statement. The legal maneuver, which comes amid a tense standoff between the
Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuitMSNBC
Rick Scott Is Revealing The GOP’s Ultimate Obamacare HypocrisyThinkProgress
Rick Scott has an easy way out of his Medicaid messWashington Post (blog)
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Apr
17

Article implicates Rick Scott, Jeb Bush and the Koch Brothers in Florida … – WWSB ABC 7

WWSB ABC 7Article implicates Rick Scott, Jeb Bush and the Koch Brothers in Florida …WWSB ABC 7Florida Governor Rick Scott and former Governor (and Republican presidential hopeful), Jeb Bush, are also involved. Last week, Steve Medina sent me the info…

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Apr
17

Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuit – MSNBC


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Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuit
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It was just last week when Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) completed a rarely seen flip-flop-flip, denouncing Medicaid expansion, then embracing it, and then condemning it. The consequences matter: 800,000 low-income Floridians were poised to have access
Florida Gov. Rick Scott suing Obama administration over health care fundingTampabay.com (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott to sue feds over low income poolTallahassee.com
Rick Scott Is Revealing The GOP’s Ultimate Obamacare HypocrisyThinkProgress
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Apr
17

Florida jobless rate remains unchanged; Rick Scott touts job gains – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Florida jobless rate remains unchanged; Rick Scott touts job gains
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Gov. Rick Scott announced the March jobless numbers during a press event at Kellstrom Defense Aerospace in Miramar. Scott’s statement focused on the 29,400 increase in private sector jobs during the month. “Each new job is an opportunity for a
Gov. Rick Scott: Job Losses from Great Recession Fully RecoveredNaples Herald
Gov. Scott: Florida Added More Than 29000 Jobs in MarchWCTV
Scott announces 5K new jobs in PensacolaPensacola News Journal
WTSP 10 News -Bay News 9
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Apr
17

Rick Scott, Jeb Bush and the Koch Brothers implicated in Florida pipeline scandal – WWSB ABC 7

Rick Scott, Jeb Bush and the Koch Brothers implicated in Florida pipeline scandalWWSB ABC 7Aspects of the deal allowing Georgia Pacific to massively assault the environment, were misleading, sometimes illegal, and unbeknownst to the local citizens. Flo…

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Apr
16

Rick Scott has an easy way out of his Medicaid mess – Washington Post (blog)


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Rick Scott has an easy way out of his Medicaid mess
Washington Post (blog)
I hope you’ll indulge this blog for writing about the bruising, high-stakes fight over the Medicaid expansion in Florida for a second day in a row. But now things have taken a turn towards the truly surreal. As you may recall, Governor Rick Scott
Florida Gov. Rick Scott suing Obama administration over health care fundingTampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott Says He Will Sue Obama Administration Over Medicaid HardballNational Journal
Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over healthcare money, Medicaid expansionMiami Herald
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Apr
16

Dems’ leader calls Rick Scott’s healthcare lawsuit “tea party gone wild” – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Dems’ leader calls Rick Scott’s healthcare lawsuit “tea party gone wild”
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against federal healthcare agency over hospital funding would be a “frivolous” would represent the “tea party gone wild,” House Democratic Leader Mark Pafford said Thursday. The impending loss of $2 billion in Low Income Pool …
Gov. Scott to Take Legal Action Against President ObamaWCTV
Medicaid Dispute Still Threatens On-Time Legislative AdjournmentWLRN

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Apr
16

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s voting chief: ‘Forces of evil’ could harm online … – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s voting chief: ‘Forces of evil’ could harm online
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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott’s elections chief got roughed up again Thursday in the Senate as he continues to oppose a bipartisan bill for an online system of voter registration by 2017, which already exists in 20 states. Appearing before the Senate …
Online Voter Registration May Get Lawmakers’ Approval, But Scott FlaglerLive.com
Lawmakers denounce Florida elections chief a second timeStandard Bulletin
State inches closer to online voter registrationGainesville Sun
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Apr
16

Rick Scott’s Philadelphia trips for jobs cost $40000, and still waiting for … – Naples Daily News


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Rick Scott’s Philadelphia trips for jobs cost $40000, and still waiting for
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Rick Scott spent about $40,000 in public and private dollars on a two-day “domestic business development mission” to Philadelphia in February, state records show. Scott, who paid a similar visit to California on Sunday and Monday, made the trip to

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Apr
16

Florida to sue over Obamacare Medicaid expansion – Politico


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Florida to sue over Obamacare Medicaid expansion
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Rick Scott announced Thursday that his administration will file a lawsuit against the federal government for threatening to withhold more than $1 billion in funding for hospitals if the state fails to expand Medicaid. “It is appalling that President

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Apr
16

Checking in on the Scott-O-Meter: Rick Scott’s promise to be No. 1 in … – Miami Herald (blog)

Checking in on the Scott-O-Meter: Rick Scott’s promise to be No. 1 in
Miami Herald (blog)
As part of a group of promises to invest in education, Gov. Rick Scott promised in his second term to “be No. 1 in nation for high school graduation rates.” There are a few different ways to measure graduation rates, but the one the state Department of …
Testing reform, kind of, sort ofDaily Commercial

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Apr
16

PolitiFact updates Rick Scott’s promise on school tests – Miami Herald (blog)

PolitiFact updates Rick Scott’s promise on school tests
Miami Herald (blog)
After calling for an investigation into standardized tests and suspending a new exam by executive order, Gov. Rick Scott quickly signed a bill limiting how many hours students can be evaluated. The Legislature passed HB 7069 on April 9, 2015
Testing reform, kind of, sort ofDaily Commercial

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Apr
16

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he will sue Obama administration for withholding … – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he will sue Obama administration for withholding
Minneapolis Star Tribune
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he will sue the Obama administration, which he says is withholding money for hospitals because the state won’t expand Medicaid. The announcement Thursday is another twist in what has been a gritty …

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Apr
16

Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over healthcare money, Medicaid expansion – Miami Herald


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Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over healthcare money, Medicaid expansion
Miami Herald
Republican Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that he will sue the federal government for allegedly coercing Florida to expand Medicaid. “It is appalling that President Obama would cut off federal healthcare dollars to Florida in an effort to force our
Florida Gov. Rick Scott suing Obama administration over health care fundingTampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott has an easy way out of his Medicaid messWashington Post (blog)
Rick Scott Says He Will Sue Obama Administration Over Medicaid HardballNational Journal
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