Dec
22

Florida Authorities Say 1 Police Officer Shot and Killed – WCTV


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Florida Authorities Say 1 Police Officer Shot and Killed
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Today, Governor Rick Scott issued the following statement on the tragic death of Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charles Kondek who was killed in the line of duty this morning in Tarpon Springs. Governor Scott said, “We are saddened by the death of
Florida Five: Florida police officer killed, Gov. Scott issues statementBizPac Review
Florida sheriff: Cop killer’s apology ‘bunch of nonsense’Florida Today
Cop gunned down and run over in Florida by alleged fugitiveWashington Post
Christian Post -SaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Dec
20

Rick Scott Ends 2014 on a High Note With — What Else? — Jobs – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Ends 2014 on a High Note With — What Else? — JobsSunshine State NewsRick Scott can be pardoned if he took a victory lap on Friday as he announced the state unemployment rate dropped below 6 percent and said 715,700 jobs had been created un…

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Dec
20

PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but he promised more – Tampabay.com

PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but he promised more
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Less than three weeks before his second-term inauguration, Gov. Rick Scott is crowing that he has accomplished a goal he initially said could take seven years, despite the fact he isn’t even halfway to what he actually promised.

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Dec
19

Scott, state workers still at odds over drug testing – Sun Sentinel

Scott, state workers still at odds over drug testing
Sun Sentinel
TALLAHASSEE — After racking up more than $650,000 in legal fees, Florida Gov. Rick Scott is refusing to back down from his drug-testing crusade, most recently objecting to an attempt to close a drawn-out legal battle over requiring state workers to

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Dec
19

Governor Scott Insists He Has Met Jobs Promise – CBS Local

CBS LocalGovernor Scott Insists He Has Met Jobs PromiseCBS LocalFlorida Gov. Rick Scott stops by a Republican call center to rally campaign workers November 4, 2014 in Fort Myers, Florida. Rick Scott is running in a tight race against opponent and form…

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Dec
19

Gov. Rick Scott appoints transportation secretary – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott appoints transportation secretary
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On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott chose Jim Boxold, a longtime capital insider, to be Florida’s next transportation secretary. Boxold, who since 2013 has been former Secretary Ananth Prasad’s chief of staff and director of legislative affairs, was one of
Gov. Rick Scott appoints Florida transporation secretaryBradenton Herald
Rick Scott appoints Jim Boxold as next Florida DOT secretaryTampabay.com (blog)
Gov. Scott picks transportation secretaryPensacola News Journal

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Dec
19

Rick Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but that’s not what he promised in 2010 … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Rick Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but that’s not what he promised in 2010
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Less than three weeks before his second-term inauguration, Gov. Rick Scott is crowing that he has accomplished a goal he initially said could take seven years, despite the fact he isn’t even halfway to what he actually promised. Scott and the Florida …

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Dec
19

Rick Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but that’s not what he promised – PolitiFact


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Rick Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but that’s not what he promised
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Rick Scott is crowing that he has accomplished a goal he initially said could take seven years, despite the fact he isn’t even halfway to what he actually promised. Scott and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity said Friday that as of
Rick Scott insists he has met jobs promiseSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Scott, state workers still at odds over drug testingSun Sentinel
PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but he promised moreTampabay.com
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Dec
19

Gov. Rick Scott appoints Florida transporation secretary – Bradenton Herald

Gov. Rick Scott appoints Florida transporation secretary
Bradenton Herald
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott on Friday appointed Jim Boxold to be Florida’s next transportation secretary. Boxold, who since 2013 has been former Secretary Ananth Prasad’s chief of staff and director of legislative affairs, was one of three finalists …

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Dec
19

Rick Scott appoints Jim Boxold as FDOT secretary – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Rick Scott appoints Jim Boxold as FDOT secretary
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
I am grateful for Secretary Prasad’s service and I am confident Jim is the best person to carry on his commitment to excellence in improving our state’s infrastructure in the years ahead,” Scott said in a statement. Boxold said in a statement, “It is

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Dec
19

Gov. Rick Scott names new transportation secretary – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott names new transportation secretary
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It’s the second time that Scott has named a top DOT official to replace the departing secretary. When Secretary Stephanie Kopelousos left in 2011, Scott chose Prasad, then a DOT assistant secretary, after a national search drew 46 applicants from all
Gov. Rick Scott appoints transportation secretaryMiamiHerald.com
Gov. Rick Scott appoints Florida transporation secretaryBradenton Herald
Gov. Scott picks transportation secretaryPensacola News Journal

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Dec
18

Rick Scott reacts to President Barack Obama’s Cuba announcement (video) – Tampabay.com (blog)

Rick Scott reacts to President Barack Obama’s Cuba announcement (video)
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Rick Scott reacts to President Barack Obama’s Cuba announcement (video). Times staff. Link; View all Articles. Thursday, December 18, 2014 3:12pm. My Edition. I want to see more articles tagged. I’m already following articles tagged. Gov. Scott speaks …

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Dec
18

Time set for Gov. Rick Scott’s swearing-in ceremony – Orlando Sentinel

Time set for Gov. Rick Scott’s swearing-in ceremony
Orlando Sentinel
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott’s inauguration program will start at 11:20 a.m. Jan. 6, with Scott getting sworn in at noon, the Republican Party of Florida said Thursday. The ceremony will take place on the east steps of the Old Capitol. Scott, who

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Dec
18

Rick Scott Is Still Spending Tons Of Taxpayer Cash Trying To Drug Test State … – Miami New Times (blog)

Rick Scott Is Still Spending Tons Of Taxpayer Cash Trying To Drug Test State
Miami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott is doing more harm to our party than good for Florida. Take the program this article discusses. Fiscal responsibility used to mean something. Our “leaders” have lost their honor. It’s not enough to point at the liberals and say “their

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Dec
18

America Caving into ‘Tyrannical’ Cuba, Gov. Rick Scott Says – Patch.com


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America Caving into ‘Tyrannical’ Cuba, Gov. Rick Scott Says
Patch.com
The governor is also unhappy about Obama’s move to trade prisoners for the release of American hostage Allen Gross. While he’s happy Gross is safely back on American soil after five years in captivity, Scott says a trade should never have been completed.
Gov. Rick Scott blasts president’s decision on CubaWPBF West Palm Beach
Rick Scott criticizes Obama for release of Cuban prisonersSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott: Obama ‘Giving in to a Tyrannical Government’ in CubaSunshine State News (blog)
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Dec
18

Two More Members of Rick Scott’s Administration to Stay at Current Posts – Sunshine State News


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Two More Members of Rick Scott’s Administration to Stay at Current Posts
Sunshine State News
As Gov. Rick Scott prepares to start his second term, he will continue to draw on the services of two members of his administration who will stay at their current posts. Scott announced on Wednesday that Ken Detzner will remain as secretary of the
Detzner Re-Appointed As Florida’s Secretary Of StateCBS Local
Senate leader calls lottery ‘a pretty big numbers racket’Jacksonville Daily Record
Sec State Ken Detzner and Lottery Secretary Cynthia O’Connell staying for SaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Dec
18

State Rep. Adkins calls on Gov. Rick Scott for state investigation of … – Florida Times-Union

Florida Times-UnionState Rep. Adkins calls on Gov. Rick Scott for state investigation of …Florida Times-UnionState Rep. Janet Adkins asked the governor to launch a state investigation into the practices of the Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fun…

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