Mar
30

More than 200 veterans awarded in The Villages – MyFoxOrlando.com


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More than 200 veterans awarded in The Villages
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THE VILLAGES, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) — Two-hundred thirty veterans received the Governor’s Veteran’s Service Award on Monday morning. If you walked inside The Villages’ Eisenhower Recreational Center, you could very well say it was a room …
Governor Scott Proposes $7.4 million for Three New State Veterans Nursing RealEstateRama (press release)

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Mar
30

Gov. Rick Scott backs Lenny Curry over Mayor Alvin Brown – Florida Times-Union


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Gov. Rick Scott backs Lenny Curry over Mayor Alvin Brown
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Gov. Rick Scott endorsed Republican Jacksonville mayoral challenger Lenny Curry in the May 19 general election, ending his widely noticed silence that has hung over the race to unseat Democratic Mayor Alvin Brown. “Lenny Curry is a principled …

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Mar
30

“Florida’s Climate Denial Could Cause Catastrophic Recession” – ThinkProgress


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“Florida’s Climate Denial Could Cause Catastrophic Recession”
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Governor Rick Scott (R-FL) has made Florida the punchline for countless jokes since we learned in early March he barred state officials from using the term “climate change.” As Jon Stewart joked last week holding a copy of “Roget’s Denial Thesaurus,” …
Climate change: State lags whether phrase banned or notSun Sentinel

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Mar
30

Governor Scott Proposes $7.4 million for Three New State Veterans Nursing … – RealEstateRama (press release)

Governor Scott Proposes $7.4 million for Three New State Veterans Nursing
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Governor Rick Scott announced Jan. 26 proposed funding for three new state veterans nursing homes as part of the 2015-2016 “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” budget. One of the new homes, the Ardie R. Copas State Veterans’ Nursing Home, has already been …

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Mar
30

Governor to honor veterans at The Villages on Monday – Orlando Sentinel


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Governor to honor veterans at The Villages on Monday
Orlando Sentinel
“As a Navy veteran, Governor Scott understands the importance of recognizing our heroes and does so every opportunity he gets,” said Scott spokeswoman Jeri Bustamante. Monday morning’s ceremony is one of several that Scott has attended across the …
Governor Scott Proposes $7.4 million for Three New State Veterans Nursing RealEstateRama (press release)

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Mar
30

Stay Alert for Colossal Rick Scott, Bill Nelson 2018 Senate Clash – Sunshine State News

Stay Alert for Colossal Rick Scott, Bill Nelson 2018 Senate Clash
Sunshine State News
Throughout 2013 and the first months of 2014, when he flirted with running for governor, Nelson spent an inordinate amount of time attacking Scott and Republicans in the Legislature, calling them a “tea party government” and hitting them on various

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Mar
28

Gov. Rick Scott: Naples area leads state in February job growth – Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsGov. Rick Scott: Naples area leads state in February job growthNaples Daily NewsUsing a small local sports marketing firm as his backdrop, Gov. Rick Scott announced a win Friday for Naples. The Naples area gained the most jobs in Flori…

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Mar
27

Gov. Rick Scott stops by SWFL to announce new employment numbers – Wink News


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Gov. Rick Scott stops by SWFL to announce new employment numbers
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NAPLES, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott stopped by the WINK News studio Friday morning before heading to Naples to make a major jobs announcement. “This is the highest ever in the history of the state since we started tracking the numbers. These are online …
Gov. Rick Scott: Naples area leads state in February job growthNaples Daily News
Gov. Scott Committee Hauls In $710KCBS Local

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Mar
27

The Sunny Side of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s Budget – Politic365


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The Sunny Side of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s Budget
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It’s budget time, and while the members of Florida’s Legislature evaluate competing plans in the state House and Senate, the Sunshine State’s Governor, Rick Scott, is championing a $77 billion proposal he insists will “Keep Florida Working.” Although

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Mar
27

Rick Scott: Florida Unemployment Rate Dropped to 5.6 Percent in February – Sunshine State News (blog)


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Rick Scott: Florida Unemployment Rate Dropped to 5.6 Percent in February
Sunshine State News (blog)
Today’s announcement of more than 807,000 new private-sector jobs since December 2010 is great news for Florida families,” Scott said on Friday. “More than 14,000 jobs were created during the month of February alone, and more opportunities are …
Lee, Collier trump state unemployment rateThe News-Press
Florida jobless rate drops slightly in FebruaryTallahassee.com
State Jobless Figures Show Slight DropCBS Local
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Mar
27

“Florida Man” Has Better Approval Ratings in Florida Than Gov. Rick Scott – Miami New Times


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“Florida Man” Has Better Approval Ratings in Florida Than Gov. Rick Scott
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This is a very special week in “WTF Florida” history. This is the week that the state has become self aware. Not only did an actual real life political polling firm decided to test the approval rating of “Florida Man” among Florida voters, a man who

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Mar
27

Sumter sheriff’s corporal honored by Gov. Rick Scott for bravery in subduing … – Orlando Sentinel


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Sumter sheriff’s corporal honored by Gov. Rick Scott for bravery in subduing
Orlando Sentinel
Gov. Rick Scott this week lauded a Sumter County sheriff’s official for his “bravery and quick actions” last year after authorities said a retired Tampa police captain shot and killed a fellow moviegoer at a Wesley Chapel theater in a dispute over

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Mar
26

Rick Scott Competitive Against Bill Nelson in 2018 Senate Race, Poll Shows – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Competitive Against Bill Nelson in 2018 Senate Race, Poll ShowsSunshine State NewsPublic Policy Polling (PPP), a firm with connections to prominent Democrats, released a poll showing Nelson with a slight lead over Scott in a potential 2018 m…

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Mar
26

Gov. Scott Committee Hauls In $710K – CBS Local


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Gov. Scott Committee Hauls In $710K
CBS Local
Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued
The siren call of … Florida, home of sinkholes and hurricanes?Los Angeles Times
Gov. Scott’s Let’s Get to Work PAC raises $700000 in MarchOrlando Sentinel
Ted Cruz reaches out to Florida governorSarasota Herald-Tribune

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Mar
26

Jon Stewart hilariously mocks Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s ban on the phrase … – Raw Story


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Jon Stewart hilariously mocks Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s ban on the phrase
Raw Story
Daily Show host Jon Stewart piled on to the wave of ridicule on Wednesday against the alleged ban on Florida officials using the phrases “global warming” or “climate change.” Stewart showed footage of the meeting last week that saw state director of …
The Catastrophe That Must Not Be NamedSlate Magazine (blog)
Florida Democrat Hits Home-State Governor Over Climate Gag RuleNational Journal
Rick Scott Competitive Against Bill Nelson in 2018 Senate Race, Poll ShowsSunshine State News
TheWrap -TBO.com (blog)
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Mar
24

Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet refuse to honor Confederate war heroes – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet refuse to honor Confederate war heroes
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In an emotional clash between race and Southern heritage, Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet on Tuesday refused to honor three prominent Floridians who were Confederate heroes during the Civil War. The trio included a former governor, Edward Perry; …
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet will spend up to $50000 for Cabinet counselBradenton Herald
Gov. Scott, Cabinet OK developer John Neal’s projectSarasota Herald-Tribune
Rick Scott, Cabinet reject Confederates for veterans hall of fameSunshine State News
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Mar
24

Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet refuse to honor Confederate war heroes – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet refuse to honor Confederate war heroes
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TALLAHASSEE — In an emotional clash between race and Southern heritage, Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet on Tuesday refused to honor three prominent Floridians who were Confederate heroes during the Civil War.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet will spend up to $50000 for Cabinet counselBradenton Herald
Scott, Cabinet reject Confederates for veterans hall of famePensacola News Journal

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