Monthly Archives: March 2011

Sticky: Today, Rick Scott Will Lay Out Cuts For Developmentally Disabled And Then Attends A Special Olympics Photo-Op

Today, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) will announce deep cuts to programs that help the developmentally disabled in his state. Scott will invoke his “emergency powers” to impose a 15 percent cut to the rates charged by group home workers and case workers that help the 30,000 Floridians with cerebral palsy, autism, and Down Syndrome. Those who provide services to […]

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Gov. Rick Scott wants to test welfare recipients for … – First Coast News

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Gov. Rick Scott wants to test welfare recipients for …First Coast NewsRick Scott wants to test welfare recipients for illegal drugs before getting the benefits, and he wants them to pay for it themselves. Scott said testing woul…

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Senate budget panel passes water management district overhaul, cuts

The Senate budget panel approved a bill that would fold Florida’s water management districts into the rest of the state’s budget, and align their finances with other state agencies. The measure would cut districts’ budgets by an average of 30 percent, for a total of more than $210 million.

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Food stamp applicant sues Scott in Florida Supreme Court over his order … – Greenfield Daily Reporter

Food stamp applicant sues Scott in Florida Supreme Court over his order …Greenfield Daily ReporterRick Scott's executive order suspending agency rulemaking powers. Lawyers for Rosalie Whiley filed the petition Monday. It alleges Scott overstepped…

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