Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr
30

The Buzz: Budget veto by Scott might amount to a show of power – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comThe Buzz: Budget veto by Scott might amount to a show of powerTampabay.comRick Scott will veto the budget if it doesn't include the tax cuts he wanted, as appears likely. It's a risky move, considering the Legislature has the votes …

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Apr
30

Question lifted from pension rewrite: Scott likes – Palm Beach Post

Question lifted from pension rewrite: Scott likesPalm Beach PostRick Scott said Saturday that the Legislature's move to pull 3 percent pay contributions from 655000 teachers, firefighters, police and other government workers is a “good first step…

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Apr
30

Eve Samples: Does Gov. Scott take credit for 600 jobs in Martin County? Bet on it – TCPalm

Eve Samples: Does Gov. Scott take credit for 600 jobs in Martin County? Bet on itTCPalmGov. Rick Scott didn't mind taking credit either. "My goal is 700000 jobs. So I think I have, what, about 1100 more of these to go?" Scott told the cro…

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Apr
30

The Governor Likes Alligators in Only One Size – New York Times

The Governor Likes Alligators in Only One SizeNew York TimesRick Scott was praising Florida's many outdoor pleasures — fishing, hunting, bird-watching — when he let slip that he did not have much fondness for alligators. “I don't want to …

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Apr
30

Scott, Bondi tout Florida progress on pill mills on FoxNews – Palm Beach Post

Scott, Bondi tout Florida progress on pill mills on FoxNewsPalm Beach PostRick Scott, in Washington for the White House Correspondents Dinner, and Attorney General Pam Bondi appeared on FoxNews shortly after noon today to tell the nation what Florida&#…

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Apr
30

No ethics problems for Gov. Scott? – Palm Beach Post (blog)

Palm Beach Post (blog)No ethics problems for Gov. Scott?Palm Beach Post (blog)by Opinion Staff Rick Scott's many critics say he hasn't done enough to separate his personal finances from his decisions as governor, but the Florida Commission on E…

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Apr
30

Gov. Scott visits Hernando County – Tbo.com

Tampabay.comGov. Scott visits Hernando CountyTbo.comRick Scott's visit to Silverthorn Country Club Friday night attracted flocks of Republican faithful. Scott was the keynote speaker at Friday night's 41st annual Lincoln Day dinner and fundrais…

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Apr
30

Scott is among friends at Hernando’s Lincoln Day dinner – Tampabay.com

Scott is among friends at Hernando's Lincoln Day dinnerTampabay.comGov. Rick Scott's message: What I'm doing is working. Speaking to a crowd of about 330 people at the Hernando Republican Party's annual Lincoln Day Dinner, Scott reviewe…

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Apr
30

Governor Scott pitches tax cuts – MyFoxOrlando.com

Governor Scott pitches tax cutsMyFoxOrlando.com(WOFL FOX 35) – Florida Governor Rick Scott sat down for a one on one interview with FOX 35, hoping to drum up support for his proposed corporate tax cut. The move for reduced rates comes at the same time …

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Apr
29

Scott tells Hispanic leaders he wants Florida to be business-friendly – Orlando Sentinel

Scott tells Hispanic leaders he wants Florida to be business-friendlyOrlando SentinelGov. Rick Scott told Hispanic business leaders in Orlando Friday that increasing trade with Latin America and creating conditions that spur economic activity are prior…

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Apr
29

Floridians Unsure of Governor Scott’s Prescription – Huffington Post (blog)

Floridians Unsure of Governor Scott's PrescriptionHuffington Post (blog)Last November Governor Rick Scott beat out Democratic challenger Alex Sink by just one point (49% Scott vs. 48% Sink) — that's roughly 60000 votes. Yet, Scott and his team…

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Apr
29

Scott Welcomes Airline; Protesters Rally – WESH Orlando

Scott Welcomes Airline; Protesters RallyWESH OrlandoGovernor Rick Scott visited the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando on Friday to talk about the economy and job creation, but got a reception he did not expect. A group gathered at the building…

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Apr
29

Scott’s unpopularity worries some in GOP, but not him – Tbo.com

Miami New Times (blog)Scott's unpopularity worries some in GOP, but not himTbo.comNews Channel 8's Keith Cate talked with Governor Rick Scott about his future in an exclusive interview in Tallahassee. By WILLIAM MARCH | The Tampa Tribune Some R…

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Apr
29

Gov. Rick Scott is Craig Patrick’s guest on “Central Florida Spotlight” this … – Orlando Sentinel (blog)

Orlando Sentinel (blog)Gov. Rick Scott is Craig Patrick's guest on “Central Florida Spotlight” this …Orlando Sentinel (blog)The topics will be Scott's plans to reform Citizens insurance, cut taxes and mandate drug tests for welfare recipi…

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Apr
29

Letter: Scott has shown us he’s especially good at one thing only: double talk – TCPalm

Letter: Scott has shown us he's especially good at one thing only: double talkTCPalmRick Scott, the CEO whose corporation paid the largest medical fraud payment in history, said during election speeches that tourism is the No. 1 business in Florida…

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Apr
29

[UPDATE] Budget Will Have Tax Cuts, But Probably Not Gov. Scott’s – WCTV

10 Connects[UPDATE] Budget Will Have Tax Cuts, But Probably Not Gov. Scott'sWCTVRick Scott once again said Wednesday that he was confident that lawmakers would eventually approve his plan to begin phasing out the corporate income tax before they le…

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Apr
29

Top adviser avoids creating public records as she shapes Gov. Rick Scott’s … – MiamiHerald.com

10 ConnectsTop adviser avoids creating public records as she shapes Gov. Rick Scott's …MiamiHerald.comRick Scott avoids much of a paper trail in crafting the governor's policies. By Michael C. Bender TALLAHASSEE — When US Sen. Bill Nelson&#3…

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