Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oct
31

Rick Scott appoints FSCJ president to disability commission – Florida Times-Union (blog)

Rick Scott appoints FSCJ president to disability commissionFlorida Times-Union (blog)Rick Scott to the Commission of Jobs for Floridians with Disabilities. Scott created the commission by executive order in July to mark the 21st anniversary of the fede…

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Oct
31

House Democrats to hear from Scott’s tax-incentive director – Orlando Sentinel (blog)

House Democrats to hear from Scott's tax-incentive directorOrlando Sentinel (blog)Rick Scott's economic-development director Tuesday, as the governor's administration continues to try and ease concerns over the millions of dollars awarded t…

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Oct
31

Rick Scott Halloween Mask: The Surefire Way to Scare Children – Broward-Palm Beach New Times (blog)

Broward-Palm Beach New Times (blog)Rick Scott Halloween Mask: The Surefire Way to Scare ChildrenBroward-Palm Beach New Times (blog)Rick Scott mask. Not surprisingly, this one's brought to you by the anti-Scott liberals over at Pink Slip Rick, which…

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Oct
31

Planned Parenthood to join Awake the State at rallies tomorrow

Planned Parenthood has announced it will join Awake the State in rallies taking place all over Florida tomorrow.

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Oct
31

Scott, Rubio not attending this weekend’s Florida Tea Party Convention – Florida Independent

Scott, Rubio not attending this weekend's Florida Tea Party ConventionFlorida IndependentRick Scott report that neither will be attending the Florida Tea Party Convention scheduled for this weekend, despite their inclusion on the event's agenda…

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Oct
31

Scott, Rubio not attending this weekend’s Florida Tea Party Convention

Representatives from the offices of Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Gov. Rick Scott report that neither will be attending the Florida Tea Party Convention scheduled for this weekend, despite their inclusion on the event’s agenda.

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Oct
31

Environmental group publishes ‘Ten Scariest Facts About the Everglades’

Environment Florida released its “Ten Scariest Facts About the Everglades” at a press conference coinciding with Halloween.

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Oct
31

Scott won’t appeal prison privatization ruling – Palm Beach Post

Wink NewsScott won't appeal prison privatization rulingPalm Beach PostGov. Rick Scott won't appeal a circuit court judge's ruling that a sweeping prison privatization plan included by state lawmakers in the budget is unconstitutional. Scott…

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Oct
31

Scott will not appeal prison privatization case – Juice (blog)

WTSP 10 NewsScott will not appeal prison privatization caseJuice (blog)Rick Scott has decided not to appeal a recent court ruling that knocked down the state's plans to privatize 29 prisons in South Florida, a major setback for companies like Boca …

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Oct
31

Scott touts jobs landing with commercial venture at Kennedy Space Center – Palm Beach Post

Fox NewsScott touts jobs landing with commercial venture at Kennedy Space CenterPalm Beach PostRick Scott was among a host of political figures Monday touting Boeing's decision to open a commercial space capsule assembly facility at Kennedy Space C…

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Oct
31

Rick Scott magically creates more water supply – Florida Times-Union (blog)

Rick Scott magically creates more water supplyFlorida Times-Union (blog)Then Rick Scott became governor, and the management district said never mind, first giving JEA a 20-year permit to pump even more water from the aquifer than it was currently using…

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Oct
31

A Tale of Corporate Greed and Political Collusion – Huffington Post (blog)

Live Insurance NewsA Tale of Corporate Greed and Political CollusionHuffington Post (blog)Rick Scott wants to cheat the families of his state out of $140 million in health insurance rebates. If Scott gets his way, it could harm consumers across the cou…

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Oct
31

Democrats Ready to Target 2012 Foe: Rick Scott – WCTV

Orlando SentinelDemocrats Ready to Target 2012 Foe: Rick ScottWCTVRick Scott by a landslide. Former US Sen. Bob Graham noted his recent work on commissions looking into weapons of mass destruction, the financial crisis and the BP oil spill, saying he w…

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Oct
31

Hospital panel right approach – Sun-Sentinel

Hospital panel right approachSun-SentinelRick Scott seems never to have met a tax he likes. The governor is now taking aim at another tax — paid by many property owners to operate or subsidize local hospitals in Florida — but he's going about i…

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Oct
30

Peltier column: Gov. Scott’s reforms winding way through courts – Naples Daily News

Peltier column: Gov. Scott's reforms winding way through courtsNaples Daily NewsRick Scott's first term, and with his blessing, are winding their way through the courts as critics try to maintain the status quo on a number of fronts. With decis…

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Oct
30

Florida Democrats: Rick Scott the poster boy for GOP extremism – Tbo.com

Orlando SentinelFlorida Democrats: Rick Scott the poster boy for GOP extremismTbo.comRick Scott. Democratic activists and insiders gathered here to kick off the 2012 campaign season believe Scott, whose job approval ratings have hovered among the lowes…

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Oct
30

Scott spends ‘workday’ in Panhandle restaurant – MiamiHerald.com

Scott spends 'workday' in Panhandle restaurantMiamiHerald.comGov. Rick Scott spent one of his "workdays" in the kitchen of a Florida Panhandle restaurant. Since August, Scott has scheduled time to work jobs with regular Floridians. On…

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