Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb
29

Drug testing for some welfare – Examiner.com

Drug testing for some welfareExaminer.comRick Scott passed a bill that requires drug testing of people who receive social welfare. Since then numerous republicans have sponsored similar bills throughout the country. Metairie's own LaBruzzo tried to…

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Feb
29

Rick Scott and random drug testing – Sun-Sentinel

Rick Scott and random drug testingSun-SentinelRick Scott has said that it's important to make sure Florida's state workforce is drug free. Because of this, he has supported a bill moving through the Republican-dominated Legislature that mandate…

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Feb
29

Governor Rick Scott Selects Three Inductees for Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame – WCTV

Capitol News ServiceGovernor Rick Scott Selects Three Inductees for Florida Civil Rights Hall of FameWCTVAs a part of this month's Black History Month celebration, Governor Rick Scott an nounced the selection of Mary McLeod Bethune, Claude Denson P…

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Feb
29

Visiting Keys ‘conchs’ give Scott warm welcome – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Visiting Keys 'conchs' give Scott warm welcomeMiamiHerald.com (blog)Rick Scott welcomed Keys residents to Tallahassee Wednesday on Florida Keys Day and the governor got a warm welcome from the visiting Conchs when he spoke the magic words: &quo…

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Feb
29

Florida lawmaker introduces amendment mandating random drug-testing of state legislators

State Rep. Alan Williams has introduced an amendment that would include state lawmakers in a bill that facilitates random drug testing of state employees. The bill, which is sponsored by state Rep. Jimmie Smith and has been backed and lobbied by the office of Gov. Rick Scott, is up for a vote on the House Floor tomorrow.

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Feb
29

Rick Scott Names Faraj and Hall to Florida Elections Commission – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott Names Faraj and Hall to Florida Elections CommissionSunshine State News (blog)Rick Scott has reappointed Alia Faraj and appointed Sean S. Hall to the Florida Elections Commission. “Faraj, 47, of Tallahassee, has been a partner and executiv…

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Feb
29

Please Contact Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Medical Marijuana – Opposing Views

Opposing ViewsPlease Contact Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Medical MarijuanaOpposing ViewsRick Scott (R) about medical marijuana. When I told him I was representing the Marijuana Policy Project, he responded by saying that he had received only one communi…

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Feb
29

Don’t let funding for Everglades dry up – The News-Press

Don't let funding for Everglades dry upThe News-PressFlorida Governor Rick Scott speaks to attendees of the 27th Annual Everglades Coalition conference Thursday January 5, 2012 at the Hutchinson Island Marriott Resort in Stuart, Fla. Gov. Rick Scot…

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Feb
29

Gov. Rick Scott Signs Death Warrant For Serial Killer David Alan Gore – Sunshine Slate

ABC Action NewsGov. Rick Scott Signs Death Warrant For Serial Killer David Alan GoreSunshine SlateRick Scott has signed a death warrant for convicted serial killer David Alan Gore. The execution date has been set for April 12. Earlier this month, Flori…

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Feb
29

Gov to review Lee Memorial Health System board applications – The News-Press

Gov to review Lee Memorial Health System board applicationsThe News-PressRick Scott is reviewing applications from five candidates to replace Lois Barrett on the Lee Memorial Health System's board of directors. Barrett, a board member the last 30 y…

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Feb
29

Scott signs death warrant for serial killer Gore – St. Augustine Record

ABC Action NewsScott signs death warrant for serial killer GoreSt. Augustine RecordRick Scott ordered the execution of Gore, a central Florida serial killer who raped and dismembered five women and a teenager. He is scheduled to be executed April 12, 2…

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Feb
29

Scott signs death warrant for Indian River County serial killer Gore – WPEC

Scott signs death warrant for Indian River County serial killer GoreWPECRick Scott is ordering the execution of a central Florida serial killer who raped and dismembered five women before murdering a teenager almost 30 years ago. Scott signed a death w…

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Feb
28

Scott signs death warrant for serial killer Gore – Gainesville Sun

Scott signs death warrant for serial killer GoreGainesville SunRick Scott on Tuesday ordered the execution of a central Florida serial killer who raped and dismembered five women before raping and murdering a teenager he picked up hitchhiking in Indian…

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Feb
28

Scott signs death warrant for serial killer – WTSP 10 News

WTSP 10 NewsScott signs death warrant for serial killerWTSP 10 NewsRick Scott is ordering the execution of a central Florida serial killer who raped and dismembered five women before murdering a teenager almost 30 years ago. Scott signed a death warran…

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Feb
28

After years of bashing, Scott sends Obama ‘thank you’ letter on taxes – Palm Beach Post

After years of bashing, Scott sends Obama 'thank you' letter on taxesPalm Beach Postby John Kennedy | February 28th, 2012 Republican Rick Scott has spent much of the past few years ridiculing President Obama — leading the Conservatives for Pa…

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Feb
28

Scott signs death warrant for serial killer Gore – WJXT Jacksonville

Scott signs death warrant for serial killer GoreWJXT JacksonvilleRick Scott on Tuesday ordered the execution of a central Florida serial killer who raped and dismembered five women before raping and murdering a teenager he picked up hitchhiking in Indi…

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Feb
28

Gov. Rick Scott Orders Execution of Central Florida Serial Killer – NBC 6 Miami

ABC Action NewsGov. Rick Scott Orders Execution of Central Florida Serial KillerNBC 6 MiamiRick Scott on Tuesday ordered the execution of a central Florida serial killer who raped and dismembered five women before raping and murdering a teenager he pic…

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