May
06

Rick Scott’s healthcare commission the hot ticket in town – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott’s healthcare commission the hot ticket in town
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
There are more questions than answers in Tallahassee regarding healthcare financing, Medicaid and the inevitable special session this summer. One thing is for sure, though: there’s plenty of interest in serving on the healthcare commission that Gov

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May
06

Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet OK national searches for two agency heads – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comGov. Rick Scott, Cabinet OK national searches for two agency headsTampabay.comRick Scott and the three elected Cabinet members. Scott appointed Swearingen and Steverson to their posts last December, but both executives got caught in the cro…

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May
05

Despite lawsuit, Gov. Rick Scott to meet with feds – Miami Herald


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Despite lawsuit, Gov. Rick Scott to meet with feds
Miami Herald
Wednesday could be an awkward day for Gov. Rick Scott, who is scheduled to meet with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell to talk about renewing a $2.2 billion hospital funding program for Florida. After all, he’s suing her. Burwell
Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet okay national searches for two agency headsTampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott in Washington to deal with health care fundingWJXT Jacksonville
Is this leadership? Rick Scott’s health commission takes formPalm Beach Post (blog)
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May
05

Rick Scott working on a new 2015-16 spending plan, ‘base’ budget – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott working on a new 2015-16 spending plan, ‘base’ budget
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott said on Tuesday that he’s working on a base, or continuation budget, for the upcoming year. “I’m looking at special session, I’m looking at a base budget, I’m working on our own base budget because I want to make sure our state

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May
05

State Sen. Alan Hays wants to be on Gov. Rick Scott’s hospital commission – Orlando Sentinel


Orlando Sentinel
State Sen. Alan Hays wants to be on Gov. Rick Scott’s hospital commission
Orlando Sentinel
Scott, a former hospital chain CEO, showed some senators the data on profit margins for the hospitals in their districts — and asked why the state should send taxpayer dollars to institutions that are making money. “A thoughtful analysis of how

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May
05

Gov. Rick Scott officially convenes commission on hospital spending – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott officially convenes commission on hospital spending
Tampabay.com
“Now, Rick Scott — who resigned from the health care company he founded amid federal fraud investigations — has decided his time would be well spent auditing the books of Florida hospitals,” Florida Democratic Party Chair Allison Tant said in a
Gov. Rick Scott in Washington to deal with health care fundingWJXT Jacksonville
Kansas, Texas governors back Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s suit against the Obama Florida Times-Union
Florida Gov. Rick Scott to meet with top HHS officialBradenton Herald
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May
05

Cabinet OKs Rick Scott agency heads, will follow new hiring guidelines – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Cabinet OKs Rick Scott agency heads, will follow new hiring guidelines
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
The Florida Cabinet on Tuesday agreed to Gov. Rick Scott’s recommended appointments for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Department of Environmental Protection. However, the Cabinet also made clear that it will do an official search …
Scott, Cabinet start search for DEP, FDLE leadersPalm Beach Post
Rick Scott, Cabinet Open Search for DEP, FDLE LeadersSunshine State News
Scott and Cabinet reappoint interim FDLE and DEP headsTallahassee.com
Miami Herald (blog) -WFSU
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May
05

Gov. Rick Scott to meet with top HHS official – Miami Herald (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott to meet with top HHS official
Miami Herald (blog)
“I look forward to meeting with HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell tomorrow to discuss the importance of funding the federal Low Income Pool program in Florida,” Scott said in a statement. “We hope HHS will reconsider LIP funding in Florida, and it’s

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May
05

Kansas, Texas governors back Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s suit against the Obama … – Florida Times-Union


Florida Times-Union
Kansas, Texas governors back Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s suit against the Obama
Florida Times-Union
Rick Scott’s fight against the Obama administration to free billions of federal hospital dollars even if the states don’t expand Medicaid. The three Republican governors want an extension on federal funds that help hospitals that care for uninsured and
Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against Obama finds support from Texas, KansasTampabay.com (blog)
Scott creates health care commission to also look at hospitals’ bottom linesPalm Beach Post (blog)
Kansas, Texas to back Scott in ‘LIP” lawsuitWJXT Jacksonville
WFTV Orlando
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May
05

This Republican insists Rick Scott is worst Fla’s worst gov. — ever – Tampabay.com (blog)


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This Republican insists Rick Scott is worst Fla’s worst gov. — ever
Tampabay.com (blog)
John Romano’s column today looks at Republican political scientist Darryl Paulson’s recent comment that Rick Scott is the worst governor Florida has ever seen. …”His leadership has been so inconsistent, so flaky, you can almost say there has been no …
Gov. Rick Scott reappoints agency heads snubbed by state SenatePalm Beach Post
Andy Gardiner defends Senate record, Rick Scott appoints two more agency headsSaintPetersBlog (blog)

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May
05

Gov. Rick Scott to visit Jupiter on Wednesday for private event – Palm Beach Post (blog)

Palm Beach Post (blog)Gov. Rick Scott to visit Jupiter on Wednesday for private eventPalm Beach Post (blog)Gov. Rick Scott plans to attend a private event Wednesday at the Margaret W. Niedland Breast Center in Jupiter. The $12.4 million center, part of…

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May
04

Senate snub prompts Gov. Rick Scott to reappoint 16 agency heads – Tampabay.com


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Senate snub prompts Gov. Rick Scott to reappoint 16 agency heads
Tampabay.com
Scott will ask the three elected Cabinet members today to ratify two agency appointments, FDLE Commissioner Rick Swearingen and Jon Steverson, secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection. These two positions report to the governor and …
Gov. Rick Scott’s political appointments dangle in limboBradenton Herald
Rick Scott Reappoints Unconfirmed Agency HeadsSunshine State News
Florida Gov. Rick Scott reappoints top posts after abrupt session endOcala
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May
04

Romano: You think Rick Scott is bad? Check these guys out – Tampabay.com

Sun SentinelRomano: You think Rick Scott is bad? Check these guys outTampabay.comSo is it really possible Rick Scott is the worst of the bunch? Darryl Paulson, retired professor emeritus of political science at the University of South Florida St. Peter…

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May
04

Andy Gardiner defends Senate record, Rick Scott appoints two more agency heads – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

SaintPetersBlog (blog)Andy Gardiner defends Senate record, Rick Scott appoints two more agency headsSaintPetersBlog (blog)Rick Scott reappointed 16 state agency executives by late Monday, all of whom failed to be confirmed by the Florida Senate this sp…

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May
04

Editorial: Gov. Rick Scott should veto abortion waiting period – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Editorial: Gov. Rick Scott should veto abortion waiting period
Tampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott would require women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion unless they can prove they were victims of crimes such as rape or domestic violence. While supporters claim the waiting period aims to protect women from making hasty decisions, …
Gov. Rick Scott’s political appointments dangle in limboBradenton Herald
Rick Scott Reappoints Unconfirmed Agency HeadsSunshine State News
Florida Gov. Rick Scott reappoints top posts after abrupt session endOcala
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May
04

Kansas, Texas to support Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against the feds over … – Bradenton Herald


Palm Beach Post (blog)
Kansas, Texas to support Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against the feds over
Bradenton Herald
Kansas and Texas are joining in Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against the federal government over health care funding, Scott’s office announced Monday. The legal challenge alleges that federal health officials are trying to coerce Florida into expanding
Scott gets help from fellow Republican governors in fight with Obama Palm Beach Post (blog)
Texas, Kansas to join Florida lawsuit against ObamaNewsOK.com
Texas, Kansas to Join Florida Lawsuit Against AdministrationThe Ledger

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May
04

Gov. Rick Scott praises Altair Training Solutions – Wink News


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Gov. Rick Scott praises Altair Training Solutions
Wink News
IMMOKALEE, Fla.- Governor Rick Scott is praising a local business for creating jobs in one of the state’s highest unemployed areas. Altair Training Solutions just got off the ground about eight months ago, but it’s transforming an old prison site to a
Scott sees special session with tax cuts, increased education money in budgetNaples Daily News

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