Mar
27

Rick Scott: Florida Unemployment Rate Dropped to 5.6 Percent in February – Sunshine State News (blog)


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Rick Scott: Florida Unemployment Rate Dropped to 5.6 Percent in February
Sunshine State News (blog)
Today’s announcement of more than 807,000 new private-sector jobs since December 2010 is great news for Florida families,” Scott said on Friday. “More than 14,000 jobs were created during the month of February alone, and more opportunities are …
Lee, Collier trump state unemployment rateThe News-Press
Florida’s jobless rate drops slightly to 5.6 percent in FebruaryTampabay.com
State Jobless Figures Show Slight DropCBS Local
WESH Orlando
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Mar
27

“Florida Man” Has Better Approval Ratings in Florida Than Gov. Rick Scott – Miami New Times


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“Florida Man” Has Better Approval Ratings in Florida Than Gov. Rick Scott
Miami New Times
This is a very special week in “WTF Florida” history. This is the week that the state has become self aware. Not only did an actual real life political polling firm decided to test the approval rating of “Florida Man” among Florida voters, a man who

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Mar
27

Sumter sheriff’s corporal honored by Gov. Rick Scott for bravery in subduing … – Orlando Sentinel


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Sumter sheriff’s corporal honored by Gov. Rick Scott for bravery in subduing
Orlando Sentinel
Gov. Rick Scott this week lauded a Sumter County sheriff’s official for his “bravery and quick actions” last year after authorities said a retired Tampa police captain shot and killed a fellow moviegoer at a Wesley Chapel theater in a dispute over

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Mar
26

Rick Scott Competitive Against Bill Nelson in 2018 Senate Race, Poll Shows – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Competitive Against Bill Nelson in 2018 Senate Race, Poll ShowsSunshine State NewsPublic Policy Polling (PPP), a firm with connections to prominent Democrats, released a poll showing Nelson with a slight lead over Scott in a potential 2018 m…

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Mar
26

Gov. Scott Committee Hauls In $710K – CBS Local


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Gov. Scott Committee Hauls In $710K
CBS Local
Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued
The siren call of … Florida, home of sinkholes and hurricanes?Los Angeles Times
Gov. Scott’s Let’s Get to Work PAC raises $700000 in MarchOrlando Sentinel
Ted Cruz reaches out to Florida governorSarasota Herald-Tribune
Sunshine State News
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Mar
26

Jon Stewart hilariously mocks Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s ban on the phrase … – Raw Story


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Jon Stewart hilariously mocks Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s ban on the phrase
Raw Story
Daily Show host Jon Stewart piled on to the wave of ridicule on Wednesday against the alleged ban on Florida officials using the phrases “global warming” or “climate change.” Stewart showed footage of the meeting last week that saw state director of …
The Catastrophe That Must Not Be NamedSlate Magazine (blog)
Rick Scott Competitive Against Bill Nelson in 2018 Senate Race, Poll ShowsSunshine State News
Jon Stewart Plugs His Ears and Pretends ‘Climate Change Doesn’t Exist’Mediaite
The Hill
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Mar
24

Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet refuse to honor Confederate war heroes – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet refuse to honor Confederate war heroes
MiamiHerald.com
In an emotional clash between race and Southern heritage, Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet on Tuesday refused to honor three prominent Floridians who were Confederate heroes during the Civil War. The trio included a former governor, Edward Perry; …
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet will spend up to $50000 for Cabinet counselBradenton Herald
Gov. Scott, Cabinet OK developer John Neal’s projectSarasota Herald-Tribune
Rick Scott, Cabinet reject Confederates for veterans hall of fameSunshine State News
WJXT Jacksonville
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Mar
24

Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet refuse to honor Confederate war heroes – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet refuse to honor Confederate war heroes
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“The law has been misinterpreted,” Graham Smith of the Sons of Confederate Veterans told Scott and the Cabinet. “By scrubbing this list, (Prendergast) performed your jobs.” David Lang, great-grandson of the former adjutant general, told Scott and the …
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet will spend up to $50000 for Cabinet counselBradenton Herald
Gov. Scott, Cabinet OK developer John Neal’s projectSarasota Herald-Tribune
Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet reject Confederates for the Florida Veterans Greenfield Daily Reporter
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Mar
24

Rick Scott Is Literally the Laughingstock of Florida — And That’s Not Funny – Blue Nation Review


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Rick Scott Is Literally the Laughingstock of Florida — And That’s Not Funny
Blue Nation Review
First, there’s the recent appearance by Bryan Koon, Scott’s chief of emergency management, before a Florida Senate subcommittee. Based on his job title, Koon’s main responsibility would be to prepare for things like natural disasters–which are no
When avoiding ‘climate change’ is literally laughableMSNBC
The words that simply cannot be saidNEWS.com.au
Hilarious Video: Florida Administrator Refuses to Say the Words Climate ChangeEcoWatch
Orlando Weekly (blog) -Wonkette (satire) (blog)
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Mar
24

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet will spend up to $50000 for Cabinet counsel – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet will spend up to $50000 for Cabinet counsel
Bradenton Herald
Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet voted Tuesday to spend up to $50,000 in additional legal fees for an outside counsel to represent the Cabinet, the fifth named defendant in a lawsuit by more than a dozen news outlets over the ouster of former FDLE …
Gov. Scott, Cabinet OK developer John Neal’s projectSarasota Herald-Tribune
Rick Scott, Cabinet reject Confederates for veterans hall of fameSunshine State News
Scott, Cabinet reject Confederates for veterans hallWJXT Jacksonville
Florida Times-Union
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Mar
24

Gov. Rick Scott pushes tax cut plan, shows his math – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott pushes tax cut plan, shows his math
Orlando Sentinel
Most of Scott’s $673 million tax cut plan involves reducing the communication services tax on cable, satellite and phone service by $471 million. The average consumer spending $100 per month for cable would save about $43 over 12 months.
Gov. Rick Scott tries to build support for tax cutsWPTV.com
Coming to the Capitol: Gov. Rick Scott’s ‘tax cut calculator’MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Governor Rick Scott Kicks Off “Cut My Taxes Week”Florida Trend
Tallahassee.com -CBS Local
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Mar
24

Gov. Rick Scott tries to build support for tax cuts – WPTV.com


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Gov. Rick Scott tries to build support for tax cuts
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As the Florida House and Senate move forward with their budget plans this week, Gov. Rick Scott is trying to ramp up support for his proposed tax cuts. Scott on Tuesday will appear at a booth in the Capitol with University of Florida President Kent
Coming to the Capitol: Gov. Rick Scott’s ‘tax cut calculator’MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Governor Rick Scott Kicks Off “Cut My Taxes Week”Florida Trend
Scott begins sales pitch for his tax-cut plansTallahassee.com
Naples Daily News -Pensacola Today
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Mar
23

Coming to the Capitol: Gov. Rick Scott’s ‘tax cut calculator’ – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Coming to the Capitol: Gov. Rick Scott’s ‘tax cut calculator’
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott has pitched his tax cut package in appearances across the state. He has taken the unique step of running paid television ads to promote it. On Tuesday, Scott unveils a “tax cut calculator” on the first floor of the Capitol to call new
Governor Rick Scott Kicks Off “Cut My Taxes Week”Florida Trend
Gov. Rick Scott tries to build support for tax cutsWPTV.com
Scott Tries To Build Support For Tax CutsCBS Local

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Mar
23

Florida lawmaker says Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet must block reinsurance ‘welfare’ – Bradenton Herald

Florida lawmaker says Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet must block reinsurance ‘welfare’
Bradenton Herald
On the eve of Tuesday’s meeting of Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet, Rep. Frank Artiles, R-Miami, wants state officials to reject a proposal by the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund to issue $2.2 billion in reinsurance bonds. The issue will be decided

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Mar
23

Florida’s State Employees are Preparing for Climate Change, Even as Their … – The New Republic


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Florida’s State Employees are Preparing for Climate Change, Even as Their
The New Republic
Rick Scott to get away with this for the past four years. But perhaps it’s also comforting. The employees I’ve found during my reporting are nonetheless the ones doing the long thinking, working to address the effects of climate change, even as they
Awkward: Watch as Florida lawmaker mocks Rick Scott official for refusing to Raw Story
Man given mental evaluation for ignoring Rick Scott’s insane climate change policyDeath and Taxes
Florida official struggles not to say “climate change” in painfully awkward videoSalon
SaintPetersBlog (blog) -Tallahassee.com (blog) -The Guardian
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Mar
22

Awkward: Watch as Florida lawmaker mocks Rick Scott official for refusing to … – Raw Story


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Awkward: Watch as Florida lawmaker mocks Rick Scott official for refusing to
Raw Story
A smiling Florida state senator mocked a state official after attempting to get him the say “climate change,” a term reportedly banned by Gov. Rick Scott. Appearing before a Senate budget subcommittee, Director of the Florida Division of Emergency …
Florida’s State Employees are Preparing for Climate Change, Even as Their The New Republic
Climate change? Not in Gov. Rick Scott’s administration ? stillTampabay.com
Man given mental evaluation for ignoring Rick Scott’s insane climate change policyDeath and Taxes
SaintPetersBlog (blog) -Tallahassee.com (blog) -Gawker
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Mar
22

Gov. Rick Scott and DOT reject talk of gas tax increase despite transportation … – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott and DOT reject talk of gas tax increase despite transportation
MiamiHerald.com
“I strongly urge Congress not to raise the federal gas tax or any tax and instead come up with innovative solutions to fund priorities as we have done in Florida,” Gov. Rick Scott said in January as he urged the nation to follow Florida’s lead in
Florida House releases nearly $76.2 billion spending planJackson County Floridan

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