Aug
20

Scientists meet with Gov. Rick Scott on climate change – WESH Orlando

WESH OrlandoScientists meet with Gov. Rick Scott on climate changeWESH OrlandoFive scientists who met with Gov. Rick Scott are convinced that climate change is real, but what they are less sure about is whether the governor believes them. The scientist…

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Aug
19

Scientists warn Florida Gov. Rick Scott: ‘We’ve got to get busy’ on fighting … – Raw Story


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Scientists warn Florida Gov. Rick Scott: ‘We’ve got to get busy’ on fighting
Raw Story
TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – Five climate scientists warned Florida Governor Rick Scott in a meeting on Tuesday that a steadily rising ocean was a major threat to the state’s future, urging it to become a leader in developing solar energy and other

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Aug
19

Gov. Rick Scott and Adam Putnam disclose a few more details on King Ranch trips – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott and Adam Putnam disclose a few more details on King Ranch trips
MiamiHerald.com
Rick Scott, who visited King Ranch in February 2013, has previously said no state business was discussed and that he also shot a buck. But, like Putnam, he won’t say much more. Scott was asked repeatedly after Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting which donors he …
Touting pro-sugar bill, Southerland first US congressman to confirm King Ranch Tampabay.com

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Aug
19

Under fire by Gov. Rick Scott, Citizens chief executive defends overseas travel – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Under fire by Gov. Rick Scott, Citizens chief executive defends overseas travel
Tampabay.com (blog)
Scott demanded an appearance by Barry Gilway, president of Citizens Property Insurance Corp., at a Cabinet meeting in the wake of media reports that the insurer’s board chairman spent $425 a night at a Bermuda hotel for a reinsurance conference.
Rick Scott: Citizens Property Insurance Needs to Watch CostsSunshine State News
Scott questions Citizens’ trips abroadWTSP 10 News
Citizens defends foreign travel, draws flak from ScottMiamiHerald.com (blog)
First Coast News -The Ledger
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Aug
19

Rick Scott ahead in News Channel 8 governor’s race poll – WFLA

Rick Scott ahead in News Channel 8 governor’s race poll
WFLA
Rick Scott has a 3-point lead over Democrat Charlie Crist, heading into the week before the primary election, according to the latest News Channel 8 poll. The poll shows Scott with 44 percent of the vote compared with 41 percent for Crist, the former

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Aug
19

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s Campaign Ad Featured Testimonial Of Convicted … – Fox News Latino


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s Campaign Ad Featured Testimonial Of Convicted
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File this under “oops.” A television commercial for Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election campaign featured an endorsement from a successful Cuban-born grocery store owner, Maikel Duarte-Torres. The problem? He was convicted on human smuggling …

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Aug
19

State Democratic Party Attacks Rick Scott Over ‘Breaking the Law’ – Sunshine State News (blog)

State Democratic Party Attacks Rick Scott Over ‘Breaking the Law’
Sunshine State News (blog)
“Floridians know that Rick Scott has spent his entire career in the shadows, refusing to answer questions, take responsibility, or play by the rules,” according to FDP Chair Allison Tant. “Now we’ve learned that Rick Scott was using private emails to

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Aug
19

California environmentalist shakes up Florida race – Minneapolis Star Tribune

California environmentalist shakes up Florida race
Minneapolis Star Tribune
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A California billionaire environmentalist is pouring millions of dollars into the Florida governor’s race to buy television ads attacking Gov. Rick Scott as a friend of polluters and utility companies, giving the campaign of

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Aug
19

NextGen Climate’s attack ads on Florida Gov. Rick Scott – PolitiFact


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NextGen Climate’s attack ads on Florida Gov. Rick Scott
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A billionaire activist aiming to take down Republicans who deny the existence of climate change has included Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his target list. Tom Steyer’s NextGen political action committee appears poised to spend millions of dollars against
Gov. Rick Scott meets with scientists but remains silent on climate changeMiamiHerald.com
Rick Scott Warned By Scientists That Climate Change Is Threat To FloridaHuffington Post
California billionaire paying for anti-Rick Scott ads over climate change Florida Times-Union
Tallahassee Democrat (blog) -Orlando Sentinel
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Aug
19

Rick Scott Seeks to Drive Road, Seaport, Airport Upgrades in Second Term – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Seeks to Drive Road, Seaport, Airport Upgrades in Second Term
Sunshine State News
Gov. Rick Scott is hyping a plan to reinforce the state’s roads, ports and airports as he campaigns across Florida this week. The proposal, which also pushes safety enhancements for bicyclists while highlighting spending on transit since Scott has been

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Aug
19

Governor Rick Scott Set To Meet With Scientists Today – The Ledger

Governor Rick Scott Set To Meet With Scientists Today
The Ledger
“While Rick Scott has kept his commitments to restoring the Everglades, safeguarding our springs and protecting the Florida Keys, Charlie Crist was more committed to advancing his own political career,” Scott’s campaign said. Crist has a mixed record

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Aug
19

Poll: Anxious 50-plus Fla voters favor Rick Scott over Charlie Crist – Tampabay.com (blog)

Poll: Anxious 50-plus Fla voters favor Rick Scott over Charlie CristTampabay.com (blog)Rick Scott with a 47-40 percent lead over a Democratic opponent, former Gov. Charlie Crist, among voters 50+. But one in five voters said they could still change the…

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Aug
18

Sharief, Rick Scott & the rest of the story – Sun-Sentinel (blog)

Sharief, Rick Scott & the rest of the story
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Last week, we showed you an attack ad featuring Broward Mayor Barbara Sharief with Gov. Rick Scott. The two were dubbed ‘two peas in a pod.” A photo showed them standing together. Today we bring you the rest of the story. Sharief’s Democratic primary …

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Aug
18

Rick Scott Pulls Ad In Which He’s Endorsed By A Convicted Human Trafficker – Huffington Post


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Rick Scott Pulls Ad In Which He’s Endorsed By A Convicted Human Trafficker
Huffington Post
Rick Scott helped Florida’s economy and you can see the difference. He’s created jobs. That’s why I support Rick Scott. I’m just like him. I’m like the American Dream,” Duarte-Torres said in the commercial. Gov. Scott, his campaign staff, and the
Florida Gov. Rick Scott pulls campaign ad in which convicted human trafficker Raw Story
In Gov. Scott ad, he’s endorsed by shop owner convicted of human smugglingMiamiHerald.com
Rick Scott campaign ad features Tampa shop owner convicted of human SaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Aug
18

Florida Gov. Rick Scott pulls campaign ad in which convicted human trafficker … – Raw Story


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott pulls campaign ad in which convicted human trafficker
Raw Story
Florida Governor Rick Scott has pulled a re-election campaign advertisement after learning that the man who endorses him in it was convicted of human smuggling, The Miami Herald reports. In the Spanish-language advertisement — which is devoted to Rick …
Rick Scott Pulls Ad In Which He’s Endorsed By A Convicted Human TraffickerHuffington Post
In Gov. Scott ad, he’s endorsed by shop owner convicted of human smugglingMiamiHerald.com
Scott campaign pulled TV ad featuring convicted human smugglerTampabay.com (blog)

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Aug
18

Scott and Crist to debate in October – WTSP 10 News


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Scott and Crist to debate in October
WTSP 10 News
Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist have agreed to debate Oct. 15 at Broward College’s main campus in Davie. Loading… Post to Facebook. Scott and Crist to debate in October Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist have agreed to debate …

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Aug
18

FL Chamber poll: Rick Scott leads Charlie Crist 44-41% – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

FL Chamber poll: Rick Scott leads Charlie Crist 44-41%
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
While jobs and the economy continue to rank as top issues among Florida’s likely voters, the latest Florida Chamber Political Institute (FCPI) poll shows likely voters have a more positive view of the future and favor Gov. Rick Scott in the state’s top

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