Apr
21

Gov. Rick Scott Visits Patronis to Talk Student Acheivement – WJHG-TV

Gov. Rick Scott Visits Patronis to Talk Student Acheivement
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Patronis is one of the 12 getting a cut of that check; they’ll receive about $76,000. “This is a wonderful group of students, and I’m here because they’re so smart,” Gov. Scott said. “I’m here because they’ve done so well in their students achievement.

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Apr
20

Rick Scott surrenders on state worker drug testing – Tallahassee.com

Tallahassee.comRick Scott surrenders on state worker drug testingTallahassee.comGov. Rick Scott formally surrendered Monday in his losing four-year legal effort to require random drug testing of tens of thousands of state employees, entering into a leg…

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Apr
20

State Newspapers Chastise Gov. Rick Scott and Republican Legislators Over … – FCIR


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State Newspapers Chastise Gov. Rick Scott and Republican Legislators Over
FCIR
Rick Scott — aka “Mr. Jobs” — is willing to turn down 71,000 jobs in the first three years following Medicaid expansion. He’s playing politics with the state’s economy. Scott — aka “Mr. Business” — is turning down the proposed Medicaid expansion
Despite bluster, Rick Scott administration moves ahead with hospital planSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he supports Rick Scott’s decision to sue feds over Sunshine State News
Gov. Scott lawsuit over Medicaid expansion gets Texas backingOrlando Sentinel
The Hill -Texas Tribune -Historic City News
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Apr
20

Despite bluster, Rick Scott administration moves ahead with hospital plan – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Despite bluster, Rick Scott administration moves ahead with hospital plan
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott‘s administration is taking steps to try to win federal approval of a plan to draw down federal health funds after being criticized for not doing enough to ensure supplemental hospital funding will flow to the state. The Agency for
Florida Weekend Recap – April 17Historic City News
Health-care battle puts nearly everything in legislative limboOrlando Sentinel
Who is in charge of running this state anyway?TBO.com
Bradenton Herald -Kaiser Health News -Local 10
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Apr
20

California business leader to Gov. Rick Scott: Go back to Mississippi – Palm Beach Post (blog)

Palm Beach Post (blog)California business leader to Gov. Rick Scott: Go back to MississippiPalm Beach Post (blog)Gov. Rick Scott at a groundbreaking at Palm Beach International Airport. Photo by Lannis Waters/The Palm Beach Post. Florida Gov. Rick Scot…

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Apr
20

Rick Scott’s Obamacare Debacle Explored – Huffington Post

Rick Scott’s Obamacare Debacle Explored
Huffington Post
HIALEAH, FL – MARCH 09: 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 …

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Apr
20

Bill Day’s latest: Rick Scott, the Sopranos and underwater Floridians – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Bill Day’s latest: Rick Scott, the Sopranos and underwater Floridians
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott, in his latest tirade against the Obama administration, compares the federal government to a famous fictional organized crime family. “This is the Sopranos,” Scott said during an interview with Fox News. “They’re using bullying tactics

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Apr
19

PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott says feds are ‘walking away’ from funding … – Miami Herald


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PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott says feds are ‘walking away’ from funding
Miami Herald
Florida simply can’t trust the federal government to follow through on expanding Medicaid because Washington has already abandoned funding a current statewide healthcare program, Gov. Rick Scott says. Scott is pointing to the state’s loss of federal
Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuitMSNBC
Rick Scott has an easy way out of his Medicaid messWashington Post (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over health care money, Medicaid expansionTampabay.com (blog)
ThinkProgress -National Journal -The New Republic
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Apr
18

Marlette: Gov. Scott’s letter to the president – Pensacola News Journal


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Marlette: Gov. Scott’s letter to the president
Pensacola News Journal
EXCLUSIVE: The Pensacola News Journal has obtained the following email from Gov. Rick Scott to President Barack Obama. Well, not really. But if we did, it would probably read something like this: Dear Mr. President,. I’m suing you. I’m suing you

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Apr
17

Congressional Democrats send letter to Rick Scott calling on him to drop lawsuit – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

SaintPetersBlog (blog)Congressional Democrats send letter to Rick Scott calling on him to drop lawsuitSaintPetersBlog (blog)The letter writing surrounding Medicaid and Low Income Pool continues as ten Congressional Democrats sent a note to Gov. Rick Sc…

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Apr
17

Governor Rick Scott lawsuit goes to mediation – WWSB ABC 7


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Governor Rick Scott lawsuit goes to mediation
WWSB ABC 7
SARASOTA Fla. — A lawsuit filed against Governor Rick Scott and his cabinet is going to mediation. The suit, filed by several news organizations, accuses them of violating Florida’s open meetings law. “My clients are interested in knowing why things

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Apr
17

Gov. Rick Scott Talks Job Growth In South Florida – CBS Local


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Gov. Rick Scott Talks Job Growth In South Florida
CBS Local
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Governor Rick Scott is in South Florida Friday announcing that job growth across Florida is back to pre-recession numbers. Governor Scott was at the grand opening of Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc., a manufacturer of aviation …
Gov. Rick Scott touts record of job creation in South FloridaLocal 10
Florida jobless rate remains unchanged; Rick Scott touts job gainsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Scott: Florida Added More Than 29000 Jobs in MarchFlorida Trend

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Apr
17

Florida Gov. Rick Scott suing Obama administration over health care funding – Tampabay.com (blog)


Tampabay.com (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott suing Obama administration over health care funding
Tampabay.com (blog)
“It is appalling that President (Barack) Obama would cut off federal health care dollars to Florida in an effort to force our state further into Obamacare,” Scott said in a statement. The legal maneuver, which comes amid a tense standoff between the
Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuitMSNBC
Rick Scott Is Revealing The GOP’s Ultimate Obamacare HypocrisyThinkProgress
Rick Scott has an easy way out of his Medicaid messWashington Post (blog)
The New Republic -Miami Herald -National Journal
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Apr
17

Article implicates Rick Scott, Jeb Bush and the Koch Brothers in Florida … – WWSB ABC 7

WWSB ABC 7Article implicates Rick Scott, Jeb Bush and the Koch Brothers in Florida …WWSB ABC 7Florida Governor Rick Scott and former Governor (and Republican presidential hopeful), Jeb Bush, are also involved. Last week, Steve Medina sent me the info…

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Apr
17

Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuit – MSNBC


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Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuit
MSNBC
It was just last week when Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) completed a rarely seen flip-flop-flip, denouncing Medicaid expansion, then embracing it, and then condemning it. The consequences matter: 800,000 low-income Floridians were poised to have access
Rick Scott has an easy way out of his Medicaid messWashington Post (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over health care money, Medicaid expansionTampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott Is Revealing The GOP’s Ultimate Obamacare HypocrisyThinkProgress
The New Republic -National Journal
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Apr
17

Florida jobless rate remains unchanged; Rick Scott touts job gains – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Florida jobless rate remains unchanged; Rick Scott touts job gains
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott announced the March jobless numbers during a press event at Kellstrom Defense Aerospace in Miramar. Scott’s statement focused on the 29,400 increase in private sector jobs during the month. “Each new job is an opportunity for a
Gov. Rick Scott: Job Losses from Great Recession Fully RecoveredNaples Herald
Gov. Scott: Florida Added More Than 29000 Jobs in MarchWCTV
Scott announces 5K new jobs in PensacolaPensacola News Journal
WTSP 10 News -Bay News 9
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Apr
17

Rick Scott Is Revealing The GOP’s Ultimate Obamacare Hypocrisy – ThinkProgress


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Rick Scott Is Revealing The GOP’s Ultimate Obamacare Hypocrisy
ThinkProgress
Rick Scott (R), one of the staunchest opponents of the health care reform law, refuses to accept federal funds to implement Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, which would extend coverage to about 800,000 low-income people in the state.
Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuitMSNBC
Rick Scott has an easy way out of his Medicaid messWashington Post (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over health care money, Medicaid expansionTampabay.com (blog)
Miami Herald -The New Republic -National Journal
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