Aug
01

US attorney general to Gov. Rick Scott: We’re watching you – Tampabay.com


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US attorney general to Gov. Rick Scott: We’re watching you
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He noted that Scott voted to make it harder for felons to regain their voting rights after they have completed their sentences, and he cited three actions by Scott’s chief elections official, Secretary of State Ken Detzner, including an attempted purge
Feds to monitor Florida election changes; Rick Scott pushes backWESH Orlando
Rick Scott campaign pulls in another $397KSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott ‘raised property taxes,’ Charlie Crist saysPolitiFact
Gainesville Sun -Sunshine State News
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Aug
01

Rasmussen poll: Rick Scott 42%, Charlie Crist 41% – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rasmussen poll: Rick Scott 42%, Charlie Crist 41%
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Republican Governor Rick Scott and his predecessor Charlie Crist are now neck-and-neck in Florida’s 2014 gubernatorial race. Scott picks up 42% of the vote to Crist’s 41% in a new Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of likely Florida Voters.
Rick Scott ‘raised property taxes,’ Charlie Crist saysPolitiFact
Times recommends: Rick Scott for RepublicansTampabay.com
Editorial: Double negativeGainesville Sun
Sunshine State News -WESH Orlando
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Aug
01

Times recommends: Rick Scott for Republicans – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comTimes recommends: Rick Scott for RepublicansTampabay.comRick Scott was a little-known health care executive running in the 2010 Republican primary for governor against Bill McCollum, the attorney general and former U.S. House member. McColl…

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Aug
01

Tom Steyer’s NextGen PAC starts anti-Rick Scott campaign with $750K boost – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

Tom Steyer’s NextGen PAC starts anti-Rick Scott campaign with $750K boost
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Steyer’s San Francisco-based NextGen Climate Action Committee is mounting an on-the-ground campaign to aid Democrats and attack Republicans in key Senate and gubernatorial races, part of a $100 million effort to put climate change in the forefront in …
Billionaire environmentalist targets Gov. Rick Scott for defeatThe Florida Current

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Aug
01

Email insights: Rick Scott reminds voters his sales tax holiday is this weekend – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Email insights: Rick Scott reminds voters his sales tax holiday is this weekend
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With a new school year — and election — approaching, Gov. Rick Scott wants to remind Floridians of the upcoming sales tax holiday he signed into law for supplies, clothing, computers and accessories. The 2014 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday begins
Sales tax-free holiday begins todayBranford News
Sales tax-free holiday helps families save moneyHometown News
Tax holiday and deep discounts attracting back to school shoppersWWSB ABC 7
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Aug
01

US Attorney General Holder to Rick Scott: We’re watching you – Tampabay.com (blog)


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US Attorney General Holder to Rick Scott: We’re watching you
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“In fact, Attorney General Eric Holder’s own Justice Department pre-cleared the voting changes in the 2011 law that governed the 2012 general election in Florida. However, in May 2013, Governor Scott signed HB 7013 into law to correct inefficiencies in

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Aug
01

Billionaire environmentalist targets Gov. Rick Scott for defeat – Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsBillionaire environmentalist targets Gov. Rick Scott for defeatNaples Daily NewsTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A hedge fund billionaire-turned-environmentalist who is seeking to boost the political importance of climate change has his eye on knoc…

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Aug
01

After Gov. Scott’s secret trip to King Ranch, he tapped a ranch executive for … – MiamiHerald.com


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After Gov. Scott’s secret trip to King Ranch, he tapped a ranch executive for
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Rick Scott took a secret hunting trip to the King Ranch in Texas last year, he faced a big decision. A seat had come open on the board that oversees Florida’s efforts on the multi-billion-dollar project to repair damage to the Everglades caused by
After Scott’s secret trip to King Ranch, he tapped ranch employee for state Tampabay.com (blog)
Politicians, lobbyists and free trips: A recipe for troubleOrlando Sentinel
Gov’s water-board pick has ties to agribusiness giantLehigh Acres News Star
Florida Trend -FCIR
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Jul
31

Once a US Sugar foe, Gov. Rick Scott now accepts its contributions, hunting … – MiamiHerald.com


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Once a US Sugar foe, Gov. Rick Scott now accepts its contributions, hunting
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TALLAHASSEE — Before he was governor, Rick Scott attacked another Florida politician for accepting campaign funds from U.S. Sugar. He even said Bill McCollum, his opponent in the 2010 Republican primary, had been “bought and paid for.” Four years …

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Jul
31

Gov. Rick Scott makes stop to South Fla. manufacturing company – Local 10

Gov. Rick Scott makes stop to South Fla. manufacturing company
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THOUGHT SHE WAS BEING REPORTED AS PART OF A HOAX FOR’S REALITY TV SHOW. NOW TO VOTE 2012, AND THE FIGHT FOR FLORIDA. GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT STOPPING BOYA MANUFACTURING COMPANY IN SOUTH FLORIDA ON HIS …

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Jul
30

Rick Scott bashes Charlie Crist’s ‘hypocrisy at the highest level’ over … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Rick Scott bashes Charlie Crist’s ‘hypocrisy at the highest level’ over
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But against Democrat Nan Rich, the Republican-turned-Democrat-turned-independent Crist has no interest in debating. “It’s hypocrisy at the highest level. Either one is too many. Or three is not enough,” Scott said Wednesday during a stop at TimBar …

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Jul
30

Ethics Complaints Against Charlie Crist and Rick Scott Tossed – NBC 6 South Florida

NBC 6 South FloridaEthics Complaints Against Charlie Crist and Rick Scott TossedNBC 6 South FloridaEthics complaints targeting both former Gov. Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott have been dismissed. The Florida Commission on Ethics announced Wednesday …

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Jul
30

Governor Rick Scott making stops in So. Florida – 7Online WSVN-TV

Governor Rick Scott making stops in So. Florida7Online WSVN-TVHIALEAH, Fla. (WSVN) — Governor Rick Scott made appearances in South Florida to talk about jobs and education Wednesday. Governor Rick Scott, State Senator Rene Garcia and Lt. Governor Carl…

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Jul
30

Florida Restaurant Association endorses Rick Scott and Carlos Lopez-Cantera – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

Florida Restaurant Association endorses Rick Scott and Carlos Lopez-CanteraSaintPetersBlog (blog)Florida restaurateurs, citing a booming tourism industry, have come out in support of Gov. Rick Scott and Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera for re-election in …

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Jul
30

No, international trips by Citizens board members not fine, Gov. Rick Scott says – Insurance News Net

No, international trips by Citizens board members not fine, Gov. Rick Scott says
Insurance News Net
July 30 –Through a spokesman, Gov. Rick Scott had a one-word answer Tuesday to The Palm Beach Post about whether he is OK with two trips to Bermuda this year by the board chairman of state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp. : “No.” Last year, Scott …

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Jul
30

Rick Scott Gets the Backing of Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott Gets the Backing of Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association
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Scott led the charge in securing $75 million for Visit Florida tourism marketing, and $700,000 for our Hospitality Education Program (HEP) which helps train the next generation of industry professionals,” said James McManemon, the general manager of

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Jul
30

Governor Rick Scott Discusses Jobs in Panama City – WJHG-TV


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Governor Rick Scott Discusses Jobs in Panama City
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PANAMA CITY Governor Rick Scott made another campaign swing through Bay County Tuesday morning, as part of his “Jobs for the Next Generation” tour. The governor toured Port Panama City and Oceaneering, and pitched 2 proposals he hopes will help …
Florida Gov. Rick Scott in Pensacola to recognize Global Business SolutionsPensacola News Journal
Scott Visits Escambia Tech Company With 120 New JobsNorthEscambia.com

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