Feb
27

Lake schools get $728304 from Gov. Rick Scott – Daily Commercial


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Lake schools get $728304 from Gov. Rick Scott
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Rick Scott has distributed $728,304 in funding for Lake County Schools as part of the state’s School Recognition Program to honor schools that have been successful in improving student achievement, according to a press release from the governor’s office.
Governor Rick Scott Announces Millions for High Performing SchoolsMy Panhandle
Video, Photos: Scott awards $10m in performance funding to Orange schoolsOrlando Sentinel
Gov. Scott presents OCPS with $10.3M in recognition fundingOrlando Business Journal
News 13 Orlando -WKMG Orlando
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Feb
27

Rick Scott: 1.6 Million Floridians Losing Health Care Is a ‘Federal Problem’ – RH Reality Check


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Rick Scott: 1.6 Million Floridians Losing Health Care Is a ‘Federal Problem’
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a conservative Republican, said the potential of an abrupt stop to the subsidies is Washington’s doing. It’s not his job to find a solution. “This is a federal program, it’s a federal problem,” he said at the American Action

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Feb
27

Rick Scott challenges Legislature to help him keep his promises – PolitiFact

PolitiFactRick Scott challenges Legislature to help him keep his promisesPolitiFactRick Scott won a second term with a slew of promises to constituents about cutting taxes, spending more on education and improving the environment. In recent weeks, Scot…

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Feb
27

Governor Rick Scott Honors Veterans at Awards Ceremony – WJHG-TV


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Governor Rick Scott Honors Veterans at Awards Ceremony
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PANAMA CITY– Local veterans got a much deserved pat on the back Thursday by Governor Rick Scott. The governor awarded medals to 132 veterans. The ceremony took place at the Panama City National Guard Armory. Fifth graders from University …
Rick Scott In Panama City To Honor VeteransMy Panhandle
Scott honors veterans with Governor’s Veterans Service AwardThe News Herald
FL Gov. Scott Honors 132 Veterans with AwardWTVY, Dothan

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Feb
26

Gov. Rick Scott tries to woo Wawa by offering to name Florida town after … – Orlando Weekly (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott tries to woo Wawa by offering to name Florida town after …Orlando Weekly (blog)Gov. Rick Scott went to Philadelphia this week with a team of economic-development and education leaders. And so far, all the Sunshine State has got is a r…

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Feb
26

Rick Scott’s Alliance With Maurice Ferre Continues – Sunshine State News


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Rick Scott’s Alliance With Maurice Ferre Continues
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The alliance between Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre, a Democrat, continued this week. Scott announced on Wednesday he was keeping Ferre and former Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissioner Kenneth Wright …
Rick Scott on “Frustrating” #Fangate and Jeb Bush’s 2016 ProspectsKTIC
Gov. Scott faces big hurdles to push his legislative agendaTampabay.com (blog)

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Feb
26

Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax … – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax
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TALLAHASSEE — In touting his plan for record school spending, Gov. Rick Scott is ignoring a fact that concerns some of his fellow Republicans: He wants property taxpayers to pay more. Scott’s $77 billion budget, awaiting review by the Legislature

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Feb
26

I-Team: Gov. Rick Scott appoints one of 56 engineers suspended in last 12 … – ABC Action News

ABC Action NewsI-Team: Gov. Rick Scott appoints one of 56 engineers suspended in last 12 …ABC Action NewsRick Scott last year to the board, which regulates more than 40,000 engineers statewide. But the ABC Action News I-Team has uncovered that Dove w…

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Feb
26

Gov. Rick Scott Heading Back to Paris Air Show in Hopes of Attracting … – FlaglerLive.com

FlaglerLive.comGov. Rick Scott Heading Back to Paris Air Show in Hopes of Attracting …FlaglerLive.comGov. Rick Scott is again breaking out his passport now that the 2014 election is in the rearview mirror. Scott told Philadelphia reporters Monday, an…

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Feb
26

Native Tribe to Rick Scott: Let Us Build a Casino on Our Land or We Start … – Blue Nation Review

Blue Nation ReviewNative Tribe to Rick Scott: Let Us Build a Casino on Our Land or We Start …Blue Nation Reviewnative-american-176096_1920 The Poarch Creek tribe has given Florida Governor Rick Scott an ultimatum: either the Republican-controlled Hou…

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Feb
25

Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax increase’ to … – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax increase’ to
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In touting his plan for record school spending, Gov. Rick Scott is ignoring a fact that concerns some of his fellow Republicans: He wants property taxpayers to pay more. Scott’s $77 billion budget, awaiting review by the Legislature, includes $842
A Rick Scott tax hike? Yes, some Republicans saySunshine State News
Scott may find it tough getting tax cut plans passedBay News 9

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Feb
25

Rick Scott Gave President Obama a Marlins Cap, but What Does It Mean? – Miami New Times (blog)

Miami New Times (blog)Rick Scott Gave President Obama a Marlins Cap, but What Does It Mean?Miami New Times (blog)Apparently we are to assume that all minor instances of basic human interaction between Gov. Rick Scott and President Barack Obama are of t…

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Feb
25

Governor Rick Scott Announces Millions for High Performing Schools – My Panhandle


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Governor Rick Scott Announces Millions for High Performing Schools
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Governor Rick Scott announced Wednesday the distribution of more than $124 million in School Recognition Program funding this year to Florida’s high performing schools across the state. Over 1,500 schools will receive the financial awards based on …
Central Florida school districts receive nearly $25M from Gov. ScottNews 13 Orlando
Orange County public schools receive $10 millionWKMG Orlando
Orange County public schools awarded more than $10.3MWESH Orlando
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Feb
25

Obama in Miami: Rick Scott gives Marlins cap to president – Palm Beach Post (blog)


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Obama in Miami: Rick Scott gives Marlins cap to president
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President Barack Obama landed in Miami this afternoon and was greeted by Republican Gov. Rick Scott, a frequent Obama critic who put differences aside long enough to present Obama with a Miami Marlins cap. “I brought him a hat for the All-Star Game,” …

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Feb
25

Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over “tax increase” to … – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over “tax increase” to
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It became an issue in the 2014 governor’s race when Scott’s Democratic challenger, Charlie Crist, ran a TV ad that said: “Rick Scott raised your property taxes,” a reference to the current budget that also increased property tax collections for schools
A Rick Scott tax hike? Yes, some Republicans sayMiamiHerald.com (blog)
Scott may find it tough getting tax cut plans passedThe Northwest Florida Daily News
GOP Legislative Leaders Gearing Up For Budget BattleCBS Local

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Feb
25

Rick Scott on “Frustrating” #Fangate and Jeb Bush’s 2016 Prospects – KTIC


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Rick Scott on “Frustrating” #Fangate and Jeb Bush’s 2016 Prospects
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Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist took his place on stage for a televised debate against Gov. Rick Scott. And for the first seven minutes of the live debate, Crist was the only candidate on the stage — accompanied only by a small electric fan whirling

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Feb
25

A Rick Scott tax hike? Yes, some Republicans say – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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A Rick Scott tax hike? Yes, some Republicans say
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Rick Scott doesn’t talk about how his “record” budget for schools requires the state to collect more taxes from Floridians. But some of his fellow Republicans say it’s true. Scott’s $77 billion budget proposal now before the Legislature includes $842
Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax increase’ to Tampabay.com (blog)
Scott may find it tough getting tax cut plans passedThe Northwest Florida Daily News
GOP Legislative Leaders Gearing Up For Budget BattleCBS Local

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