Jan
27

Rick Scott Wants Billions for Environment – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Wants Billions for Environment
Sunshine State News
Rick Scott unveiled his ambitious plan for environmental spending Monday, announcing more than $5 billion for the Everglades over the next 20 years. Scott attributed the success of protecting natural resources with the health of Florida’s economy

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Jan
27

Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet to brief reporters on 2015 session agenda – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet to brief reporters on 2015 session agenda
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott, the Senate President and House Speaker will outline their agenda for the 2015 legislative session along with Democratic leaders and members of the Florida Cabinet. The Legislature convenes March 3. Gov. Scott spiced this year’s pre-session …
Gov. Rick Scott promises to work with possible FDLE investigation, somehow we Orlando Weekly
Calls Escalate For Outside Investigation Into FDLE Chief’s DepartureWGCU News
No Hot Seat for Melissa Sellers After RPOF, FDLE — But It’s Getting WarmSunshine State News

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Jan
27

Gov. Rick Scott wants dedicated source of funds for Everglades restoration – Local 10

Sun SentinelGov. Rick Scott wants dedicated source of funds for Everglades restorationLocal 10WEBSITE AT LOCAL10.COM AND FREE WPLG APP FOR YOUR SMARTPHONE. GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT IS IN SOUTH FLORIDA THIS AFTERNOON. HE MADE A STOP IN WEST MIAMI-DADE THIS M…

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Jan
27

Scott proposes $5 billion for Glades restoration – Sun Sentinel

Sun SentinelScott proposes $5 billion for Glades restorationSun SentinelScott on Tuesday announced he wants to create a source of money for Everglades restoration that would result in $5 billion going to help the famed River of Grass over the next 20 y…

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Jan
27

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to pledge millions for Everglades restoration – Bradenton Herald


WTSP 10 News
Florida Gov. Rick Scott to pledge millions for Everglades restoration
Bradenton Herald
MIAMI — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising to dedicate tens of millions to helping the Everglades. Scott is scheduled on Tuesday to announce that he wants to create a source of money for Everglades restoration that would result in $5 billion going
Gov. Scott seeks money for more veterans nursing homesWTSP 10 News
Rick Scott Calls for $7.4 Million for State Veterans HomesSunshine State News (blog)

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Jan
27

Gov. Scott seeks money for more veterans nursing homes – WTSP 10 News


WTSP 10 News
Gov. Scott seeks money for more veterans nursing homes
WTSP 10 News
AUGUSTINE, Florida (AP) – Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants money to start planning to build the state’s eighth and ninth nursing homes for veterans. Scott announced Monday that he is asking for $7.4 million from state legislators. Scott wants the money to
Florida Gov. Rick Scott to pledge millions for Everglades restorationWPTV.com
Rick Scott Calls for $7.4 Million for State Veterans HomesSunshine State News (blog)
Gov. Scott To Ask For Money To Build More Nursing Homes For VetsCBS Local
Florida Times-Union -ActionNewsJax.com -Naples Daily News
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Jan
27

Altantic Beach joins call for Gov. Rick Scott to order pension fund investigation – Florida Times-Union


Florida Times-Union
Altantic Beach joins call for Gov. Rick Scott to order pension fund investigation
Florida Times-Union
Rick Scott to order an investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement or the state inspector general’s office. The action is the first time a government body has supported state Rep. Janet Adkins’ call for the investigation. In a Dec. 10

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Jan
26

Rick Scott Calls for $7.4 Million for State Veterans Homes – Sunshine State News (blog)


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Rick Scott Calls for $7.4 Million for State Veterans Homes
Sunshine State News (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott called for $7.4 million for three new state homes for veterans. One of the homes will be in St. Lucie County while the Cabinet needs to decide on the location for the other two. “Florida is the most military-friendly state in the nation
Gov. Scott To Ask For Money To Build More Nursing Homes For VetsCBS Local
Gov. Scott pushes for more nursing homes for veteransActionNewsJax.com
Gov. Scott visits St. Augustine veterans’ nursing home to announce plans to Florida Times-Union
Naples Daily News -St. Augustine Record
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Jan
26

Rick Scott administration asked to interview new candidate for insurance … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott administration asked to interview new candidate for insurance
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
It’s no secret that Florida Office of Insurance Regulation chief Kevin McCarty has been in the Rick Scott administration’s crosshairs for some time; we first reported earlier this month that McCarty was on the chopping block as part of a proposed deal
Scott already eyeing replacement for state’s top insurance regulatorTampabay.com
Scott’s office contacted possible replacement for insurance headPalm Beach Post (blog)
Gov. Scott Sought Replacement Before Saying He Wants McCarty GoneThe Ledger

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Jan
25

Scott can create jobs giving housing its due: Editorial – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando SentinelScott can create jobs giving housing its due: EditorialOrlando SentinelScott could, and should, send a strong signal to lawmakers by proposing a budget that would keep them whole. Money in the trust funds is available to meet the pressi…

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Jan
24

Gov. Rick Scott barely addresses FDLE controversy at Orlando event – WESH Orlando

Gov. Rick Scott barely addresses FDLE controversy at Orlando event
WESH Orlando
“After that he decided to make attacks. It’s unfair to the individuals who work at FDLE who do a great job,” Scott said. “It’s unfair to the new commissioner, Rick Swearingen, who will also do a good job.” Perhaps the most serious allegation is that

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Jan
24

Calls for FDLE investigations grow as Gov. Rick Scott continues to avoid questions – MiamiHerald.com


Orlando Sentinel
Calls for FDLE investigations grow as Gov. Rick Scott continues to avoid questions
MiamiHerald.com
TALLAHASSEE As Gov. Rick Scott on Friday continued to brush off questions about allegations of political meddling made by the state’s former top law enforcement officer, pressure mounted elsewhere in Florida to get answers. A Land O’Lakes man filed a …
Scott says he would cooperate with any FDLE probeOrlando Sentinel
Two Cabinet Members Want an Independent Investigation of Rick Scott’s FDLE Miami New Times (blog)
A mixed bag on Gov. Rick Scott’s K-12 education proposalsBradenton Herald
Sun Sentinel -SpaceCoastDaily.com
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Jan
24

Calls for FDLE investigations grow as Gov. Rick Scott continues to avoid questions – Tampabay.com


Miami New Times (blog)
Calls for FDLE investigations grow as Gov. Rick Scott continues to avoid questions
Tampabay.com
TALLAHASSEE — As Gov. Rick Scott on Friday continued to brush off questions about allegations of political meddling made by the state’s former top law enforcement officer, pressure mounted elsewhere in Florida to get answers.
Scott says he would cooperate with any FDLE probeOrlando Sentinel
Gov. Rick Scott responds to FDLE allegationsWESH Orlando
Two Cabinet Members Want an Independent Investigation of Rick Scott’s FDLE Miami New Times (blog)
WKMG Orlando -Sun Sentinel
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Jan
24

Governor Rick Scott appoints Michael Olenick to State Board of Education – TCPalm

Governor Rick Scott appoints Michael Olenick to State Board of Education
TCPalm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Michael Olenick to the State Board of Education. Governor Scott said, “We are laser-focused on making sure all of our students are prepared for a great job when they graduate …

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Jan
23

Before firing another person, explain why – Sun Sentinel


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Before firing another person, explain why
Sun Sentinel
Johnson’s appointment came amid growing furor about Scott’s forced ouster of Gerald Bailey, who ran the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and whom the governor quickly replaced with Rick Swearingen, who ran the Capitol Police for FDLE. However …
Gray Swoope out, Bill Johnson as head of Enterprise FloridaNaples Daily News
Florida: GOP governor picks gay man as state’s top corporate recruiterSan Diego Gay & Lesbian News
The big news out of Miami-Dade: a new procurement chief is comingSunshine State News

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Jan
23

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed budget will include more money for people … – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed budget will include more money for people
Bradenton Herald
Rick Scott on Friday unveiled new additional of his budget proposal, including $8 million to enroll all individuals “with critical needs” from the waiting list to the Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Program. “I am pleased to announce that

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Jan
23

Scott says he would cooperate with any FDLE probe – Orlando Sentinel


Miami New Times (blog)
Scott says he would cooperate with any FDLE probe
Orlando Sentinel
Scott was at the Conductive Education Center of Orlando to announce that his proposed budget will include an $8 million boost for the Agency for Persons With Disabilities. The money would be aimed at ending waiting lists for people seeking to enroll in
Gov. Rick Scott says he would cooperate in FDLE probeWKMG Orlando
Two Cabinet Members Want an Independent Investigation of Rick Scott’s FDLE Miami New Times (blog)
Mayo: Gov. Scott stumbles againSun Sentinel
FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV
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