Jul
23

Governor Rick Scott Shows What a Real Scandal Looks Like – TIME


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Governor Rick Scott Shows What a Real Scandal Looks Like
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Rick Scott, Will Weayherford Gov. Rick Scott, left, and house speaker Will Weatherford speak at a news conference after session on Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla. Steve Cannon—AP …
Gov. Rick Scott visits Fort Myers as part of jobs tour – ABC-7.com WZVN News WZVN-TV
Gov Scott: Eliminate manufacturing taxNaples Daily News
1 dead, 2 injured by SW Fla. lightning strikeWPEC

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Jul
23

Gov. Rick Scott’s Fundraising Event With CEO Of Private Prison Company Gets … – FCIR


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Gov. Rick Scott’s Fundraising Event With CEO Of Private Prison Company Gets
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Florida Governor Rick Scott really knows how to pick a fundraiser. Last month, he was scheduled to attend a $10,000-a-plate event at the home of a real estate developer who’d done prison time on tax charges. Hours after Mother Jones disclosed the event

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Jul
23

Gov. Rick Scott to visit Fort Myers as part of tour – ABC-7.com WZVN News for … – WZVN-TV


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Gov. Rick Scott to visit Fort Myers as part of tour – ABC-7.com WZVN News for
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Governor Rick Scott will be in Fort Myers Wednesday morning as part of his two-week statewide “Jobs for the Next Generation” tour. The governor will propose offering Florida’s best STEM teachers paid summer residencies at private-sector companies.
Gov Scott: Eliminate manufacturing taxNaples Daily News
1 dead, 2 injured by SW Fla. lightning strikeWPEC

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Jul
23

Fla. voters not pleased with Gov. Rick Scott, Charlie Crist – Local 10


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Fla. voters not pleased with Gov. Rick Scott, Charlie Crist
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A new poll shows that Florida voters aren’t pleased with either Republican Gov. Rick Scott or former Gov. Charlie Crist, who is trying to win his job back. A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows that former Republican-turned-Democrat
SurveyUSA/WFLA poll: Charlie Crist pulls ahead of Rick Scott 46-40%MiamiHerald.com (blog)
New poll: Libertarian Adrian Wyllie helps Gov. Rick Scott catch Charlie CristTampabay.com
Charlie Crist, Rick Scott Locked Tight in New Q-Poll as Adrian Wyllie Factors InSunshine State News
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Jul
23

Gov. Rick Scott jobs tour pushes permanent sales tax cuts – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott jobs tour pushes permanent sales tax cuts
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Gov. Rick Scott wants to remove the sales tax on manufacturing machinery purchases permanently, a temporary tax cut the governor also urged last year. During his recent campaign outing across the state, referred to as the “Jobs for the Next Generation
Scott Adds Machinery Sales Tax Cut To PlatformCBS Local

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Jul
23

SurveyUSA/WFLA poll: Charlie Crist pulls ahead of Rick Scott 46-40% – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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SurveyUSA/WFLA poll: Charlie Crist pulls ahead of Rick Scott 46-40%
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Democrat Charlie Crist has jumped ahead of Gov. Rick Scott, leading the Republican 46-40 percent among likely voters in the SurveyUSA latests governor’s race tracking poll conducted for WFLA. Crist’s 6 percentage point lead is the largest he has had in
With dramatic swing, Charlie Crist now leads Rick Scott 46%-40% in Survey Sunshine State News
Bob Martinez Comments on the Gubernatorial CandidatesWJHG-TV
Charlie Crist about to get millions in campaign subsidyBradenton Herald
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Jul
23

Rick Scott agency sues Digital Domain in $20 million deal linked to Charlie Crist – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Rick Scott agency sues Digital Domain in $20 million deal linked to Charlie Crist
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — The state of Florida has filed a lawsuit seeking to recoup millions of taxpayer dollars provided to the failed Digital Domain film visual effects company. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the Department of Economic Opportunity
State sues Digital Domain to try to recoup $20 million in incentivesTbo.com
Florida files suit to recoup Digital Domain cashPalm Beach Post (blog)

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Jul
22

With dramatic swing, Charlie Crist now leads Rick Scott 46%-40% in Survey … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

SaintPetersBlog (blog)With dramatic swing, Charlie Crist now leads Rick Scott 46%-40% in Survey …SaintPetersBlog (blog)In the most recent WFLA-TV/SurveyUSA tracking poll, the former governor is now leading incumbent Republican Rick Scott by six point…

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Jul
22

Protesters converge on Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s fundraiser with private … – Raw Story


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Protesters converge on Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s fundraiser with private
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Members of several civil rights groups held a last-minute demonstration against Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) outside the $10,000-a-plate fundraiser that was mocked by comedian John Oliver earlier this week, New Times Broward Palm Beach reported. Scott’s …
Rick Scott Fundraiser Being Hosted by GEO Group CEO (UPDATED)New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Republican fundraiser for Gov. Rick Scott sparks protests from immigration groupsLocal 10
John Oliver Tears Into Rick Scott for Private Prison StanceMiami New Times (blog)
MiamiHerald.com (blog) -ThinkProgress
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Jul
22

Sen. Dwight Bullard Calls On Gov. Rick Scott To Investigate Prison Deaths – WLRN


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Sen. Dwight Bullard Calls On Gov. Rick Scott To Investigate Prison Deaths
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Miami-Dade County officials are calling on Gov. Rick Scott to investigate the death of a mentally ill inmate at Dade Correctional Institute. Darren Rainey was found dead two years ago in a closet-size shower stall. He had been put there and left for
Emails Detail Days After Inmate’s Gruesome Death At Dade PrisonCBS Local

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Jul
22

Rick Scott Met by Protesters at GEO Group Fundraiser (Video) – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)


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Rick Scott Met by Protesters at GEO Group Fundraiser (Video)
New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Rick Scott has been an advocate of privatizing prisons, as well as privatizing prison health care,” Tinsly tells New Times. “He has been criticized for giving contracts to companies that, like the Geo Group, have a record of alleged malpractice in
Protesters converge on Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s fundraiser with private Raw Story
Republican fundraiser for Gov. Rick Scott sparks protests from immigration groupsLocal 10
John Oliver Tears Into Rick Scott for Private Prison StanceMiami New Times (blog)
MiamiHerald.com (blog) -ThinkProgress -Palm Beach Post
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Jul
22

RPOF’s new ad trifecta: Spanish-speaking women teachers praise Rick Scott … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

RPOF’s new ad trifecta: Spanish-speaking women teachers praise Rick Scott
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
The Republican Party of Florida’s newest ad is straight out of public-opinion polling heaven, featuring Spanish-speaking female teachers who laud Gov. Rick Scott’s education record and the teacher raises he secured. “Florida students are better off due

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Jul
22

Dem video: Even under oath Rick Scott dodges questions – Tampabay.com (blog)

Dem video: Even under oath Rick Scott dodges questions
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From the Democrats: “Scott’s failure to answer questions is shameful and disrespectful to voters trying to understand where their governor stands on the issues facing Florida. This is exactly why Floridians have never trusted Rick Scott, and why they

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Jul
22

Governor Rick Scott calls for workforce training – Sun-Sentinel

WPECGovernor Rick Scott calls for workforce trainingSun-SentinelRick Scott, in Pompano Beach and Boca Raton on Monday, said he will pursue more workforce training funds for employers and stipends for teachers in the science, math, engineering and techn…

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Jul
21

Playing poker with Rick Scott and Charlie Crist (July 21, 2014) – Sun-Sentinel

Playing poker with Rick Scott and Charlie Crist (July 21, 2014)
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In Rick Scott and Charlie Crist, we’re faced with a choice between politicians who are so Anglo they could give Mr. Clean a run for his money (Charlie’s tan notwithstanding). Therefore, when they both chose to arm themselves with Hispanic running mates

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Jul
21

Schooled on tuition: Increases happened under both Charlie Crist and Rick Scott – Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsSchooled on tuition: Increases happened under both Charlie Crist and Rick ScottNaples Daily NewsSCOTT MCINTYRE/Staff Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist stands with Vito Sheeley before Crist addresses a rally where he officially a…

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Jul
21

Rick Scott: “I would have voted for the traditional marriage” – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Rick Scott: “I would have voted for the traditional marriage”
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A few days after a Monroe County judge ruled that the state’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional, Gov. Rick Scott continues to give evasive answers to questions about his views. Attorney General Pam Bondi quickly announced she would appeal which …
Fight For Marriage Equality Holding Strong As Activists Rally In Key WestCBS Local
Fla. Keys judge denies request to permit gay marriages during appealPalm Beach Post
5 Things to Know in Florida for July 22Bradenton Herald

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