Author Archives: rick scott - Google News

Gov. Rick Scott has spent nearly $300000 on political consultants since April – Miami Herald


Miami Herald
Gov. Rick Scott has spent nearly $300000 on political consultants since April
Miami Herald
For someone who cannot seek re-election, Gov. Rick Scott is spending a whole lot of money on political consultants, adding fuel to speculation that he is aiming to run for the U.S. Senate in 2018. This week, Scott’s Let’s Get To Work political
Capital Comment: Scott’s landscape-altering wealthSarasota Herald-Tribune

all 6 news articles »

Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott isn’t really that rich, is he? (No, he isn’t) – Miami Herald (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott isn’t really that rich, is he? (No, he isn’t)
Miami Herald (blog)
The big surge in Gov. Rick Scott’s personal wealth in the past year raises a question: Is Florida’s governor the richest governor in the country? The short answer is no, not by a longshot, but he’s way up there. Scott’s net worth is $147 million. He

Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott has spent nearly $300000 on political consultants since April – Tampabay.com

Gov. Rick Scott has spent nearly $300000 on political consultants since April
Tampabay.com
TALLAHASSEE — For someone who cannot seek re-election, Gov. Rick Scott is spending a whole lot of money on political consultants, adding fuel to speculation that he is aiming to run for the U.S. Senate in 2018.

Share
Read more

Manasota Goodwill shuts down veterans service program after Gov. Rick Scott … – Bradenton Herald


Bradenton Herald
Manasota Goodwill shuts down veterans service program after Gov. Rick Scott
Bradenton Herald
MANATEE — After Florida Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $758,000 in funding for Manasota Goodwill, five veterans were called and told to collect their things, because the veterans service program they ran was done. “I got a phone call, and they told me, ‘Go

Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott’s veto of $1 million for ferry complicates JTA takeover of its … – Florida Times-Union


Florida Times-Union
Gov. Rick Scott’s veto of $1 million for ferry complicates JTA takeover of its
Florida Times-Union
Plans for City Hall to hand off the St. Johns River Ferry could be further complicated by Governor Rick Scott’s removal of $1 million in state funding that was expected to cover much of a costly project necessary to keep the boat running. The ferry

Share
Read more

Sh*t happened 7/2/15: Katie Golden, Rick Scott’s millions, bad shoplifters … – Creative Loafing Tampa


Creative Loafing Tampa
Sh*t happened 7/2/15: Katie Golden, Rick Scott’s millions, bad shoplifters
Creative Loafing Tampa
‘Salem’s Lot extra Rick Scott got even richer after spending millions of his own money to buy his gubernatorial victory last year. His net worth has jumped more than 10% since 2013, to $147 million. Meanwhile, you splurged on the box of mac and cheese

Share
Read more

How the Rick Scott administration is undercutting Carlos Lopez-Cantera’s … – Tampabay.com (blog)

How the Rick Scott administration is undercutting Carlos Lopez-Cantera’s
Tampabay.com (blog)
What’s easily overlooked is how much Lopez-Cantera’s vulnerability on this issue is largely courtesy of Gov. Rick Scott and his team. Rick Scott could have given CLC far more responsibility, but opted not to. Lawton Chiles and Jeb Bush gave their LG’s

Share
Read more

Rick Scott’s office pulling IRS filings, making public records requests, to … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott’s office pulling IRS filings, making public records requests, to
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott’s blue-ribbon commission on health care and hospital spending asked Florida hospitals in May to provide the state with information about the salaries and compensation packages of their top executives. Two months later, only four

Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott’s net worth grows to $147 million – Tampabay.com


Orlando Weekly
Gov. Rick Scott’s net worth grows to $147 million
Tampabay.com
Most of Scott’s assets are kept in a blind trust, a decision that was the subject of much litigation over the past year in a case in which the governor prevailed. Scott has defended the blind trust as necessary to prohibit him from making official
Here’s what Gov. Rick Scott’s state budget cuts mean to Orange CountyOrlando Weekly
Should Florida spend tax money fighting abortion?Sun Sentinel
Gov. Scott’s wealth grew after spending millions on campaignDaytona Beach News-Journal

all 13 news articles »

Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott’s net worth grows to $147 million – Orlando Sentinel


Orlando Sentinel
Gov. Rick Scott’s net worth grows to $147 million
Orlando Sentinel
Rick Scott, a multimillionaire former businessman who dipped into his own fortune last year to help his re-election campaign, continues to get wealthier. Scott filed annual financial disclosure forms with the state late Tuesday showing his net worth
Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s wealth rises to $147 millionMiami Herald
Gov. Rick Scott’s wealth grows to $147 million after spending millions on his WPTV.com
Sure, Rick Scott’s budget will ‘keep Florida working,’ but with mostly low Orlando Weekly
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
all 22 news articles »
Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott’s “keep Florida working” budget slashes funding for free and … – Orlando Weekly


Orlando Weekly
Gov. Rick Scott’s “keep Florida working” budget slashes funding for free and
Orlando Weekly
One area where Gov. Rick Scott’s slash-and-burn approach to budgeting hit particularly hard this year: healthcare for the poor. Among Scott’s bigger cuts was $9.5 million set aside for the Florida Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, which

and more »

Share
Read more

Here’s what Gov. Rick Scott’s state budget cuts mean to Orange County – Orlando Weekly


Orlando Weekly
Here’s what Gov. Rick Scott’s state budget cuts mean to Orange County
Orlando Weekly
Last week, Gov. Rick Scott singlehandedly vetoed funding for a 10-page list of local and statewide projects. The last-minute grinching cut $461 million from the $78 billion state budget that takes effect on July 1. That may not sound like much removed

Share
Read more

Despite Rick Scott rejection, Mark Sharpe says Tampa Innovation Alliance is … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Despite Rick Scott rejection, Mark Sharpe says Tampa Innovation Alliance is
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Among the many local projects that didn’t escape Rick Scott’s veto pen last week was $2 million earmarked for the Tampa Innovation Alliance, the nascent public-private agency charged with redeveloping the University area of North Tampa. But Mark Sharpe …

Share
Read more

Governor Scott announced $400000 in defense grants for Bay County, nearly … – My Panhandle


WJXT Jacksonville
Governor Scott announced $400000 in defense grants for Bay County, nearly
My Panhandle
AY COUNTY, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Bay County was awarded $280,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs. The funding will be used to support and sustain Naval Support Activity Panama …
Gov. Scott approves Florida defense grantsWJXT Jacksonville
Scott announces $900K in local defense grantsPensacola News Journal
More Than $900000 In Defense Grants For Northwest FloridaWTVY, Dothan

all 6 news articles »

Share
Read more

Rick Scott’s state budget approvals, vetoes affect UF – The Independent Florida Alligator

Rick Scott’s state budget approvals, vetoes affect UF
The Independent Florida Alligator
Rick Scott released the 2015-2016 veto and budget list. Colleges and universities, along with other statewide and local programs across Florida, saw budget cuts that totaled just more than $461 million. UF IFAS saw $1.2 million in budget cuts. Of the

Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott vetoes state spending on juice at welcome centers – WJXT Jacksonville


WJXT Jacksonville
Gov. Rick Scott vetoes state spending on juice at welcome centers
WJXT Jacksonville
But the world renowned citrus juice got a scare last week. Usually it’s pork getting vetoed from the budget, but the governor put the squeeze on juice this year. Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $250,000 from the state’s spending plan that was set to be used for
Orange Juice Gets a Budget SqueezeWCTV

all 3 news articles »

Share
Read more

Tampa Theater officials shrug off $1 million rejection by Rick Scott – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Tampa Theater officials shrug off $1 million rejection by Rick Scott
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Since it’s creation in 1926, the Tampa Theatre has been one of the crown jewels of Tampa’s downtown cultural life. But like so many other classic movie houses built back then, it almost went out of business in the 1970’s, but was saved by the community.

Share
Read more
1 2 3 893