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Rick Scott gets more time to respond to judicial appointments lawsuit – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott gets more time to respond to judicial appointments lawsuit
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The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday granted Gov. Rick Scott‘s request for 14 extra days to respond to a lawsuit claiming he doesn’t have authority to appoint three new justices on the last day of his term. Scott general counsel Daniel Nordby filed
Exclusive: Gov. Rick Scott talks strategy for corporate attractionTampa Bay Business Journal
Connecticut newspaper fires back at Rick Scott: ‘Go back to Florida and stay there’Tampabay.com (blog)
Trashing DeBlasio, Cuomo, Rick Scott Continues ‘Pro-Florida’ Tour in New YorkSunshine State News
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Rick Scott gets more time to respond to judicial appointments lawsuit – Florida Politics (blog)


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Rick Scott gets more time to respond to judicial appointments lawsuit
Florida Politics (blog)
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday granted Gov. Rick Scott‘s request for 14 extra days to respond to a lawsuit claiming he doesn’t have authority to appoint three new justices on the last day of his term. Scott general counsel Daniel Nordby filed
Connecticut newspaper fires back at Rick Scott: ‘Go back to Florida and stay there’Tampabay.com (blog)
Reject Rick Scott’s bid to pack Florida’s high courtOrlando Sentinel
Trashing DeBlasio, Cuomo, Rick Scott Continues ‘Pro-Florida’ Tour in New YorkSunshine State News
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Pulse mom to Rick Scott: Prove LGBTQ hate has no place in Florida – Orlando Sentinel


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Pulse mom to Rick Scott: Prove LGBTQ hate has no place in Florida
Orlando Sentinel
Since losing her son Christopher “Drew” Leinonen in Orlando’s Pulse nightclub massacre, Christine Leinonen has been fighting to promote gay rights, gun safety legislation and to ensure that what happened to her son never happens to anyone else.

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Sunburn for 6.22.17 — Postcard from the City Beautiful; Rick Scott vs. Conn; Corcoran PAC brings in the bucks; More … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Sunburn for 6.22.17 — Postcard from the City Beautiful; Rick Scott vs. Conn; Corcoran PAC brings in the bucks; More …
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Rick Scott went back on his word that he’d sign an executive order protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other state employees from discrimination. Leaders of Equality Florida said they met with the governor’s staff days after last year’s

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Sunburn for 6.22.17 — Postcard from the City Beautiful; Rick Scott vs. Conn; Corcoran PAC brings in the bucks; More … – Florida Politics (blog)


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Sunburn for 6.22.17 — Postcard from the City Beautiful; Rick Scott vs. Conn; Corcoran PAC brings in the bucks; More …
Florida Politics (blog)
“In the wake of an unprecedented tragedy, Rick Scott made commitments to protect LGBTQ Floridians in the workplace so they can earn a living without fear of discrimination or losing their job,” FDP spokesperson Johanna Cervone said in a statement.

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Exclusive: Gov. Rick Scott talks strategy for corporate attraction – Tampa Bay Business Journal


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Exclusive: Gov. Rick Scott talks strategy for corporate attraction
Tampa Bay Business Journal
What kind of public transit would work best for getting travelers to and from Tampa International Airport? Related Content. Governor’s veto could bring prestige back to USF · Waterborne transit study will have to wait thanks to governor’s veto · Gov

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Fla. Dems, Equality Florida say Rick Scott ‘broke promise’ to protect LGBTQ employees – Florida Politics (blog)


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Fla. Dems, Equality Florida say Rick Scott ‘broke promise’ to protect LGBTQ employees
Florida Politics (blog)
Equality Florida is accusing Gov. Rick Scott of breaking a promise made last year to the organization that he would issue an executive order protecting LGBTQ state employees from discrimination in hiring and contracting. Now the Florida Democratic

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Reject Rick Scott’s bid to pack Florida’s high court – Orlando Sentinel


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Reject Rick Scott’s bid to pack Florida’s high court
Orlando Sentinel
Late last year, Gov. Rick Scott filled a vacancy on the Florida Supreme Court with Judge Alan Lawson, an appellate court judge who began his career on the bench in Orange County. There was no doubt about Scott’s authority to name a successor to
Connecticut newspaper fires back at Rick Scott: ‘Go back to Florida and stay there’Tampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott gets more time to respond to judicial appointments lawsuit …Florida Politics (blog)
Trashing DeBlasio, Cuomo, Rick Scott Continues ‘Pro-Florida’ Tour in New YorkSunshine State News
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Connecticut newspaper fires back at Rick Scott: ‘Go back to Florida and stay there’ – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Connecticut newspaper fires back at Rick Scott: ‘Go back to Florida and stay there’
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Gov. Rick Scott’s job-poaching mission in Connecticut left a sour taste in the mouth of the state’s largest newspaper. RELATED NEWS/ARCHIVE. Scott names former staff, consultants and loyalists to Constitution Revision posts. 3 Months Ago. Lawyers say …
Some Lee County citrus growers suing Governor Scott – Fox 4 Now …Fox 4
Homeowners Seek To Overturn Scott’s Citrus Veto | WLRNWLRN

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Advocates call out Rick Scott for failing to sign LGBTQ anti-discrimination order after Pulse – Orlando Weekly (blog)


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Advocates call out Rick Scott for failing to sign LGBTQ anti-discrimination order after Pulse
Orlando Weekly (blog)
A year after a gunman targeted the gay nightclub Pulse on “Latin Night” and murdered 49 people, LGBTQ advocates say Gov. Rick Scott broke his promise by failing to sign an order that would protect state employees against discrimination based on sexual …
LGBTQ activists say Rick Scott promised to ban discrimination and never deliveredTampabay.com (blog)
Governor Rick Scott Has Broken His Promise to Protect LGBT PeopleThe Slowly Boiled Frog (blog)

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Rick Scott vetoes higher education bill, priority for Joe Negron – Clay Today Online


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Rick Scott vetoes higher education bill, priority for Joe Negron
Clay Today Online
Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a wide-sweeping higher education bill, saying the legislation “impedes the ability of state colleges to meet the needs of the communities and families they serve.” The bill – Senate Bill 374 – was a top priority for Senate

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Homeowners who lost citrus trees to canker scare are suing Rick Scott – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Homeowners who lost citrus trees to canker scare are suing Rick Scott
Tampabay.com (blog)
The unusual lawsuit, filed in the Florida Supreme Court, claims that Scott’s veto of two specific appropriations — $20.9 million and $16.4 million — was unconstitutional because it undermines the state’s obligation to make good on an illegal “taking
Florida? No Thanks, Gov. ScottHartford Courant
Some Lee County citrus growers suing Governor Scott – Fox 4 Now …Fox 4

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LGBTQ activists say Rick Scott promised to ban discrimination and never delivered – Tampabay.com (blog)


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LGBTQ activists say Rick Scott promised to ban discrimination and never delivered
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In the wake of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando last year, Gov. Rick Scott’s staff told LGBTQ rights activists in backroom meetings that he would sign an executive order banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and
Governor Rick Scott Has Broken His Promise to Protect LGBT PeopleThe Slowly Boiled Frog (blog)

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Rick Scott, staff are delusional about Florida’s low-paying jobs – Orlando Sentinel


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Rick Scott, staff are delusional about Florida’s low-paying jobs
Orlando Sentinel
Rick Scott‘s jobs division — took issue with a column I wrote last month about Orlando’s low wages. I said our wages stink. Proctor disagreed, claiming Orlando’s wages are “higher than 60 percent of our nation’s metro areas.” That sounds good, doesn’t it?

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Broward homeowners fight Gov. Rick Scott’s citrus canker veto – Sun Sentinel


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Broward homeowners fight Gov. Rick Scott’s citrus canker veto
Sun Sentinel
The tug of war continues over $20.6 million that nearly 60,000 Broward households say they are due for the loss of citrus trees cut down by the state. The payout looked sure to come when state lawmakers in early May agreed on full payment to homeowners …
Florida residents who lost citrus trees challenge Gov. ScottWCTV
Homeowners seek to overturn Scott citrus money vetoWJXT Jacksonville

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Florida Families Need Rick Scott to Champion Assignment of Benefits Reform – Sunshine State News

Florida Families Need Rick Scott to Champion Assignment of Benefits Reform
Sunshine State News
We got the headline on Tuesday’s Citizens’ rate increase story wrong. It wasn’t the abuses that forced a 5.3 percent average increase in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. It was the Florida Legislature, pure and simple. As Barry Gilway …

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Republicans Say Democrats Should Listen to What Florida Governor Says About Connecticut – Hartford Courant


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Republicans Say Democrats Should Listen to What Florida Governor Says About Connecticut
Hartford Courant
Rick Scott, who came to Fairfield County Monday to recruit Connecticut businesses to move to his state. “Stop putting your head in the sand. Look up. Look at the reality of where we are,” Sen. Toni Boucher, R-Wilton said Tuesday. “Pay attention to what
Gov. Rick Scott tries again to lure Connecticut firms to FloridaFlorida Times-Union
FL Gov. Rick Scott Tries to Woo CT Businesses into Florida | NBC …NBC Connecticut
Rick Scott returns to Connecticut, looking to bring jobs south …Tampabay.com (blog)
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