To Gov. Rick Scott and House Speaker Richard Corcoran: Cut it out, guys – Jacksonville Daily Record


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To Gov. Rick Scott and House Speaker Richard Corcoran: Cut it out, guys
Jacksonville Daily Record
Gentlemen, gentlemen. Honorable Gov. Rick Scott and House Speaker Richard Corcoran, it doesn’t have to be this way. Nor should it be. And, frankly, to one extent, Floridians are surprised it is this way. You are smart men. Plus, you are on the same
Rick Scott’s newest title – lame duckSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott to court: Throw out Richard Corcoran’s Lottery lawsuit …Florida Politics (blog)
Governor Scott and State Representative La Rosa disagree on Visit Florida fundingOsceola News-Gazette
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Florida Senate is MIA in civil war between Rick Scott and House Republicans – Tampabay.com


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Florida Senate is MIA in civil war between Rick Scott and House Republicans
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Scott’s tried to pull the Senate into the fray. During a series of campaign-style stops last week around Florida blasting House members by name, Scott praised Latvala and Sen. Dana Young, R-Tampa, for supporting Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida
In op-ed, Rick Scott still swinging against GOP opposition to incentivesSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Florida House, Rick Scott again at loggerheads over VISIT FLORIDAFlorida Politics (blog)
House offers VISIT FLORIDA some money, but still huge cutNaples Daily News
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What are Florida senators doing while Rick Scott, House Republicans feud? Nothing. – Miami Herald


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What are Florida senators doing while Rick Scott, House Republicans feud? Nothing.
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Almost three weeks have passed since open warfare erupted between Florida House Republicans and Gov. Rick Scott over job creation programs. On Monday, Scott released a statement that accused House leaders of relying on falsehoods to dismantle …
PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott’s misleading attack on fellow RepublicansTampabay.com
In op-ed, Rick Scott still swinging against GOP opposition to incentivesSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Florida House, Rick Scott again at loggerheads over VISIT FLORIDAFlorida Politics (blog)
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In op-ed, Rick Scott still swinging against GOP opposition to incentives – Sunshine State News

In op-ed, Rick Scott still swinging against GOP opposition to incentives
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Gov. Rick Scott has released an opinion column on the “Florida House playing politics with Florida jobs” one day before a House panel discusses killing Enterprise Florida, VISIT FLORIDA and many business incentive programs. Scott’s office emailed the …

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Senate Democratic leader to Gov. Rick Scott: Treat opioid crisis as a public health emergency – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Senate Democratic leader to Gov. Rick Scott: Treat opioid crisis as a public health emergency
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He noted that a year ago it took “just nine” confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Florida before Scott signed an executive order directing then-State Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong to declare a public health emergency in the affected counties
Oscar Braynon calls for emergency declaration on heroinFlorida Politics (blog)

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Florida Senate Democratic leader to Gov. Rick Scott: Treat opioid crisis as a public health emergency – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Senate Democratic leader to Gov. Rick Scott: Treat opioid crisis as a public health emergency
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Rick Scott to declare a public health emergency over the growing opioid epidemic in the state. “No longer confined to small urban enclaves, heroin and fentanyl have become the scourge of communities throughout Florida, wreaking widespread devastation …
Oscar Braynon calls for emergency declaration on heroinFlorida Politics (blog)

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As Rick Scott and House wage war, Senate steps back – Tampabay.com (blog)


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As Rick Scott and House wage war, Senate steps back
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Almost three weeks have passed since open warfare erupted between Florida House Republicans and Gov. Rick Scott over a major philosophical – but increasingly personal – disagreement over the role of government when it comes to business recruitment …
Rick Scott: Florida House is playing politics with families’ jobsTallahassee.com
House offers VISIT FLORIDA some money, but still huge cutNaples Daily News
HIAASEN: The fight over Enterprise Florida is a power play worth watchingThe News Herald
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PolitiFact Florida: Rick Scott’s defense of agencies off the mark – Tampabay.com (blog)


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PolitiFact Florida: Rick Scott’s defense of agencies off the mark
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Scott has escalated his feud with House Speaker Richard Corcoran by calling out legislators on their own turf for votes in committee to dismantle Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida. Scott credits these two groups for helping usher 1.2 million private

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Gov. Scott’s business edict should be questioned | Letters – Sun Sentinel

Gov. Scott’s business edict should be questioned | Letters
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The story of our governor threatening/extorting or otherwise dictating how business will be conducted in this state is egregious. Gov. Rick Scott should be further questioned about his interference with two port operations companies attempting to

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‘A tough spot': 20 more House Republicans have to choose between Rick Scott and Richard Corcoran – Tampabay.com (blog)

‘A tough spot': 20 more House Republicans have to choose between Rick Scott and Richard Corcoran
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Rick Scott, who supports retaining the two programs that Corcoran calls “corporate welfare” and “the government picking winners and losers.” Scott has aggressively turned up the heat on the bill’s supporters, including robo-calls to their constituents

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PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott’s misleading attack on fellow Republicans – Tampabay.com


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PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott’s misleading attack on fellow Republicans
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Scott has escalated his feud with House Speaker Richard Corcoran by calling out legislators on their own turf for votes in committee to dismantle Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida. Scott credits these two groups for helping usher 1.2 million private

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Create jobs by restoring state funding for affordable housing: Where We Stand – Orlando Sentinel


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Create jobs by restoring state funding for affordable housing: Where We Stand
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Gov. Rick Scott has been in a pitched political battle with Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran over the fate of the state’s economic development and tourism marketing agencies. Last week Scott said House members who voted to eliminate Enterprise …
House files suit against Florida Lottery over contractNews Chief
Corcoran Sues Florida Lottery Over ‘Improper Spending’ in $700 Million ContractSunshine State News
Richard Corcoran sues Florida Lottery over ‘improper spending’Florida Politics (blog)

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Gov. Rick Scott paints fellow Republicans as job-killers for Enterprise Florida, Visit Florida votes – PolitiFact


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Gov. Rick Scott paints fellow Republicans as job-killers for Enterprise Florida, Visit Florida votes
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Rick Scott is painting fellow Republicans as job-killers for their support of a bill that would decimate the state’s agencies for tourism promotion and business incentives. Scott has escalated his feud with House Speaker Richard Corcoran by calling out …
Gasp! Gov. Rick Scott uses the ‘p’ word to slam his opponentsTampabay.com (blog)
Feud between Rick Scott and House leaders over incentives gets uglier this weekOrlando Weekly (blog)
Florida House attacks ‘handouts’ championed by Gov. Rick ScottThe Ledger
Miami Herald –Florida Today –Tallahassee.com
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Gasp! Gov. Rick Scott uses the ‘p’ word to slam his opponents – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gasp! Gov. Rick Scott uses the ‘p’ word to slam his opponents
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In Tampa, in Flagler Beach, and Brevard County, Scott had a similar script, telling business leaders that he was “shocked” at the nine House Republicans on the Careers & Competition Subcommittee who dared to vote for a bill to kill Enterprise Florida
Florida House attacks ‘handouts’ championed by Gov. Rick ScottThe Ledger
Behind closed doors, House Speaker rallies GOP members to keep fighting Gov. Rick ScottMiami Herald
At Brevard Zoo, Gov. Scott announces record tourism numbersFlorida Today
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Gov. Rick Scott talks about tourism during visit to renovated Lakeland stadium – The Ledger


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Gov. Rick Scott talks about tourism during visit to renovated Lakeland stadium
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Rick Scott joined Commissioner of Baseball Rob Manfred at the annual Governor’s Baseball Dinner. Serving as a kickoff to the Grapefruit League season, the dinner featured prominent faces from both the community and other teams that spend their springs …

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