Marco Rubio, House GOP back Rick Scott in Medicaid standoff with HHS – Washington Times


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Marco Rubio, House GOP back Rick Scott in Medicaid standoff with HHS
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Rick Scott and the administration, which wants the state to expand Medicaid under Obamacare instead. Their letter to the president comes days after Mr. Scott, a Republican, personally asked congressional Republicans to wade into the fight. “The well
Florida Republicans urge Obama to reconsider LIPTampabay.com (blog)
Congressional Republicans lobby Obama on health care poolSun Sentinel (blog)
Florida’s GOP primary could give a boost to a favorite sonGreenwich Time

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Gov. Rick Scott Honors Former FAMU Graduate Great-grandfather at the Capitol – Famuan


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Gov. Rick Scott Honors Former FAMU Graduate Great-grandfather at the Capitol
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Rick Scott honored three civil rights activists in a standing room only ceremony into the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame at the Capitol on Wednesday, May 13 at 11 a.m.. The 2015 Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame inductees were: Reubin O’Donovan

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Today on Context Florida: Media fail, Rick Scott & simplicity, Congress pay … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

Today on Context Florida: Media fail, Rick Scott & simplicity, Congress pay
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Simplicity is always in season for some politicians, notes Daniel Tilson. Cherry-picking what information to share with the public is part and parcel of how some of our most powerful elected officials – Gov. Rick Scott, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli

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Gov. Scott’s health care funding panel sparring with hospitals – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Scott’s health care funding panel sparring with hospitals
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Many hospitals have fought back against deep dives into their finances by the commission or Scott, himself a former hospital CEO. Dozens refused to provide financial information, including profits and top executives’ salaries, referring instead to
Hospitals tell Gov. Rick Scott: If you want financial data, look it up yourselfOrlando Weekly (blog)
Rick Scott makes secret trip to Florida elementary schoolTampa Sun Times
Rick Scott’s Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding not happy with SaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Florida Board of Education urges lawmakers to adopt Gov. Rick Scott’s … – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Florida Board of Education urges lawmakers to adopt Gov. Rick Scott’s
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Rick Scott. But the board on Wednesday unanimously supported a motion asking the Legislature to “demonstrate its commitment to students” during its June special session by implementing Scott’s education budget proposal. Scott has called for per-student …
Board of Education, meeting in Flagler, calls for record fundingDaytona Beach News-Journal
Meeting in Bunnell, State Board of Education Urges Lawmakers to Preserve FlaglerLive.com
Florida Ed Board Pushes More Funding, And Testing Tech ReviewWFSU

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Governor Rick Scott gives Alachua County Schools over $1 million – WCJB

GTN NewsGovernor Rick Scott gives Alachua County Schools over $1 millionWCJBRepresentative Keith Perry, officials from the around the county, and students were in attendance watching Governor Rick Scott hand over a check for over one million dollars fo…

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Hospitals tell Gov. Rick Scott: If you want financial data, look it up yourself – Orlando Weekly (blog)


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Hospitals tell Gov. Rick Scott: If you want financial data, look it up yourself
Orlando Weekly (blog)
As Gov. Rick Scott’s newly created health-care commission prepares to meet Wednesday to begin sifting through data about hospital funding, the governor’s request for information has been met with hospitals essentially telling him to go look it up. Many
Rick Scott makes secret trip to Florida elementary schoolTampa Sun Times
Gov. Rick Scott’s health care commission meets to talk about Medicaid Tampabay.com (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes secret visit to Freedom Elementary in ManateeBradenton Herald
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Rep. Corrine Brown vows UF Health will not close, calls Gov. Rick Scott a ‘bully’ – Florida Times-Union


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Rep. Corrine Brown vows UF Health will not close, calls Gov. Rick Scott a ‘bully’
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Rick Scott sent a letter to UF Health asking why it depends so much on federal funds. For every Medicaid or uninsured patient that UF Health treats, Armistead said earlier this month, the hospital loses money. Unlike other hospitals, almost half of its
Rick Scott and the icy makings of a Florida government shutdownOrlando Weekly
Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes secret visit to Freedom Elementary in ManateeBradenton Herald
Gov. Rick Scott’s hospital panel to meet for first timeThe News-Press
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Military records exemption reaches Gov. Scott’s desk – Palm Beach Post


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Military records exemption reaches Gov. Scott’s desk
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TALLAHASSEE — A proposal intended to make it tougher for evildoers to track the home addresses of military service members and military families has been sent to Gov. Rick Scott. However, the leader of an open-government group that has asked Scott to …
Gov. Scott gets bill to keep military members’ addresses secretOrlando Sentinel

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Gov. Rick Scott honors Altamonte Springs Marine killed in Nepal – News 13 Orlando

Gov. Rick Scott honors Altamonte Springs Marine killed in NepalNews 13 OrlandoGov. Rick Scott will be honoring the Central Florida Marine who died last week during a rescue mission in Nepal. Sgt. Ward Mark Johnson, 29, is one of six U.S. Marines and tw…

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Hospitals pushing back against Gov. Rick Scott’s revenue-sharing proposal – Jacksonville Daily Record


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Hospitals pushing back against Gov. Rick Scott’s revenue-sharing proposal
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In a response to Scott on Monday, the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida, which represents public hospitals, teaching hospitals and children’s hospitals, pointed out that most of the information the governor demanded is already captured by the

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Hospitals tell Rick Scott in a draft letter: Don’t tax us – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Hospitals tell Rick Scott in a draft letter: Don’t tax us
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The Florida Hospital Association has a message for Gov. Rick Scott: Don’t inrease our taxes. In a May 18 two-page draft letter, the association has written the governor a letter making clear that the hospitals don’t believe a way to plug the loss of
Rep. Corrine Brown vows UF Health will not close, calls Gov. Rick Scott a ‘bully’St. Augustine Record
Florida hospitals reject Gov. Scott’s profit-sharing ideaThe News-Press

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Rick Scott makes secret trip to Florida elementary school – Tampa Sun Times


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Rick Scott makes secret trip to Florida elementary school
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott made a secret visit to Freedom Elementary in East Manatee on Monday morning with the goal of teaching a bunch of fourth graders what it’s like to be the governor. Scott also gave everyone a lesson in how to try to dodge the
Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes secret visit to Freedom Elementary in ManateeBradenton Herald
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Agencies respond to Rick Scott’s request for critical needsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Gov. Scott sends condolences to family of US Marine killed in Nepal crash – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Scott sends condolences to family of US Marine killed in Nepal crash
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“Today, we join all Floridians in praying for the families who lost loved ones in last week’s tragedy in Nepal, especially for the family of Sgt. Ward M. Johnson from Florida,” Scott said in a written statement. “Like so many members of the U.S. armed

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Undercover Governor: Rick Scott Surprises Students at Freedom Elementary in … – WWSB ABC 7


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Undercover Governor: Rick Scott Surprises Students at Freedom Elementary in
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BRADENTON, Fla. — Gov. Rick Scott showed up at Freedom Elementary in Bradenton this morning to respond to letters the students have sent him over the past few years. “This is a program we’ve been doing for years now, we’ve been writing to the governor …
Scott quietly spends morning in BradentonSarasota Herald-Tribune

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Rick Scott defends his call for Florida hospitals to share the wealth – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott defends his call for Florida hospitals to share the wealth
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Rick Scott‘s call for Florida hospitals to share their profits if the federal government refuses to authorize $2.2 billion in health-care spending has been greeted as a form of socialism by critics, including some from his own party. “That’s government
Special session officially called as Scott prepares for shutdownBay News 9
Scott: Keep ‘critical services’ in case of shutdownTallahassee.com
Scott quietly spends morning in BradentonSarasota Herald-Tribune
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Gov. Rick Scott Signs Voter’s Resignation Bill – Famuan


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Gov. Rick Scott Signs Voter’s Resignation Bill
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Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that would permit residents to register and update their voting information online on Friday. Online voter registration follows the same process, but instead of filling out a paper application, the voter fills out a
Cheap And Fast, Online Voter Registration Catches OnNPR

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