Dec
17

Rick Scott criticizes Obama for release of Cuban prisoners – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott criticizes Obama for release of Cuban prisoners
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Echoing sentiments from other Republicans, Governor Rick Scott and Lieutenant Governorm Carlos Lopez-Cantera issued statements condemning President Barack Obama for striking a deal with Cuba that lessens sanctions on the communist nation.
Rick Scott: Obama ‘Giving in to a Tyrannical Government’ in CubaSunshine State News (blog)
Governor Scott: Alan Gross’ Release is Long Overdue, President Obama’s WCTV
Florida governor blasts Obama over Cuba movesWPEC
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Dec
17

Sh*t happened 12/17/14: Bush’s presidential bid, Rick Scott’s FDLE upset … – Creative Loafing Tampa


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Sh*t happened 12/17/14: Bush’s presidential bid, Rick Scott’s FDLE upset
Creative Loafing Tampa
Florida governor Rick Scott suddenly ousted the commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Everybody in the Scott administration is being crazy tight-lipped about the forced resignation, leading some liberal pundits to suspect the …

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Dec
17

Rick Scott Turns to Familiar Faces for Second Term – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Turns to Familiar Faces for Second TermSunshine State NewsGov. Rick Scott continues to flesh out his team for a second term, relying on familiar faces in his administration as he readies for the next four years. Scott announced on Tuesday he…

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Dec
17

Gov. Rick Scott forces top state law enforcement official to resign – Bradenton Herald

Gov. Rick Scott forces top state law enforcement official to resign
Bradenton Herald
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott’s transition to a new term suddenly turned rocky Tuesday when he forced the resignation of the longtime leader of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Gerald Bailey, commissioner for nearly a decade, was replaced …

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Dec
17

Gov. Rick Scott forces state’s top law enforcement official to resign – Bradenton Herald


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Gov. Rick Scott forces state’s top law enforcement official to resign
Bradenton Herald
Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday will appoint a new chief of the troubled Florida prison system: Julie Jones, the former executive director of the state highway safety agency. COURTESY OF THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR …

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Dec
17

Gov. Rick Scott shakes up FDLE, forces longtime commissioner to resign – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott shakes up FDLE, forces longtime commissioner to resign
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Gov. Rick Scott’s transition to a new term suddenly turned rocky Tuesday when he forced the resignation of the longtime leader of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Gerald Bailey, commissioner for nearly a decade, was replaced on an interim
Gov. Rick Scott forces state’s top law enforcement official to resignBradenton Herald
Gerald Bailey replaced as FDLE gets interim leaderOrlando Sentinel
Bailey Replaced As FDLE CommissionerSpaceCoastDaily.com

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Dec
17

Gov. Rick Scott shakes up FDLE, forces longtime commissioner to resign – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott shakes up FDLE, forces longtime commissioner to resign
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Gerald Bailey, commissioner for nearly a decade, was replaced on an interim basis without explanation by Rick Swearingen, director of the Capitol Police. Bailey’s resignation followed a mid-morning visit to FDLE headquarters by Scott’s general counsel
Gov. Scott shakes up FDLE, forces Bailey to resignMiamiHerald.com (blog)
Top official of Fla. state police is replacedTBO.com (blog)
Gerald Bailey out at FDLE; Rick Swearingen named interim CommissionerSaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Dec
16

Rick Scott Showcases Decline in Juvenile Delinquency – Sunshine State News (blog)

WTXL ABC 27Rick Scott Showcases Decline in Juvenile DelinquencySunshine State News (blog)Rick Scott announced on Tuesday that juvenile arrests continued to drop in Florida, with a reduction of 8 percent in 2013-14. A new report from the state Departmen…

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Dec
16

Rick Scott Keeps John Armstrong as Surgeon General, in Charge of DOH – Sunshine State News


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Rick Scott Keeps John Armstrong as Surgeon General, in Charge of DOH
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Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday that Dr. John Armstrong, his hand-picked surgeon general and secretary of the Department of Health (DOH), will stay on in his administration for at least another year. “As a medical professional and expert in public
Gov. Scott Taps Armstrong Again As State Surgeon GeneralWFSU
Armstrong reappointed; still state surgeon generalOcala
John Armstrong re-appointed as Department of Health SecretarySaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Dec
15

Rick Scott: Higher General Revenue Shows Florida’s Economy is Coming Back … – Sunshine State News (blog)


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Rick Scott: Higher General Revenue Shows Florida’s Economy is Coming Back
Sunshine State News (blog)
The Revenue Estimating Conference released a report on Monday showing Florida’s general revenue is up $296 million while next year the general revenue will be almost $332 million higher than expected forecasts. Gov. Rick Scott said the increased …
A fresh forecast for Florida’s revenue expected todayPalm Beach Post (blog)

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Dec
15

Rick Scott may get boost for tax cuts, spending plans – TBO.com

Rick Scott may get boost for tax cuts, spending plans
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TALLAHASSEE — Florida Gov. Rick Scott could be getting a boost for his plans to cut taxes while also spending more on schools. State economists are meeting Monday to predict how much the state is expected to collect in taxes. Preliminary forecasts

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Dec
15

Florida Gov. Rick Scott may get boost for tax cuts and spending plans – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott may get boost for tax cuts and spending plans
Bradenton Herald
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott could be getting a boost for his plans to cut taxes while also spending more on schools. State economists are meeting Monday to predict how much the state is expected to collect in taxes. Preliminary

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Dec
15

What will Florida’s new DEP secretary bring to the job? – Ocala

What will Florida’s new DEP secretary bring to the job?
Ocala
Jon Steverson, Gov. Rick Scott’s choice as Department of Environmental Protection secretary, has been an outspoken director of the Northwest Florida Water Management District during his brief tenure there. Whether he will impress environmentalists with

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Dec
14

Gov. Rick Scott is visiting New York City on business recruitment trip – Local 10


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Gov. Rick Scott is visiting New York City on business recruitment trip
Local 10
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is visiting New York City to try to recruit businesses and jobs to his state. A spokeswoman said Scott was scheduled to arrive Sunday. His schedule will include a visit with Motorola officials as well as visits with financial
Gov. Scott’s failed promise of transparencySun Sentinel
Florida Five: Gov. Scott gives advice to feds, State budget surplus nears $1 BizPac Review
Gov. Scott May Get Boost For Tax Cuts And Spending PlansCBS Local
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Dec
14

Gov. Scott’s failed promise of transparency – Sun Sentinel


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Gov. Scott’s failed promise of transparency
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Gov. Rick Scott has some explainin’ to do. For more than a year, he claimed he didn’t violate Florida’s public records law by using his private Gmail account for public business as alleged in a lawsuit. It turns out he was mistaken. Scott’s lawyers
Florida Gov. Scott visits New York City on recruitment tripBellingham Herald
Jones wants to boost state corrections’ community outreachWPEC
Taxpayers will pay prison chief twiceTBO.com
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Dec
13

Rick Scott under investigation for using private email account when conducting … – Florida Flambeau

Rick Scott under investigation for using private email account when conducting …Florida FlambeauAfter a decision by a Tallahassee judge Monday, changes may come to a public records lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott. At a hearing in his chambers, Leon C…

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Dec
12

Circuit Judge Diana Moreland to meet with Florida Gov. Rick Scott in bid for … – Bradenton Herald

Circuit Judge Diana Moreland to meet with Florida Gov. Rick Scott in bid for
Bradenton Herald
Moreland, 53, will be there to meet with Florida Gov. Rick Scott, possibly making her one interview away from her dream job. She is one of four finalists in contention for two available seats in the Second District Court of Appeals. “Now I’m just

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