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Uber, Lyft bill postponed from reaching Gov. Rick Scott’s desk – Tampa Bay Business Journal


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Uber, Lyft bill postponed from reaching Gov. Rick Scott’s desk
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State legislators have stalled so far on passing a definitive bill to address controversies around car-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft during the 2015 session. On Monday, House legislators postponed bill 817, created by the Economic Affairs

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​Gov. Scott thanks Tampa e-commerce company for 35 jobs in four years – Tampa Bay Business Journal


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​Gov. Scott thanks Tampa e-commerce company for 35 jobs in four years
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“This is a state where you can get a job,” Scott said. “When people get jobs, they can do nice things,” he added, bringing to the lectern Peak employee Sherry Smith, who has fostered 27 children. The state’s low taxes and fast permitting process are
Gov. Scott talks — briefly — about agency reviews, immigration, personal MiamiHerald.com (blog)

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Arma Global executive receives recognition from the governor – Tampa Bay Business Journal


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Arma Global executive receives recognition from the governor
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Gov. Rick Scott gave a Business Ambassador Award to a local executive for his company’s efforts to create jobs, most of them veterans. Dave Christensen, vice president of operations for Arma Global, a veteran-owned business, received the award from

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Gov. Rick Scott names new transportation secretary – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott names new transportation secretary
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It’s the second time that Scott has named a top DOT official to replace the departing secretary. When Secretary Stephanie Kopelousos left in 2011, Scott chose Prasad, then a DOT assistant secretary, after a national search drew 46 applicants from all
Gov. Rick Scott appoints transportation secretaryMiamiHerald.com
Gov. Rick Scott appoints Florida transporation secretaryBradenton Herald
Scott Picks Boxold As Transportation ChiefCBS Local
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Gov. Scott at USAA groundbreaking: ‘Tampa is doing great’ (Video) – Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)

Gov. Scott at USAA groundbreaking: ‘Tampa is doing great’ (Video)
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Gov. Scott at USAA groundbreaking: ‘Tampa is doing great’ (Video). June 10-Florida Gov. Rick Scott was among several government leaders who spoke at groundbreaking ceremonies for USAA, which is building a 420,000-square-foot facility in Brandon.
USAA digs in on headquarters that will bring 1200 new jobsTbo.com
Financial giant USAA breaks ground on Brandon facilityTampabay.com
Governor to attend USAA groundbreakingThe Laker/Lutz News

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Scott appoints Bay area man to head troubled DCF – Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)

Tampabay.comScott appoints Bay area man to head troubled DCFTampa Bay Business Journal (blog)Scott appoints Bay area man to head troubled DCF. 104198229(1). Enlarge Photo. Dmitriy Shironosov. Staff Tampa Bay Business Journal. Gov. Rick Scott appointed …

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Scott wants state inspection of veterans’ hospitals – Tampa Bay Business Journal

Scott wants state inspection of veterans’ hospitals
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In a letter to Elizabeth Dudek, secretary of AHCA, Scott referred to media report, including reports in the Tampa Tribune, about poor treatment of veterans in the Sunshine Veterans Integrated Service Network hospitals in Florida and the deaths of five

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Gov. Scott: Tampa Bay a job growth leader – Tampa Bay Business Journal

Gov. Scott: Tampa Bay a job growth leader
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Gov. Rick Scott awarded Titan Metal Service in Tampa with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award on Friday, given to individuals for their efforts in creating jobs and opportunities in Florida. Alexis Muellner: Editor- Tampa Bay Business Journal

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