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Special session officially called as Scott prepares for shutdown – Bay News 9


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Special session officially called as Scott prepares for shutdown
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Special session officially called as Scott prepares for shutdown. gov. scott. Gov. Rick Scott is asking agency heads to list only their critical needs as the Legislature prepares to hold a special session over the state budget. Last Updated: Friday
Scott: Keep ‘critical services’ in case of shutdownTallahassee.com
Florida government shutdown loomingWJXT Jacksonville
Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Whose Special Session Is It Anyway?NorthEscambia.com
Palm Beach Post (blog) –Pensacola Today
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Governor Rick Scott signs 27 bills into law – Bay News 9


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Governor Rick Scott signs 27 bills into law
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Revenge porn will be illegal, half-gallon beer growlers will be legal and cities like Waldo won’t be able to set ticket quotas for police officers under three of the 27 bills Gov. Rick Scott signed on Thursday. Among other new laws: it will be illegal
Gov. Rick Scott signs revenge porn, growler and 25 other billsWESH Orlando
Traffic ticket quotas illegal beginning July 1 under Waldo bill Rick Scott SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Florida governor signs bill that outlaws online ‘revenge porn’Toronto Sun
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Abortion waiting period bill goes to Gov. Rick Scott – Bay News 9


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Abortion waiting period bill goes to Gov. Rick Scott
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Abortion waiting period bill goes to Gov. Rick Scott. Gov. scott. A bill to require a 24-hour waiting period for abortions is headed to Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s desk. Scott’s office didn’t immediately respond to an email about the bill. By Erin
Abortion waiting period bill goes to Florida Governor Rick ScottWPTV.com
Party-line Florida Senate vote sends abortion waiting period to Gov. Rick ScottBradenton Herald
Abortion waiting period bill goes to Florida governorNorthJersey.com

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Florida jobless rate remains unchanged; Rick Scott touts job gains – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Florida jobless rate remains unchanged; Rick Scott touts job gains
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Gov. Rick Scott announced the March jobless numbers during a press event at Kellstrom Defense Aerospace in Miramar. Scott’s statement focused on the 29,400 increase in private sector jobs during the month. “Each new job is an opportunity for a
Gov. Rick Scott: Job Losses from Great Recession Fully RecoveredNaples Herald
Gov. Scott: Florida Added More Than 29000 Jobs in MarchWCTV
Scott announces 5K new jobs in PensacolaPensacola News Journal
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Gov. Scott’s State of the State kicks off Florida legislative session – Bay News 9


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Gov. Scott’s State of the State kicks off Florida legislative session
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Florida’s annual legislative session officially got underway Tuesday with Gov. Rick Scott delivering his State of the State address before a joint session of the Legislature. The governor called for hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of tax cuts
Gov. Rick Scott delivers upbeat State of the State addressTampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott gives State of the State speechWTSP 10 News
Rick Scott: Average Floridian pays $1800 in state taxes, lowest in countryPolitiFact

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Gov. Rick Scott says FDLE scandal could have been handled better – Bay News 9


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Gov. Rick Scott says FDLE scandal could have been handled better
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Rick Scott said he “could have done a better job” in his handling of the removal of the former head of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. That removal has led to an ongoing scandal that is threatening to tarnish his remaining time in office
Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE controversy: ‘I could have handled it better’Tampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott Calls Claims of Impropriety ‘Untrue’New York Times
Scott apologizes over firing of FDLE chiefSarasota Herald-Tribune
Huffington Post –Sun Sentinel –NBC 6 South Florida
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Gov. Rick Scott touts communications services tax cut – Bay News 9


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Gov. Rick Scott touts communications services tax cut
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It’s a disparity Governor Rick Scott wants lawmakers to fix by cutting the tax on cell phone and TV service. It would only save Kitty Tyler-Moore around $3.50 a month, but she’s on a fixed income and she says every penny counts. “You can’t plan on the …
More tough FDLE questions for Gov. ScottWTSP 10 News
Gov. Scott proposes cell phone, TV tax cutPensacola News Journal
Scott Proposes $9.9 Billion Transportation BudgetSpaceCoastDaily.com
WJXT Jacksonville
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Former lawmaker Mike Fasano calls out Rick Scott ad – Bay News 9


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Former lawmaker Mike Fasano calls out Rick Scott ad
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Longtime former lawmaker Mike Fasano returned to Tallahassee to accuse Governor Rick Scott of dishonesty on Thursday. The subject: a Republican Party television ad featuring a man who doesn’t give his name, but claims he’s a victim of convicted Ponzi …
Mystery man in Rick Scott attack ad unveiled, misleads about Charlie Crist and Tampabay.com
Did Rick Scott close 30 women’s health care centers’?PolitiFact
Analysis: Rick Scott ahead in polls, money; Charlie Crist says battle far from Naples Daily News
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Is Gov. Rick Scott’s tax cut promise too good to be true? – Bay News 9

Is Gov. Rick Scott’s tax cut promise too good to be true?
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It’s the centerpiece of Governor Rick Scott’s re-election campaign: a pledge to cut taxes by one billion dollars. Scott says he’ll make it happen if he gets four more years in Tallahassee. But, critics say the tax cut promise is nothing more than a

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Gov. Rick Scott signs Charlotte’s Web bill – Bay News 9

Gov. Rick Scott signs Charlotte’s Web bill
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Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday that he has signed legislation related to Charlotte’s Web, a low-THC cannabis used to treat certain illnesses such epilepsy in children. Senate Bill 1030 and 1700 were both signed, approving the medication and

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Rick Scott won’t say if he thinks man-made climate-change is real, significant – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Rick Scott won’t say if he thinks man-made climate-change is real, significant
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott won’t say whether he thinks man-made climate change is real and significant. “I’m not a scientist,” Scott said when asked about anthropogenic global warming during a Tuesday stop in Miami. Scott then talked about money for flood …
Rick Scott Won’t Say If He Believes In Man-Made Climate Change: ‘I’m Not A Huffington Post
Gov. Rick Scott on climate change: ‘I’m not a scientist’Bay News 9
Florida’s Rick Scott: ‘I’m not a scientist’MSNBC
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Tougher abortion restrictions headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Tougher abortion restrictions headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk
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Florida women seeking abortions will face tougher restrictions and a tighter time frame under a measure that is headed to Gov. Rick Scott‘s desk. Amid partisan debate about reproductive rights echoing similar battles in other Republican-controlled
Florida bill to expand abortion ban heads to Gov. ScottBay News 9
Second abortion bill sent to Gov. ScottWJXT Jacksonville
Secret Meetings Bill Headed To Gov. ScottCBS Local

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PolitiFact: How much has Governor Rick Scott invested in the environment? – Bay News 9

PolitiFact: How much has Governor Rick Scott invested in the environment?
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Scott’s lack of investment, citing cuts to the Department of Environmental Protection, getting rid of the Department of Community Affairs and cutting tax funding to state water management districts. Because of these things, PolitiFact rated the

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Gov. Rick Scott ‘considers’ backing in-state tuition for undocumented students – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott ‘considers’ backing in-state tuition for undocumented students
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TALLAHASSEE — Facing a tough fight for reelection and needing stronger Hispanic support, Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll “consider” offering cheaper in-state tuition to some Florida college students who are undocumented immigrants. Scott tiptoed around the 
Florida Gov. Rick Scott will ‘consider’ in-state tuition for children of illegalsBradenton Herald
PolitiFact: Is Rick Scott’s education budget Florida’s highest ever?Bay News 9
Rick Scott To ‘Consider’ In-State Tuition For Undocumented StudentsFCIR
Orlando Weekly
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Gov. Rick Scott ‘considers’ backing in-state tuition for undocumented students – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott ‘considers’ backing in-state tuition for undocumented students
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TALLAHASSEE — Facing a tough fight for re-election and needing stronger Hispanic support, Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll “consider” offering cheaper in-state tuition to some Florida college students who are undocumented immigrants. Scott tiptoed around
School superintendents tell Gov. Rick Scott that school districts need more moneyMiamiHerald.com
Florida Gov. Rick Scott will ‘consider’ in-state tuition for children of illegalsBradenton Herald
PolitiFact: Is Rick Scott’s education budget Florida’s highest ever?Bay News 9
FCIR –Orlando Weekly
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