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Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes secret visit to Freedom Elementary in Manatee – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes secret visit to Freedom Elementary in Manatee
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EAST MANATEE — Florida Gov. Rick Scott made a surprise visit to Freedom Elementary on Monday morning to tell fourth grade students about what it’s like to be governor. “The goal was to tell all these children that anything is possible,” Scott said
Undercover Governor: Rick Scott Surprises Students at Freedom Elementary in WWSB ABC 7
Agencies respond to Rick Scott’s request for critical needsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott makes secret trip to Florida elementary schoolTampa Sun Times
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott stands by $8 billion surplus figure, with no explanation – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott stands by $8 billion surplus figure, with no explanation
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Gov. Rick Scott’s office said Wednesday that Scott stands by his statement on Fox News Monday that the state would have a surplus of $8 billion if the Legislature adopts what he continues to call a “continuation budget” — in other words, holding the

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Kansas, Texas to support Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against the feds over … – Bradenton Herald


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Kansas, Texas to support Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against the feds over
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Kansas and Texas are joining in Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against the federal government over health care funding, Scott’s office announced Monday. The legal challenge alleges that federal health officials are trying to coerce Florida into expanding
Scott gets help from fellow Republican governors in fight with Obama Palm Beach Post (blog)
Texas, Kansas to join Florida lawsuit against ObamaNewsOK.com
Texas, Kansas to Join Florida Lawsuit Against AdministrationThe Ledger

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California judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s Gmail … – Tampabay.com


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California judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s Gmail
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TALLAHASSEE — In a major defeat for Gov. Rick Scott, a California judge on Thursday ordered Google to turn over the computer IP addresses for all correspondence to and from the Florida governor’s private Gmail account since Jan. 15, 2011, and the …
Judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s e-mailBradenton Herald

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll work ‘immediately’ with Legislature on budget – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll work ‘immediately’ with Legislature on budget
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks with reporters in front of the Orlando Eye, the city’s new 400-foot observation wheel, prior to a stunt by daredevil performer Nik Wallenda, who will walk untethered along the rim of the wheel, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, …
New ACA lawsuit makes matters worse in FloridaMSNBC
Rick Scott Sues Obama Over $1B Cuts to Healthcare FundingNewsmax
Gov. Rick Scott sues federal government for ‘coercing’ Medicaid expansionTampabay.com (blog)
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‘Not as good’ PSC reforms headed to Gov. Rick Scott after Senate vote – Bradenton Herald


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‘Not as good’ PSC reforms headed to Gov. Rick Scott after Senate vote
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The Senate Wednesday passed and sent to Gov. Rick Scott a bill that seeks to reform the Public Service Commission that regulates Florida’s biggest utilities. The 40-0 vote followed an impassioned speech by the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Jack Latvala, R
Florida agencies must now buy flags made in USAWJXT Jacksonville

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Florida Senate warns that intervention by Gov. Rick Scott would be ‘paternalistic’ – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Senate warns that intervention by Gov. Rick Scott would be ‘paternalistic’
Bradenton Herald
Rick Scott has already said he would consider calling a special session if the Legislature’s leaders can’t pull it off. If it’s possible for things in Tallahassee to go from very bad to worse, here’s how: Scott unilaterally calls the Legislature back
Florida House adjourns 3 days early over health care stalemateNews 13 Orlando
House adjourns 3 days early over budget impasseWJXT Jacksonville
Florida’s budget stalemate: A look at what’s happeningSt. Augustine Record
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Lobbyist gift ban fix passes Florida House, heads to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk – Bradenton Herald

Lobbyist gift ban fix passes Florida House, heads to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk
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The House gave final passage Tuesday to a bill that creates a narrow exception to the notorious 2006 lobbyist gift ban. The bill (SB 984) by Sen. Oscar Braynon, D-Miami Gardens, clarifies the law that a legislator using a public facility for a public

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Gov. Rick Scott’s blatant hypocrisy and political hardball from the state Senate – Bradenton Herald


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Gov. Rick Scott’s blatant hypocrisy and political hardball from the state Senate
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Rick Scott sent a missive to the Obama administration accusing federal officials of “bullying” Florida by connecting a state decision to expand Medicaid to Washington’s agreement to extend Low Income Pool aid to hospitals as partial reimbursement for …
Ruth: Why Rick Scott fights online voter registrationTampabay.com
Local Pension Bill Headed To Gov. ScottCBS Local
Gov. Scott may sign bill to allow Florida to isolate people suspected of being WWSB ABC 7
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Ruth: Why Rick Scott fights online voter registration – Tampabay.com


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Ruth: Why Rick Scott fights online voter registration
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Rick Scott reacted as if Tallahassee was pondering changing the state seal to a hammer and sickle. Since the Gort of the Governor’s Mansion took office, Scott has made repeated assaults on the electoral process. The Scott junta endeavored to
Gov. Rick Scott’s blatant hypocrisy and political hardball from the state SenateBradenton Herald
FL Could Isolate Infected PeopleHealth News Florida
Local Pension Bill Headed To Gov. ScottCBS Local
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott target hospitals – and profits — in his talks with … – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott target hospitals – and profits — in his talks with …Bradenton HeraldAs Gov. Rick Scott met with senators Wednesday to increase the pressure on them to pass his tax cut package, he was armed with a document. Holding the six-pa…

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Sen. Galvano of Bradenton: Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s veto threats are not … – Bradenton Herald


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Sen. Galvano of Bradenton: Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s veto threats are not
Bradenton Herald
Gov. Rick Scott used the threat of his veto pen on Wednesday and privately called several Republican senators into his office individually, threatening to veto their priorities, reminding them he wants tax cuts, and showing them a list of local
Legislature seeks resolution for pension plansJacksonville Business Journal (blog)

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll call special session for ‘continuation budget’ – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll call special session for ‘continuation budget’
Bradenton Herald
Gov. Rick Scott unexpectedly announced Tuesday that he plans to call the Florida Legislature into a special session next month and ask the Senate and House to adopt a “continuation budget” that funds the critical needs of the state next year at current
State Newspapers Chastise Gov. Rick Scott and Republican Legislators Over FCIR
ObamaCare court fight escalatesThe Hill
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he supports Rick Scott’s decision to sue feds over SaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s voting chief: ‘Forces of evil’ could harm online … – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s voting chief: ‘Forces of evil’ could harm online
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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott’s elections chief got roughed up again Thursday in the Senate as he continues to oppose a bipartisan bill for an online system of voter registration by 2017, which already exists in 20 states. Appearing before the Senate …
Online Voter Registration May Get Lawmakers’ Approval, But Scott FlaglerLive.com
Lawmakers denounce Florida elections chief a second timeStandard Bulletin
State inches closer to online voter registrationGainesville Sun
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As ‘veto insurance,’ Florida House gives Gov. Rick Scott $1.8M for online … – Bradenton Herald


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As ‘veto insurance,’ Florida House gives Gov. Rick Scott $1.8M for online
Bradenton Herald
Gov. Rick Scott’s administration and the Legislature remain at odds over a bill to create an online voter registration system in Florida by October 2017. But the House took a step Wednesday that elections officials say is designed to prevent Scott from
Online voter registration deserves support: EditorialOrlando Sentinel
Online Voter Registration Bill Goes Before Florida HouseWUWF

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