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Florida Gov. Rick Scott won’t backfill federal Low Income Pool funding for … – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott won’t backfill federal Low Income Pool funding for
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If the state and federal government can’t reach an agreement on Florida’s Low Income Pool program, Gov. Rick Scott won’t backfill with program with state dollars, he said Wednesday. “Florida taxpayers fund our federal government and deserve to get a
Scott Pushes Feds To Approve Health Program MoneyCBS Local
Gov. Scott writes Obama: Keep federal LIP funds flowingOrlando Sentinel
Scott urges Obama to keep cash flowing to Florida hospitalsPalm Beach Post (blog)

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Aides to Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet clash on agency heads’ job reviews – Bradenton Herald


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Aides to Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet clash on agency heads’ job reviews
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Facing a pending lawsuit alleging violations of Florida’s open meetings law, aides to Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet members refused Wednesday to discuss how to make their work more transparent. The decision came at a meeting of nine Cabinet aides in …
Scott’s Cabinet agency review plan hits roadblockMiamiHerald.com (blog)
Gov. Scott has had a series of unfortunate incidents when it comes to Orlando Weekly

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No conversation between Florida Gov. Rick Scott, black caucus – Bradenton Herald

No conversation between Florida Gov. Rick Scott, black caucus
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The first day of the legislative session is over, and Gov. Rick Scott hasn’t yet met with members of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus to discuss issues they say are important to minority communities across the state. Caucus chair Sen. Dwight

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Activists unveil liberal agenda to counter Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s – Bradenton Herald

Activists unveil liberal agenda to counter Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s
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Pointing to inequality and “self-delusion” by Gov. Rick Scott after his State of the State address Tuesday, a group of liberal activists called Awake the State outlined their proposals for the legislative session. “We’re here to unveil a bold

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As problems persist, 2 Florida state senators call on Gov. Rick Scott to … – Bradenton Herald


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TALLAHASSEE — Two South Florida Democratic state senators are calling on Gov. Rick Scott to suspend the state’s standardized testing now underway. Sen. Dwight Bullard and Sen. Jeff Clemens sent a letter to Scott on Tuesday. The legislators called the …
Two Democratic senators urge Gov. Rick Scott to suspend Florida testingTampabay.com (blog)
Some school districts forced to suspend FSA testing because of server issuesWFTV Orlando
Volusia suspends computer-based testingWKMG Orlando

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax … – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax
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TALLAHASSEE — In touting his plan for record school spending, Gov. Rick Scott is ignoring a fact that concerns some of his fellow Republicans: He wants property taxpayers to pay more. Scott’s $77 billion budget, awaiting review by the Legislature

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Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax increase’ to … – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax increase’ to
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In touting his plan for record school spending, Gov. Rick Scott is ignoring a fact that concerns some of his fellow Republicans: He wants property taxpayers to pay more. Scott’s $77 billion budget, awaiting review by the Legislature, includes $842
Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from GOP over ‘tax increase’ to fund schoolsBradenton Herald

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Rick Scott on ‘frustrating’ #Fangate and Jeb Bush’s 2016 prospects – Yahoo News (blog)


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Rick Scott on ‘frustrating’ #Fangate and Jeb Bush’s 2016 prospects
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Rick Scott. And for the first seven minutes of the live debate, Crist was the only candidate on the stage – accompanied only by a small electric fan whirling cool air behind his podium. In an interview with “Top Line,” Scott revealed what was going
Florida Gov. Rick Scott suspends 11th grade testsTampabay.com
Florida news outlets suing Gov. Rick Scott want emergency order protecting MiamiHerald.com
Gov. Rick Scott officially suspends 11th grade testLocal 10
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott may find it tough getting tax cut plans passed – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott may find it tough getting tax cut plans passed
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Florida’s gradually rebounding economy is helping swell the state’s bank accounts and Republican Gov. Rick Scott has grand plans to spend it on boosting school spending and slashing taxes and fees by hundreds of millions of dollars. Initially, it

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott cuts state losses in long voting fight – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott cuts state losses in long voting fight
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Scott dropped his appeal of a federal court order that said the state’s efforts to purge the voter rolls of suspected noncitizens during the 2012 presidential campaign violated a federal law that prohibits “systematic” removals less than 90 days before

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Florida news outlets suing Gov. Rick Scott want emergency order protecting … – Bradenton Herald

Florida news outlets suing Gov. Rick Scott want emergency order protecting
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TALLAHASSEE — Florida news outlets and First Amendment advocates want a judge to order Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet members to safeguard all relevant materials in an open meetings lawsuit, even their aides’ cellphone text messages. The media …

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Gov. Rick Scott appoints Bradenton’s Brodsky to Delinquency Prevention Group – Bradenton Herald

Gov. Rick Scott appoints Bradenton’s Brodsky to Delinquency Prevention Group
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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott announced five appointments to the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency State Advisory Group, including a man from Bradenton. Ed Brodsky, 49, of Bradenton, state attorney for the 12th Judicial Circuit, fills a vacant seat and

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants tighter controls on college costs – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants tighter controls on college costs
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who promised during his campaign to keep the costs of college down during his second term, wants state legislators to pass a sweeping bill lowering textbook costs and curbing tuition increases for graduate …

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott gets low marks in new poll – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott gets low marks in new poll
Bradenton Herald
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Despite winning a second term in office a majority of Floridians don’t approve of the job that Gov. Rick Scott is doing. A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday shows that only 42 percent of voters approve of the job Scott is

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Gov. Rick Scott dedicates $1.6B to Florida springs restoration over 20 years – Bradenton Herald

Gov. Rick Scott dedicates $1.6B to Florida springs restoration over 20 years
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ORLANDO – Gov. Rick Scott highlighted a dedicated source of revenue that will provide $1.6 billion for Florida springs restoration over the next 20 years as part of his proposed 2015-2016 budget. If passed by the Legislature, $50 million will go toward

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Florida’s top cop has earned Gov. Rick Scott’s favor – Bradenton Herald

Florida’s top cop has earned Gov. Rick Scott’s favor
Bradenton Herald
TALLAHASSEE — In his first two years in office, Gov. Rick Scott became so friendly with bodyguard Rick Swearingen, that when Swearingen’s duty ended as special agent in charge of protecting the governor, Scott kept him on for plum assignments — trips

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Gov. Rick Scott: Increasing federal gas tax will hurt Florida families – Bradenton Herald

Bradenton HeraldGov. Rick Scott: Increasing federal gas tax will hurt Florida familiesBradenton HeraldRaising taxes is never a good solution to any problem, and raising the federal gas tax — which some in Congress are proposing — is no exception. In …

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