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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
Tampa Bay Business Journal
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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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
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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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Rick Scott says feds are ‘walking away’ from funding Florida’s Low Income Pool … – PolitiFact


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Rick Scott says feds are ‘walking away’ from funding Florida’s Low Income Pool
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Florida simply can’t trust the federal government to follow through on expanding Medicaid because Washington has already abandoned funding a current statewide health care program, Gov. Rick Scott says. Scott is pointing to the state’s loss of federal
Feds to Scott: expand Medicaid if you want hospital fundsWFTV Orlando
Battle over Florida Medicaid expansion is a big, big dealWashington Post (blog)
Senators question Scott’s handling of key part of health care reformJacksonville Business Journal (blog)
Palm Beach Post (blog)
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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
Tampa Bay Business Journal
“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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Poll finds that Gov. Rick Scott still isn’t popular – Jacksonville Business Journal


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Poll finds that Gov. Rick Scott still isn’t popular
Jacksonville Business Journal
“Florida Gov. Rick Scott has never been popular,” Peter Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll, said in a prepared statement accompanying the results. “He spent virtually his entire first term with a negative job approval and was

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Senate backs Gov. Rick Scott’s tax cuts for families, students – Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)


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Senate backs Gov. Rick Scott’s tax cuts for families, students
Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)
Part of Gov. Rick Scott‘s proposed tax-cut package that would allow about 2,000 businesses to avoid the state’s corporate-income tax got approval Monday from a key Senate committee. The Finance and Tax Committee, after receiving an overview of Scott’s …

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Rick Scott pledges billions for the Everglades – Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)

Rick Scott pledges billions for the Everglades
Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott has announced that $5 billion will go towards preserving the Everglades over the next two decades. Drawing a parallel between the health of the environment and the health of Florida’s economy, Scott emphasized the importance of

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Gov. Rick Scott, cabinet approve purchase of land for conservation – Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)

WTSP 10 NewsGov. Rick Scott, cabinet approve purchase of land for conservationJacksonville Business Journal (blog)Rick Scott and the state Cabinet were hailed by conservationists as a sign that a pulse is returning to the Florida Forever conservation p…

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Gov. Rick Scott’s inaugural address – Orlando Business Journal


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Gov. Rick Scott’s inaugural address
Orlando Business Journal
Thanks to Governor Rick Perry for being here today and Governor Chris Christie. I would also like to recognize Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Attorney General Pam Bondi, CFO Jeff Atwater, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, Senate President …

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See Rick Scott’s most notable wealthy and corporate donors – South Florida Business Journal (blog)


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See Rick Scott’s most notable wealthy and corporate donors
South Florida Business Journal (blog)
The media spending in the governor’s race pitting the Republican Scott against Democrat Charlie Crist is the most ever for that office. It’s hard to watch TV for five minutes in Florida without seeing one of their negative ads. Thanks to a U.S. Supreme

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2014 Florida election: Rick Scott’s top campaign donors – Orlando Business Journal (blog)


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2014 Florida election: Rick Scott’s top campaign donors
Orlando Business Journal (blog)
Rick Scott and Charlie Crist both are grabbing millions of dollars in a gubernatorial race set to shatter records as the state’s most expensive. Businesses and executives, as well as the uber-wealthy and special interest groups, have all pitched in to

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Khan hosts event, donates cash to Rick Scott’s campaign – Jacksonville Business Journal

Khan hosts event, donates cash to Rick Scott’s campaign
Jacksonville Business Journal
If you thought you saw Rick Scott‘s name on the scoreboards while you were leaving Downtown last night you were right — the 362-foot-long scoreboards were alight as part of Governor Rick Scott‘s Let’s Get To Work campaign. A rally for Scott was held

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See how much Rick Scott’s campaign has raised so far – Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)

See how much Rick Scott’s campaign has raised so far
Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)
Rick Scott‘s campaign collected $250,352 in contributions from Sept. 6 to Sept. 12, bringing his overall total to $7.95 million, according to an updated finance report posted online Friday. The campaign also spent $235,186 during the period on

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See how much Rick Scott’s campsign has raised so far – Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)

See how much Rick Scott’s campsign has raised so far
Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)
Rick Scott‘s campaign collected $250,352 in contributions from Sept. 6 to Sept. 12, bringing his overall total to $7.95 million, according to an updated finance report posted online Friday. The campaign also spent $235,186 during the period on

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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)
Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)
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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Hashrocket cited as helping propel small business growth by Gov. Rick Scott – Jacksonville Business Journal

Hashrocket cited as helping propel small business growth by Gov. Rick Scott
Jacksonville Business Journal
Rick Scott to pull into as a whistlestop on his gubernatorial reelection campaign tour. The Republican governor, who is seeking his second term this fall, joked he hadn’t even known what the term “hashrocket” (a kind of coding syntax term) meant before

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Political leaders join JaxChamber in endorsement of Rick Scott – Jacksonville Business Journal

Political leaders join JaxChamber in endorsement of Rick Scott
Jacksonville Business Journal
Rick Scott during his whistlestop visit Tuesday to Jacksonville Beach tech company Hashrocket, which Scott called a good example of Northeast Florida’s thriving small business sector and its entrepreneurial spirit. Announcing their endorsement of Scott

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