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Rick Scott preps for possible government shutdown amid Medicaid standoff – Washington Times


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Rick Scott preps for possible government shutdown amid Medicaid standoff
Washington Times
Rick Scott told state agencies Thursday to single out their most pressing needs and make a list of services that must salvaged in case of a government shutdown in July. Florida’s legislature left Tallahassee this month without agreeing to an annual
Gov. Rick Scott orders lists of critical state needs, hints at possible shutdownTampabay.com (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott orders lists of critical state needs, hints at July 1 Bradenton Herald
Gov. Rick Scott asks agency heads to prepare for potential government shutdownNaples Daily News
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Gov. Rick Scott’s Email Battle Rages On – CBS Local


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Gov. Rick Scott’s Email Battle Rages On
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Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued

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Rick Scott settles on state worker drug testing – Tallahassee.com


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Rick Scott settles on state worker drug testing
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Gov.Rick Scott and the union representing most state employees reached a truce Monday in his losing four-year legal fight to require random drug testing of tens of thousands of state employees. “We are pleased that the settlement will allow Florida to
Rick Scott’s Drug Testing Dreams Are HistoryHuffington Post
Gov. Rick Scott, state workers’ union end costly legal battle over drug Orlando Weekly (blog)
Rick Scott surrenders on state worker drug testingWTSP 10 News
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Gov. Rick Scott Talks Job Growth In South Florida – CBS Local


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Gov. Rick Scott Talks Job Growth In South Florida
CBS Local
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Governor Rick Scott is in South Florida Friday announcing that job growth across Florida is back to pre-recession numbers. Governor Scott was at the grand opening of Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc., a manufacturer of aviation …
Gov. Rick Scott touts record of job creation in South FloridaLocal 10
Florida jobless rate remains unchanged; Rick Scott touts job gainsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott: Job Losses from Great Recession Fully RecoveredNaples Herald
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Scott’s Job Chief Lands Senate Backing – CBS Local


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Scott’s Job Chief Lands Senate Backing
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Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued
Capitol Buzz: 5 things to watch today in TallahasseeTampabay.com (blog)

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49 percent of Florida voters do NOT approve of Rick Scott’s job performance – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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49 percent of Florida voters do NOT approve of Rick Scott’s job performance
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Just as has been the case for most of Rick Scott’s four and a quarter years in office, a new poll out today shows more Floridians disapprove of his job performance than like it. The new Quinnipiac survey shows that 49 percent of those Floridians polled
Gov. Scott’s Numbers Remain Low In New “Q” PollCBS Local
Gov. Scott Remains Unpopular Among FloridiansWFSU

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Gov. Scott Committee Hauls In $710K – CBS Local


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Gov. Scott Committee Hauls In $710K
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Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued
The siren call of … Florida, home of sinkholes and hurricanes?Los Angeles Times
Gov. Scott’s Let’s Get to Work PAC raises $700000 in MarchOrlando Sentinel
Ted Cruz reaches out to Florida governorSarasota Herald-Tribune

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Gov. Rick Scott pushes tax cut plan, shows his math – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott pushes tax cut plan, shows his math
Orlando Sentinel
Most of Scott’s $673 million tax cut plan involves reducing the communication services tax on cable, satellite and phone service by $471 million. The average consumer spending $100 per month for cable would save about $43 over 12 months.
Gov. Rick Scott tries to build support for tax cutsWPTV.com
Coming to the Capitol: Gov. Rick Scott’s ‘tax cut calculator’MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Governor Rick Scott Kicks Off “Cut My Taxes Week”Florida Trend
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott: Government Should ‘Get Out Of The Way And Help … – CBS Local


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott: Government Should ‘Get Out Of The Way And Help
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dom Giordano talked to Florida Governor Rick Scott on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his trip to Philadelphia, which is designed to lure businesses from Pennsylvania to the Sunshine State.

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Florida news outlets suing Gov. Rick Scott want emergency order protecting … – Tampabay.com


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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’ cell phone text messages.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott: Government Should ‘Get Out Of The Way And Help CBS Local
Governor Rick Scott’s ConundrumWLRN
Florida Governor Comes to Pennsylvania to Draw Companies to the Sunshine NBC 10 Philadelphia
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Rick Scott to Declare State of Emergency in Florida Over Frigid Temperatures – CBS Local

CBS LocalRick Scott to Declare State of Emergency in Florida Over Frigid TemperaturesCBS LocalFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is on the cusp of declaring a State of Emergency Thursday morning for the expected frigid temperatures sweeping across the Sunshine St…

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Scott Disputes That FDLE Leader Faced Immediate Ouster – CBS Local


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Scott Disputes That FDLE Leader Faced Immediate Ouster
CBS Local
Rick Scott’s office continued pushing back Monday against claims his staff forced longtime Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey to resign immediately in December. The latest salvo from the governor’s office followed critical …

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Gov. Scott’s Low Key Inauguration – CBS Local


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Gov. Scott’s Low Key Inauguration
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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — There will be no black tie affairs or parades for Governor Rick Scott’s inauguration. On Tuesday the Republican governor will be sworn in for his second term after a narrow re-election victory last November. Scott plans to …

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Christie, Perry To Attend Scott Inauguration – CBS Local


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Christie, Perry To Attend Scott Inauguration
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida Governor Rick Scott will be joined by two potential Republican presidential contenders at his second inauguration. A spokeswoman for Scott said Wednesday that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and outgoing …
Govs. Chris Christie, Rick Perry will attend Scott’s inaugurationTampabay.com (blog)
Christie, Perry to join Scott for next week’s inauguralPalm Beach Post (blog)

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PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but he promised more – Tampabay.com


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PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but he promised more
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Less than three weeks before his second-term inauguration, Gov. Rick Scott is crowing that he has accomplished a goal he initially said could take seven years, despite the fact he isn’t even halfway to what he actually promised.
Governor Scott Insists He Has Met Jobs PromiseCBS Local
Florida Gov. insists he has met jobs promiseBradenton Herald
Weekly Roundup: Questions on Jobs, Jeb and MarriageSunshine State News

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Florida Gov. Gives Extra Paid Holiday To State Workers – CBS Local


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Florida Gov. Gives Extra Paid Holiday To State Workers
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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida Governor Rick Scott is giving state workers an extra paid holiday this year– the day after Christmas. For the fourth year in a row Scott has directed state offices to be closed an extra day. The last two years state …
Florida Governor Rick Scott Gives Extra Paid Holiday to State WorkersWTVY, Dothan

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