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State Sen. Alan Hays wants to be on Gov. Rick Scott’s hospital commission – Orlando Sentinel


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State Sen. Alan Hays wants to be on Gov. Rick Scott’s hospital commission
Orlando Sentinel
Scott, a former hospital chain CEO, showed some senators the data on profit margins for the hospitals in their districts — and asked why the state should send taxpayer dollars to institutions that are making money. “A thoughtful analysis of how

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Gov. Rick Scott’s chief jobs recruiter, Gray Swoope, is resigning – Tampabay.com (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott’s chief jobs recruiter, Gray Swoope, is resigning
Tampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott’s administration: Gray Swoope, president and CEO of Enterprise Florida, is resigning his post. Top state officials were alerted Wednesday afternoon that Swoope is leaving. The governor’s office did not immediately provide confirmation of

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Adam C. Smith column: The case for Rick Scott – Tampabay.com


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Adam C. Smith column: The case for Rick Scott
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Rick Scott today is a multimillionaire, but the former hospital chain CEO is also the son of a truck driver and JCPenney clerk who grew up in public housing. He knows what it means to risk one’s life savings on a business venture or worry about making

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Editorial: Public business – Gainesville Sun

Editorial: Public business
Gainesville Sun
Gov. Rick Scott left private business for public service but has continued to act like a CEO with something to hide. The latest example is revelations that the governor’s office used private email accounts and personal cellphones to hide details about

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Gov. Rick Scott’s Fundraising Event With CEO Of Private Prison Company Gets … – FCIR


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Gov. Rick Scott’s Fundraising Event With CEO Of Private Prison Company Gets
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Florida Governor Rick Scott really knows how to pick a fundraiser. Last month, he was scheduled to attend a $10,000-a-plate event at the home of a real estate developer who’d done prison time on tax charges. Hours after Mother Jones disclosed the event

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Rick Scott Fundraiser Being Hosted by GEO Group CEO (UPDATED) – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)


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Rick Scott Fundraiser Being Hosted by GEO Group CEO (UPDATED)
New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Original post: Rick Scott is in Boca all day Monday, kicking off something called Jobs for the Next Generation tour. And while he’s in town talking jobs and tax cuts, he’ll also be attending a big-money gala in his honor hosted by the CEO of what many
Protesters converge on Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s fundraiser with private Raw Story
Republican fundraiser for Gov. Rick Scott sparks protests from immigration groupsLocal 10
John Oliver Tears Into Rick Scott for Private Prison StanceMiami New Times (blog)
MiamiHerald.com (blog) –ThinkProgress –Palm Beach Post
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Florida Gov. Rakes in Campaign Cash From CEO Who Makes Millions Locking … – Mother Jones

Florida Gov. Rakes in Campaign Cash From CEO Who Makes Millions Locking
Mother Jones
Florida Governor Rick Scott really knows how to pick a fundraiser. Last month, he was scheduled to attend a $10,000-a-plate event at the home of a real estate developer who’d done prison time on tax charges. Hours after Mother Jones disclosed the event
This Rick Scott fundraiser could become a problemCrowley Political Report

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Fact Check: Did Gov. Rick Scott take the Fifth 75 times in a federal criminal … – Florida Times-Union


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Fact Check: Did Gov. Rick Scott take the Fifth 75 times in a federal criminal
Florida Times-Union
The ad was released on June 17, according to FactCheck.org. The ad states: “Maybe you’ve heard about what was the largest Medicare fraud in history, committed when Rick Scott was a CEO. Or that Scott’s company paid record fraud fines of $1.7 billion.”.

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PolitiFact: Did Rick Scott invoke the Fifth Amendment 75 times? – Tampabay.com


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PolitiFact: Did Rick Scott invoke the Fifth Amendment 75 times?
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“Maybe you’ve heard about what was the largest Medicare fraud in history, committed when Rick Scott was a CEO,” the narrator says. “Or that Scott’s company paid record fraud fines of $1.7 billion. And when Scott was deposed in lawsuits about his
Governor Rick Scott signs ‘warning shot’ law, short of what Wyllie would signExaminer.com
Backroom briefing: Crist finds opportunity in meeting with teachersTallahassee.com
Scott pulls back his veto penThe Ledger (blog)

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Democrats’ first ad has old theme: Rick Scott and Medicare fraud – MiamiHerald.com


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Democrats’ first ad has old theme: Rick Scott and Medicare fraud
MiamiHerald.com
Rick Scott over an old weakness: Medicare fraud. “Maybe you’ve heard about what was the largest Medicare fraud in history, committed when Rick Scott was a CEO,” says the ad. “Or that Scott’s company paid record fraud fines of $1.7 billion.” The
Gov. Rick Scott posts $132 million net worthFlorida Today
Rick Scott took the 5th Amendment 75 times, Democratic party ad saysPolitiFact
Gov. Rick Scott signs ‘Charlotte’s Web’ medical marijuana billTampabay.com
Orlando Sentinel (blog) –WKMG Orlando –Huffington Post
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New Democrat digital ad repeats Rick Scott’s troubled past as CEO – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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New Democrat digital ad repeats Rick Scott’s troubled past as CEO
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
“Floridians are looking for a governor they can trust to build an economy that works for the middle class, said FDP Executive Director Scott Arceneaux. “Rick Scott has lost Floridians trust, because he’s spent his whole career failing to look out for

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Charlie Crist: Rick Scott was ‘stealing from sick people’ as CEO – Tampabay.com (blog)

Charlie Crist: Rick Scott was ‘stealing from sick people’ as CEO
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David Straz, a retired banker and one of Tampa Bay’s most prominent philanthropists, endorsed Charlie Crist for governor Wednesday. “I intend to support him a a big way,” Straz, a Republican and former Rick Scott supporter, said inside the David A

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Gov. Rick Scott’s finance co-chair exits amid campaign turmoil – MiamiHerald.com

Gov. Rick Scott’s finance co-chair exits amid campaign turmoil
MiamiHerald.com
In a campaign shakeup, Gov. Rick Scott’s top fundraiser — billionaire healthcare CEO Mike Fernandez — abruptly quit his post late Thursday after weeks of behind-the-scenes disagreements. Fernandez said he was quitting to spend more time with his

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Campaign shakeup: Rick Scott’s fundraising chief quits amid disagreements – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Campaign shakeup: Rick Scott’s fundraising chief quits amid disagreements
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
In a campaign shakeup, Gov. Rick Scott’s top fundraiser — billionaire healthcare CEO Mike Fernandez — abruptly quit his post late Thursday after weeks of behind-the-scenes disagreements. Fernandez said he was quitting to spend more time with his

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