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Gov. Rick Scott takes ‘interim’ off DCF chief’s title – WESH Orlando


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Gov. Rick Scott takes ‘interim’ off DCF chief’s title
WESH Orlando
Scott on Monday removed the “interim” from Carroll’s title. He was initially appointed in April as DCF was struggling with intense media scrutiny over hundreds of child abuse-related deaths. A nearly 25-year veteran of the department, Carroll most
Scott Takes ‘Interim’ Off DCF Chief’s TitleHealth News Florida
Scott names Carroll permanent secretary of DCFWJXT Jacksonville
Scott takes the ‘interim’ off DCF chief’s titlePalm Beach Post (blog)

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Gov. Rick Scott promised a change at DCF but expert says ‘numbers are cooked … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott promised a change at DCF but expert says ‘numbers are cooked
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Gov. Rick Scott promised a change at DCF but expert says ‘numbers are cooked’ as deaths kept off the books. UNDERCOUNT-Charlize_Terrell @Marbinus. In Lake County, a disfigured 2-month-old whose mother did not want him is left alone in a motel room …

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Gov. Rick Scott’s hypocrisy on open records at the VA & DCF – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott’s hypocrisy on open records at the VA & DCF
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Governor Rick Scott deserves some credit for being one of the loudest critics of the Obama administration’s handling of the scandal at the Veterans Administration. Scott is suing the VA to grant state health inspectors access to VA hospitals in Florida.

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Gov. Rick Scott names Tampa DCF veteran Mike Carroll to run agency – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott names Tampa DCF veteran Mike Carroll to run agency
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… Suncoast Region, an 11-county area. TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott chose a veteran child welfare official with strong Tampa Bay ties Monday to serve as the third leader in less than a year of the troubled state Department of Children and Families.
Gov. Rick Scott names new DCF secretary during Jacksonville visitWJXT Jacksonville
Scott appoints Bay area man to head troubled DCFTampa Bay Business Journal (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott to Name New DCF HeadWCTV
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Gov. Rick Scott names new DCF secretary during Jacksonville visit – WJXT Jacksonville


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Gov. Rick Scott names new DCF secretary during Jacksonville visit
WJXT Jacksonville
… Families administrator will be the agency’s next interim secretary. During an appearance Monday in Jacksonville, Gov. Rick Scott announced the appointment of Mike Carroll, managing director of DCF’s Suncoast Region in the southwestern part of the
Gov. Rick Scott names Tampa DCF veteran Mike Carroll to run agencyTampabay.com
Scott appoints Bay area man to head troubled DCFTampa Bay Business Journal (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott to Name New DCF HeadWCTV
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Scott pushes to spend $39 million for more child-abuse investigators – Orlando Sentinel


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Scott pushes to spend $39 million for more child-abuse investigators
Orlando Sentinel
Rick Scott‘s plan to spend an additional $39 million on child-abuse investigators would mean some 145 more workers in Central Florida, allowing them to double-team on high-risk cases, officials announced Wednesday. Scott and leaders from the Florida …
DCF funding a thorny issue in TallahasseeDaily Commercial
Child Deaths in Florida: Require Degrees At DCFThe Ledger
Florida Budgets Put Priority on Hometown Projects Over At-Risk KidsJuvenile Justice Information Exchange
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Plan by Gov. Rick Scott to restore DCF money hailed, but some say it’s only a … – Bradenton Herald


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Plan by Gov. Rick Scott to restore DCF money hailed, but some say it’s only a
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Rick Scott called a news conference Tuesday in Miami to announce an infusion of new money for the Department of Children & Families, Erica Lee, a senior child protective investigator, was eager to attend — and happy with what she heard. “It means more 
Gov. Rick Scott to propose increased funds for child protectionTampabay.com
Child abuse prevention: Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to boost spendingWPTV
Gov. Rick Scott commits $31M to protect Florida’s childrenNews 13 Orlando
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Rick Scott Blasted For Deaths Of 40 Children – Huffington Post

Rick Scott Blasted For Deaths Of 40 Children
Huffington Post
South Florida Democrats fired a stinging rebuke at Gov. Rick Scott (R) Thursday, holding him responsible for the deaths of 40 children who were known to state child welfare workers when they died during the first half of 2013. “Clearly, your
Democrats rip Gov. Rick Scott over child deathsSun-Sentinel
Democrats to Gov. Rick Scott: Call off latest budget slashing at Department of MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Deaths On DCF’s Watch Blamed On Scott’s Budget CutsWGCU News
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Democrats rip Gov. Rick Scott over child deaths – Sun-Sentinel

Democrats rip Gov. Rick Scott over child deaths
Sun-Sentinel
Democrats launched a blistering attack Thursday on Gov. Rick Scott, heaping blame on him for deaths of 40 children who “were killed after being placed under your protection.” The first salvo was a letter to the Republican governor from state Rep.
Democrats to Gov. Rick Scott: Call off latest budget slashing at Department of MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Rick Scott Blasted For Deaths Of 40 ChildrenHuffington Post
Deaths On DCF’s Watch Blamed On Scott’s Budget CutsWGCU News
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Democrats to Gov. Rick Scott: Call off latest budget slashing at Department of … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Democrats to Gov. Rick Scott: Call off latest budget slashing at Department of
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Rick Scott Thursday morning blasting the governor for proposing cuts to the budget of the agency that has failed to prevent the deaths of scores of children whose families had been on the state’s radar because of prior complaints. Scott is seeking re
Democrats rip Gov. Rick Scott over child deathsSun-Sentinel
Deaths On DCF’s Watch Blamed On Scott’s Budget CutsWGCU News
Scott Faces Tough Decision On Next DCF SecretaryWLRN

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