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Gov. Scott signs ‘growler’ bill into law – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Scott signs ‘growler’ bill into law
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We are pleased to continue to create a world class business environment where all businesses, including breweries, can succeed,” Scott said in a prepared statement. Breweries currently operate under a loophole in Florida’s “three-tier system” of beer …

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Rick Scott: Celebrate ‘Cut My Taxes Week’ – Florida Today


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Rick Scott: Celebrate ‘Cut My Taxes Week’
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Florida is an exceptional place, and we are working every day to make our state the global destination for jobs. In the last four years, we have worked hard to turn our economy around by cutting taxes and creating an environment where our private
Guest commentary: Gov. Scott says let Floridians spend their own moneyNaples Daily News

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PolitiFact Florida: Fact-checking Rick Scott on the environment and sea-level rise – Tampabay.com

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-checking Rick Scott on the environment and sea-level rise
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Scott claimed the state had spent millions on the environment during a CNN debate with Democratic challenger Charlie Crist on Oct. 21. “We have spent $350 million to deal with sea-level rise” in the Miami area, Scott said, and “hundreds of millions of

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Ban On ‘Climate Change’ Widespread Across Florida Government Under Rick … – Huffington Post


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Ban On ‘Climate Change’ Widespread Across Florida Government Under Rick
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Florida’s ban on using the words “climate change” and “global warming” in official communications goes beyond just the state’s Department of Environmental Protection to other government agencies under Gov. Rick Scott (R), according to a new report by
Gov. Rick Scott’s ban on climate change term extended to other state agenciesMiamiHerald.com
Fact-checking Rick Scott on the environment and sea-level risePolitiFact
Governor, give us clarity on climate changeSun Sentinel
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Gov. Rick Scott’s ban on climate change term extended to other state agencies – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott’s ban on climate change term extended to other state agencies
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The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting first reported Sunday that Gov. Rick Scott’s administration ordered DEP employees, contractors and volunteers not to use the terms “climate change” and “global warming” in official communications. Scott’s
Fact-checking Rick Scott on the environment and sea-level risePolitiFact
Ban On ‘Climate Change’ Widespread Across Florida Government Under Rick Huffington Post
Governor, give us clarity on climate changeSun Sentinel
Chicago Sun-Times –WGBH NEWS
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Fact-checking Rick Scott on environment, sea level rise claims – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Fact-checking Rick Scott on environment, sea level rise claims
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Gov. Rick Scott’s record on the environment has faced renewed scrutiny after a news report stated that administrators in his Department of Environmental Protection were banned from using the terms “global warming” or “climate change.” Florida Center
Did Florida Governor Rick Scott Tell His Staff Not To Use The ‘C’ Word WGBH NEWS
Rick Sanchez: Now Florida is threatened by ‘climate drivers,’ not g**bal warm**gFox News Latino
Ruth: Banning the term won’t stop climate changeTampabay.com
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Fact-checking Rick Scott on the environment and sea-level rise – PolitiFact


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Fact-checking Rick Scott on the environment and sea-level rise
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Gov. Rick Scott’s record on the environment has faced renewed scrutiny after a news report stated that administrators in his Department of Environmental Protection were banned from using the terms “global warming” or “climate change.” Florida Center
Ban On ‘Climate Change’ Widespread Across Florida Government Under Rick Huffington Post
Gov. Rick Scott’s ban on climate change term extended to other state agenciesMiamiHerald.com
Governor, give us clarity on climate changeSun Sentinel
Chicago Sun-Times –WGBH NEWS
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Rick Scott looks to Legislature on campaign promises on taxes, education … – Tampabay.com

Rick Scott looks to Legislature on campaign promises on taxes, education …Tampabay.comRick Scott won a second term with a slew of promises to constituents about cutting taxes, spending more on education and improving the environment. In recent weeks,…

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Rick Scott challenges Legislature to help him keep his promises – PolitiFact

PolitiFactRick Scott challenges Legislature to help him keep his promisesPolitiFactRick Scott won a second term with a slew of promises to constituents about cutting taxes, spending more on education and improving the environment. In recent weeks, Scot…

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Scott recaps environment budget without mention of Amendment 1 – Orlando Sentinel


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Scott recaps environment budget without mention of Amendment 1
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Amendment 1 watchdogs at the gathering said they appreciate the governor’s growing focus on land, water and wildlife, but fear Scott and lawmakers will hijack Amendment 1, using it not for buying environmental lands but for existing obligations.

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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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Yes, Rick Scott, jobs lure folks to Florida but so does the weather – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Yes, Rick Scott, jobs lure folks to Florida but so does the weather
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Coming off fresh from his “jobs jamboree” pit stops around the state to celebrate his re-election, Gov. Rick Scott talked up the Sunshine State’s reputation for jobs during a gaggle with reporters after the Dec. 9 Cabinet meeting. “The labor force is
Gov. Rick Scott names new environment secretaryOrlando Sentinel
Jobs, Education, Tax Cuts Top Priorities In Gov. Rick Scott’s Second TermWLRN
Gov. Rick Scott names new chief to run Florida’s troubled prison systemCorrections.com
WTVY, Dothan –CBS Local –Palm Beach Post (blog)
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Gov. Rick Scott names new environment secretary – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott names new environment secretary
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Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday names Jonathan P. Steverson as the new Department of Environmental Protection secr. Herschel Vinyard is out at Florida DEP: replacement is Jon Steverson. Gov. Rick Scott’s second-term chief for environmental regulation is …
Rick Scott says jobs bring people to Florida but mostly it’s weatherTampabay.com (blog)
Scott names outsider to run Florida’s troubled prison systemMiamiHerald.com
Jobs, Education, Tax Cuts Top Priorities In Gov. Rick Scott’s Second TermWLRN
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Editorial: Gov. Rick Scott should build smart new team for second term – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comEditorial: Gov. Rick Scott should build smart new team for second termTampabay.comProtecting the environment and children; investing in transportation; incarcerating and rehabilitating criminals. On the campaign trail, Gov. Rick Scott promi…

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Editorial: Rick Scott wins re-election by moving toward center – Tampabay.com


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Editorial: Rick Scott wins re-election by moving toward center
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Rick Scott narrowly won re-election Tuesday by convincing voters he has Florida’s economy on track and has moderated his positions in areas such as education and the environment. In his second term, the governor should continue to build on the more …
Why Rick Scott WonWall Street Journal
How Rick Scott won reelection as Florida governorMiamiHerald.com
Rick Scott Defeats Charlie Crist In Florida Governor’s RaceHuffington Post
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Has Rick Scott invested in $350 million to combat sea level rise? Not really … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Has Rick Scott invested in $350 million to combat sea level rise? Not really
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Rick Scott why he was “reluctant to believe the overwhelming majority of scientists who say that man contributes to climate change.” Instead of answering the question directly, Scott claimed that he had already taken action to protect the environment

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Gov. Rick Scott and the environment, a case of dramatic change – Tampabay.com (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott and the environment, a case of dramatic change
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But Scott’s first term was focused less on tough regulation and more on helping businesses get what they want and avoid penalties for wrongdoing. Former employees say Scott made wrenching, drastic changes in the agency that’s supposed to protect the …

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