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Jul
16

Florida scientists press Gov. Rick Scott on climate change – Tampabay.com


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Florida scientists press Gov. Rick Scott on climate change
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TALLAHASSEE — In an effort to push Gov. Rick Scott into the debate on climate change, 10 prominent Florida scientists on Tuesday asked for an opportunity to explain to him the impact human-induced global warming will have on Florida.
Rick Scott agrees to meet with Florida scientists on climateThe Hill
Florida Scientists Ask to Tutor Gov. Rick Scott on Climate Change RisksThe Weather Channel
Gov. Rick Scott to talk about climate changeWink News
Florida Times-Union (blog)
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Jun
03

Questions raised about Gov. Rick Scott’s choice on vetoes – WPEC

Questions raised about Gov. Rick Scott’s choice on vetoes
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Rick Scott signed a record $77 billion, election-year budget Monday that boosts spending on schools and the environment while sparing hundreds of millions in local projects from the threat of vetoes. The spending plan for the state fiscal year

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Mar
18

PolitiFact: How much has Governor Rick Scott invested in the environment? – Bay News 9

PolitiFact: How much has Governor Rick Scott invested in the environment?
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Scott’s lack of investment, citing cuts to the Department of Environmental Protection, getting rid of the Department of Community Affairs and cutting tax funding to state water management districts. Because of these things, PolitiFact rated the

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Mar
07

Fact-checks of Gov. Rick Scott cross the 100 mark – PolitiFact

Fact-checks of Gov. Rick Scott cross the 100 mark
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Back in 2010, Rick Scott drew national attention for spending more than $70 million of his own money to win his first elected office as Florida’s governor. Since then, the Republican has become known for serious matters, like his staunch opposition to
Scott’s False claim about “record funding for environmentMiamiHerald.com (blog)

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Jan
29

Gov. Rick Scott proposes $74 billion budget for 2014 – Gainesville Sun

Gov. Rick Scott proposes $74 billion budget for 2014Gainesville SunRick Scott on Wednesday rolled out an election-year budget that calls for increased spending on schools, the environment, and child protection while at the same time cutting nearly $600…

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Jan
29

Gov. Rick Scott proposes $74 billion budget for 2014 – Ocala

Gov. Rick Scott proposes $74 billion budget for 2014OcalaRick Scott on Wednesday rolled out an election-year budget that calls for increased spending on schools, the environment, and child protection while at the same time cutting nearly $600 million i…

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May
05

Progress Florida Plans New Round of ‘Awake Again’ Protests on May 10

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It’s been a tough few months for Florida’s middle class. Legislators who stood with Gov. Scott instead of hard working Floridians need to be held …

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Apr
05

Conservation groups say ‘we are under assault’ by Scott, Florida lawmakers

Environmental issues are always part of the legislative give-and-take when Florida lawmakers convene in Tallahassee. Midway through this year’s session, though, the give-and-take is …

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