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Rick Scott tries to flip climate script with new environment focus – The Hill


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Rick Scott tries to flip climate script with new environment focus
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“Florida’s natural beauty is a big reason why this is the best state in the country to call home,” Scott said in a statement, according to AP. “Our natural resources are the foundation of our economy — they drive tourism, housing, business, and
Rick Scott’s baffling climate hypocrisy: Pledges to protect environment Salon
Rick Scott, Meet the Politics of Climate ChangeThe New Republic
Gov. Rick Scott pitches his $1B environmental planTallahassee.com
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Gov. Rick Scott pledges major spending on environment – WKMG Orlando


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Gov. Rick Scott pledges major spending on environment
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott is pledging to spend hundreds of millions on environmental programs if he’s re-elected to a second term. Scott is scheduled to roll out his environmental platform during a campaign stop Monday in Martin County. The Republican …

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Gov. Rick Scott pledges major spending on environment – Local 10


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Gov. Rick Scott pledges major spending on environment
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott is pledging to spend hundreds of millions on environmental programs if he’s re-elected to a second term. Scott is scheduled to roll out his environmental platform during a campaign stop Monday in Martin County. The Republican …
Gov. Rick Scott to pledge major spending on environmentSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott ‘raised property taxes,’ Charlie Crist saysPolitiFact
A billionaire Democratic political insurgent is spending millions on raising MiamiHerald.com

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

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 accountable. It’s time to Awake Again May 10. Click here to find a rally close to you, or organize one in your community. The budget that will pass the Legislature this Friday night will be balanced […]

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Sticky: 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 looking more like a hit-and-run to conservation groups. “We are under assault on all fronts,” Audubon of Florida executive director Eric Draper said. “We’re getting beaten up pretty hard up here.” Bills are moving through the […]

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