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See Rick Scott’s most notable wealthy and corporate donors – South Florida Business Journal (blog)


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See Rick Scott’s most notable wealthy and corporate donors
South Florida Business Journal (blog)
The media spending in the governor’s race pitting the Republican Scott against Democrat Charlie Crist is the most ever for that office. It’s hard to watch TV for five minutes in Florida without seeing one of their negative ads. Thanks to a U.S. Supreme

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PortMiami tunnel in last stages of testing – South Florida Business Journal


Bradenton Herald
PortMiami tunnel in last stages of testing
South Florida Business Journal
Rick Scott, but it won’t officially open for traffic for a few more days, officials said. RELATED CONTENT: Year in Review: PortMiami tunnel sees light of day. Noted by the likes of President Barack Obama as a prominent example of infrastructure
Gov. Scott Attends Dedication Ceremony For PortMiami TunnelCBS Local
Funding flows to Florida’s portsFlorida Today
Officials: Port of Miami Tunnel to open this monthBradenton Herald

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Scott to approve 3 sales tax holidays – South Florida Business Journal (blog)

Scott to approve 3 sales tax holidays
South Florida Business Journal (blog)
Rick Scott is expected to sign a bill that would create three sales tax holidays this year. The governor will sign the bill Monday during a visit to the annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference. The measure (HB 5601) includes a nine-day sales tax holiday

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Gov. Rick Scott to sign tax-free hurricane shopping bill today – News 13 Orlando


WJXT Jacksonville
Gov. Rick Scott to sign tax-free hurricane shopping bill today
News 13 Orlando
Rick Scott is expected to sign a bill into law that would let you get all the hurricane supplies you need without paying taxes. The tax-free holiday would run from May 31 through June 8. “If you start early — as soon as the season starts before the
Scott to approve 3 sales tax holidaysSouth Florida Business Journal (blog)
Fla. Gov. Scott to approve 3 sales tax holidaysSacramento Bee
Gov. Scott to approve 3 sales tax holidaysWJXT Jacksonville
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Trump slams Gov. Scott on Twitter – South Florida Business Journal (blog)

Trump slams Gov. Scott on Twitter
South Florida Business Journal (blog)
Outspoken billionaire Donald Trump tweeted yesterday criticizing Scott and his office’s ongoing negotiation with the Seminole Tribe of Florida over their gambling agreement with the state, WTSP said. Trump first tweeted: “Thought Scott“>@ FLGovScott
Donald Trump tweets dissatisfaction with Rick Scott’s negotiation with Sunshine State News
Gov. Scott, Seminole Tribe have not made gambling dealNews 13 Orlando
Donald Trump criticizes Gov. Scott on TwitterFirst Coast News
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
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Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll back medical marijuana bill – South Florida Business Journal (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll back medical marijuana bill
South Florida Business Journal (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott surprised supporters by saying that he will sign the bill if it passes the Senate. More than 125,000 people suffer from severe epilepsy in Florida and the bill authorizes doctors to order low-THC cannabis for use by patients suffering

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Scott grows war chest by $88000 a day – South Florida Business Journal (blog)

Scott grows war chest by $88000 a day
South Florida Business Journal (blog)
Rick Scott eyes the 2014 governor race, he is raising money at a breakneck rate. Scott has raised an average of $88,000 per day since Aug. 1 or about $3,600 per hour, according to the Tampa Bay Times. That means Scott’s “Let’s Get to Work” Committee

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