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Hospitals tell Gov. Rick Scott: If you want financial data, look it up yourself – Orlando Weekly (blog)


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Hospitals tell Gov. Rick Scott: If you want financial data, look it up yourself
Orlando Weekly (blog)
As Gov. Rick Scott’s newly created health-care commission prepares to meet Wednesday to begin sifting through data about hospital funding, the governor’s request for information has been met with hospitals essentially telling him to go look it up. Many
Rick Scott makes secret trip to Florida elementary schoolTampa Sun Times
Gov. Rick Scott’s health care commission meets to talk about Medicaid Tampabay.com (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes secret visit to Freedom Elementary in ManateeBradenton Herald
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes secret visit to Freedom Elementary in Manatee – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes secret visit to Freedom Elementary in Manatee
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EAST MANATEE — Florida Gov. Rick Scott made a surprise visit to Freedom Elementary on Monday morning to tell fourth grade students about what it’s like to be governor. “The goal was to tell all these children that anything is possible,” Scott said
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Agencies respond to Rick Scott’s request for critical needsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott makes secret trip to Florida elementary schoolTampa Sun Times
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs bill allowing online voter registration – WWSB ABC 7

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs bill allowing online voter registration
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AB 7 political contributor Frank Alcock, a New College of Florida political science professor, says is was a pleasant surprise to legislators and county election supervisors that the bill was signed, because some of Scott’s staff lobbied against the
Hospitals Push Back Against Scott On Revenue Sharing, DataNorthEscambia.com
Florida agencies give dire warnings if government shuts downBelleville News-Democrat

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs a bill into law setting up online voting … – WWSB ABC 7


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs a bill into law setting up online voting
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And that’s the intent of the bill just signed into law by Florida Governor Rick scott. “you just hop online and make sure you get yourself registered if you’re not.” New College of Florida political science professor, and ABC-7 political contributor

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Rick Scott preps for possible government shutdown amid Medicaid standoff – Washington Times


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Rick Scott preps for possible government shutdown amid Medicaid standoff
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Rick Scott told state agencies Thursday to single out their most pressing needs and make a list of services that must salvaged in case of a government shutdown in July. Florida’s legislature left Tallahassee this month without agreeing to an annual
Gov. Rick Scott orders lists of critical state needs, hints at possible shutdownTampabay.com (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott orders lists of critical state needs, hints at July 1 Bradenton Herald
Gov. Rick Scott asks agency heads to prepare for potential government shutdownNaples Daily News
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott stands by $8 billion surplus figure, with no explanation – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott stands by $8 billion surplus figure, with no explanation
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Gov. Rick Scott’s office said Wednesday that Scott stands by his statement on Fox News Monday that the state would have a surplus of $8 billion if the Legislature adopts what he continues to call a “continuation budget” — in other words, holding the

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Rick Scott’s Fight Over Obamacare Snarls Budget – Huffington Post


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Rick Scott’s Fight Over Obamacare Snarls Budget
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a longtime opponent of “Obamacare,” made a startling announcement shortly after his mother’s death, going on TV two years ago to explain that he had dropped his objections to President Barack Obama’s …
Rick Scott’s stunning health care ‘ruse’ in FloridaMSNBC
Carl Hiaasen: Rick Scott no help in time of crisisMiami Herald (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott asks hospitals to consider profit sharingTampabay.com (blog)
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Gov. Rick Scott’s position on Medicaid evolves – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott’s position on Medicaid evolves
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TALLAHASSEE— Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a longtime opponent of Obamacare, made a startling announcement shortly after his mother’s death, going on TV two years ago to explain that he had dropped his objections to President Barack Obama’s health care …
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott asks hospitals to consider profit sharingTampabay.com (blog)
Carl Hiaasen: Rick Scott no help in time of crisisMiami Herald (blog)
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott asks hospitals to consider profit sharing – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott asks hospitals to consider profit sharing
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A spokeswoman for the Florida Hospital Association said her organization was reviewing Scott’s letter and had no immediate comment. In his letter, Scott suggested that the federal government was unlikely to continue the funding, and said state

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Rick Scott’s stunning health care ‘ruse’ in Florida – MSNBC


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Rick Scott’s stunning health care ‘ruse’ in Florida
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In early 2013, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) surprised nearly everyone by announcing he’d changed his mind about Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act. The Republican governor had long condemned the idea, but he apparently had a change …
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott asks hospitals to consider profit sharingTampabay.com (blog)
Carl Hiaasen: Rick Scott no help in time of crisisMiami Herald (blog)
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PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott misses mark on hospital profitability – Tampabay.com (blog)

SaintPetersBlog (blog)PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott misses mark on hospital profitabilityTampabay.com (blog)Before the Florida Legislature fought to a budget standstill over a hole in health care funding, Gov. Rick Scott said lawmakers should sto…

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Gov. Rick Scott prays with group on National Day of Prayer – WJXT Jacksonville


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Gov. Rick Scott prays with group on National Day of Prayer
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The 64th annual National Day of Prayer was a faith gathering at public buildings across the country. Florida Gov. Rick Scott prayed with the group. “We are very blessed to live in this unbelievable country,” Scott said. “We’re blessed to live in the
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Rick Scott signs bill limiting drones in FloridaSunshine State News
National Day of Prayer at the Florida CapitolWCTV

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Kansas, Texas governors back Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s suit against the Obama … – Florida Times-Union


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Kansas, Texas governors back Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s suit against the Obama
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Rick Scott’s fight against the Obama administration to free billions of federal hospital dollars even if the states don’t expand Medicaid. The three Republican governors want an extension on federal funds that help hospitals that care for uninsured and
Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against Obama finds support from Texas, KansasTampabay.com (blog)
Scott creates health care commission to also look at hospitals’ bottom linesPalm Beach Post (blog)
Kansas, Texas to back Scott in ‘LIP” lawsuitWJXT Jacksonville
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Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against Obama finds support from Texas, Kansas – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against Obama finds support from Texas, Kansas
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Rick Scott’s lawsuit against the federal government over health care funding, Scott’s office announced Monday. The legal challenge alleges that federal health officials are trying to coerce Florida into expanding Medicaid by threatening to end the $2.2
Kansas, Texas governors back Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s suit against the Obama Florida Times-Union
Texas, Kansas To Back Florida Lawsuit Against Obama AdministrationCBS Local
Kansas, Texas to back Scott in ‘LIP” lawsuitWJXT Jacksonville
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll work ‘immediately’ with Legislature on budget – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll work ‘immediately’ with Legislature on budget
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks with reporters in front of the Orlando Eye, the city’s new 400-foot observation wheel, prior to a stunt by daredevil performer Nik Wallenda, who will walk untethered along the rim of the wheel, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, …
New ACA lawsuit makes matters worse in FloridaMSNBC
Rick Scott Sues Obama Over $1B Cuts to Healthcare FundingNewsmax
Gov. Rick Scott sues federal government for ‘coercing’ Medicaid expansionTampabay.com (blog)
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against feds over hospital funding – Miami Herald (blog)


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against feds over hospital funding
Miami Herald (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott followed through Tuesday on his promised lawsuit against the federal government over its threat to withhold hospital charity-care funding if Florida doesn’t expand Medicaid. His office announced the filing shortly after the Florida
Rick Scott Is Suing Barack Obama Over Medicaid ExpansionNew Times Broward-Palm Beach
Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against federal governmentLocal 10
Florida Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against Obama over Medicaid expansionBradenton Herald
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