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Romano: Rick Scott accuses feds of bullying — then threatens senators over … – Tampabay.com


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Romano: Rick Scott accuses feds of bullying — then threatens senators over
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Appearing on Fox News last week, Florida Gov. Rick Scott blasted the White House for its tactics in the health care debate. “This is The Sopranos,” Scott said forcefully. “They’re using bullying tactics to attack our state.” It turns out, Scott knows

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott target hospitals – and profits — in his talks with … – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott target hospitals – and profits — in his talks with …Bradenton HeraldAs Gov. Rick Scott met with senators Wednesday to increase the pressure on them to pass his tax cut package, he was armed with a document. Holding the six-pa…

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Sen. Galvano of Bradenton: Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s veto threats are not … – Bradenton Herald


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Sen. Galvano of Bradenton: Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s veto threats are not
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Gov. Rick Scott used the threat of his veto pen on Wednesday and privately called several Republican senators into his office individually, threatening to veto their priorities, reminding them he wants tax cuts, and showing them a list of local
Legislature seeks resolution for pension plansJacksonville Business Journal (blog)

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll call special session for ‘continuation budget’ – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll call special session for ‘continuation budget’
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Gov. Rick Scott unexpectedly announced Tuesday that he plans to call the Florida Legislature into a special session next month and ask the Senate and House to adopt a “continuation budget” that funds the critical needs of the state next year at current
State Newspapers Chastise Gov. Rick Scott and Republican Legislators Over FCIR
ObamaCare court fight escalatesThe Hill
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he supports Rick Scott’s decision to sue feds over SaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuit – MSNBC


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Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuit
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It was just last week when Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) completed a rarely seen flip-flop-flip, denouncing Medicaid expansion, then embracing it, and then condemning it. The consequences matter: 800,000 low-income Floridians were poised to have access
Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over healthcare money, Medicaid expansionMiami Herald
Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Medicaid expansion: No, yes, no, we’re suingWashington Post (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott to sue feds over low income poolTallahassee.com
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Medicaid expansion: No, yes, no, we’re suing – Washington Post (blog)


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Medicaid expansion: No, yes, no, we’re suing
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has had an on-again, off-again relationship with the federal government over expanding Medicaid under the president’s health-care law. First, he was vehemently opposed to it, arguing that it was “inconsistent” with job
Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over healthcare money, Medicaid expansionMiami Herald
Gov. Rick Scott to sue feds over low income poolTallahassee.com
Rick Scott: Obama administration acting like ‘Sopranos’ mobsters over health careWashington Times
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s voting chief: ‘Forces of evil’ could harm online … – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s voting chief: ‘Forces of evil’ could harm online
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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott’s elections chief got roughed up again Thursday in the Senate as he continues to oppose a bipartisan bill for an online system of voter registration by 2017, which already exists in 20 states. Appearing before the Senate …
Online Voter Registration May Get Lawmakers’ Approval, But Scott FlaglerLive.com
Lawmakers denounce Florida elections chief a second timeStandard Bulletin
State inches closer to online voter registrationGainesville Sun
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he will sue Obama administration for withholding … – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he will sue Obama administration for withholding
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he will sue the Obama administration, which he says is withholding money for hospitals because the state won’t expand Medicaid. The announcement Thursday is another twist in what has been a gritty …

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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet move to mediation in Sunshine lawsuit – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet move to mediation in Sunshine lawsuit
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TALLAHASSEE — After weeks of behind-the-scenes legal combat, Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet members will dispatch their lawyers to mediate differences with Florida news outlets in a lawsuit accusing all four officials of violating the Sunshine Law.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet, news outlets will try mediation in Sunshine Bradenton Herald

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Gov. Rick Scott signs bill that scales back testing – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott signs bill that scales back testing
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TALLAHASSEE — Responding to a parent-driven charge to scale back testing in public schools, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed legislation to eliminate at least one exam and delay the release of school grades until the other exams are deemed valid.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott visits California to lure away businessesLos Angeles Times
Gov. Rick Scott signs test roll back measure for Florida schoolsFlorida Times-Union
Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s visit to California: Fact vs fiction89.3 KPCC
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Q&A with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his bid to steal California jobs – Los Angeles Times


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Q&A with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his bid to steal California jobs
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In his four years as governor of Florida, Republican Rick Scott has spent a good bit of time trying to recruit businesses from other states. Now, he’s set his sights on California. On Sunday and Monday, Scott talked up Florida’s job growth and
Gov. Rick Scott signs bill that scales back testingTampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott: ‘Can I convince you to move to Florida?’Sacramento Bee
Gov. Scott Signs Bill To Limit Standardized TestsCBS Local
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott visits California to lure away businesses – Los Angeles Times


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott visits California to lure away businesses
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott swung through Los Angeles on Monday as part of a mission to lure California businesses across the country to the Sunshine State. Scott arrived Sunday and has been traveling throughout Southern California, touting Florida’s job …
Gov. Rick Scott signs test roll back measure for Florida schoolsFlorida Times-Union
Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s visit to California: Fact vs fiction89.3 KPCC
Florida Gov. Rick Scott gets warm reception at VICA lunchLA Daily News
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Rick Scott: ‘Can I convince you to move to Florida?’ – Sacramento Bee


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Rick Scott: ‘Can I convince you to move to Florida?’
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Scott said that in Florida, with its lower tax burden, “We let you keep your money.” Scott’s trip is reminiscent of excursions in recent years by former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, including a modest public relations effort. Enterprise Florida, the state’s
Florida Gov. Rick Scott visits California to lure away businessesLos Angeles Times
Florida Gov. Rick Scott visits California in hopes of luring jobsLA Daily News
Florida Gov. Rick Scott visits California on jobs-seeking tripNaples Daily News
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott on hunt for Los Angeles-area business – LA Daily News


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott on hunt for Los Angeles-area business
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott is leading a business-recruitment safari into Los Angeles this weekend, and on Monday the Valley Industry and Commerce Association is buying him lunch. Turns out Scott, who is is targeting shipping-related businesses on this
Florida buys ad blitz before Rick Scott’s LA visitaParently Speaking
Florida Gov. Rick Scott heads out on 2-day trip to California in effort to The Republic
Gov. Scott headed to California on ‘business development mission’The News Herald

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Florida’s top elections official under fire on two fronts – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Florida’s top elections official under fire on two fronts
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Legislators agreed to push back the date to October 2017, only to face more opposition from Scott’s administration. “This might be a new low in a lack of credibility for the Department of State as it relates to this issue,” Corley said, calling Detzner
Senator literally calls bulls— on testimony by Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s Bradenton Herald
Lawmakers blast Gov. Rick Scott’s top elections officialSt. Augustine Record
Gov. Scott’s elections chief gets in battle with powerful GOP senatorNaples Daily News

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Florida’s top elections official under fire on two fronts – MiamiHerald.com

Florida’s top elections official under fire on two fronts
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Gov. Rick Scott’s chief elections official is in big trouble with two key groups: state legislators who write the voting laws and county election supervisors who run elections. Secretary of State Ken Detzner can’t afford to alienate either constituency
Lawmakers blast Gov. Rick Scott’s top elections officialTampabay.com (blog)
Senator literally calls bulls— on testimony by Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s Bradenton Herald

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