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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Wants to Spend More to Lure Tourists – NBC 6 South Florida

NBC 6 South FloridaFlorida Gov. Rick Scott Wants to Spend More to Lure TouristsNBC 6 South FloridaFlorida Gov. Rick Scott Wants to Spend More to Lure Tourists. Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants a big boost in the money spent on trying to lure tourists to t…

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Gov. Rick Scott signs death warrant for 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce’s killer – Florida Times-Union

Gov. Rick Scott signs death warrant for 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce’s killer
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TALLAHASSEE | Florida Gov. Rick Scott has signed a death warrant for the man convicted of kidnapping, raping and murdering 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce on his way home from school almost 20 years ago. Forty-six-year-old Juan Carlos Chavez is scheduled to 

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Judge shoots down Rick Scott’s welfare drug testing – MSNBC


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Judge shoots down Rick Scott’s welfare drug testing
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Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott’s 2014 is not off to a great start. Fewer than one in four residents in his state think he’s doing a good job, and now one of his signature campaign issues has been shot down by a federal judge. This week a federal judge ruled
Federal judge strikes down Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s welfare drug testing lawRaw Story
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Gov. Robert Bentley places friendly wager with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on BCS … – al.com (blog)

Gov. Robert Bentley places friendly wager with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on BCS
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MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Gov. Robert Bentley has placed a friendly bet with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday’s BCS National Championship game between Auburn University and Florida State University. If Auburn wins, Scott has to send Bentley a key 
Rick Scott Makes Bet on FSU BCS VictorySunshine State News (blog)
Gov. Scott, Alabama Gov. Announce National Championship Friendly WagerWCTV
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Rick Scott Stands Behind Unconstitutional Law – Ring of Fire


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Rick Scott Stands Behind Unconstitutional Law
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A federal judge struck down Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s controversial welfare drug testing law this week. A blatant violation of the Constitution, the judge ruled as such saying that the law encroached upon citizen protections against unreasonable searches.
Federal judge strikes down Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s welfare drug testing lawRaw Story
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Federal judge strikes down Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s welfare drug testing law – Raw Story


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Federal judge strikes down Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s welfare drug testing law
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A federal judge in Orlando, Florida ruled Tuesday that the state’s law requiring drug tests from all applicants for public assistance is unconstitutional. According to the New York Times, Judge Mary S. Scriven found that the law — Tea Party Gov. Rick

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Progressive organization doles out failing grades to Rick Scott – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

PoliticoProgressive organization doles out failing grades to Rick ScottMiamiHerald.com (blog)On the same day the state announced high school grades, a progressive group discussed its grading of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Florida For All, a group backed b…

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The company Rick Scott keeps – MSNBC

The company Rick Scott keeps
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) suffered through more bad news last week when evidence emerged that his chief of staff lied repeatedly about his educational background. But under the circumstances, it was easy to cut the governor at least a little slack
American Bridge savages Rick Scott appointees’ scandals and controversiesMiamiHerald.com (blog)

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes Christmas Eve paid holiday again for state workers – WPTV

WPTVFlorida Gov. Rick Scott makes Christmas Eve paid holiday again for state workersWPTVTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — State workers are getting Christmas Eve off as a paid holiday. For the third year in a row Gov. Rick Scott has directed state offices to b…

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott officially starts re-election campaign – Ocala

Florida Gov. Rick Scott officially starts re-election campaignOcalaBut that organization cannot spend money on television ads that urge voters to vote for Scott. There are nearly 30 other candidates who have filed paperwork to run for governor. The two…

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Rick Scott urges districts to hammer out teacher pay raises – Florida Times-Union (blog)


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Rick Scott urges districts to hammer out teacher pay raises
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Gov. Rick Scott is ratcheting up pressure on the two-dozen school districts that have not yet hammered out deals to offer school district pay raises. Getting pay raises for teachers was one of Scott’s top legislative priorities last session. The
Gov. Rick Scott urges school districts to give out raisesTampabay.com (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Pushes Districts Again on Pay RaiseNBC 6 South Florida
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