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After Rick Scott’s Disastrous Crackdown On Voter Registration, He Reverses … – ThinkProgress


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After Rick Scott’s Disastrous Crackdown On Voter Registration, He Reverses
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In a surprise to voting rights advocates who feared a veto, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill into law Friday morning that will set up an online voter registration system by 2017. But he said he did so “with some hesitation” and “some concerns.”.
Gov. Rick Scott orders lists of critical state needs, hints at possible shutdownTampabay.com (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott is wrongWashington Post
Rick Scott preps for possible government shutdown amid Medicaid standoffWashington Times
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Did the @AP botch headline stating ‘Gov. Scott Concedes That Earlier Medicaid … – Twitchy


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Did the @AP botch headline stating ‘Gov. Scott Concedes That Earlier Medicaid
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What is it with the AP’s headline writers? Yesterday it was a headline and tweet that suggested “Pamela Geller has no regrets over not being murdered by terrorists” and today we have a possible egregious distortion of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s

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Florida Governor Rick Scott comes to Riviera Beach to discuss job creation – WPEC


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Florida Governor Rick Scott comes to Riviera Beach to discuss job creation
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Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the expansion of Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems and Training facility in Orlando will bring up to 200 jobs and a capital investment of approximately $80 million to the area. The company currently employs …

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Abortion waiting period bill goes to Gov. Rick Scott – Bay News 9


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Abortion waiting period bill goes to Gov. Rick Scott
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Abortion waiting period bill goes to Gov. Rick Scott. Gov. scott. A bill to require a 24-hour waiting period for abortions is headed to Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s desk. Scott’s office didn’t immediately respond to an email about the bill. By Erin
Abortion waiting period bill goes to Florida Governor Rick ScottWPTV.com
Party-line Florida Senate vote sends abortion waiting period to Gov. Rick ScottBradenton Herald
Abortion waiting period bill goes to Florida governorNorthJersey.com

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Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over health care money, Medicaid expansion – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over health care money, Medicaid expansion
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“It is appalling that President (Barack) Obama would cut off federal health care dollars to Florida in an effort to force our state further into Obamacare,” Scott said in a statement. The legal maneuver, which comes amid a tense standoff between the
Cut Taxes or Expand Medicaid? Florida Governor Rick Scott Is in Quite a Pickle.The New Republic
Rick Scott has an easy way out of his Medicaid messWashington Post (blog)
Rick Scott Says He Will Sue Obama Administration Over Medicaid HardballNational Journal
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The Sunny Side of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s Budget – Politic365


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The Sunny Side of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s Budget
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It’s budget time, and while the members of Florida’s Legislature evaluate competing plans in the state House and Senate, the Sunshine State’s Governor, Rick Scott, is championing a $77 billion proposal he insists will “Keep Florida Working.” Although

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Florida Governor Rick Scott fills out bracket for the 2015 Women’s NCAA … – WPTV.com


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Florida Governor Rick Scott fills out bracket for the 2015 Women’s NCAA
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Governor Rick Scott has filled out his bracket of predictions for the 2015 Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament. Four Florida teams were selected for this year’s tournament: Florida State, FGCU, Miami and USF. Scott picked the Florida State Seminoles to
Governor Scott Fills Out Women’s Bracket; Picks FSUWCTV

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Fact-checking Rick Scott on environment, sea level rise claims – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Fact-checking Rick Scott on environment, sea level rise claims
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Gov. Rick Scott’s record on the environment has faced renewed scrutiny after a news report stated that administrators in his Department of Environmental Protection were banned from using the terms “global warming” or “climate change.” Florida Center
Did Florida Governor Rick Scott Tell His Staff Not To Use The ‘C’ Word WGBH NEWS
Rick Sanchez: Now Florida is threatened by ‘climate drivers,’ not g**bal warm**gFox News Latino
Ruth: Banning the term won’t stop climate changeTampabay.com
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Florida Governor Rick Scott Abandons Efforts To Require Drug Tests For Welfare … – PoliticusUSA


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Florida Governor Rick Scott Abandons Efforts To Require Drug Tests For Welfare
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Passing up a Tuesday deadline to file an appeal to the Supreme Court, Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) has abandoned his efforts to require mandatory drug tests for welfare recipients. On Wednesday, the Associated Press confirmed, through Scott’s …
Gov. Rick Scott finally stops fighting to force welfare applicants to take Orlando Weekly (blog)
EDITORIAL: Gov. Scott passes his drug testThe Northwest Florida Daily News
Florida drops appeals in welfare drug testing caseSanta Cruz Sentinel

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Wire Taps: Florida Governor Rick Scott on Nationals, Astros staying put – Federal Baseball


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Wire Taps: Florida Governor Rick Scott on Nationals, Astros staying put
Federal Baseball
The Nationals and Astros to remain in Florida for the next 30 years? That’s what Florida Governor Rick Scott said in a press release on Wednesday. We catch up on that story and the last twenty-four hours in Washington baseball news in today’s links.
Scott’s office today issued a press release announcing the Nationals and Palm Beach Post (blog)
Scott Says Nationals, Astros Staying In FloridaCBS Local
Scott: Spring training teams staying in FloridaTBO.com
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Florida Governor Rick Scott gets low marks in new Quinnipiac University poll – ABC Action News

ABC Action NewsFlorida Governor Rick Scott gets low marks in new Quinnipiac University pollABC Action NewsRick Scott is doing, despite his winning a second term. A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday shows that only 42 percent of voters approve…

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Florida Governor Rick Scott unveiled 2015-2016 budget – NBC2 News

Florida Governor Rick Scott unveiled 2015-2016 budget
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TALLAHASSEE, FL – Governor Rick Scott announced what his budget for 2015-2016 will be under the banner of “Keep Florida Working” which will include tax cuts and directs money for education and protecting Florida’s water. Governor Scott said, “To the …

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Sworn In for Second Term – The Ledger

Florida Governor Rick Scott Sworn In for Second Term
The Ledger
FLORIDA SUPREME COURT Chief Justice Jorge Labarga, left, shakes hands with Gov. Rick Scott, right, after he was sworn in for his second term at the state Capitol in Tallahassee on Tuesday as Scott’s wife, first lady Ann Scott, center, holds the Bible.

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes Big Promises At Start Of Second Term – Huffington Post

Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes Big Promises At Start Of Second Term
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TALLAHASSEE, Fl. Jan 6 (Reuters) – Florida governor Rick Scott began his second term Tuesday with a promise to expand the state’s ports and highway systems, cut $1 billion in taxes and improve education, in an aggressive campaign he said was aimed at …

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Tells Residents Of Other States: ‘Move Here!’ – Huffington Post

Florida Governor Rick Scott Tells Residents Of Other States: ‘Move Here!’
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By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan 5 (Reuters) – Florida Governor Rick Scott will kick off his second term on Tuesday with a blunt warning that he intends to poach people and jobs from other large states that have relatively higher taxes. “I have

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Christie, Perry To Attend Scott Inauguration – CBS Local


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Christie, Perry To Attend Scott Inauguration
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida Governor Rick Scott will be joined by two potential Republican presidential contenders at his second inauguration. A spokeswoman for Scott said Wednesday that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and outgoing …
Govs. Chris Christie, Rick Perry will attend Scott’s inaugurationTampabay.com (blog)
Christie, Perry to join Scott for next week’s inauguralPalm Beach Post (blog)

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Florida Gov. Gives Extra Paid Holiday To State Workers – CBS Local


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Florida Gov. Gives Extra Paid Holiday To State Workers
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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida Governor Rick Scott is giving state workers an extra paid holiday this year– the day after Christmas. For the fourth year in a row Scott has directed state offices to be closed an extra day. The last two years state …
Florida Governor Rick Scott Gives Extra Paid Holiday to State WorkersWTVY, Dothan

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