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Rick Scott wont take sides in Florida Senate primary – Politico


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Rick Scott wont take sides in Florida Senate primary
Politico
Rick Scott. Carlos Lopez-Cantera is still relatively little-known in Florida, despite a successful effort as Scott’s running mate last year. Scott said in an interview at POLITICO Headquarters on Monday that he has no plans to get behind his number two.
Rick Scott wants presidential candidates to only talk about the economy at his SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Who Rick Scott is talking to in Washington, D.C.Sunshine State News
Rick Scott won’t take sides in Florida Senate primarySouth Carolina SC (press release) (blog)

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Andy Gardiner defends Senate record, Rick Scott appoints two more agency heads – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

SaintPetersBlog (blog)Andy Gardiner defends Senate record, Rick Scott appoints two more agency headsSaintPetersBlog (blog)Rick Scott reappointed 16 state agency executives by late Monday, all of whom failed to be confirmed by the Florida Senate this sp…

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Details on Rick Scott’s hospital commission start to emerge – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Details on Rick Scott’s hospital commission start to emerge
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As the dysfunctional 2015 Legislative Session continued on Wednesday with the Florida Senate threatening to sue the House for its abrupt sine die, Gov. Rick Scott floated to the media details about the hospital and health care commission he plans on …
Senate accuses House of violating Constitution, demands return to session FridayMiami Herald
Senate demands House come back to sessionTallahassee.com
Showdown in Fla. Legislature may go to courtBay News 9

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Florida Senate warns that intervention by Gov. Rick Scott would be ‘paternalistic’ – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Senate warns that intervention by Gov. Rick Scott would be ‘paternalistic’
Bradenton Herald
Rick Scott has already said he would consider calling a special session if the Legislature’s leaders can’t pull it off. If it’s possible for things in Tallahassee to go from very bad to worse, here’s how: Scott unilaterally calls the Legislature back
Florida House adjourns 3 days early over health care stalemateNews 13 Orlando
House adjourns 3 days early over budget impasseWJXT Jacksonville
Florida’s budget stalemate: A look at what’s happeningSt. Augustine Record
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Andy Gardiner says Senate won’t play games with Rick Scott’s health nominees – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Andy Gardiner says Senate won’t play games with Rick Scott’s health nominees
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The Florida Senate isn’t going to play games with Gov. Rick Scott’s executive appointments in the wake of the Medicaid meltdown that is occurring in Tallahassee. Senate President Andy Gardiner on Wednesday told reporters that he holds Agency for Health …

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Joe Scarborough vs. Rick Scott in 2018 Florida Senate GOP primary? – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Joe Scarborough vs. Rick Scott in 2018 Florida Senate GOP primary?
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Joe Scarborough, co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and a former U.S. congressman from Pensacola, apparently likes the sound of “Senator Scarborough.” The Republican told conservative talk-radio host Hugh Hewitt that while he was ruled out running for …

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Rick Scott Is Literally the Laughingstock of Florida — And That’s Not Funny – Blue Nation Review


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Rick Scott Is Literally the Laughingstock of Florida — And That’s Not Funny
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First, there’s the recent appearance by Bryan Koon, Scott’s chief of emergency management, before a Florida Senate subcommittee. Based on his job title, Koon’s main responsibility would be to prepare for things like natural disasters–which are no
When avoiding ‘climate change’ is literally laughableMSNBC
The words that simply cannot be saidNEWS.com.au
Hilarious Video: Florida Administrator Refuses to Say the Words Climate ChangeEcoWatch
Orlando Weekly (blog) –Wonkette (satire) (blog)
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As Senate moves on health care, who’s next? – Sun Sentinel


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As Senate moves on health care, who’s next?
Sun Sentinel
Now that a plan to expand health insurance coverage to at least 800,000 Floridians has won unanimous, bipartisan approval in a Florida Senate committee, it’s time for Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida House to give the initiative the consideration it
A life preserver on healthcareMiamiHerald.com

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Florida Five: ‘Pop-Tart’ gun bill headed to Rick Scott’s desk, Senate passes … – BizPac Review


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Florida Five: ‘Pop-Tart’ gun bill headed to Rick Scott’s desk, Senate passes
BizPac Review
Zoom, zoom: Senate passes bill allowing higher speed limits: A bill that could result in higher speeds on Florida highways was passed Thursday by the Florida Senate. The measure (SB 392) was approved by a vote of 27-11, with Democrats and Republicans …

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Gov. Scott’s position on gambling debate still cloudy – Orlando Business Journal (blog)


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Gov. Scott’s position on gambling debate still cloudy
Orlando Business Journal (blog)
Rick Scott‘s position on expanding gambling throughout the state isn’t easy to pin down. I decided to find out his stance because the Florida Senate Committee on Gaming recently filed three new bills that would expand gambling throughout the state with 
Fla. Senate Proposes New Casinos, Slot MachinesCBS Local
Forget Vegas: Florida Senate Wants You to Gamble in State’s BackyardsFlaglerLive.com

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