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Rep. Corrine Brown vows UF Health will not close, calls Gov. Rick Scott a ‘bully’ – Florida Times-Union


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Rep. Corrine Brown vows UF Health will not close, calls Gov. Rick Scott a ‘bully’
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Rick Scott sent a letter to UF Health asking why it depends so much on federal funds. For every Medicaid or uninsured patient that UF Health treats, Armistead said earlier this month, the hospital loses money. Unlike other hospitals, almost half of its
Rick Scott and the icy makings of a Florida government shutdownOrlando Weekly
Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes secret visit to Freedom Elementary in ManateeBradenton Herald
Gov. Rick Scott’s hospital panel to meet for first timeThe News-Press
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Tia Mitchell: Gov. Rick Scott still in campaign mode – Florida Times-Union


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Tia Mitchell: Gov. Rick Scott still in campaign mode
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That is how much Gov. Rick Scott’s “Let’s Get to Work” political committee has raised since he was re-elected in November through the end of April. It has been used to air television ads, conduct polling and pay for political staff and consultants

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Editorial: Gov. Rick Scott blames Obama, hospitals for his failures – Tampabay.com


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Editorial: Gov. Rick Scott blames Obama, hospitals for his failures
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Rick Scott is all about avoiding responsibility and blaming others. As the CEO of the nation’s largest for-profit hospital chain, he avoided being held accountable for the nation’s largest Medicare fraud and denied he condoned illegal billings. As
Rick Scott pleads with Obama admin for health fundingWashington Times
Despite lawsuit, Gov. Rick Scott to meet with fedsMiami Herald
States watching Medicaid standoff between Fla. Gov. Rick Scott and President Florida Times-Union
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Rick Scott pleads with Obama admin for health funding – Washington Times


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Rick Scott pleads with Obama admin for health funding
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Rick Scott sat down with administration officials Wednesday and pleaded with them to stop pushing Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion on him, while also asking them to keep funding a different program that helps hospitals care for the poor. Mr. Scott left …
Despite lawsuit, Gov. Rick Scott to meet with fedsMiami Herald
Hospital chain gives Rick Scott committee $100000 on day he announces Naples Daily News
States watching Medicaid standoff between Fla. Gov. Rick Scott and President Florida Times-Union
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Gov. Rick Scott officially convenes commission on hospital spending – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott officially convenes commission on hospital spending
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TALLAHASSEE — Wednesday could be an awkward day for Gov. Rick Scott, who is scheduled to meet with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell to talk about renewing a $2.2 billion hospital funding program for Florida.
Scott pleads for federal help to cover poorSun Sentinel
States watching Medicaid standoff between Fla. Gov. Rick Scott and President Florida Times-Union
Gov. Rick Scott lobbies in Washington for health care fundingWESH Orlando
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Despite lawsuit, Gov. Rick Scott to meet with feds – Miami Herald


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Despite lawsuit, Gov. Rick Scott to meet with feds
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Wednesday could be an awkward day for Gov. Rick Scott, who is scheduled to meet with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell to talk about renewing a $2.2 billion hospital funding program for Florida. After all, he’s suing her. Burwell
Hospital chain gives Rick Scott committee $100000 on day he announces Naples Daily News
Scott pleads for federal help to cover poorSun Sentinel
States watching Medicaid standoff between Fla. Gov. Rick Scott and President Florida Times-Union
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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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Gov. Rick Scott gives State of the State speech – WTSP 10 News


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Gov. Rick Scott gives State of the State speech
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Rick Scott is pushing for more tax cuts, more money for schools and lower state university tuition. Those were the areas he highlighted in his State of the State speech Tuesday. The speech was as much a lesson on Florida’s history as it was his vision
Gov. Rick Scott delivers upbeat State of the State addressTampabay.com
Gov. Scott’s State of the State kicks off Florida legislative sessionBay News 9
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Gov. Rick Scott delivers upbeat State of the State address – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott delivers upbeat State of the State address
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In his fifth State of the State address to the Legislature, Republican Gov. Rick Scott described a thriving land of opportunity with low unemployment, low taxes, low state debt and a shrinking state workforce, using the term “Florida exceptionalism” to
Rick Scott’s 2015 State of the State speech annotatedPolitiFact
Gov. Rick Scott gives State of the State speechWTSP 10 News
Gov. Rick Scott, legislative leaders outline priorities to kick off 2015 sessionFlorida Times-Union

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Appeals court rejects lawsuit sparked by Rick Scott’s blind trust – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Appeals court rejects lawsuit sparked by Rick Scott’s blind trust
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An appeals Court Monday tossed a challenge to a 2013 law that allows public officials to shield put their assets in a blind trust and ordered a Leon County Circuit Judge to dismiss the lawsuit. The ruling came in a case brought by Jim Apthorp, a former
Appeals court rejects lawsuit sparked by Florida Gov. ScottWESH Orlando
Blind-trust lawsuit demonstrates no problem to be solved, Florida Supreme Florida Times-Union

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott refuses to disclose financial information – Florida Times-Union

Florida Gov. Rick Scott refuses to disclose financial information
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a wealthy former businessman who put up millions of his money to help his two campaigns, is refusing to hand over detailed financial information that could answer whether he is violating a state ethics law.

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Ousted FDLE commissioner accuses Gov. Rick Scott, Adam Hollingsworth of … – Florida Times-Union (blog)

Ousted FDLE commissioner accuses Gov. Rick Scott, Adam Hollingsworth of
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Rick Scott. Scott indicated to the media that Bailey resigned voluntarily, prompting the former leader of the state’s top law enforcement agency to temporarily break his code of silence. Bailey’s account of his falling-out with the governor has had

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Ousted FDLE commissioner accuses Gov. Rick Scott, aides of politicizing agency – Florida Times-Union


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Ousted FDLE commissioner accuses Gov. Rick Scott, aides of politicizing agency
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Rick Scott. Scott indicated to the media that Bailey resigned voluntarily, prompting the former leader of the state’s top law enforcement agency to temporarily break his code of silence. Bailey’s account of his falling-out with the governor has had
Gerald Bailey, Rick Scott and Everybody’s Whipping Boy — Willie MeggsSunshine State News
Gov. Scott visits FGCU, responds to FDLE scandalWink News
Gov. Scott Hopes For An Early SpringCBS Local
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Altantic Beach joins call for Gov. Rick Scott to order pension fund investigation – Florida Times-Union


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Altantic Beach joins call for Gov. Rick Scott to order pension fund investigation
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Rick Scott to order an investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement or the state inspector general’s office. The action is the first time a government body has supported state Rep. Janet Adkins’ call for the investigation. In a Dec. 10

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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $20 million for technical centers – Sun Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $20 million for technical centers
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Rick Scott proposes $20 million for technical centers. Gov. Rick Scott is proposing $20 million in funding for technical centers in the state, an idea he outlined Monday at Altantic Technical College in Coconut Creek, the largest technical school in
Gov. Rick Scott unveils plan to boost Florida’s per-student spendingTampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott proposes bump to K-12 education fundingThe News-Press
Florida Gov. Rick Scott to propose hike in money for public schoolsFlorida Times-Union
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A positive, hopeful message in Gov. Rick Scott’s inaugural address – Bradenton Herald


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A positive, hopeful message in Gov. Rick Scott’s inaugural address
Bradenton Herald
Rick Scott launched his second term on a kinder and gentler tone in his inaugural speech Tuesday, a promising turnaround from his divisive address four years ago. This pivot is best illustrated in his repudiation of partisanship, quite a feat for a one
Gov. Rick Scott wants $20 million boost for tech centersWESH Orlando
Gov. Rick Scott wants $20 million boost for technical centersWink News
Romano: Rick Scott 2.0 sounds refreshing ? if he keeps it goingTampabay.com
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