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Rick Scott’s Fight Over Obamacare Snarls Budget – Huffington Post


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Rick Scott’s Fight Over Obamacare Snarls Budget
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a longtime opponent of “Obamacare,” made a startling announcement shortly after his mother’s death, going on TV two years ago to explain that he had dropped his objections to President Barack Obama’s …
Rick Scott’s stunning health care ‘ruse’ in FloridaMSNBC
Carl Hiaasen: Rick Scott no help in time of crisisMiami Herald (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott asks hospitals to consider profit sharingTampabay.com (blog)
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Obama Administration Snubs Rick Scott Proposal – Huffington Post


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Obama Administration Snubs Rick Scott Proposal
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MIAMI (AP) — The Obama administration rebuffed Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott’s proposal to extend federal funds for hospitals that treat the uninsured, increasing the pressure on states that have refused to expand coverage for low-income people under the …
Scott concedes Medicaid support in 2013 was ruseOrlando Sentinel
Rick Scott’s stunning health care ‘ruse’ in FloridaMSNBC
Gov. Rick Scott asks hospitals to consider profit sharingMiami Herald
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Rick Scott And Florida Republicans Are Throwing An Anti-Obamacare Tantrum – Huffington Post

Rick Scott And Florida Republicans Are Throwing An Anti-Obamacare TantrumHuffington PostWho knows? The only thing certain is that, in Florida, turning down Medicaid has even weaker logic than it did before — except for officials obsessed with Obamacar…

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Rick Scott’s Obamacare Debacle Explored – Huffington Post

Rick Scott’s Obamacare Debacle Explored
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HIALEAH, FL – MARCH 09: Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida …

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Charlie Crist Won’t Run For Senate In 2016 – Huffington Post


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Charlie Crist Won’t Run For Senate In 2016
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Crist, who unsuccessfully challenged incumbent Rick Scott (R) in last year’s gubernatorial race, was reportedly considering jumping in the race for Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R) seat. (Rubio is widely expected to run for the Republican presidential nomination
Crist will not run for office in 2016Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Charlie Crist to sit out 2016 electionNews 13 Orlando
Charlie Crist says he won’t run for any office in 2016MiamiHerald.com
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Ban On ‘Climate Change’ Widespread Across Florida Government Under Rick … – Huffington Post


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Ban On ‘Climate Change’ Widespread Across Florida Government Under Rick
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Florida’s ban on using the words “climate change” and “global warming” in official communications goes beyond just the state’s Department of Environmental Protection to other government agencies under Gov. Rick Scott (R), according to a new report by
Gov. Rick Scott’s ban on climate change term extended to other state agenciesMiamiHerald.com
Fact-checking Rick Scott on the environment and sea-level risePolitiFact
Governor, give us clarity on climate changeSun Sentinel
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Under Rick Scott, Florida Environment Officials Said to be Barred From Saying … – Newsweek


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Under Rick Scott, Florida Environment Officials Said to be Barred From Saying
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Officials at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection have been barred from using the phrases “climate change” and “global warming” in any official communications, emails, or reports since shortly after Governor Rick Scott came into office in
Gov. Rick Scott denies state workers were told not to refer to ‘global warming Tampabay.com
Floridas Gov. Rick Scott denies muzzling global warming talkPolitico
Rick Scott Denies Claim He Told State Officials to Stop Saying ‘Climate Change’Bloomberg
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Florida Officials Were Barred From Using The Term ‘Climate Change’ Once Rick … – Huffington Post


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Florida Officials Were Barred From Using The Term ‘Climate Change’ Once Rick
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But the state’s governor, Republican Rick Scott, has frustrated scientists by downplaying the problem. Last year, a reporter asked Scott whether man-made climate change “is significantly affecting the weather, the climate.” Scott tried to change the
In Florida, Gov. Rick Scott, bans use of ‘climate change,’ ‘global warming’ in Chicago Sun-Times
Florida officials banned from saying ‘climate change’ because Gov. Rick Scott Raw Story
Rick Scott has a position on climate change: His agency ordered the words MiamiHerald.com (blog)
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Rick Scott Gives Up Trying To Drug Test Florida Welfare Applicants – Huffington Post


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Rick Scott Gives Up Trying To Drug Test Florida Welfare Applicants
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Rick Scott will not seek U.S. Supreme Court review of a law that would have required applicants for welfare benefits to submit to mandatory drug testing. The law, a top priority of the Republican governor’s first term, was ruled unconstitutional by two
Florida Gov. Rick Scott drops appeals in welfare drug testing caseTampabay.com
Rick Scott Gives Up on Welfare Drug TestingNew Times Broward-Palm Beach
Rick Scott Abandons His Crooked Welfare Drug Testing LawsRing of Fire
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Rick Scott’s Corruption Spiral – Huffington Post

Rick Scott’s Corruption Spiral
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Withholding evidence. Government business carried out in secret. Potential criminal investigations. Read the whole story at Salon. More: Suggest a correction. Click here to view Conversations. Conversations. Advertisement. Suggested For You. FOLLOW …

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Rick Scott Embroiled In Scandal At Start Of Second Term – Huffington Post


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Rick Scott Embroiled In Scandal At Start Of Second Term
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TAMPA, Fla., Feb 5 (Reuters) – Republican Governor Rick Scott, off to a rocky start in his second term in office, faced an extraordinary meeting on Thursday with Florida’s Cabinet in which he admitted botching the ouster of the state’s top police
Gov. Rick Scott says FDLE scandal could have been handled betterBay News 9
Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE controversy: ‘I could have handled it better’Tampabay.com
Scott apologizes over firing of FDLE chiefSarasota Herald-Tribune
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Independent Florida Official Was Fired After Refusing To Cooperate With Rick … – Huffington Post

Independent Florida Official Was Fired After Refusing To Cooperate With Rick
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TALLAHASSEE — A simmering behind-the-scenes battle involving allegations of political meddling by Gov. Rick Scott’s office erupted publicly Tuesday as the ousted director of Florida’s top law enforcement agency called Scott a liar for claiming he

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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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Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott’s 2015 inauguration speech – PolitiFact


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Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott’s 2015 inauguration speech
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Since 2010, we have fact-checked Scott more than any other Florida politician: 125 times. (Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio comes in a distant second with 79 fact-checks.) We’ve rated 11 percent of Scott’s statement True; 24 percent Mostly True; 25
More seasoned Gov. Rick Scott plans low-key ceremony to start second termTampabay.com
Florida Gov. Rick Scott sworn in for 2nd termSun Sentinel
Scaled-back Rick Scott inaugural reels in $800000MiamiHerald.com (blog)
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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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Federal Court Thwarts Rick Scott Once Again On Drug Testing – Huffington Post

Federal Court Thwarts Rick Scott Once Again On Drug Testing
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) appealed the injunction, then appealed the court’s final decision. Now the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has affirmed it once again, ruling that making all welfare applicants take drug tests violates their

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