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May
05

Despite lawsuit, Gov. Rick Scott to meet with feds – Miami Herald


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Despite lawsuit, Gov. Rick Scott to meet with feds
Miami Herald
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
Rick Scott pleads with Obama admin for health fundingWashington Times
Gov. Rick Scott heads to Washington to discuss indigent insurance fundingJacksonville Business Journal
No agreement between Rick Scott, feds on MedicaidTBO.com
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May
05

Gov. Rick Scott to meet with top HHS official – Miami Herald (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott to meet with top HHS official
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“I look forward to meeting with HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell tomorrow to discuss the importance of funding the federal Low Income Pool program in Florida,” Scott said in a statement. “We hope HHS will reconsider LIP funding in Florida, and it’s

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May
04

Editorial: Gov. Rick Scott should veto abortion waiting period – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Editorial: Gov. Rick Scott should veto abortion waiting period
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Rick Scott would require women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion unless they can prove they were victims of crimes such as rape or domestic violence. While supporters claim the waiting period aims to protect women from making hasty decisions, …
Gov. Rick Scott’s political appointments dangle in limboBradenton Herald
Rick Scott Reappoints Unconfirmed Agency HeadsSunshine State News
Florida Gov. Rick Scott reappoints top posts after abrupt session endOcala
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May
04

Kansas, Texas to support Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against the feds – Miami Herald (blog)


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Kansas, Texas to support Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against the feds
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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 join Florida Medicaid expansion suitOrlando Sentinel
Pols’ Medicaid prescription will harm health, cost jobsGainesville Sun

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May
04

Gov. Rick Scott reappoints 14 agency heads – Miami Herald (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott reappoints 14 agency heads
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Gov. Rick Scott on Monday reappointed the heads of 14 state agencies after the Senate adjourned sine die without confirming any of them, and the status of two others was not immediately clear. Scott’s office issued a statement announcing the …
Gov. Scott reappoints 14 agency heads for another year despite Senate snubSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Scott reappoints 14 agency heads not confirmed by the SenateSarasota Herald-Tribune

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May
02

Where’s Gov. Rick Scott amid state budget crisis? – Miami Herald


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Where’s Gov. Rick Scott amid state budget crisis?
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As the 2015 legislative session stumbled to a close Friday, Gov. Rick Scott’s agenda lay in shambles, another victim of the Capitol’s worst political breakdown in decades. Fellow Republicans who control the Legislature failed to pass a state budget, so
State Roundup Capitol meltdown leaves Gov. Rick Scott’s agenda in shamblesTampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott Has to Get More Active for Special SessionSunshine State News

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May
01

Judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s e-mail – Miami Herald


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Judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s e-mail
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In a major defeat for Gov. Rick Scott, a California judge on Thursday ordered Google to turn over the computer IP addresses for all correspondence to and from the governor’s private Google email account since Jan. 15, 2011, and the accounts of two of
California judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s Gmail Tampabay.com

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May
01

California judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s Gmail … – Tampabay.com


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California judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s Gmail
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TALLAHASSEE — In a major defeat for Gov. Rick Scott, a California judge on Thursday ordered Google to turn over the computer IP addresses for all correspondence to and from the Florida governor’s private Gmail account since Jan. 15, 2011, and the …
Judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s e-mailMiami Herald

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Apr
29

Scott moves forward with commission on hospital funding – Miami Herald (blog)

WFSUScott moves forward with commission on hospital fundingMiami Herald (blog)As the 2015 legislative session melted down on Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott moved forward with his proposed Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding. Scott suggested the i…

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Apr
29

Florida Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against feds over hospital funding – Miami Herald (blog)


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against feds over hospital funding
Miami Herald (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott followed through Tuesday on his promised lawsuit against the federal government over its threat to withhold hospital charity-care funding if Florida doesn’t expand Medicaid. His office announced the filing shortly after the Florida
Rick Scott Is Suing Barack Obama Over Medicaid ExpansionNew Times Broward-Palm Beach
Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against federal governmentLocal 10
Florida Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against Obama over Medicaid expansionBradenton Herald
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Apr
25

Abortion bill headed to Gov. Rick Scott – Miami Herald

WPTV.comAbortion bill headed to Gov. Rick ScottMiami HeraldA bill that would impose a 24-hour waiting period on women seeking an abortion is headed to Republican Gov. Rick Scott. The proposal, which would also require women to make at least two trips t…

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Apr
24

PolitiFact looks at one of Rick Scott’s environmental promises – Miami Herald (blog)

PolitiFact looks at one of Rick Scott’s environmental promises
Miami Herald (blog)
As part of his environmental agenda during his re-election campaign, Gov. Rick Scott promised that he would “issue an executive order to provide a foundation for bringing together stakeholders to plan with his administration for additional needed

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Apr
19

PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott says feds are ‘walking away’ from funding … – Miami Herald


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PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott says feds are ‘walking away’ from funding
Miami Herald
Florida simply can’t trust the federal government to follow through on expanding Medicaid because Washington has already abandoned funding a current statewide healthcare program, Gov. Rick Scott says. Scott is pointing to the state’s loss of federal
Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuitMSNBC
Rick Scott has an easy way out of his Medicaid messWashington Post (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over health care money, Medicaid expansionTampabay.com (blog)
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Apr
16

Checking in on the Scott-O-Meter: Rick Scott’s promise to be No. 1 in … – Miami Herald (blog)

Checking in on the Scott-O-Meter: Rick Scott’s promise to be No. 1 in
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As part of a group of promises to invest in education, Gov. Rick Scott promised in his second term to “be No. 1 in nation for high school graduation rates.” There are a few different ways to measure graduation rates, but the one the state Department of …
Testing reform, kind of, sort ofDaily Commercial

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Apr
16

PolitiFact updates Rick Scott’s promise on school tests – Miami Herald (blog)

PolitiFact updates Rick Scott’s promise on school tests
Miami Herald (blog)
After calling for an investigation into standardized tests and suspending a new exam by executive order, Gov. Rick Scott quickly signed a bill limiting how many hours students can be evaluated. The Legislature passed HB 7069 on April 9, 2015
Testing reform, kind of, sort ofDaily Commercial

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Apr
16

Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over healthcare money, Medicaid expansion – Miami Herald


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Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over healthcare money, Medicaid expansion
Miami Herald
Republican Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that he will sue the federal government for allegedly coercing Florida to expand Medicaid. “It is appalling that President Obama would cut off federal healthcare dollars to Florida in an effort to force our
Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuitMSNBC
Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Medicaid expansion: No, yes, no, we’re suingWashington Post (blog)
Cut Taxes or Expand Medicaid? Florida Governor Rick Scott Is in Quite a Pickle.The New Republic
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Apr
15

Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet move to mediation in Sunshine lawsuit – Miami Herald

Tampabay.comGov. Rick Scott and Cabinet move to mediation in Sunshine lawsuitMiami HeraldAfter weeks of behind-the-scenes legal combat, Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet members will dispatch their lawyers to mediate differences with Florida news outlets in …

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