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Environmentalist Nat Reed Slams Rick Scott: “I’m Getting Scared About Our State” – Miami New Times


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Environmentalist Nat Reed Slams Rick Scott: “I’m Getting Scared About Our State”
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Legendary Florida environmentalist Nathaniel Reed has added his voice to the chorus of disapproval of Florida’s Legislature. He says the body’s failure to enact key legislation — as the house quit early over a Medicaid funding fight — has made the

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“Florida Man” Has Better Approval Ratings in Florida Than Gov. Rick Scott – Miami New Times


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“Florida Man” Has Better Approval Ratings in Florida Than Gov. Rick Scott
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This is a very special week in “WTF Florida” history. This is the week that the state has become self aware. Not only did an actual real life political polling firm decided to test the approval rating of “Florida Man” among Florida voters, a man who

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After Rick Scott Pledges $150 Million, Barack Obama Wants $240 Million More … – Miami New Times (blog)


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After Rick Scott Pledges $150 Million, Barack Obama Wants $240 Million More
Miami New Times (blog)
The announcement comes on the heels of Scott’s pledge to increase spending on Everglades restoration. Voters passed an amendment last November that would set aside one-third of all excise taxes on documents for environmental purposes. The governor …
Gov. Scott Announces $5B Over 20 Years To Restore The EvergladesWater Online (press release)

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Rick Scott Proposes Tax Cuts for Cell Phones, Cable, and Textbooks – Miami New Times (blog)

Rick Scott Proposes Tax Cuts for Cell Phones, Cable, and TextbooksMiami New Times (blog)Rick Scott unveiled his proposed budget today, and it contains $673 million in tax cuts at a time when the state is sitting on a $1 billion surplus. Interestingly, …

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Scott says he would cooperate with any FDLE probe – Orlando Sentinel


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Scott says he would cooperate with any FDLE probe
Orlando Sentinel
Scott was at the Conductive Education Center of Orlando to announce that his proposed budget will include an $8 million boost for the Agency for Persons With Disabilities. The money would be aimed at ending waiting lists for people seeking to enroll in
Gov. Rick Scott says he would cooperate in FDLE probeWKMG Orlando
Two Cabinet Members Want an Independent Investigation of Rick Scott’s FDLE Miami New Times (blog)
Mayo: Gov. Scott stumbles againSun Sentinel
FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV
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Two Cabinet Members Want an Independent Investigation of Rick Scott’s FDLE … – Miami New Times (blog)


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Two Cabinet Members Want an Independent Investigation of Rick Scott’s FDLE
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Last night, Scott showed his finest scandal-ducking form again as pressure boiled over about his ouster of ex-FDLE chief Gerald Bailey. With two of his own cabinet members now calling for an independent investigation into Bailey’s claims that Scott

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More Than $500000 Has Been Raised for Rick Scott’s Inauguration – Miami New Times (blog)


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More Than $500000 Has Been Raised for Rick Scott’s Inauguration
Miami New Times (blog)
Scott Holdings also kicked in another $100,000. Despite the similar names, that company is not affiliated with Rick Scott himself. Instead its run by Steven M. Scott, a Boca Raton doctor who owns the medical investment company. That Scott is now chair
Republicans Raise $500k For Scott InaugurationCBS Local
Republicans raise $500k for Rick Scott’s inaugurationSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Dollars flowing into state GOP for Scott’s inaugural bashPalm Beach Post (blog)

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Rick Scott Is Still Spending Tons Of Taxpayer Cash Trying To Drug Test State … – Miami New Times (blog)

Rick Scott Is Still Spending Tons Of Taxpayer Cash Trying To Drug Test State
Miami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott is doing more harm to our party than good for Florida. Take the program this article discusses. Fiscal responsibility used to mean something. Our “leaders” have lost their honor. It’s not enough to point at the liberals and say “their

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Rick Scott to Hold Scaled-Back Inauguration Events – Miami New Times (blog)


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Rick Scott to Hold Scaled-Back Inauguration Events
Miami New Times (blog)
After a reelection campaign that cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $100 million total, Rick Scott has decided to scale back traditional inaugural events. Because, you know, he wants you all to know he’s a budget conscious, thrifty guy. Instead of
Rick Scott: 2014 On Pace for Tourism Record HighSunshine State News (blog)
Scott to scale back inaugural eventsWTSP 10 News
Florida Tourism On Pace For Record YearSpaceCoastDaily.com
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Ralph Nader Comes Out Hard Against Rick Scott, Doesn’t Say a Word About … – Miami New Times (blog)

Ralph Nader Comes Out Hard Against Rick Scott, Doesn’t Say a Word About
Miami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott has dodged questions on the minimum wage and has even said that the push for a raise in the minimum wage makes him “cringe.” He sees no problem in the fact that Florida’s $7.93 minimum wage has eroded, adjusted for inflation, by three

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Rick Scott Keeps Planting The Same Handmade Signs at His Rallies – Miami New Times (blog)


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Rick Scott Keeps Planting The Same Handmade Signs at His Rallies
Miami New Times (blog)
Scott’s campaign Twitter account sent out this photo earlier today after a rally in Tampa. It seemed pretty obvious that the signs were likely made by the campaign and not the people actually holding them. Have you seen the handmade signs people

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Gov. Rick Scott Skips Deposition About Secret Email Account to Attend Biltmore … – Miami New Times (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott Skips Deposition About Secret Email Account to Attend Biltmore
Miami New Times (blog)
Florida has one of the nation’s strictest open records laws, but Gov. Rick Scott doesn’t seem to take much pride over his state’s achievement. In fact, according to an ongoing lawsuit, Scott openly flaunted those rules by setting up a Gmail account for

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Rick Scott Sued For Not Disclosing $200M in Assets in Brilliant Campaign Tactic – Miami New Times (blog)

Miami New Times (blog)Rick Scott Sued For Not Disclosing $200M in Assets in Brilliant Campaign TacticMiami New Times (blog)File a blockbuster lawsuit against the even more controversial Rick Scott for failing to disclose $200 million in assets on his s…

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Rick Scott Ad Parodies Say Yes to the Dress, Very Notion of Serious Political … – Miami New Times (blog)


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Rick Scott Ad Parodies Say Yes to the Dress, Very Notion of Serious Political
Miami New Times (blog)
Florida’s Next Top Governor — In which a Tyra-clone reveals that the one picture she has in front of her is Rick Scott and then launches into an epic rant of “Be quiet, Charlie! Be quiet! STOP IT! I have never in my life yelled at a candidate like

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John Thrasher steps down from Rick Scott campaign – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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John Thrasher steps down from Rick Scott campaign
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Although he is off the Scott campaign, Thrasher still is running a campaign of his own. Because the state Board of Governors like won’t ratify his selection at FSU until Nov. 6, he has decided not to leave the Senate immediately. Because of that
John Thrasher, Rick Scott’s Campaign Chair, Picked as FSU’s Next President Miami New Times (blog)
Newly named to lead FSU, Thrasher’s next goal is reconciliationTampabay.com
Thrasher resigns as Scott’s re-election chairmanWJXT Jacksonville
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Rick Scott Proposes Raising Education Spending to $232 Per Student – Miami New Times (blog)

Rick Scott Proposes Raising Education Spending to $232 Per StudentMiami New Times (blog)Rick Scott announced plans this morning to raise per student spending on education in the state to its highest levels ever. Interestingly, the announcement came jus…

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