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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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Climate change? Not in Gov. Rick Scott’s administration ? still – Tampabay.com


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Climate change? Not in Gov. Rick Scott’s administration ? still
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Scott has denied news reports that Department of Environmental Protection employees were barred from using the terms “climate change,” “global warming” and “sustainability,” but he has declined to discuss the subject in detail. In a televised hearing
Awkward: Watch as Florida lawmaker mocks Rick Scott official for refusing to Raw Story
Man given mental evaluation for ignoring Rick Scott’s insane climate change policyDeath and Taxes
Rick Scott ‘climate change’ gag order claims first victim, enviro group saysSaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Rick Scott Gave President Obama a Marlins Cap, but What Does It Mean? – Miami New Times (blog)

Miami New Times (blog)Rick Scott Gave President Obama a Marlins Cap, but What Does It Mean?Miami New Times (blog)Apparently we are to assume that all minor instances of basic human interaction between Gov. Rick Scott and President Barack Obama are of t…

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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
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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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Calls for FDLE investigations grow as Gov. Rick Scott continues to avoid questions – Tampabay.com


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Calls for FDLE investigations grow as Gov. Rick Scott continues to avoid questions
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TALLAHASSEE — As Gov. Rick Scott on Friday continued to brush off questions about allegations of political meddling made by the state’s former top law enforcement officer, pressure mounted elsewhere in Florida to get answers.
Scott says he would cooperate with any FDLE probeOrlando Sentinel
Gov. Rick Scott responds to FDLE allegationsWESH Orlando
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 … – 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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Gov. Rick Scott proposes record high education spending in Florida – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott proposes record high education spending in Florida
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If adjusted for inflation, Scott’s proposed figure falls about $640 short of the high watermark, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index inflation calculator. Still, it was enough to win praise from some of the governor’s
Gov. Rick Scott proposes $20 million for technical centersSun Sentinel
Gov. Rick Scott’s ouster of FDLE commissioner followed months of tension MiamiHerald.com
Gov. Rick Scott proposes bump to K-12 education fundingThe News-Press
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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
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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
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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
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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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Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win empowers GOP -dominated Legislature – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win empowers GOP -dominated Legislature
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The biggest winner in Tuesday’s election in Florida was the Republican-dominated Florida Legislature. It coasted to victory with little effort, broke fundraising records and came away with enough political power to control the agenda — even that of
Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win leaves power with Republican LegislatureTampabay.com
Medical Marijuana Got More Florida Votes Than Rick ScottFOX News Radio
Rick Scott Is Governor Again Because Broward County Didn’t Show Up to the PollsNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
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Which Rick Scott will govern now, tea party or moderate? – TBO.com


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Which Rick Scott will govern now, tea party or moderate?
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Several Republicans said the biggest change in Scott hasn’t been an ideological one, but rather a learning process that all new governors go through — particularly those who have never been part of government in Tallahassee. The process involves …
Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win leaves power with Republican LegislatureTampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win empowers GOP -dominated LegislatureMiamiHerald.com
Medical Marijuana Got More Florida Votes Than Rick ScottFOX News Radio
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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
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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
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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
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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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