Tag Archive: Miami

Apr
21

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Rick Scott’s Drug Testing Case – Miami New Times (blog)

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Rick Scott’s Drug Testing Case
Miami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott has apparently never met a person he doesn’t want to drug test. Whether welfare recipients or state employees, the governor has created quite the controversy throughout his first term by unleashing strict plans to drug test Floridians

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Apr
09

Gov. Rick Scott stands by two misleading campaign ads on Obamacare – MiamiHerald.com

Gov. Rick Scott stands by two misleading campaign ads on Obamacare
MiamiHerald.com
Gov. Rick Scott is standing by two misleading campaign ads that falsely suggest 300,000 people in the state already lost their health insurance plans due to Obamacare. “Clearly, the ad’s accurate,” Scott told reporters Wednesday in Miami, declining to …

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Apr
09

Rick Scott stands by two misleading ads – Tampabay.com (blog)

Rick Scott stands by two misleading ads
Tampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott is standing by two misleading campaign ads that falsely suggest 300,000 people in the state already lost their health insurance plans due to Obamacare. “Clearly, the ad’s accurate,†Scott told reporters Wednesday in Miami, declining

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Apr
09

Rick Scott stands by two misleading ads that bash Obamacare – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Rick Scott stands by two misleading ads that bash Obamacare
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott is standing by two misleading campaign ads that falsely suggest 300,000 people in the state already lost their health insurance plans due to Obamacare. “Clearly, the ad’s accurate,” Scott told reporters Wednesday in Miami, declining to …

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Apr
03

Does Rick Scott Hate Fat People and Hispanics? – Miami New Times (blog)


Miami New Times (blog)
Does Rick Scott Hate Fat People and Hispanics?
Miami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott’s 2010 campaign was such a Tea Party-assisted, out-of-nowhere effort that many Floridians barely had time to fully comprehend his past. Well, this time around Democratic groups have ample time to remind voters of the governor’s checkered …

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Mar
27

Longtime MDX board member resigns over treatment of Mike Fernandez by Gov … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Longtime MDX board member resigns over treatment of Mike Fernandez by Gov
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Gonzalo Sanabria, a longtime Miami-Dade Expressway Authority board member, resigned Thursday from his post to protest the “disparaging and disrespectful” treatment of Mike Fernandez, the former co-finance chairman of Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign.

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Mar
24

After Fernandez departure, Mexican-accent controversy nags Gov. Rick Scott’s … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

After Fernandez departure, Mexican-accent controversy nags Gov. Rick Scott’s
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
On Friday, the Miami Herald reported that Gov. Rick Scott’s top campaign-finance co-chairman, Mike Fernandez, raised a concern in an email last month about campaign associates joking around in over-the-top Mexican accents. Insiders whispered about the 

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Mar
15

Gov. Rick Scott promotes cancer center funding plan in Miami – MiamiHerald.com

Gov. Rick Scott promotes cancer center funding plan in Miami
MiamiHerald.com
Florida Gov. Rick Scott visited the University of Miami’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Friday to tout his budget proposal to spend $80 million helping Florida cancer centers qualify as National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated facilities.

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Mar
14

Gov. Rick Scott talks funding for cancer research in Miami – Local 10

Gov. Rick Scott talks funding for cancer research in Miami
Local 10
GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT IS BACK IN SOUTH FLORIDA, THIS TIME TO TALK ABOUT MONEY FOR CANCER RESEARCH. IT’S HAPPENING AT THE SYLVESTER COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER AT THE JACK HEALTH COMPLEX IN MIAMI.
Gov. Rick Scott promotes cancer center funding plan in MiamiMiamiHerald.com
Governor Promotes Cancer Research Funding In MiamiCBS Local

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Feb
28

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to President Obama: Visit Venezuelans in Miami – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to President Obama: Visit Venezuelans in MiamiMiamiHerald.com (blog)Florida Gov. Rick Scott sent sent President Barack Obama a letter Friday again asking his administration to consider sanctions against the Venezuelan government…

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Jan
28

Rick Scott Joins Instagram! Finally, More Pictures of Rick Scott! – Miami New Times (blog)


Miami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott Joins Instagram! Finally, More Pictures of Rick Scott!
Miami New Times (blog)
Because obviously the key to getting Rick Scott reelected is to show people lots and lots of pictures of Rick Scott, the Governor’s campaign has officially started its own Instagram account. Using the handle @ScottForFlorida (because @RickScott was

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Jan
22

Rick Scott Won’t Vote for Medical Marijuana – Miami New Times (blog)


NBC 6 South Florida
Rick Scott Won’t Vote for Medical Marijuana
Miami New Times (blog)
Eighty-two percent of Floridians support the legalization of medical marijuana, but Gov. Rick Scott isn’t one of them. Apparently, despite the broadly supported issue heading to the ballot at the same time as his re-election, Scott announced he would
Gov. Rick Scott Will Vote Against Medical MarijuanaNBC 6 South Florida
Rick Scott Says He’ll Vote Against Medical MarijuanaNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Medical marijuana debate: Florida Governor Rick Scott will vote against WPTV
WUSF News
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Jan
21

Gov. Rick Scott says he will vote against medical marijuana in Florida – TCPalm


Miami New Times (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott says he will vote against medical marijuana in Florida
TCPalm
Rick Scott said Tuesday he will vote against a proposed constitutional amendment to allow the medical use of marijuana if it makes the 2014 ballot. “I have a great deal of empathy for people battling difficult diseases and I understand arguments in
Rick Scott Won’t Vote For Medical MarijuanaMiami New Times (blog)
Medical marijuana debate: Florida Governor Rick Scott will vote against WPTV
Scott opposes medical marijuana initiativeThe Florida Current

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Jan
18

Miami-Dade teachers march on Biscayne to protest Rick Scott’s education … – MiamiHerald.com


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Miami-Dade teachers march on Biscayne to protest Rick Scott’s education
MiamiHerald.com
The United Teachers of Dade organized Friday’s march to send a message to Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature that the state’s current per-student funding levels and teacher evaluation policies aren’t acceptable. The union, in advertising the

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Jan
16

Will Rick Scott’s choice for lieutenant governor hurt or help him? – Sun-Sentinel


Bradenton Herald
Will Rick Scott’s choice for lieutenant governor hurt or help him?
Sun-Sentinel
The question now is, will he help or hurt Scott in his bid for re-election in November? Without a doubt, Scott’s choice will help him in South Florida and with Hispanic voters, a constituency he will desperately need to win re-election. But will the
Rick Scott has Miami on his MindSunshine State News
Scott picks Lopez-Cantera as lieutenant governorTallahassee.com
Gov. Scott appoints first Hispanic lieutenant governorFamuan
Bradenton Herald -FlaglerLive.com -Orlando Sentinel
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Jan
14

Gov. Rick Scott expected to name new Lt. Governor today – WPEC


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Gov. Rick Scott expected to name new Lt. Governor today
WPEC
Florida Governor Rick Scott is expected to name a new lieutenant governor today, nearly a year after the previous one resigned amid a scandal. The Governor’s in Miami today and will make the announcement at 9:30 a.m. There’s been speculation for weeks 

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Jan
14

Gov. Rick Scott to name lieutenant governor Tuesday – Sun-Sentinel

Gov. Rick Scott to name lieutenant governor Tuesday
Sun-Sentinel
Rick Scott‘s long search for a new lieutenant governor ends Tuesday, when he’s expected to appoint Carlos Lopez-Cantera, a former state legislator who is Miami-Dade County’s elected property appraiser, the Miami Heraldreported. Scott plans to make the 

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