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Dec
05

Rick Scott ally blasts Miami GOP lawmakers for ‘malicious lobbying’ in bid dispute – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Rick Scott ally blasts Miami GOP lawmakers for ‘malicious lobbying’ in bid dispute
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
A top Broward Republican insider, William R. Scherer, is accusing three Miami-Dade GOP lawmakers of improper lobbying in the matter. One of the lawmakers said the comments from Scherer, a major backer of Gov. Rick Scott, are “ludicrous.” The case …

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Dec
01

Gov. Rick Scott to kick off second inaugural with a Jobs Jamboree barbecue – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott to kick off second inaugural with a Jobs Jamboree barbecue
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott Monday will host the first of several Jobs Jamborees in Miami. In both of his gubernatorial campaigns, Scott focused on an economic plan that he argued would create jobs and now will forego a traditional formal inauguration ball and
Job-seekers make requests for governor’s second termWFLA

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Dec
01

Gov. Scott kicks off ‘Jobs Jamboree’ events – WFTV Orlando


CBS Local
Gov. Scott kicks off ‘Jobs Jamboree’ events
WFTV Orlando
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is kicking off inauguration events before his second term in office. Scott will hold a series of informal barbecues this week hosted by businesses as part of a “Jobs Jamboree.” The Republican governor is holding the barbecues
Gov. Scott Kicks Off Jobs Jamboree In MiamiCBS Local
Gov. Scott to hold “Jobs Jamboree” in lieu of traditional inaugural eventsFOX 4

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Nov
06

Here’s how Rick Scott won – Tampabay.com (blog)


Miami New Times (blog)
Here’s how Rick Scott won
Tampabay.com (blog)
By the time the Halloween memo from their pollsters arrived Friday, Charlie Crist’s campaign team had already lost a good deal of confidence from a week earlier. Gov. Rick Scott was spending the equivalent of $1,200 a minute every day, every hour on TV …
Rick Scott Was Spending $1200 a Minute on TV AdsMiami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott Is Governor Again Because Broward County Didn’t Show Up to the PollsNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
4 more years: Which Rick Scott will Florida see?SaintPetersBlog (blog)
The Miami Times -Linex Legal (press release) (registration) -WFLA
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Nov
04

Weak South Fla turnout is good news for Rick Scott – Tampabay.com (blog)


Local 10
Weak South Fla turnout is good news for Rick Scott
Tampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott’s team should be feeling a little more confident because Democrat-rich South Florida is doing what it does in midterms: not voting in strong numbers. Miami-Dade is reporting that 183,000 people had voted as of 6 p.m. on Election Day. Add
Miami-Dade mayor thinking of leaving GOP still plans to vote for Florida Gov MiamiHerald.com (blog)

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Nov
03

Debate gaffe speaks to Rick Scott’s administration – The Miami Hurricane

Debate gaffe speaks to Rick Scott’s administration
The Miami Hurricane
In the first gubernatorial debate between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist, Scott refused to walk on stage to start the debate because he thought the electric fan on Crist’s podium constituted an unfair advantage. Since this so-called “fangate,” polls have

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Nov
03

Charlie Crist, Rick Scott make Souls to the Polls push with big-name help – Tampabay.com


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Charlie Crist, Rick Scott make Souls to the Polls push with big-name help
Tampabay.com
Rick Scott secretly visited a black church as well on Sunday, and then rallied with Jeb Bush in Miami-Dade’s heavily Republican city of Hialeah. “Charlie Crist has gotta go,” Bush said to wild applause, joking a moment later that “my mother didn’t want

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Oct
24

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


Miami New Times (blog)
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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Oct
24

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


Miami New Times (blog)
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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Oct
23

Gov. Scott to pay for his own campaign – WTSP 10 News


WTSP 10 News
Gov. Scott to pay for his own campaign
WTSP 10 News
Rick Scott is going to pump millions into his own re-election despite already outspending his main opponent in the race. Scott told a Miami television station on Wednesday that he is going to be “investing” in his race, although he did not cite a

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Oct
23

Rick Scott says he’ll spend his own money in Florida race as poll shows dead heat – MiamiHerald.com


MiamiHerald.com
Rick Scott says he’ll spend his own money in Florida race as poll shows dead heat
MiamiHerald.com
Florida’s high-dollar mean-spirited race for governor remained exactly tied in a new poll Wednesday, with 1.2 million voters already casting ballots and Gov. Rick Scott finally admitting he’ll spend some of his personal millions to win. Scott has spent

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Oct
20

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott campaigns en español, drawing praise — and critics – MiamiHerald.com


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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott campaigns en español, drawing praise — and critics
MiamiHerald.com
Rick Scott last week when he used his closing at a debate against Democratic rival Charlie Crist to deliver a halting paragraph — far beyond the usual cursory few words — in Spanish, a tongue the Republican governor concedes he has yet to master.

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Oct
17

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott says CDC’s Ebola response lacking – MiamiHerald.com


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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott says CDC’s Ebola response lacking
MiamiHerald.com
Gov. Rick Scott criticized the federal government Friday for not doing more to help Florida prepare for a possible Ebola outbreak. At a press conference near the Fort-Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Scott said that the Centers for Disease

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Oct
10

Scott, Crist face off in first of three debates tonight – TBO.com


TBO.com
Scott, Crist face off in first of three debates tonight
TBO.com
Republican Gov. Rick Scott will face Democratic challenger Charlie Crist in three debates to be televised statewide over the next two weeks. Here is the schedule. 7 p.m. today. Telemundo’s WSCV Miami is hosting a debate to be shown in the Tampa market

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Oct
04

Rick Scott vs. Charlie Crist: By the Numbers – MiamiHerald.com

Rick Scott vs. Charlie Crist: By the Numbers
MiamiHerald.com
Workshop in Miami Beach to address migration to ‘Chip cards’ · Okra mistaken for marijuana during pot search · Gov. Rick Scott’s complex finances raise new questions about his state disclosure. Featured. Hungarians busted in Miami male sex-slave ring.

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Sep
30

NextGen Climate brings ‘Gov. Rick Scott’s ark’ to Miami – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


Alternatives Journal
NextGen Climate brings ‘Gov. Rick Scott’s ark’ to Miami
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Governor Rick Scott’s only “solution” to climate change is build an ark so that he and his powerful supporters can escape Florida’s rising sea levels. NextGen Climate has taken the governor’s ark on the road, already visiting Tallahassee, Tampa
Tuesday: Is it time for Rick Scott to acknowledge the danger of climate change?Sun Sentinel

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Sep
22

Charlie Crist blames Rick Scott for teacher layoffs and class size increases – PolitiFact

Charlie Crist blames Rick Scott for teacher layoffs and class size increases
PolitiFact
And when Rick Scott cut education by over a billion dollars, thousands of them lost their jobs, class sizes went up, our kids paid the price.” A visual shows a 2014 Miami Herald article that cited a $1.3 billion cut to public schools. “Why did he do it

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