Tag Archive: Miami

Feb
25

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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Feb
25

Obama in Miami: Rick Scott gives Marlins cap to president – Palm Beach Post (blog)


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Obama in Miami: Rick Scott gives Marlins cap to president
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President Barack Obama landed in Miami this afternoon and was greeted by Republican Gov. Rick Scott, a frequent Obama critic who put differences aside long enough to present Obama with a Miami Marlins cap. “I brought him a hat for the All-Star Game,” …

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Feb
04

Gov. Rick Scott facing a revolt within his own party? – Miami’s Community Newspapers

Gov. Rick Scott facing a revolt within his own party?Miami’s Community NewspapersSeems as soon as Rick Scott is reelected and sworn into office for a second term as governor of our fine state his fellow elected Republicans are distancing themselves fro…

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Feb
03

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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Feb
03

Gov. Rick Scott proposes repeal of hospital funding law – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott proposes repeal of hospital funding law
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A recommendation tucked into Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed budget could help Jackson Health System avoid a $40 million budget cut. Scott wants to repeal the so-called “hospital tiering” law set to take effect later this year. Under the controversial

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Feb
01

Rick Scott ignored prison problems, former DoC chief tells Miami Herald – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

SaintPetersBlog (blog)Rick Scott ignored prison problems, former DoC chief tells Miami HeraldSaintPetersBlog (blog)Mike Crews, former secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, is coming out with allegations Gov. Rick Scott and his administrat…

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Feb
01

Former Florida prisons chief says Gov. Rick Scott ignored crisis in … – MiamiHerald.com


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Former Florida prisons chief says Gov. Rick Scott ignored crisis in
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Rick Scott’s re-election campaign in full swing and civil rights groups calling for a U.S. Justice Department investigation into a series of questionable prison deaths. “We need you to take a bullet for the governor,” Crews recalled being told by the
Ex-prisons chief blasts Rick ScottSarasota Herald-Tribune
Gov. Rick Scott touts tax cuts in Jacksonville visitWJXT Jacksonville
Governor Rick Scott refuses to disclose financial informationWWSB ABC 7

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Jan
28

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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Jan
28

Gov. Rick Scott proposes $150 million for Everglades – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott proposes $150 million for Everglades
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Standing outside a Miami airboat attraction with some of the state’s top environmentalists and a caged panther named Harley, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday proposed spending $150 million in his next budget on Everglades restoration and habitat preservation.

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Jan
28

Gov. Rick Scott proposes $5 billion Everglades plan – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $5 billion Everglades plan
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Standing outside a Miami airboat attraction with some of the state’s top environmentalists and a caged panther named Harley, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday proposed spending $150 million in his next budget on Everglades restoration and habitat preservation.

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Jan
27

Gov. Rick Scott proposes $150 million for Florida Everglades work – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $150 million for Florida Everglades work
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Standing outside a Miami airboat attraction with some of the state’s top environmentalists and a caged panther named Harley, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday proposed spending $150 million in his next budget on Everglades restoration and habitat preservation.
Gov. Rick Scott wants dedicated source of funds for Everglades restorationLocal 10
Scott proposes $5 billion for Glades restorationSun Sentinel
Florida Gov. Rick Scott to pledge millions for Everglades restorationBradenton Herald
WTSP 10 News -Sunshine State News
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Jan
27

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to pledge millions for Everglades restoration – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to pledge millions for Everglades restoration
Bradenton Herald
MIAMI — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising to dedicate tens of millions to helping the Everglades. Scott is scheduled on Tuesday to announce that he wants to create a source of money for Everglades restoration that would result in $5 billion going

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Jan
23

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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Jan
20

Dan Gelber on Rick Scott’s law enforcement leadership: It’s a potential … – Tampabay.com (blog)

Dan Gelber on Rick Scott’s law enforcement leadership: It’s a potential
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Dan Gelber, a former federal prosecutor from Miami Beach, weighs in on the allegations that Rick Scott’s administration wanted state law enforcement officials to target certain people: …Think about what will happen when one of Scott’s staffers asks

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Jan
20

Florida lawmakers do their own probe of prison system – MiamiHerald.com


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Florida lawmakers do their own probe of prison system
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Rick Scott’s newly appointed prisons secretary, Julie Jones, at a hearing on Tuesday, and other senators have independently sought answers after the Miami Herald began an investigation last year into questionable deaths of several inmates in Florida …
Corrections secretary admits system problems, lays out plans to improveNaples Daily News
New Florida prison boss details deeply ingrained problemsBradenton Herald
New Prisons Chief Wants More Money, OversightCBS Local
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Jan
14

With Carlos Curbelo in Congress, Rick Scott gets to pick his Miami-Dade school … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

With Carlos Curbelo in Congress, Rick Scott gets to pick his Miami-Dade school
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Miami Republican Carlos Curbelo was sworn into Congress last week — which means Florida Gov. Rick Scott now has to choose someone to finish Curbelo’s term on the Miami-Dade County school board. There is no shortage of interest. Nine people so far …

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Jan
06

Miami-Dade mayor attends Gov. Rick Scott’s inauguration – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Miami-Dade mayor attends Gov. Rick Scott’s inauguration
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott invited Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez to his inauguration in Tallahassee on Tuesday, and Gimenez went — by land. Gimenez and his chief of staff, Alex Ferro, carpooled in one vehicle Monday, according to Mike …

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