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Mar
27

“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
Miami New Times
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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Mar
23

Florida lawmaker says Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet must block reinsurance ‘welfare’ – Bradenton Herald

Florida lawmaker says Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet must block reinsurance ‘welfare’
Bradenton Herald
On the eve of Tuesday’s meeting of Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet, Rep. Frank Artiles, R-Miami, wants state officials to reject a proposal by the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund to issue $2.2 billion in reinsurance bonds. The issue will be decided

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Mar
20

Crazy on you: Scott administration orders employee to get medical evaluation … – Orlando Weekly (blog)


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Crazy on you: Scott administration orders employee to get medical evaluation
Orlando Weekly (blog)
Perhaps you’ve been following all of the insane tornado of coverage about Gov. Rick Scott’s climate-change denial, or maybe you’re just too busy drowning in Miami. The gist is that Scott has told various employees of various state agencies that
Climate change? Not in Gov. Rick Scott’s administration ? stillTampabay.com
Man given mental evaluation for ignoring Rick Scott’s insane climate change policyDeath and Taxes
Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for Raw Story
SaintPetersBlog (blog) -Bradenton Herald
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Mar
18

No opinion yet from Florida Gov. Rick Scott on transgender bathroom bill – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

No opinion yet from Florida Gov. Rick Scott on transgender bathroom bill
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Visiting Miami on Wednesday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott wouldn’t say if he would support legislation banning transgender men and women from using public restrooms of their choice. The law, proposed by Republican state Rep. Frank Artiles of Miami, is aimed …

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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
Palm Beach Post (blog)
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
MiamiHerald.com
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
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
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
Tampabay.com
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
MiamiHerald.com
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
Miami New Times (blog)
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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