Tag Archive: Miami

Jul
16

Scientists ask Scott to meet on climate change – WTSP 10 News


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Scientists ask Scott to meet on climate change
WTSP 10 News
Rick Scott to talk about climate change, a subject he has been reluctant to address. Scott said, “I’m not a scientist,” after a federal report earlier this year highlighted Florida, and Miami in particular, among the parts of the country most

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Jul
14

Marc Caputo: ‘Moron’ move: Rick Scott campaign’s LeBron James-size gaffe – MiamiHerald.com


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Marc Caputo: ‘Moron’ move: Rick Scott campaign’s LeBron James-size gaffe
MiamiHerald.com
Rick Scott’s campaign is on its way to fouling out. On Friday, when Miami Heat fans mourned James’ decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, someone from Scott World had a brilliant idea: Compare the basketball champion to . . . Charlie Crist
Tuesday: Has Gov. Rick Scott put Florida under the gun?Sun-Sentinel
Reader Mail: Charlie Crist Sucks, but Rick Scott Is WorseMiami New Times
Thumbs up, thumbs down: Candidates on education and Cops in KKKFlorida Today
BizPac Review
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Jun
24

The Ads in Charlie Crist-Rick Scott Race Are Getting Ugly – Miami New Times (blog)


Miami New Times (blog)
The Ads in Charlie Crist-Rick Scott Race Are Getting Ugly
Miami New Times (blog)
The truth is Rick Scott avoided answering questions when being deposed in 2000 about a completely unrelated breach of contract civil case between his former company, Columbia/HCA and Nevada Communications Corp.,” reads the letter. “Rick Scott was …
Cost of prepaid college tuition nosedived under Scott, says Republican PartyPolitiFact
Rick Scott takes on Charlie Crist’s wifeCrowley Political Report
Fla. Gov. Rick Scott Rips Charlie Crist for Delayed Tax ReturnsNewsmax.com
Sunshine State News -Orlando Weekly (blog) -SaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Jun
20

New law would help pay for Miami soccer stadium – Local 10

Local 10New law would help pay for Miami soccer stadiumLocal 10Professional sports organizations looking to build new stadiums or upgrade current ones will get taxpayer help under a bill signed by Gov. Rick Scott. Scott on Friday signed the bill that w…

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Jun
19

Rick Scott’s New Spanish Radio Ad: “He Cuts Taxes 40 Times… GOOOOOOOALL!” – Miami New Times (blog)


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Rick Scott’s New Spanish Radio Ad: “He Cuts Taxes 40 Times… GOOOOOOOALL!”
Miami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott, a man who ran the first time around on a later abandoned platform of bringing Arizona-style immigration laws to Florida, is now desperate to get the Hispanic vote in November. Someone at Scott reelection HQ noticed that Hispanics tend to
Democrats dust off old anti-Rick Scott TV adMiamiHerald.com (blog)
Democrats dust off old GOP attack ad against Rick ScottSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott: Incumbent – Will Florida Do it Again?OpEdNews
Sunshine State News (blog) -Bradenton Herald -BizPac Review
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Jun
16

Rick Scott to highlight funding to end human trafficking – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

Rick Scott to highlight funding to end human trafficking
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
In an effort to highlight his commitment to end human trafficking in Florida, Gov. Rick Scott will be visiting support facilities in both Tampa and Miami next week. Scott’s tour will include prevention and recovery resources to discuss increased

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Jun
10

Bill Day takes on Rick Scott and climate change – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Bill Day takes on Rick Scott and climate change
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
This week, Bill Day once again takes on Gov. Rick Scott, this time for not yet divulging whether he truly believes climate change is man-made, real or significant. “I’m not a scientist,” Scott said during a Miami campaign stop in May, quickly changing

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May
27

Rick Scott Won’t Say If He Believes In Man-Made Climate Change: ‘I’m Not A … – Huffington Post


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Rick Scott Won’t Say If He Believes In Man-Made Climate Change: ‘I’m Not A
Huffington Post
Rick Scott (R) refused to say whether he believes man-made global warming is real Tuesday, despite having said in the past that he doesn’t believe in it. The Miami Herald reports that during a stop in Miami Tuesday, a reporter asked Scott whether he
Rick Scott won’t say if he thinks man-made climate-change is real, significantMiamiHerald.com (blog)
Florida’s Rick Scott: ‘I’m not a scientist’MSNBC
Gov. Rick Scott on climate change: ‘I’m not a scientist’Bay News 9
Salon -Mediaite
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May
20

Gov. Rick Scott Suspends North Miami Mayor – CBS Local


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Gov. Rick Scott Suspends North Miami Mayor
CBS Local
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Governor Rick Scott has suspended North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau after she turned herself in to federal authorities Tuesday as part of a mortgage fraud investigation. The latest development in this case came as Tondreau was …
Rick Scott Suspends Mayor Lucie Tondreau From Office After Fraud ChargesHuffington Post
Governor suspends North Miami mayor over mortgage fraud chargesMiamiHerald.com
North Miami mayor surrenders to FBI, suspended by Gov.Local 10
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May
16

South Florida unemployment rate down; good news for Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign – Local 10


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South Florida unemployment rate down; good news for Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign
Local 10
Florida’s unemployment rate is remaining relatively flat, while the unemployment rate in South Florida is down from the same time last year. In April 2013, Miami-Dade County’s unemployment rate was 8.6 percent, which fell to 6.6 percent this year. In

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May
14

Critics: Rick Scott Picks Huge Corporation Over People – CBS Local

Critics: Rick Scott Picks Huge Corporation Over People
CBS Local
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Mayors, Activists and Democrats Wednesday accused Governor Rick Scott and the Florida cabinet of bending to monied special interests in approving a controversial network of power poles for Florida Power and Light that will tower over …

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Apr
28

As Rick Scott and Charlie Crist battle for Hispanic vote, a Miami-Dade … – PolitiFact

As Rick Scott and Charlie Crist battle for Hispanic vote, a Miami-Dade
PolitiFact
Such politicking shows how important both candidates believe Hispanics to be in this year’s campaign for Florida’s governor. One key battleground is Miami-Dade County, home to the largest number of Hispanic voters in the state, as well as Scott’s

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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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