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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

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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
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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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Dec
26

More Than $500000 Has Been Raised for Rick Scott’s Inauguration – Miami New Times (blog)


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More Than $500000 Has Been Raised for Rick Scott’s Inauguration
Miami New Times (blog)
Scott Holdings also kicked in another $100,000. Despite the similar names, that company is not affiliated with Rick Scott himself. Instead its run by Steven M. Scott, a Boca Raton doctor who owns the medical investment company. That Scott is now chair
Republicans Raise $500k For Scott InaugurationCBS Local
Republicans raise $500k for Rick Scott’s inaugurationSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Dollars flowing into state GOP for Scott’s inaugural bashPalm Beach Post (blog)

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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
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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
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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


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Gov. Scott kicks off ‘Jobs Jamboree’ events
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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)


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Here’s how Rick Scott won
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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)


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Weak South Fla turnout is good news for Rick Scott
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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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