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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


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


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Scott, Crist face off in first of three debates tonight
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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
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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)


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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
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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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Sep
14

Florida spends billions on toll lanes, but public has little input into how … – Florida Times-Union


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Florida spends billions on toll lanes, but public has little input into how
Florida Times-Union
Rick Scott’s administration. A series of projects that will be under construction until 2021 will add multiple toll lanes in Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa. An analysis by the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting has learned that the toll
Florida making big drive toward toll lanesOcala

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Aug
28

Scott, in Miami, rips federal education standards that ‘punish’ diversity – MiamiHerald.com


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Scott, in Miami, rips federal education standards that ‘punish’ diversity
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Rick Scott — in full campaign mode after an easy primary election victory the night before — promised to explore “every legal option” if the feds won’t bend on standards he contends ‘punish’ diverse schools. The governor traveled to downtown Miami to
Rick Scott May Legally Challenge Federal Testing Rules He Says ‘Punish Fox News Latino
Gov. Rick Scott Holds News Conference On English Language Learners And Getty Images
Florida Ready To Challenge Federal Testing Rules For Students Learning EnglishWLRN

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Aug
21

Acquitted Miami Lakes mayor sues Florida Gov. Rick Scott over suspension – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Daily Business Review (registration)Acquitted Miami Lakes mayor sues Florida Gov. Rick Scott over suspensionMiamiHerald.com (blog)Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi sued Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday in an effort to force him to revoke the suspens…

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Aug
21

Gov. Rick Scott says per student spending next year will be highest in Florida … – St. Augustine Record

Gov. Rick Scott says per student spending next year will be highest in Florida
St. Augustine Record
Florida Gov. Rick Scott talks members of the media during a visit to a local business in Miami, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. In an extraordinary move announced Thursday, Scott says he’ll recommend a roughly $700 million increase for public schools for 2015

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Aug
21

Rick Scott Proposes Raising Education Spending to $232 Per Student – Miami New Times (blog)

Rick Scott Proposes Raising Education Spending to $232 Per StudentMiami New Times (blog)Rick Scott announced plans this morning to raise per student spending on education in the state to its highest levels ever. Interestingly, the announcement came jus…

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Aug
15

Attorney requests Gov. Rick Scott to reinstate suspended Miami Lakes Mayor … – Local 10


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Attorney requests Gov. Rick Scott to reinstate suspended Miami Lakes Mayor
Local 10
WE ASKED GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT THAT QUESTION TODAY. GLENNA MILBERG SPOKE TO THE GOVERNOR A LITTLE WHILE AGO AND SHE JOINS US IN HOMESTEAD TO BREAK IT DOWN FOR US. WHAT DID HE HAVE TO SAY, GLENNA.
Gov. Rick Scott says he doesn’t plan to reinstate acquitted Miami Lakes mayorMiamiHerald.com (blog)
Tale Of Two Mayors In South Florida City Likely Headed To CourtBusiness Insider
Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Wants Job Back ImmediatelyCBS Local
Town Hall -Washington Times
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Aug
15

Gov. Rick Scott says he doesn’t plan to reinstate acquitted Miami Lakes mayor – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott says he doesn’t plan to reinstate acquitted Miami Lakes mayor
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
But he remains suspended from his mayoral office — and Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Friday he doesn’t intend to put Pizzi back in office. According to Scott, who held a campaign event in Homestead, because Miami Lakes held a special election last year
Reinstatement An Issue After Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor AcquittalCBS Local
Michael Pizzi takes mayor’s office despite red flagsLocal 10
Scott won’t reinstate acquitted Miami Lakes mayorMyFoxOrlando.com
Daytona Beach News-Journal
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Aug
07

Rick Scott’s Primary Challenger Wants to Smack Him With a Chancleta – Miami New Times (blog)


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Rick Scott’s Primary Challenger Wants to Smack Him With a Chancleta
Miami New Times (blog)
Despite running against incumbent Gov. Rick Scott in the Republican primary, Elizabeth Cuevas-Neunder hasn’t made many headlines. Scott’s win is nearly guaranteed. Yet, Cuevas-Neunder has a strong message that will surely resonate with Florida’s …
Scott’s GOP primary challenger says flip-flop has added meaning with Hispanic Palm Beach Post (blog)

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Aug
06

Facing fire from Steyer, Rick Scott says he’s ready amid ‘Florida Beautiful’ tour – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Facing fire from Steyer, Rick Scott says he’s ready amid ‘Florida Beautiful’ tour
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott gave a one-word response when asked Tuesday if he was worried that billionaire climate-change activist Tom Steyer is targeting him. “No,” Scott, a multi-millionaire who isn’t shy about spending his own fortune, smiled during a Miami …

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Jul
28

Miami New Construction Show Announces Gov. Rick Scott as Keynote Speaker – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)


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Miami New Construction Show Announces Gov. Rick Scott as Keynote Speaker
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)
MIAMI — The Miami New Construction Show, the first annual event for real estate buyers and investors in South Florida, is pleased to announce Florida Governor Rick Scott as the keynote speaker for opening day of the expo on Friday, August 29 at the

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