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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
Anderson Cooper Wants To Know ‘What The Hell’ Rick Scott Is Talking AboutHuffington Post
Gov. Scott peppered with tough questions again in TampaWTSP 10 News
Questions Rick Scott gets asked: Why don’t you answer questions?Tampabay.com (blog)
WKMG Orlando -Miami New Times (blog)
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Jun
24

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


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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
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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
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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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