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Rick Scott healthcare agenda: A no-LIP budget and nixing certificates of need – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott healthcare agenda: A no-LIP budget and nixing certificates of need
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Gov. Rick Scott unveiled what appears to be an ambitious healthcare agenda he plans on tackling in the weeks before July 1. Though the governor didn’t have a healthcare agenda going into the 2015 session, Scott announced in a press release that he will …
Florida healthcare agency hits the road for feedback on its proposed extension Miami Herald

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Details on Rick Scott’s hospital commission start to emerge – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Details on Rick Scott’s hospital commission start to emerge
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As the dysfunctional 2015 Legislative Session continued on Wednesday with the Florida Senate threatening to sue the House for its abrupt sine die, Gov. Rick Scott floated to the media details about the hospital and health care commission he plans on …
Senate accuses House of violating Constitution, demands return to session FridayMiami Herald
Senate demands House come back to sessionTallahassee.com
Showdown in Fla. Legislature may go to courtBay News 9

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against feds over hospital funding – Miami Herald (blog)


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against feds over hospital funding
Miami Herald (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott followed through Tuesday on his promised lawsuit against the federal government over its threat to withhold hospital charity-care funding if Florida doesn’t expand Medicaid. His office announced the filing shortly after the Florida
Rick Scott Is Suing Barack Obama Over Medicaid ExpansionNew Times Broward-Palm Beach
Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against federal governmentLocal 10
Florida Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against Obama over Medicaid expansionBradenton Herald
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PolitiFact looks at one of Rick Scott’s environmental promises – Miami Herald (blog)

PolitiFact looks at one of Rick Scott’s environmental promises
Miami Herald (blog)
As part of his environmental agenda during his re-election campaign, Gov. Rick Scott promised that he would “issue an executive order to provide a foundation for bringing together stakeholders to plan with his administration for additional needed

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Gov. Rick Scott threatens Republican senators with veto power – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott threatens Republican senators with veto power
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Scott called senators a day after House and Senate leaders conceded that the impasse over whether the federal government will extend the $2.2 billion Low Income Pool, or LIP, program for hospitals and other health care providers will force lawmakers to …
Gov. Rick Scott declines Obama’s invitation to meet at Miami airportNaples Daily News
State Newspapers Chastise Gov. Rick Scott and Republican Legislators Over FCIR
Rick Scott turns up the heat on Florida Senate and hospitalsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
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PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott says feds are ‘walking away’ from funding … – Miami Herald


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PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott says feds are ‘walking away’ from funding
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Florida simply can’t trust the federal government to follow through on expanding Medicaid because Washington has already abandoned funding a current statewide healthcare program, Gov. Rick Scott says. Scott is pointing to the state’s loss of federal
Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuitMSNBC
Rick Scott has an easy way out of his Medicaid messWashington Post (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over health care money, Medicaid expansionTampabay.com (blog)
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Medicaid expansion: No, yes, no, we’re suing – Washington Post (blog)


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Medicaid expansion: No, yes, no, we’re suing
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has had an on-again, off-again relationship with the federal government over expanding Medicaid under the president’s health-care law. First, he was vehemently opposed to it, arguing that it was “inconsistent” with job
Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over healthcare money, Medicaid expansionMiami Herald
Gov. Rick Scott to sue feds over low income poolTallahassee.com
Rick Scott: Obama administration acting like ‘Sopranos’ mobsters over health careWashington Times
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Checking in on the Scott-O-Meter: Rick Scott’s promise to be No. 1 in … – Miami Herald (blog)

Checking in on the Scott-O-Meter: Rick Scott’s promise to be No. 1 in
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As part of a group of promises to invest in education, Gov. Rick Scott promised in his second term to “be No. 1 in nation for high school graduation rates.” There are a few different ways to measure graduation rates, but the one the state Department of …
Testing reform, kind of, sort ofDaily Commercial

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PolitiFact updates Rick Scott’s promise on school tests – Miami Herald (blog)

PolitiFact updates Rick Scott’s promise on school tests
Miami Herald (blog)
After calling for an investigation into standardized tests and suspending a new exam by executive order, Gov. Rick Scott quickly signed a bill limiting how many hours students can be evaluated. The Legislature passed HB 7069 on April 9, 2015
Testing reform, kind of, sort ofDaily Commercial

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Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over healthcare money, Medicaid expansion – Miami Herald


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Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over healthcare money, Medicaid expansion
Miami Herald
Republican Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that he will sue the federal government for allegedly coercing Florida to expand Medicaid. “It is appalling that President Obama would cut off federal healthcare dollars to Florida in an effort to force our
Florida’s Rick Scott files bizarre new ACA lawsuitMSNBC
Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Medicaid expansion: No, yes, no, we’re suingWashington Post (blog)
Cut Taxes or Expand Medicaid? Florida Governor Rick Scott Is in Quite a Pickle.The New Republic
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Rick Scott’s claim about LIP and Medicaid – Miami Herald (blog)

Rick Scott’s claim about LIP and Medicaid
Miami Herald (blog)
Florida simply can’t trust the federal government to follow through on expanding Medicaid because Washington has already abandoned funding a current statewide health care program, Gov. Rick Scott says. Scott is pointing to the state’s loss of federal

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PolitiFact looks at Rick Scott’s promise to enact tougher environmental penalties – Miami Herald (blog)

PolitiFact looks at Rick Scott’s promise to enact tougher environmental penalties
Miami Herald (blog)
After being criticized by environmentalists for his pro-business policies during his first term, Gov. Rick Scott stepped up his environmental promises for his re-election campaign. One of those promises was to crack down on polluters by proposing

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Florida testing bill headed to Gov. Rick Scott – Miami Herald


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Florida testing bill headed to Gov. Rick Scott
Miami Herald
TALLAHASSEE A proposal that would reduce the testing requirements for Florida schoolchildren — and delay the release of school grades until the new state exams are deemed valid — is headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk. The Florida House passed the …
Legislature agrees to scale back school testingSun Sentinel
After backlash, Fla. puts limits on standardized testingTallahassee.com
Bill limiting mandated tests heads to Gov. ScottBay News 9
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