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Aug
27

Rick Scott outpolled Charlie Crist in primaries: Does that have future meaning? – Naples Daily News


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Rick Scott outpolled Charlie Crist in primaries: Does that have future meaning?
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Crist’s employing a term more commonly found in the sports lexicon is a nod to the fact that the Republican and Democratic primaries weren’t a game between evenly matched opponents. Both Crist and Republican Gov. Rick Scott secured easy victories, and …

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Aug
27

Analysis: Rick Scott vs. Charlie Crist governor race is about to get costly, nasty – Naples Daily News


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Analysis: Rick Scott vs. Charlie Crist governor race is about to get costly, nasty
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Rick Scott won easily with 87.7 percent over two unknown opponents in the GOP primary, but one of those two, Sarasota businesswoman and party activist Elizabeth Cuevas-Neunder, registered a surprising 11 percent of the vote statewide — despite a …

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Aug
25

Gov. Rick Scott calls for review of Florida standardized tests – Naples Daily News


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Gov. Rick Scott calls for review of Florida standardized tests
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Rick Scott’s campaign Monday unveiled an education platform that calls for an “investigation” into the state standardized tests fought for by former Gov. Jeb Bush, a GOP political heavyweight who already endorsed Scott. The platform rollout from the

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Aug
20

Gov. Rick Scott promises transportation improvements during Bonita stop – Naples Daily News


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Gov. Rick Scott promises transportation improvements during Bonita stop
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Rick Scott, all roads lead to talk of jobs. The Naples Republican touted plans to invest in the state’s roads, ports and airports in a campaign stop Wednesday in Bonita Springs. The stop was part of a weeklong campaign swing focused on transportation.

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Aug
10

Ad watch: Checking Crist, Scott education claims – Naples Daily News

Ad watch: Checking Crist, Scott education claims
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TAMPA — Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are engaged in a major TV ad war over a deciding issue for many voters: Who’s the best candidate for Florida public schools? In the ads, each claims to have increased spending for public schools as governor, and

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Aug
09

Hot spots emerge for Rick Scott, Charlie Crist in early campaigning – Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsHot spots emerge for Rick Scott, Charlie Crist in early campaigningNaples Daily NewsRick Scott and Charlie Crist have been traveling the state gearing up for the November gubernatorial election. But while Scott has crisscrossed the sta…

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Aug
01

Billionaire environmentalist targets Gov. Rick Scott for defeat – Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsBillionaire environmentalist targets Gov. Rick Scott for defeatNaples Daily NewsTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A hedge fund billionaire-turned-environmentalist who is seeking to boost the political importance of climate change has his eye on knoc…

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Jul
29

Gov. Rick Scott agrees to three debates, Crist wants more – Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsGov. Rick Scott agrees to three debates, Crist wants moreNaples Daily NewsRick Scott will participate in three debates this fall, regardless of his Democratic opponent. The Scott campaign announced Tuesday he would participate in debat…

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Jul
24

Gov. Rick Scott in Fort Myers: Eliminate manufacturing tax – Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsGov. Rick Scott in Fort Myers: Eliminate manufacturing taxNaples Daily NewsRick Scott in Fort Myers: Eliminate manufacturing tax. Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster. 10:30 AM, Jul 23, 2014. 6:22 PM, Jul 23, 2014. state | local | top business | bu…

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Jul
21

Schooled on tuition: Increases happened under both Charlie Crist and Rick Scott – Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsSchooled on tuition: Increases happened under both Charlie Crist and Rick ScottNaples Daily NewsSCOTT MCINTYRE/Staff Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist stands with Vito Sheeley before Crist addresses a rally where he officially a…

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Jul
21

Rick Scott: ‘Charlie Crist mudslinging’ is behind cops at campaign controversy – Naples Daily News


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Rick Scott: ‘Charlie Crist mudslinging’ is behind cops at campaign controversy
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Rick Scott refused to give a direct answer to questions about on-duty, uniformed police officers who said they attended one of his campaign events in the belief it was an official governor’s office function. The next day, on Tuesday, Scott gave a more

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Jul
18

Crist running mate says Rick Scott’s campaign warchest creates sense of urgency – Naples Daily News


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Crist running mate says Rick Scott’s campaign warchest creates sense of urgency
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Rick Scott last year chose Carlos Lopez-Cantera as the state’s first Hispanic lieutenant governor and his 2014 running mate. Taddeo could also help Crist appeal to women voters, now 54 percent of the state electorate, and provide a South Florida ally
Charlie Crist Picks His Running MateGoverning
Charlie Crist Picks Hispanic Woman, Democrat Darling As Running MateCBS Local
Crist Picks Annette Taddeo as Running Mate, Citing Her Working Mom CredentialsFlaglerLive.com
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Jul
08

On-duty officers attend Gov. Rick Scott campaign event in Tampa – Naples Daily News


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On-duty officers attend Gov. Rick Scott campaign event in Tampa
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Rick Scott in Tampa despite Florida laws saying public employees must avoid political activity during working hours. Spokesmen for two of the agencies involved, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, said
Police Officers Featured In Rick Scott’s ‘Tough On Crime’ Campaign Event Were ThinkProgress

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Jul
06

Governor Rick Scott dogged by quest to recoup lost unemployment cash – Naples Daily News

Governor Rick Scott dogged by quest to recoup lost unemployment cash
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott claps during his State of the State speech Tuesday, March 4, 2014, on the floor of the House of Representatives at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. At right is Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville. (AP Photo/Phil Sears).
Rick Scott adviser had inside track to keep All Aboard Florida rail project Tbo.com (blog)
Governor Rick Scott kicks off “Let’s Keep Florida Safe” tourWWSB ABC 7
Florida Gov. Rick Scott to highlight anti-crime proposals on statewide tourGreenfield Daily Reporter

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Jul
05

Rick Scott adviser had inside track to keep All Aboard Florida rail project … – Naples Daily News

Rick Scott adviser had inside track to keep All Aboard Florida rail project
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May 2012: Adam Hollingsworth is named chief of staff to Gov. Rick Scott. Oct. 22, 2013: The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority announces an agreement with All Aboard Florida. Feb. 17, 2014: Gov. Rick Scott announced that this year’s budget includes

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Jun
30

Gov. Rick Scott honors vets – Naples Daily News


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Gov. Rick Scott honors vets
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Gov. Rick Scott honored veterans and active military who live in Southwest Florida Monday as part of his week-long tour across the state to honor Florida veterans. He stopped in Fort Myers to present the Governor’s Veterans Service Awards to local

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Jun
30

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to make Fort Myers stop on statewide veterans tour – Naples Daily News

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to make Fort Myers stop on statewide veterans tour
Naples Daily News
Rick Scott greets Comcast employees at a news conference to announce 220 new jobs at the company’s Center of Excellence in Fort Myers on June 26, 2014. (Carolina Hidalgo/Staff). FORT MYERS — Florida Gov. Rick Scott will stop in Fort Myers on Monday …

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