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New agenda for re-elected Gov. Rick Scott looks much like old one: Jobs – Naples Daily News


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New agenda for re-elected Gov. Rick Scott looks much like old one: Jobs
Naples Daily News
NAPLES, Fla. – In 2010, Republican Gov. Rick Scott emerged as a candidate singularly focused on jobs. Four years later, his top priority remains the same. “I can tell you this, I will not let up,” said Scott, a Naples Republican, on Tuesday moments
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Rick Scott, Charlie Crist bring in big party names for final weekend of close race – Naples Daily News


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Rick Scott, Charlie Crist bring in big party names for final weekend of close race
Naples Daily News
Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist go into the final days of the hard-fought campaign with some of their party’s top surrogates by their side, as the latest early voting results show the election likely will be decided by a razor-thin

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Rick Scott: Political novice with stubborn agenda becomes politician who … – Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsRick Scott: Political novice with stubborn agenda becomes politician who …Naples Daily NewsRick Scott, in a bubbly, happy tone. The person he was trying to coax into offering a greeting was his toddler grandson, Quinton, whom Scott h…

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Editorial: Gov. Rick Scott has earned four more years – Naples Daily News


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Editorial: Gov. Rick Scott has earned four more years
Naples Daily News
Rick Scott is the more accomplished governor. Florida’s continuing recovery from the Great Recession should be entrusted to Scott, who we’re confident will further grow business, promote job creation, invest in education and safeguard the environment.

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Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist spar in first debate that gets testy as … – Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsGov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist spar in first debate that gets testy as …Naples Daily NewsDemocrat Charlie Crist, a former Republican governor of Florida, left, and Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, right, listen to the moderator…

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Rick Scott’s current running mate once “strongly” urged Reps to back stimulus … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Rick Scott’s current running mate once “strongly” urged Reps to back stimulus
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Interesting look-back by the Naples Daily News about the Obama-buck-fed-tax-hiking budget, supported in 2009 by the new running mate of Gov. Rick Scott, who uses the spending plan to criticize Charlie Crist: “This is a tough year, I strongly urge you

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Analysis: Rick Scott ahead in polls, money; Charlie Crist says battle far from … – Naples Daily News


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Analysis: Rick Scott ahead in polls, money; Charlie Crist says battle far from
Naples Daily News
Rick Scott in the Florida governor’s race to a tie, or possibly a narrow deficit, according to published polls. Asked who’s winning the race at this moment, retired University of South Florida political scientist Darryl Paulson didn’t hesitate: “It’s

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Gov. Rick Scott campaign tour to pitch new round of tax cuts as tag fees drop – Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsGov. Rick Scott campaign tour to pitch new round of tax cuts as tag fees dropNaples Daily NewsRick Scott starts to campaign for a new round of tax cuts. The election year reduction in vehicle registration fees (SB 156), one of two new …

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott a changed man, from tea party darling to moderate … – Naples Daily News


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott a changed man, from tea party darling to moderate
Naples Daily News
The tea party champion Rick Scott who harshly blasted the Republican establishment and promised to shrink Florida’s government when he ran for office in 2010 has since become the consummate GOP political insider. Today, he wheels and deals with the …
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All Aboard Florida rail line opponents meet with Gov. Rick Scott’s staff – Naples Daily News


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All Aboard Florida rail line opponents meet with Gov. Rick Scott’s staff
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CARE, an acronym for Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida, met with Florida Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad and Rachel Cone, the deputy chief of staff in charge of transportation issues in Scott’s office. Ward said their primary focus
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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?
Naples Daily News
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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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
Naples Daily News
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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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
Naples Daily News
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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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
Naples Daily News
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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Ad watch: Checking Crist, Scott education claims – Naples Daily News

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