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Environmentalist Nat Reed Slams Rick Scott: “I’m Getting Scared About Our State” – Miami New Times


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Environmentalist Nat Reed Slams Rick Scott: “I’m Getting Scared About Our State”
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Legendary Florida environmentalist Nathaniel Reed has added his voice to the chorus of disapproval of Florida’s Legislature. He says the body’s failure to enact key legislation — as the house quit early over a Medicaid funding fight — has made the

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“Florida Man” Has Better Approval Ratings in Florida Than Gov. Rick Scott – Miami New Times


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“Florida Man” Has Better Approval Ratings in Florida Than Gov. Rick Scott
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This is a very special week in “WTF Florida” history. This is the week that the state has become self aware. Not only did an actual real life political polling firm decided to test the approval rating of “Florida Man” among Florida voters, a man who

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Climate change? Not in Gov. Rick Scott’s administration ? still – Tampabay.com


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Climate change? Not in Gov. Rick Scott’s administration ? still
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Scott has denied news reports that Department of Environmental Protection employees were barred from using the terms “climate change,” “global warming” and “sustainability,” but he has declined to discuss the subject in detail. In a televised hearing
Awkward: Watch as Florida lawmaker mocks Rick Scott official for refusing to Raw Story
Man given mental evaluation for ignoring Rick Scott’s insane climate change policyDeath and Taxes
Rick Scott ‘climate change’ gag order claims first victim, enviro group saysSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Miami New Times –Bradenton Herald –Tallahassee.com (blog)
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In Florida, Gov. Rick Scott, bans use of ‘climate change,’ ‘global warming’ in … – Chicago Sun-Times


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In Florida, Gov. Rick Scott, bans use of ‘climate change,’ ‘global warming’ in
Chicago Sun-Times
When he’s been asked about his views on climate change, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has said he “was not a scientist.” But when it comes to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, employees are prohibited from using terms such as “climate
Florida Officials Were Barred From Using The Term ‘Climate Change’ Once Rick Huffington Post
Six Reasons You Shouldn’t be Shocked Rick Scott Banned DEP from Using New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott Banned Talk of “Global Warming” and “Climate Change”PoliticusUSA
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Rick Scott Gave President Obama a Marlins Cap, but What Does It Mean? – Miami New Times (blog)

Miami New Times (blog)Rick Scott Gave President Obama a Marlins Cap, but What Does It Mean?Miami New Times (blog)Apparently we are to assume that all minor instances of basic human interaction between Gov. Rick Scott and President Barack Obama are of t…

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After Rick Scott Pledges $150 Million, Barack Obama Wants $240 Million More … – Miami New Times (blog)


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After Rick Scott Pledges $150 Million, Barack Obama Wants $240 Million More
Miami New Times (blog)
The announcement comes on the heels of Scott’s pledge to increase spending on Everglades restoration. Voters passed an amendment last November that would set aside one-third of all excise taxes on documents for environmental purposes. The governor …
Gov. Scott Announces $5B Over 20 Years To Restore The EvergladesWater Online (press release)

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Rick Scott Proposes Tax Cuts for Cell Phones, Cable, and Textbooks – Miami New Times (blog)

Rick Scott Proposes Tax Cuts for Cell Phones, Cable, and TextbooksMiami New Times (blog)Rick Scott unveiled his proposed budget today, and it contains $673 million in tax cuts at a time when the state is sitting on a $1 billion surplus. Interestingly, …

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Calls for FDLE investigations grow as Gov. Rick Scott continues to avoid questions – Tampabay.com


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Calls for FDLE investigations grow as Gov. Rick Scott continues to avoid questions
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TALLAHASSEE — As Gov. Rick Scott on Friday continued to brush off questions about allegations of political meddling made by the state’s former top law enforcement officer, pressure mounted elsewhere in Florida to get answers.
Scott says he would cooperate with any FDLE probeOrlando Sentinel
Gov. Rick Scott responds to FDLE allegationsWESH Orlando
Two Cabinet Members Want an Independent Investigation of Rick Scott’s FDLE Miami New Times (blog)
WKMG Orlando –Sun Sentinel
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Two Cabinet Members Want an Independent Investigation of Rick Scott’s FDLE … – Miami New Times (blog)


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Two Cabinet Members Want an Independent Investigation of Rick Scott’s FDLE
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Last night, Scott showed his finest scandal-ducking form again as pressure boiled over about his ouster of ex-FDLE chief Gerald Bailey. With two of his own cabinet members now calling for an independent investigation into Bailey’s claims that Scott

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Barack Obama Trolled Rick Scott on the Environment During State of the Union – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)

New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)Barack Obama Trolled Rick Scott on the Environment During State of the UnionNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union last night, and pretty much everyone is talking about the mo…

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Rick Scott Is About to Break the Modern Record for Most Executions by a … – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)

Rick Scott Is About to Break the Modern Record for Most Executions by a
New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Why then would Governor Rick Scott approve a bill that speeds up the execution process, as he made evident when he signed the ‘Timely Justice Act of 2013′ (Killian)? We have a failed system and the American Bar Association recognized this in 2006 when …

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More Than $500000 Has Been Raised for Rick Scott’s Inauguration – Miami New Times (blog)


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More Than $500000 Has Been Raised for Rick Scott’s Inauguration
Miami New Times (blog)
Scott Holdings also kicked in another $100,000. Despite the similar names, that company is not affiliated with Rick Scott himself. Instead its run by Steven M. Scott, a Boca Raton doctor who owns the medical investment company. That Scott is now chair
Republicans Raise $500k For Scott InaugurationCBS Local
Republicans raise $500k for Rick Scott’s inaugurationSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Dollars flowing into state GOP for Scott’s inaugural bashPalm Beach Post (blog)

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Rick Scott Is Still Spending Tons Of Taxpayer Cash Trying To Drug Test State … – Miami New Times (blog)

Rick Scott Is Still Spending Tons Of Taxpayer Cash Trying To Drug Test State
Miami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott is doing more harm to our party than good for Florida. Take the program this article discusses. Fiscal responsibility used to mean something. Our “leaders” have lost their honor. It’s not enough to point at the liberals and say “their

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Lawyer: Gov. Rick Scott private emails broke the law – Tallahassee.com


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Lawyer: Gov. Rick Scott private emails broke the law
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Gov. Rick Scott’s disclosure of nearly 200 pages of emails from a private Google account could become key evidence in an ongoing lawsuit that charges that the governor flouted the state’s public records law. The Scott administration released documents
Rick Scott Broke the Law With Private Gmail Account, Lawyer ArguesNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Judge allows new complaint against Gov. Rick Scott alleging he intentionally MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Rick Scott broke law with private emails, lawyer saysWKMG Orlando
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Rick Scott Broke the Law With Private Gmail Account, Lawyer Argues – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)


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Rick Scott Broke the Law With Private Gmail Account, Lawyer Argues
New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Tallahassee attorney Seven Andrews has been on a crusade to prove that Gov. Rick Scott used his private Gmail account to circumvent around Florida’s public records law. Andrews convinced the courts to have Google subpoenaed to turn over basic …

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Judge allows new complaint against Gov. Rick Scott alleging he intentionally … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)Judge allows new complaint against Gov. Rick Scott alleging he intentionally …MiamiHerald.com (blog)A Tallahassee judge on Monday opened the door for a new complaint against Gov. Rick Scott that alleges the governor…

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