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Court again rejects Rick Scott’s bid to drug-test Floridians seeking welfare … – Florida Times-Union


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Court again rejects Rick Scott’s bid to drug-test Floridians seeking welfare
Florida Times-Union
Less than two weeks after hearing arguments in the case, a federal appeals court Wednesday again rejected a Florida law pushed by Gov. Rick Scott requiring welfare applicants to submit to drug tests before they can receive benefits. The 2011 law
Rick Scott’s Wanting to Drug-Test Welfare Recipients Shot Down by Federal CourtNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Court rejects Gov. Rick Scott’s appeal on welfare drug testsWESH Orlando
Federal court rejects Gov. Rick Scott’s crusade to drug-test welfare recipientsBradenton Herald
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Court rejects Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s drug testing of welfare applicants – MiamiHerald.com


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Court rejects Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s drug testing of welfare applicants
MiamiHerald.com
A federal appeals court on Wednesday dealt another blow to Gov. Rick Scott’s crusade to conduct drug tests on welfare applicants when it upheld a lower court ruling that the practice was unconstitutional. The unanimous ruling from a bipartisan panel of …
Rick Scott’s Wanting to Drug-Test Welfare Recipients Shot Down by Federal CourtNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Court again rejects Rick Scott’s bid to drug-test Floridians seeking welfare Florida Times-Union
Rick Scott Won’t Get to Drug Test Poor People After All: Federal Court Rejects Miami New Times (blog)
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Rick Scott Claims He Did Better With Hispanic Voters Than Media Reported – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)


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Rick Scott Claims He Did Better With Hispanic Voters Than Media Reported
New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
But OnMessage shows a different picture, saying Scott won the Cuban vote 65-30. “While an array of news articles point to a Rick Scott victory ‘despite losing ground with Hispanics,’ that’s simply not true,” says an OnMessage polling memo released today.

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Rick Scott campaign: post-election survey shows why exit polls on Cubans … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Rick Scott campaign: post-election survey shows why exit polls on Cubans
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Though exit polls indicated Gov. Rick Scott lost Hispanics by a 20 percentage-point margin, the Republican’s campaign conducted its own post-election survey that showed he might have almost tied Democrat Charlie Crist with these voters. Scott’s survey …
Rick Scott Claims He Actually Won the Cuban Vote by 35 PointsMiami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott Claims He Did Better With Hispanic Voters Than Media ReportedNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Fla GOP says Rick Scott and Charlie Crist tied among Hispanic votersTampabay.com (blog)
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AP: Gov. Rick Scott Used Private Email Accounts For Public Work – FCIR


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AP: Gov. Rick Scott Used Private Email Accounts For Public Work
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Gov. Rick Scott’s office handed over public records showing the newly re-elected governor has in fact used a private email account to conduct public business. The Associated Press reports that three months after it filed a public records request, the
Rick Scott admits using private email account, skirting public records lawTampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott Lied About Not Using His Private Gmail For State BusinessNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott, staff used private email account to conduct state businessBradenton Herald
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Rick Scott Releases Statement About FSU Shootings, Fails to Mention He … – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)


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Rick Scott Releases Statement About FSU Shootings, Fails to Mention He
New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
It mentioned how FSU will come back stronger from this. It mentioned how he, Rick Scott, is a father and can relate to the anxiety and worry students’ parents must have felt. The one thing the statement failed to mention: that Rick Scott holds the

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Rick Scott to Hold Scaled-Back Inauguration Events – Miami New Times (blog)


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Rick Scott to Hold Scaled-Back Inauguration Events
Miami New Times (blog)
After a reelection campaign that cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $100 million total, Rick Scott has decided to scale back traditional inaugural events. Because, you know, he wants you all to know he’s a budget conscious, thrifty guy. Instead of
Rick Scott: 2014 On Pace for Tourism Record HighSunshine State News (blog)
Scott to scale back inaugural eventsWTSP 10 News
Florida Tourism On Pace For Record YearSpaceCoastDaily.com
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Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win empowers GOP -dominated Legislature – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win empowers GOP -dominated Legislature
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The biggest winner in Tuesday’s election in Florida was the Republican-dominated Florida Legislature. It coasted to victory with little effort, broke fundraising records and came away with enough political power to control the agenda — even that of
Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win leaves power with Republican LegislatureTampabay.com
Medical Marijuana Got More Florida Votes Than Rick ScottFOX News Radio
Rick Scott Is Governor Again Because Broward County Didn’t Show Up to the PollsNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
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Which Rick Scott will govern now, tea party or moderate? – TBO.com


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Which Rick Scott will govern now, tea party or moderate?
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Several Republicans said the biggest change in Scott hasn’t been an ideological one, but rather a learning process that all new governors go through — particularly those who have never been part of government in Tallahassee. The process involves …
Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win leaves power with Republican LegislatureTampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win empowers GOP -dominated LegislatureMiamiHerald.com
Medical Marijuana Got More Florida Votes Than Rick ScottFOX News Radio
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Here’s how Rick Scott won – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Here’s how Rick Scott won
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By the time the Halloween memo from their pollsters arrived Friday, Charlie Crist’s campaign team had already lost a good deal of confidence from a week earlier. Gov. Rick Scott was spending the equivalent of $1,200 a minute every day, every hour on TV …
Rick Scott Was Spending $1200 a Minute on TV AdsMiami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott Is Governor Again Because Broward County Didn’t Show Up to the PollsNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
4 more years: Which Rick Scott will Florida see?SaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Charlie Crist Edges Out Rick Scott in Final Quinnipiac Poll – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)

Charlie Crist Edges Out Rick Scott in Final Quinnipiac Poll
New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
With Election Day a mere five days away, the governor’s race continues to look like a photo finish. But, in a seemingly last-minute twist, Qunnipiac University’s latest poll (and last before the election) has given Charlie Crist a slight edge over Rick

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Ralph Nader Comes Out Hard Against Rick Scott, Doesn’t Say a Word About … – Miami New Times (blog)

Ralph Nader Comes Out Hard Against Rick Scott, Doesn’t Say a Word About
Miami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott has dodged questions on the minimum wage and has even said that the push for a raise in the minimum wage makes him “cringe.” He sees no problem in the fact that Florida’s $7.93 minimum wage has eroded, adjusted for inflation, by three

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Rick Scott Keeps Planting The Same Handmade Signs at His Rallies – Miami New Times (blog)


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Rick Scott Keeps Planting The Same Handmade Signs at His Rallies
Miami New Times (blog)
Scott’s campaign Twitter account sent out this photo earlier today after a rally in Tampa. It seemed pretty obvious that the signs were likely made by the campaign and not the people actually holding them. Have you seen the handmade signs people

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Gov. Rick Scott Skips Deposition About Secret Email Account to Attend Biltmore … – Miami New Times (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott Skips Deposition About Secret Email Account to Attend Biltmore
Miami New Times (blog)
Florida has one of the nation’s strictest open records laws, but Gov. Rick Scott doesn’t seem to take much pride over his state’s achievement. In fact, according to an ongoing lawsuit, Scott openly flaunted those rules by setting up a Gmail account for

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Rick Scott Admits He Postponed an Inmate’s Execution So Pam Bondi Could … – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)


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Rick Scott Admits He Postponed an Inmate’s Execution So Pam Bondi Could
New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
In September of 2013, we brought you the story of Attorney General Pam Bondi asking Gov. Rick Scott to postpone the execution of an inmate on Florida’s death row so she could throw herself a fundraiser. Scott honored Bondi’s request, and the execution
WonkiFact: Yep, Rick Scott Delayed Execution For Attorney General’s Campaign Wonkette (satire)
Rick Scott Caught Lying AgainRing of Fire
Bondi bid for execution delay becomes issueWTSP 10 News
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Fangate overshadows sharp debate between Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist – Tampabay.com


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Fangate overshadows sharp debate between Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist
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The Scott campaign released its own statement: “Charlie Crist can bring his fan, microwave, and toaster to debates — none of that will cover up how sad his record as governor was compared to the success of Rick Scott. Crist should buy a fan for the
Rick Scott changed the terms of his promise to create 700000 jobs on top of PolitiFact
McLaughlin poll: Rick Scott over Charlie Crist 43-42 percent, Wyllie at 6MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Rick Scott, Charlie Crist debate gets off to bizarre start over rogue fanOrlando Sentinel
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Gov. Rick Scott releases 2013 tax returns; questions remain – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott releases 2013 tax returns; questions remain
Tampabay.com
The release of Scott’s tax return, however, left unresolved many questions that have emerged about the accuracy and completeness of his financial disclosures since he filed his 2013 state financial disclosure reports as required to run for re-election.
Gov. Rick Scott releases 2013 tax returns; $5M difference between reports to Bradenton Herald
Rick Scott Should Release His 2013 Tax Information if He Wants Anyone to Take New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott has released his 2013 tax return; see it hereMiamiHerald.com (blog)

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