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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet agree to public process in firing agency heads – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet agree to public process in firing agency heads
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Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet agreed Tuesday that the firing of a Cabinet-level state agency head can only be done in public — a step they avoided in the hotly disputed removal of a state police official three months ago. The four statewide elected
Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet tangle over agency heads reviewOrlando Sentinel
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet approve post-FDLE job review rulesBradenton Herald
Scott, Cabinet talk transparency amid FDLE scandalWTSP 10 News
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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet agree to public process in firing agency heads – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet agree to public process in firing agency heads
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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet agreed Tuesday that the firing of a Cabinet-level state agency head can only be done in public — a step they avoided in the hotly disputed removal of a state police official three months ago.
Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet tangle over agency heads reviewOrlando Sentinel
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet approve post-FDLE job review rulesBradenton Herald
Scott, Cabinet talk transparency amid FDLE scandalWTSP 10 News
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Gov. Rick Scott awards Lee, Collier schools $6.8 million – The News-Press


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Gov. Rick Scott awards Lee, Collier schools $6.8 million
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Gov. Rick Scott awarded a total of $4.2 million on Monday morning to 51 Lee County schools that qualified based on student achievement. Schools that receive an “A” grade or improve at least one performance grade category are eligible for school …
Gov. Rick Scott announces incentive funding in Lee County, stateNaples Daily News
Gov. Scott presents Lee County Public Schools with $4.2 millionNaples Herald

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Gov. Rick Scott proposes bump to K-12 education funding – The News-Press


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Gov. Rick Scott proposes bump to K-12 education funding
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Gov. Rick Scott will ask the Legislature to allocate the highest per-student budget in state history. Scott’s proposing a $7,176 per public-school student, about a $261 raise compared to this year. The per-student cost is $50 above the previous high in

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Voters Don’t Trust Either Charlie Crist or Rick Scott in Gubernatorial Race – U.S. News & World Report (blog)


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Voters Don’t Trust Either Charlie Crist or Rick Scott in Gubernatorial Race
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
A new Quinnipiac poll reveals voters are dubious about both candidates. Only 37 percent of voters describe Democrat and former Gov. Charlie Crist as honest and trustworthy and only 39 percent describe his opponent and incumbent Gov. Rick Scott that way.
Poll: Rick Scott edges Charlie Crist, 44-42, but voters dislike both candidatesMiamiHerald.com
Rick Scott and Charlie Crist have the same problem: Voters don’t trust themWashington Post (blog)
A Scott Rothstein victim says that he was “swindled” by Charlie Crist.PolitiFact
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New poll: Charlie Crist, Rick Scott neck and neck – The News-Press

New poll: Charlie Crist, Rick Scott neck and neck
The News-Press
The hard-fought Florida governor’s race has tightened a couple more notches, according to a fresh poll released today. The SurveyUSA/WFLA tracking poll saw Gov. Rick Scott’s lead over Democratic challenger Charlie Crist shrink from 5 percentage points

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Editorial: Don’t believe Rick Scott attack on Charlie Crist – Tampabay.com


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Editorial: Don’t believe Rick Scott attack on Charlie Crist
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Rick Scott’s campaign features a man complaining he was “swindled” by convicted Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein and former Gov. Charlie Crist. Yet a detailed Miami Herald report identifies the man in the ad and finds no evidence to support that …
Charlie Crist releases “4000 lies” ad against Rick Scott over Ponzi-scheme spotMiamiHerald.com (blog)
PolitiFact | Did Rick Scott close 30 women’s health care centers?Bradenton Herald
Charlie Crist releases “4000 lies,” counters Rick Scott’s swindle claimsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Florida bill to expand abortion ban heads to Gov. Scott – News 13 Orlando


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Florida bill to expand abortion ban heads to Gov. Scott
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Rick Scott’s desk. The legislation would also ban late-term abortions currently allowed for psychological reasons. Democrats all voted no on the measure, claiming it restricts a woman’s right to choose, and that government has no place in that process.
Legislation to make killing fetuses a crime in Florida awaits Gov. Rick Scott Tampabay.com
Second abortion bill sent to Gov. ScottWJXT Jacksonville
Senate unanimously passes child-welfare reform billThe News-Press

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Rick Scott doubles down on ACA falsehood – MSNBC


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Rick Scott doubles down on ACA falsehood
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Rick Scott is standing by two misleading campaign ads that falsely suggest 300,000 people in the state already lost their health insurance plans due to Obamacare. “Clearly, the ad’s accurate,” Scott told reporters Wednesday in Miami, declining to
Watch GOP Gov. Rick Scott try and fail to defend his misleading adsSalon
Governor Rick Scott supports investment for cancer research(multiple names)
Six Ways Rick Scott Has Screwed FloridaNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $74.2 billion budget – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $74.2 billion budget
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TALLAHASSEE — Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday proposed an election-year budget of $74.2 billion that spends much of a surplus to roll back auto tag fees and relies on higher property tax collections from homeowners to boost school spending.
Rick Scott says his K-12 education budget proposal is highest in Florida’s historyPolitiFact
Florida Gov. Rick Scott proposes $74 billion budgetBradenton Herald
Gov. Rick Scott seeks $500M boost for public schoolsOrlando Sentinel
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Gov. Rick Scott announces record $18.8 billion for K-12 schools – The News-Press

Gov. Rick Scott announces record $18.8 billion for K-12 schools
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“Building on the record K-12 education funding and teacher pay raises and classroom debit cards of last year, I am committing a historic $18.8 billion in total funding K-12 education,” Scott said, in a news release. “We need to provide the tools

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