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Rick Scott, Hillary Clinton and deflategate: Rant – Orlando Sentinel


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Rick Scott, Hillary Clinton and deflategate: Rant
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Rick Scott insists on tilting at imaginary windmills, he should feel at home on a wind farm in Texas, where he would find real targets. Once again, Gov. Rick Scott is wasting taxpayers’ money over a bogus lawsuit that he has no one to blame for but

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Gov. Scott sends condolences to family of US Marine killed in Nepal crash – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Scott sends condolences to family of US Marine killed in Nepal crash
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“Today, we join all Floridians in praying for the families who lost loved ones in last week’s tragedy in Nepal, especially for the family of Sgt. Ward M. Johnson from Florida,” Scott said in a written statement. “Like so many members of the U.S. armed

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Gov. Scott signs ‘growler’ bill into law – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Scott signs ‘growler’ bill into law
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We are pleased to continue to create a world class business environment where all businesses, including breweries, can succeed,” Scott said in a prepared statement. Breweries currently operate under a loophole in Florida’s “three-tier system” of beer …

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Gov. Rick Scott’s position on Medicaid evolves – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott’s position on Medicaid evolves
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TALLAHASSEE— Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a longtime opponent of Obamacare, made a startling announcement shortly after his mother’s death, going on TV two years ago to explain that he had dropped his objections to President Barack Obama’s health care …
Rick Scott’s stunning health care ‘ruse’ in FloridaMSNBC
Florida Gov. Rick Scott asks hospitals to consider profit sharingTampabay.com (blog)
Carl Hiaasen: Rick Scott no help in time of crisisMiami Herald (blog)
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Gov. Rick Scott issues executive order to reduce beatings, corruption – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando SentinelGov. Rick Scott issues executive order to reduce beatings, corruptionOrlando SentinelAfter lawmakers failed to agree on prison reforms this session, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday issued an executive order incorporating some of the provision…

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Rick Scott Won’t Give Floridians Any Health Care, Says It’s Obama’s Fault – Ring of Fire


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Rick Scott Won’t Give Floridians Any Health Care, Says It’s Obama’s Fault
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has been begging the federal government to loan money to fund an expiring health care program that covers low-income Floridians, reported the Orlando Sentinel. His meeting this week with federal officials was fruitless as

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State Sen. Alan Hays wants to be on Gov. Rick Scott’s hospital commission – Orlando Sentinel


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State Sen. Alan Hays wants to be on Gov. Rick Scott’s hospital commission
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Scott, a former hospital chain CEO, showed some senators the data on profit margins for the hospitals in their districts — and asked why the state should send taxpayer dollars to institutions that are making money. “A thoughtful analysis of how

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Mount Dora teacher Tiffany Scott receives Shine Award from Gov. Rick Scott – Orlando Sentinel


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Mount Dora teacher Tiffany Scott receives Shine Award from Gov. Rick Scott
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Scott presented the eight with Governor’s Shine Awards, which are awarded to educators and administrators who make significant contributions in education. The governor singled out the teachers “for going above and beyond in order to make a difference

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Rick Scott, concert safety and Oklahoma City: Letters – Orlando Sentinel


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Rick Scott, concert safety and Oklahoma City: Letters
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Poor Rick Scott can’t seem to do it: cannot give a firm reply. What is so difficult about a straight answer? Is it yay, or is it nay? Stop flipping and flopping; just have your say. Accept Medicaid or do not accept Medicaid. Drug-test state employees

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As ‘veto insurance,’ Florida House gives Gov. Rick Scott $1.8M for online … – Bradenton Herald


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As ‘veto insurance,’ Florida House gives Gov. Rick Scott $1.8M for online
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Gov. Rick Scott’s administration and the Legislature remain at odds over a bill to create an online voter registration system in Florida by October 2017. But the House took a step Wednesday that elections officials say is designed to prevent Scott from
Online voter registration deserves support: EditorialOrlando Sentinel
Online Voter Registration Bill Goes Before Florida HouseWUWF

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Bill to address Florida testing concerns headed to Gov. Rick Scott – Tampabay.com


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Bill to address Florida testing concerns headed to Gov. Rick Scott
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TALLAHASSEE — A proposal that would reduce the testing requirements for Florida schoolchildren — and delay the release of school grades until an independent agency reviews the new assessments — is headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk.
Florida testing bill headed to Gov. Rick ScottMiami Herald
Legislature approves scaling back of school testingOrlando Sentinel
Florida takes steps to limit standardized testingMarketplace.org

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FDLE: Woman threatened Rick Scott – Orlando Sentinel


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FDLE: Woman threatened Rick Scott
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In a 911 recording released by the Sheriff’s Office Thursday, Khandaqji described Scott to a dispatcher as “your trash governor” and asked that she pass on a message: “Tell him she is going to hire a hit man.” It wasn’t clear from that call, however
Celebration woman accused of plot to kill Gov. Rick Scott arrestedNews 13 Orlando
Ruba Khandaqji accused of plotting to kill Gov. Rick ScottLocal 10
Celebration woman made death threats against Gov. Rick Scott, FDLE saysWESH Orlando
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Gov. Rick Scott gives awards to veterans in The Villages – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott gives awards to veterans in The Villages
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Rick Scott visited the megaretirement community this week to award 230 veterans with the Governor’s Veterans Service Award. lRelated Gov. Rick Scott on Monday visited the Eisenhower Recreation Center in The Villages to honor · Home · Gov. Rick Scott on …

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Governor to honor veterans at The Villages on Monday – Orlando Sentinel


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Governor to honor veterans at The Villages on Monday
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“As a Navy veteran, Governor Scott understands the importance of recognizing our heroes and does so every opportunity he gets,” said Scott spokeswoman Jeri Bustamante. Monday morning’s ceremony is one of several that Scott has attended across the …
Governor Scott Proposes $7.4 million for Three New State Veterans Nursing RealEstateRama (press release)

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Sumter sheriff’s corporal honored by Gov. Rick Scott for bravery in subduing … – Orlando Sentinel


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Sumter sheriff’s corporal honored by Gov. Rick Scott for bravery in subduing
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Gov. Rick Scott this week lauded a Sumter County sheriff’s official for his “bravery and quick actions” last year after authorities said a retired Tampa police captain shot and killed a fellow moviegoer at a Wesley Chapel theater in a dispute over

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Gov. Rick Scott pushes tax cut plan, shows his math – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott pushes tax cut plan, shows his math
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Most of Scott’s $673 million tax cut plan involves reducing the communication services tax on cable, satellite and phone service by $471 million. The average consumer spending $100 per month for cable would save about $43 over 12 months.
Gov. Rick Scott tries to build support for tax cutsWPTV.com
Coming to the Capitol: Gov. Rick Scott’s ‘tax cut calculator’MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Governor Rick Scott Kicks Off “Cut My Taxes Week”Florida Trend
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Gov. Rick Scott mum on supporting UCF’s downtown Orlando project – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott mum on supporting UCF’s downtown Orlando project
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“We’re going to continue to invest in our universities,” Scott said, pointing to state schools receiving money based on their performances, for instance. But as to whether the state should invest specifically in a downtown Orlando campus, Scott would
Scott opens new studio at Full SailWKMG Orlando

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