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Gov. Scott no longer uses state email, aide says – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Scott no longer uses state email, aide says
Orlando Sentinel
Instead, outgoing emails come from Scott’s aides, typically starting with something like, “Thank you for contacting Governor Rick Scott regarding …. The Governor appreciates your concerns and asked that I respond on his behalf.” Typically, they refer
Gov. Rick Scott eyeing run for U.S. Senate ? in 2018Tampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott considers 2018 run for U.S. SenateWTSP 10 News
Gov. Rick Scott interested in running for Senate, according to reportLocal 10
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Scott back on TV with ‘Let’s Get to Work’ message – Orlando Sentinel

Scott back on TV with ‘Let’s Get to Work’ message
Orlando Sentinel
Just two months into his final term as governor, Rick Scott is campaigning on television again with a new commercial touting his accomplishments and legislative plans. His Let’s Get to Work PAC, which largely supported both of his gubernatorial

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Gov. Scott suspends new 11th-grade language arts exam – Orlando Sentinel

Gov. Scott suspends new 11th-grade language arts exam
Orlando Sentinel
With parents, teachers and local school officials — as well as some lawmakers — complaining about too much testing in Florida’s public schools, Stewart last week recommended Scott call off the 11th grade test as well as curb testing in other ways.

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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott is coming for your jobs: The Opinion Week in Pictures – PennLive.com


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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott is coming for your jobs: The Opinion Week in Pictures
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Rick Scott’s upcoming jobs-poaching trip to Philadelphia to former state Treasurer Rob McCord’s guilty plea to federal extortion charges, there was no shortage of fodder for water-cooler conversation. Here’s a look back at the week that was — in pictures.
Rick Scott warns Pennsylvanians that he’s coming for their jobsOrlando Sentinel

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Rick Scott warns Pennsylvanians that he’s coming for their jobs – Orlando Sentinel


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Rick Scott warns Pennsylvanians that he’s coming for their jobs
Orlando Sentinel
The paper described Scott as the “Carpet-bagger-in-chief” and said his letter was the “policy equivalent of inviting someone over to dinner and having them walk off with your best silver.” I’m not sure Scott cares (or needs to) about manners in these
Pennsylvania Paper Declares War on Rick Scott Jobs “Poaching”Capitol News Service
‘I hate state-by-state poaching of companies’ – what you said about Fla. Gov PennLive.com
Tax policies make PA a ‘target’ for business poachers like Florida’s governorPennsylvania Independent

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Too much testing in schools, says Gov. Rick Scott – Pensacola Today

Too much testing in schools, says Gov. Rick Scott
Pensacola Today
The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that based on the results of surveying done by the state, Gov. Rick Scott said it is time to change the state’s way od assessing students. “We have too much testing,” he said. “We need to spend more time on learning

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Gov. Rick Scott: ‘We have too much testing.’ – Orlando Sentinel

Gov. Rick Scott: ‘We have too much testing.’
Orlando Sentinel
Scott said a testing investigation he asked the Florida Department of Education to conduct should provide a “template” for changes. The governor, speaking at a Tallahassee education conference hosted by former Gov. Jeb Bush, Scott offered no specifics

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Scott recaps environment budget without mention of Amendment 1 – Orlando Sentinel


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Scott recaps environment budget without mention of Amendment 1
Orlando Sentinel
Amendment 1 watchdogs at the gathering said they appreciate the governor’s growing focus on land, water and wildlife, but fear Scott and lawmakers will hijack Amendment 1, using it not for buying environmental lands but for existing obligations.

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Cabinet must resist Rick Scott’s power grab: Our Take – Orlando Sentinel


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Cabinet must resist Rick Scott’s power grab: Our Take
Orlando Sentinel
Florida Cabinet members need to resist Gov. Rick Scott’s moves to claim authority that rests with the group. Adam Putnam and Jeff Atwater were right to push back against Rick Scott’s power grab. Why has Attorney General Pam Bondi not pursued possible …
PolitiFact looks at two Rick Scott promisesMiamiHerald.com (blog)
Rick Scott Proposes $5 Billion Over 20 Years to Restore EvergladesSunshine State News
Scott touts budget plan for Everglades clean-up in West PalmPalm Beach Post
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Scott apologizes for handling of Bailey’s ouster – Orlando Sentinel


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Scott apologizes for handling of Bailey’s ouster
Orlando Sentinel
Rick Scott looks at the names on a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall at the Florida State Fair, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Scott said Thursday in a statement at a meeting of the governor and Cabinet, that he mishandled the

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Scott says staff did not push out Bailey suddenly – Orlando Sentinel

Scott says staff did not push out Bailey suddenly
Orlando Sentinel
Later, she added: “I do not think that Rick Scott would do that. I think it was done at the staff level. I firmly believe it was done at the staff level.” The ouster of Bailey has become a major controversy for Scott, who contended last month that

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Scott, Crist raised most of their cash through PACs – Orlando Sentinel


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Scott, Crist raised most of their cash through PACs
Orlando Sentinel
The Florida governor’s race last year saw the candidates sidestep the old, regulated system of campaign finance, as Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist combined to raise $49 million through huge donations from about 2,100 contributors.

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Scott proposes nearly $77 billion state budget – Orlando Sentinel

Scott proposes nearly $77 billion state budget
Orlando Sentinel
TALLAHASSEE — Flush with a significant budget surplus, Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday called on legislators to slash taxes, boost spending on schools, while also spending more on the state’s troubled prisons system. Many of the key …

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Scott says he would cooperate with any FDLE probe – Orlando Sentinel


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Scott says he would cooperate with any FDLE probe
Orlando Sentinel
Scott was at the Conductive Education Center of Orlando to announce that his proposed budget will include an $8 million boost for the Agency for Persons With Disabilities. The money would be aimed at ending waiting lists for people seeking to enroll in
Gov. Rick Scott says he would cooperate in FDLE probeWKMG Orlando
Two Cabinet Members Want an Independent Investigation of Rick Scott’s FDLE Miami New Times (blog)
Mayo: Gov. Scott stumbles againSun Sentinel
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FDLE scandal, airport parking, lottery winners and more – Orlando Sentinel


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FDLE scandal, airport parking, lottery winners and more
Orlando Sentinel
Rick Scott’s fellow Cabinet members finally threatening to take on the governor and investigate his scandal. Good. But before we offer an ovation, let’s see what actually happens — because these guys tend to be heavier on bluster than substance. Rick

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