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Hospitals tell Gov. Rick Scott: If you want financial data, look it up yourself – Orlando Weekly (blog)


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Hospitals tell Gov. Rick Scott: If you want financial data, look it up yourself
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As Gov. Rick Scott’s newly created health-care commission prepares to meet Wednesday to begin sifting through data about hospital funding, the governor’s request for information has been met with hospitals essentially telling him to go look it up. Many
Rick Scott makes secret trip to Florida elementary schoolTampa Sun Times
Gov. Rick Scott’s health care commission meets to talk about Medicaid Tampabay.com (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes secret visit to Freedom Elementary in ManateeBradenton Herald
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Gov. Rick Scott sparks resistance and confusion with call for ‘continuation … – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott sparks resistance and confusion with call for ‘continuation
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Taking direct aim at President Barack Obama, Scott took his case to Washington on Tuesday where he met with Republican members of Congress, a day after a TV interview in which he sounded resigned to adopting a “continuation budget,” an idea met with …
Annotating Rick Scott on Medicaid expansionPolitiFact
Rick Scott, Florida governor, pleads with Capitol Hill GOP to back him in Washington Times
Gov. Rick Scott sparks resistance, confusion with call for a ‘continuation’ budgetMiami Herald
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Editorial: Rick Scott, Florida’s socialist governor – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Editorial: Rick Scott, Florida’s socialist governor
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Meet the latest version of Rick Scott, wealthy hospital executive turned tea party candidate turned free-market governor. And now, it would seem, a socialist. The man who bought the Governor’s Mansion with millions from building the nation’s largest
Annotating Rick Scott on Medicaid expansionPolitiFact
Gov. Rick Scott sparks resistance, confusion with call for a ‘continuation’ budgetMiami Herald
Rick Scott, Florida governor, pleads with Capitol Hill GOP to back him in Washington Times
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Rick Scott settles on state worker drug testing – Tallahassee.com


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Rick Scott settles on state worker drug testing
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Gov.Rick Scott and the union representing most state employees reached a truce Monday in his losing four-year legal fight to require random drug testing of tens of thousands of state employees. “We are pleased that the settlement will allow Florida to
Rick Scott’s Drug Testing Dreams Are HistoryHuffington Post
Gov. Rick Scott, state workers’ union end costly legal battle over drug Orlando Weekly (blog)
Rick Scott surrenders on state worker drug testingWTSP 10 News
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Crazy on you: Scott administration orders employee to get medical evaluation … – Orlando Weekly (blog)


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Crazy on you: Scott administration orders employee to get medical evaluation
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Perhaps you’ve been following all of the insane tornado of coverage about Gov. Rick Scott’s climate-change denial, or maybe you’re just too busy drowning in Miami. The gist is that Scott has told various employees of various state agencies that
Climate change? Not in Gov. Rick Scott’s administration ? stillTampabay.com
Man given mental evaluation for ignoring Rick Scott’s insane climate change policyDeath and Taxes
Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for Raw Story
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Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for … – Raw Story


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Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for
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A Florida state employee has been reprimanded and told not to come to work after Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) administration banned the use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” Earlier this month, reports said that officials in the Scott
Crazy on you: Scott administration orders employee to get medical evaluation Orlando Weekly (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Orders Medical Evaluation For Employee Who Used RYOT
More ‘climate change’ silence from Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s administrationBradenton Herald
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Gov. Rick Scott finally stops fighting to force welfare applicants to take … – Orlando Weekly (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott finally stops fighting to force welfare applicants to take
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The governor is continuing to protect Florida children any way he can and create an environment where families can get jobs so they are able to pursue their dreams in safe communities,” Scott spokeswoman Jackie Schutz said in a statement Wednesday …
EDITORIAL: Gov. Scott passes his drug testThe Northwest Florida Daily News
Florida drops appeals in welfare drug testing caseSanta Cruz Sentinel

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Aides to Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet clash on agency heads’ job reviews – Bradenton Herald


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Aides to Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet clash on agency heads’ job reviews
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Facing a pending lawsuit alleging violations of Florida’s open meetings law, aides to Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet members refused Wednesday to discuss how to make their work more transparent. The decision came at a meeting of nine Cabinet aides in …
Scott’s Cabinet agency review plan hits roadblockMiamiHerald.com (blog)
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Gov. Rick Scott tries to woo Wawa by offering to name Florida town after … – Orlando Weekly (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott tries to woo Wawa by offering to name Florida town after …Orlando Weekly (blog)Gov. Rick Scott went to Philadelphia this week with a team of economic-development and education leaders. And so far, all the Sunshine State has got is a r…

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Rick Scott feigns new call for transparency amid lawsuits and lies – Orlando Weekly (blog)


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Rick Scott feigns new call for transparency amid lawsuits and lies
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Gov. Rick Scott, in what can best be described as a pathetic attempt at “hey, let’s move on from here, ok?,” today delivered remarks to his cabinet that directly address the failures of his administration in the current Florida Department of Law

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Gov. Rick Scott proposes cutting 1000 state positions – Tallahassee.com


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Gov. Rick Scott proposes cutting 1000 state positions
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Gov. Rick Scott is recommending the elimination of more than 1,000 state-worker positions as part of his budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The governor’s $77-billion proposed budget, which he unveiled Wednesday during the Associated Press’ annual …
Cabinet members step up attacks on Gov. Rick Scott over FDLE firingTampabay.com
Pam Bondi throws Gov. Rick Scott’s staff under the bus for FDLE firing Orlando Weekly (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott Wants To Cut More State JobsFCIR
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Gov. Rick Scott promises to work with possible FDLE investigation, somehow we … – Orlando Weekly


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Gov. Rick Scott promises to work with possible FDLE investigation, somehow we
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We’re not going to read too deeply into the political machinations behind the biggest scandal to befall Gov. Rick Scott since, well, he stole all of your Medicare money. Because even if Scott’s cabinet – starring Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater

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Former FDLE commissioner comes out of the forced-to-resign-by-Rick Scott closet – Orlando Weekly


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Former FDLE commissioner comes out of the forced-to-resign-by-Rick Scott closet
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Rick Scott’s tenure turn into the folly it was always predicted to become. Not that it really matters – Scott is our Godfather for the next four years, thanks to a disinterested electorate’s November slumber – but if the first few weeks of Scott’s

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Rick Scott’s attempts to connect Charlie Crist with convicted Republican … – Orlando Weekly


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Rick Scott’s attempts to connect Charlie Crist with convicted Republican
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Rick Scott has found himself spending millions to proliferate about his sheepish (seriously, wouldn’t he play a great sheep in a small-town panto?) opponent and former governor Charlie Crist. Now, everybody knows Crist is no angel (!), but the Scott …

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California environmentalist puts money behind anti-Gov. Rick Scott ads – Orlando Weekly


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California environmentalist puts money behind anti-Gov. Rick Scott ads
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“What was Rick Scott really hunting for in Texas? Campaign cash from the sugar industry,” a voiceover says while a rifle targets – and blasts – a stack of money. “The same industry that got a massive bailout from Rick Scott, sticking taxpayers with the

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Rick Scott’s latest round of scandals – Orlando Weekly


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Rick Scott’s latest round of scandals
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Rick Scott’s Kevlar costuming and dilated pupils have thus far held him in inexplicable immunity from sensible recourse (cough, November, cough), even when his own devices seem to be malfunctioning. That $1.7 billion fraud fine for Medicare misdeeds

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