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Jon Stewart hilariously mocks Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s ban on the phrase … – Raw Story


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Jon Stewart hilariously mocks Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s ban on the phrase
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Daily Show host Jon Stewart piled on to the wave of ridicule on Wednesday against the alleged ban on Florida officials using the phrases “global warming” or “climate change.” Stewart showed footage of the meeting last week that saw state director of …
The Catastrophe That Must Not Be NamedSlate Magazine (blog)
Florida Democrat Hits Home-State Governor Over Climate Gag RuleNational Journal
Rick Scott Competitive Against Bill Nelson in 2018 Senate Race, Poll ShowsSunshine State News
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Florida’s State Employees are Preparing for Climate Change, Even as Their … – The New Republic


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Florida’s State Employees are Preparing for Climate Change, Even as Their
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Rick Scott to get away with this for the past four years. But perhaps it’s also comforting. The employees I’ve found during my reporting are nonetheless the ones doing the long thinking, working to address the effects of climate change, even as they
Awkward: Watch as Florida lawmaker mocks Rick Scott official for refusing to Raw Story
Man given mental evaluation for ignoring Rick Scott’s insane climate change policyDeath and Taxes
Florida official struggles not to say “climate change” in painfully awkward videoSalon
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Awkward: Watch as Florida lawmaker mocks Rick Scott official for refusing to … – Raw Story


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Awkward: Watch as Florida lawmaker mocks Rick Scott official for refusing to
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A smiling Florida state senator mocked a state official after attempting to get him the say “climate change,” a term reportedly banned by Gov. Rick Scott. Appearing before a Senate budget subcommittee, Director of the Florida Division of Emergency …
Florida’s State Employees are Preparing for Climate Change, Even as Their The New Republic
Crazy on you: Scott administration orders employee to get medical evaluation Orlando Weekly (blog)
Man given mental evaluation for ignoring Rick Scott’s insane climate change policyDeath and Taxes
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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
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Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for … – Raw Story


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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 denies state workers were told not to refer to ‘global warming … – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott denies state workers were told not to refer to ‘global warming
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State Democrats emailed a fundraising pitch to supporters Monday noting Scott’s climate-change position. The email was titled, “Is he serious?” “Climate change is scientific fact, and Rick is misleading Floridians about how dangerous this problem is
Under Rick Scott, Florida Environment Officials Said to be Barred From Saying Newsweek
Floridas Gov. Rick Scott denies muzzling global warming talkPolitico
Rick Scott Denies Claim He Told State Officials to Stop Saying ‘Climate Change’Bloomberg
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Florida tribe threatens Rick Scott: Let us build a casino or we start growing pot – Raw Story


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Florida tribe threatens Rick Scott: Let us build a casino or we start growing pot
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The Poarch Creek Band of native Americans told Florida Governor Rick Scott that if the state’s Republican-controlled House and Senate refused to allow the tribe to operate a casino on land it owns in Escambia County, it would endeavor to grow and …
Poarch Creeks To Rick Scott: Let Us Open Casino In North Escambia, Or We’ll NorthEscambia.com
Poarch Creeks may make Fla. decide between casinos, potMontgomery Advertiser

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WATCH: Gov. Rick Scott rambles incoherently when asked about debate delay – Raw Story


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WATCH: Gov. Rick Scott rambles incoherently when asked about debate delay
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On Wednesday night in Florida, former Gov. Charlie Crist and current Gov. Rick Scott squared off in their first televised debate in the state’s 2014 gubernatorial race. Scott, it has been widely reported, had something of a meltdown before the debate

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Florida Democrat accuses Gov. Rick Scott of not reporting $200 million in assets – Raw Story


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Florida Democrat accuses Gov. Rick Scott of not reporting $200 million in assets
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Florida Governor Rick Scott failed to report more than $200 million in assets on state financial disclosure records, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday by the Democratic nominee for state attorney general. The complaint, which Scott’s campaign …

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Charlie Crist wins Democratic primary, will face Rick Scott in Florida … – Raw Story


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Charlie Crist wins Democratic primary, will face Rick Scott in Florida
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TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) – Charlie Crist won the Democratic nomination for Florida governor on Tuesday, defeating his primary challenger with almost 75 percent of the vote and setting the stage for a nationally watched governor’s race. Republican Governor …

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Scientists warn Florida Gov. Rick Scott: ‘We’ve got to get busy’ on fighting … – Raw Story


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Scientists warn Florida Gov. Rick Scott: ‘We’ve got to get busy’ on fighting
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TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – Five climate scientists warned Florida Governor Rick Scott in a meeting on Tuesday that a steadily rising ocean was a major threat to the state’s future, urging it to become a leader in developing solar energy and other

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott pulls campaign ad in which convicted human trafficker … – Raw Story


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Florida Governor Rick Scott has pulled a re-election campaign advertisement after learning that the man who endorses him in it was convicted of human smuggling, The Miami Herald reports. In the Spanish-language advertisement — which is devoted to Rick …
Rick Scott Pulls Ad In Which He’s Endorsed By A Convicted Human TraffickerHuffington Post
In Gov. Scott ad, he’s endorsed by shop owner convicted of human smugglingMiamiHerald.com
Scott campaign pulled TV ad featuring convicted human smugglerTampabay.com (blog)

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Protesters converge on Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s fundraiser with private … – Raw Story


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Protesters converge on Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s fundraiser with private
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Members of several civil rights groups held a last-minute demonstration against Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) outside the $10,000-a-plate fundraiser that was mocked by comedian John Oliver earlier this week, New Times Broward Palm Beach reported. Scott’s …
Rick Scott Met by Protesters at GEO Group Fundraiser (Video)New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Republican fundraiser for Gov. Rick Scott sparks protests from immigration groupsLocal 10
John Oliver Tears Into Rick Scott for Private Prison StanceMiami New Times (blog)
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Gov. Rick Scott signs warning shot bill – Tallahassee.com


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Gov. Rick Scott signs warning shot bill
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Floridians who fire a warning shot or threaten to use a gun could avoid criminal prosecution under a law signed Friday by Gov. Rick Scott. The legislation, which marks one of the most significant changes to the state’s self-defense laws since the 2012
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Signs ‘Pop-Tart’ Gun Bill Into LawHuffington Post
Gov. Rick Scott signs bills on vouchers, guns and sports stadiumsMiamiHerald.com
Gov. Rick Scott signs warning shot, voucher billsWJXT Jacksonville
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Gov. Rick Scott signs bills on vouchers, guns and sports stadiums – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott signs bills on vouchers, guns and sports stadiums
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TALLAHASSEE — From pro sports to Pop-Tarts, Gov. Rick Scott signed dozens of new laws Friday, including two NRA-supported gun bills and an expansion of school vouchers. The voucher program, part of a 140-page education bill (SB 850), expands the …
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Signs ‘Pop-Tart’ Gun Bill Into LawHuffington Post
Gov. Rick Scott signs warning shot, voucher billsWJXT Jacksonville
Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs voucher expansion, collegiate high schools into lawTampabay.com (blog)
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs bill to allow firing of warning shots – Raw Story


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs bill to allow firing of warning shots
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(Reuters) – Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law on Friday a controversial bill involving the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense rules, making it legal in some circumstances to fire a warning shot. The law, which takes effect immediately
Florida stiffens law after woman tricked into taking abortion pillWTAQ

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