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Apr
01

No. 1: Rick Scott, American Dreams Meet Florida Dreams – Sunshine State News


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No. 1: Rick Scott, American Dreams Meet Florida Dreams
Sunshine State News
Five years ago, when Sunshine State News launched, Rick Scott wasn’t known to most Floridians outside of some financial and health-care circles. Even his work with Conservatives for Patients’ Rights (CPR) against President Barack Obama’s federal …

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Apr
01

Gov. Rick Scott hires law firm to handle Sunshine violation claims – Bradenton Herald


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Gov. Rick Scott hires law firm to handle Sunshine violation claims
Bradenton Herald
Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks at a news conference at Norris Sports Group on Friday, March 27, 2015, in Naples, Fla. Florida’s unemployment rate is dropping slightly. New numbers released Friday show that the state’s unemployment rate for February was …
Scott, Cabinet hire RPOF lawyer for Sunshine lawsuitFlorida Times-Union (blog)
GOP general counsel hired to fight Sunshine Law suit against Scott, CabinetOrlando Sentinel
Governor, Cabinet Hire LawyerWFSU
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Mar
31

Rick Scott Takes Victory Lap on Cutting Car Fees – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott Takes Victory Lap on Cutting Car Fees
Sunshine State News (blog)
Rick Scott, R-Fla., looked back to one of his legislative accomplishments from last year, noting almost 7 million Floridians have saved $196 million due to his effort to slash car registration fees. “Families should be able to keep more of what they

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Mar
31

Gov. Rick Scott backs Lenny Curry over Mayor Alvin Brown – Florida Times-Union


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Gov. Rick Scott backs Lenny Curry over Mayor Alvin Brown
Florida Times-Union
Gov. Rick Scott endorsed Republican Jacksonville mayoral challenger Lenny Curry in the May 19 general election Monday, ending his widely noticed silence that has hung over the race to unseat Democratic Mayor Alvin Brown. “Lenny Curry is a principled …

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Mar
31

Gov. Rick Scott honors hundreds of veterans in The Villages for their service – Daily Commercial


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Gov. Rick Scott honors hundreds of veterans in The Villages for their service
Daily Commercial
Rick Scott honored Monday in The Villages for their service. Each veteran was presented with the Governor’s Veterans Service Award. Scott began honoring veterans with the distinguished medal in August 2013. “The front of the medal depicts the Great
Governor to honor veterans at The Villages on MondayOrlando Sentinel

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Mar
31

No. 2: Charlie Crist, Who Gave Florida Rick Scott – Sunshine State News

Sunshine State NewsNo. 2: Charlie Crist, Who Gave Florida Rick ScottSunshine State NewsMost of all, Rick Scott today would be Rick Who? — just another Naples waterfront millionaire, because Crist was right — he was a popular governor. He would have g…

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Mar
31

Florida Gov. Rick Scott will talk to sheriffs around the state before taking … – ActionNewsJax.com


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott will talk to sheriffs around the state before taking
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Rick Scott said he will consider whether to support police body cameras in the state. But he said he’s there’s one crucial step police need to take first. Scott wants to talk to sheriffs around the state to see whether body cameras are a good plan. The

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Mar
30

FDLE visits liberal Boca blogger who used Beatles lyric to rip Gov. Rick Scott – Palm Beach Post (blog)


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FDLE visits liberal Boca blogger who used Beatles lyric to rip Gov. Rick Scott
Palm Beach Post (blog)
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement admits it “could have better evaluated” Boca Raton blogger Daniel Tilson’s use of a Beatles lyric to criticize Gov. Rick Scott, which prompted an FDLE agent to visit Tilson’s home to investigate a potential threat.
FDLE says incident with anti-Scott blogger wasn’t handled rightBradenton Herald
FDLE admits overreacting to anti-Scott blogger’s use of Beatles lyricsTampabay.com (blog)

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Mar
30

“Florida’s Climate Denial Could Cause Catastrophic Recession” – ThinkProgress


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“Florida’s Climate Denial Could Cause Catastrophic Recession”
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Governor Rick Scott (R-FL) has made Florida the punchline for countless jokes since we learned in early March he barred state officials from using the term “climate change.” As Jon Stewart joked last week holding a copy of “Roget’s Denial Thesaurus,” …
Forget “bans” on talking about climate. These Florida Republicans are too busy Washington Post

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Mar
30

Governor Scott Proposes $7.4 million for Three New State Veterans Nursing … – RealEstateRama (press release)

Governor Scott Proposes $7.4 million for Three New State Veterans Nursing
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Governor Rick Scott announced Jan. 26 proposed funding for three new state veterans nursing homes as part of the 2015-2016 “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” budget. One of the new homes, the Ardie R. Copas State Veterans’ Nursing Home, has already been …

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Mar
30

Stay Alert for Colossal Rick Scott, Bill Nelson 2018 Senate Clash – Sunshine State News

Stay Alert for Colossal Rick Scott, Bill Nelson 2018 Senate Clash
Sunshine State News
Throughout 2013 and the first months of 2014, when he flirted with running for governor, Nelson spent an inordinate amount of time attacking Scott and Republicans in the Legislature, calling them a “tea party government” and hitting them on various

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Mar
28

Gov. Rick Scott: Naples area leads state in February job growth – Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsGov. Rick Scott: Naples area leads state in February job growthNaples Daily NewsUsing a small local sports marketing firm as his backdrop, Gov. Rick Scott announced a win Friday for Naples. The Naples area gained the most jobs in Flori…

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Mar
27

Gov. Rick Scott stops by SWFL to announce new employment numbers – Wink News


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Gov. Rick Scott stops by SWFL to announce new employment numbers
Wink News
NAPLES, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott stopped by the WINK News studio Friday morning before heading to Naples to make a major jobs announcement. “This is the highest ever in the history of the state since we started tracking the numbers. These are online …
Gov. Rick Scott: Naples area leads state in February job growthNaples Daily News
Gov. Scott Committee Hauls In $710KCBS Local

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Mar
27

The Sunny Side of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s Budget – Politic365


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The Sunny Side of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s Budget
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It’s budget time, and while the members of Florida’s Legislature evaluate competing plans in the state House and Senate, the Sunshine State’s Governor, Rick Scott, is championing a $77 billion proposal he insists will “Keep Florida Working.” Although

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Mar
27

Rick Scott: Florida Unemployment Rate Dropped to 5.6 Percent in February – Sunshine State News (blog)


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Rick Scott: Florida Unemployment Rate Dropped to 5.6 Percent in February
Sunshine State News (blog)
Today’s announcement of more than 807,000 new private-sector jobs since December 2010 is great news for Florida families,” Scott said on Friday. “More than 14,000 jobs were created during the month of February alone, and more opportunities are …
Lee, Collier trump state unemployment rateThe News-Press
Florida jobless rate drops slightly in FebruaryTallahassee.com
State Jobless Figures Show Slight DropCBS Local
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Mar
27

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
Orlando Sentinel
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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Mar
26

Rick Scott Competitive Against Bill Nelson in 2018 Senate Race, Poll Shows – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Competitive Against Bill Nelson in 2018 Senate Race, Poll ShowsSunshine State NewsPublic Policy Polling (PPP), a firm with connections to prominent Democrats, released a poll showing Nelson with a slight lead over Scott in a potential 2018 m…

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