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Jan
30

Governor Rick Scott on tax cuts, the state budget, and more – WPEC


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Governor Rick Scott on tax cuts, the state budget, and more
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Governor Rick Scott on tax cuts, the state budget, and more. Story by CBS 12 News. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS 12) – Florida Governor Rick Scott stopped by the CBS 12 studio to talk about the things that matter to you: tax cuts, the budget just released
5 Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 30Bradenton Herald

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Jan
30

Gov. Rick Scott touts communications services tax cut – Bay News 9


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Gov. Rick Scott touts communications services tax cut
Bay News 9
It’s a disparity Governor Rick Scott wants lawmakers to fix by cutting the tax on cell phone and TV service. It would only save Kitty Tyler-Moore around $3.50 a month, but she’s on a fixed income and she says every penny counts. “You can’t plan on the …
More tough FDLE questions for Gov. ScottWTSP 10 News
Gov. Scott proposes cell phone, TV tax cutPensacola News Journal
Scott Proposes $9.9 Billion Transportation BudgetSpaceCoastDaily.com
WJXT Jacksonville
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Jan
30

Gov. Rick Scott touts communications services tax cut – News 13 Orlando


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Gov. Rick Scott touts communications services tax cut
News 13 Orlando
In Florida, it’s an average of 14 percent roughly double the tax rate on a new TV, a pair of jeans or a meal out. It’s a disparity Governor Rick Scott wants lawmakers to fix by cutting the tax on cell phone and TV service. It would only save Kitty
More tough FDLE questions for Gov. ScottWTSP 10 News
Rick Scott staffers to make legislative rounds next week on proposed budgetSunshine State News
Gov. Scott proposes cell phone, TV tax cutPensacola News Journal
SpaceCoastDaily.com
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Jan
29

Rick Scott gives Melissa Sellers the unofficial kiss of death – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

Rick Scott gives Melissa Sellers the unofficial kiss of death
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There’s been no official announcement, but veteran Tallahassee insiders know when Gov. Rick Scott is about to push a senior aide under the proverbial bus. Based on today’s comments by the governor, Melissa Sellers’ days have to be numbered.
Scott off to a ‘boneheaded’ startSarasota Herald-Tribune

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Jan
29

Gov. Rick Scott’s budget includes cleaning up Florida prison system – WJXT Jacksonville


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Gov. Rick Scott’s budget includes cleaning up Florida prison system
WJXT Jacksonville
Cleaning up Florida’s prison system will be a top priority for legislators this year and after the governor unveiled his budget plans for prisons, corrections officials are confident they can get it done.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s prison budget fails to include money to investigate Bradenton Herald
Scott’s prison budget fails to include money to investigate record high inmate Tampabay.com
Fla. prison budget doesn’t include investigation into record high inmate deathsCorrectionsOne
Capitol News Service
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Jan
29

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 firingMiamiHerald.com
Gov. Scott proposes $77 billion Florida budgetNews 13 Orlando
Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s budget cuts $673M in taxes, 1353 state jobsBradenton Herald
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Jan
29

At Tampa presser, Rick Scott avoids responding to question on Medicaid … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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At Tampa presser, Rick Scott avoids responding to question on Medicaid
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
At The Associated Press’ annual legislative planning meeting in Tallahassee on Wednesday, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli tossed a wet blanket on the coalition of businesses in Florida pushing for the state to expand Medicaid in 2015, saying, “House
Updates: Gov. Scott releases details of 2015 budgetFlorida Today
Chorus grows urging Gov. Scott, legislators to opt in on expanding MedicaidPalm Beach Post
State leaders, legislators address Florida mediaThe News-Press
Sun Sentinel -WPEC -Sarasota Herald-Tribune
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Jan
29

Florida superintendents talk testing with Gov. Rick Scott – Tampabay.com (blog)

Florida superintendents talk testing with Gov. Rick ScottTampabay.com (blog)Superintendents Kurt Browning, Alberto Carvalho, MaryEllen Elia, Mike Grego, Barbara Jenkins, Joe Joyner, John Ruis, Malcolm Thomas, Tim Wyrosdick and I met with Governor Scott…

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Jan
29

10 things to know about Scott’s budget proposal – Florida Today


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10 things to know about Scott’s budget proposal
Florida Today
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott is calling it his “Keep Florida Working” budget, a $77 billion spending plan for the coming fiscal year that he presented at a forum Wednesday at the State Capitol. Scott said it would cut taxes by $673 million, increase …

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Jan
29

Rick Scott hears superintendents’ testing concerns – Tampabay.com (blog)

Rick Scott hears superintendents’ testing concerns
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The meeting gave the superintendents a chance to express their concerns about the state’s new tests. The issues aren’t new: The superintendents want to see a temporary freeze on school grades, elimination of end-of-course exams for each subject and …

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Jan
29

Cabinet members step up attacks on Florida Gov. Rick Scott over FDLE firing – Bradenton Herald


Bradenton Herald
Cabinet members step up attacks on Florida Gov. Rick Scott over FDLE firing
Bradenton Herald
TALLAHASSEE — The raging controversy over Gov. Rick Scott’s removal of a respected law enforcement official escalated Wednesday as Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said he was “misled” by Scott’s office, and as a St. Petersburg lawyer formerly …

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Jan
29

Cabinet members step up attacks on Gov. Rick Scott over FDLE firing – Tampabay.com


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Cabinet members step up attacks on Gov. Rick Scott over FDLE firing
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Rick Scott’s removal of a respected law enforcement official escalated Wednesday as Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said he was “misled” by Scott’s office and a St. Petersburg lawyer formally accused top state officials of Sunshine Law violations.

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Jan
29

Rick Scott Releases Nearly $77 Billion Budget Proposal – SpaceCoastDaily.com

Rick Scott Releases Nearly $77 Billion Budget ProposalSpaceCoastDaily.comRick Scott unveiled his nearly $77 billion state spending plan for the budget year that begins in July, lawmakers were already casting doubt on whether he would get all of a major…

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Jan
29

Cabinet members step up attacks on Gov. Rick Scott over FDLE firing – MiamiHerald.com


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Cabinet members step up attacks on Gov. Rick Scott over FDLE firing
MiamiHerald.com
The raging controversy over Gov. Rick Scott’s removal of a respected law enforcement official escalated Wednesday as Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said he was “misled” by Scott’s office, and as a St. Petersburg lawyer formerly accused top state …
Gov. Rick Scott proposes cutting 1000 state positionsTallahassee.com
Gov. Scott proposes $77 billion Florida budgetNews 13 Orlando
Gov. Rick Scott proposes $5 billion Everglades planTampabay.com
Bradenton Herald -Orlando Sentinel -Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)
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Jan
28

Rick Scott say he’s meeting Amendment 1 but full breakdown lacking – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott say he’s meeting Amendment 1 but full breakdown lacking
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott said Wednesday he is requesting $82 million next year in environmental spending above what is required by Amendment 1, the water and land conservation initiative approved by voters in November. Scott on Wednesday issued his $77 billion …
Debate heats up over Amendment 1 fundsTallahassee.com

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Jan
28

Rick Scott hears superintendents’ testing concerns – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Rick Scott hears superintendents’ testing concerns
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
The meeting gave the superintendents a chance to express their concerns about the state’s new tests. The issues aren’t new: The superintendents want to see a temporary freeze on school grades, elimination of end-of-course exams for each subject and …

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Jan
28

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s prison budget fails to include money to investigate … – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s prison budget fails to include money to investigate
Bradenton Herald
TALLAHASSEE — After years of slashing funding for Florida’s state prison system, Gov. Rick Scott released a proposed budget Wednesday that would inject $51.2 million in new spending into the troubled agency but fails to provide any new resources to …
Scott’s prison budget fails to include money to investigate record high inmate Tampabay.com

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