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Charlie Crist Leads Rick Scott In Florida Governor’s Race: Poll – Huffington Post


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Charlie Crist Leads Rick Scott In Florida Governor’s Race: Poll
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Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has a 7-point lead over incumbent Gov. Rick Scott (R) in the 2014 Florida gubernatorial race, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. Forty-seven percent of registered Florida voters supported
Florida poll: Charlie Crist leads Rick ScottPolitico
Q-Poll: Rick Scott still trails Charlie CristOrlando Sentinel (blog)
Rick Scott down to Charlie Crist by 7 in Q poll, but gap narrowing as Crist MiamiHerald.com (blog)
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Scott signs new funding for sexual assault services

Gov. Rick Scott signed new legislation today that will allocate $1.5 million to pay for relocation services for women who are victims of sexual battery. The bill’s signing comes in the wake of criticism of the governor over his veto of $1.5 million for the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence, a group that was going to pass along that funding to 30 rape crisis centers across the state.

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Scott cuts funding for rape crisis centers during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

On April 17, smack in the middle of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $1.5 million for the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence. The Legislature allotted the funds to the organization in order to support 30 rape crisis centers as they face impending reductions in collections, which currently is the bulk of their budgets.

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Sticky: Rod Smith and Florida Democratic Party Call For Veto of Extremist Tea Party Budget

Wed, May 25, 2011 9:30:16 PM It’s A Nightmare … From: “Rod Smith, Florida Democratic Party Chairman” <grassroots@fladems.com> … Add to Contacts To: Florida Voters Tomorrow, Rick Scott plans to sign his Tea Party budget, which is nothing short of a nightmare for Florida. By signing the budget tomorrow, Rick Scott will be destroying the jobs of tens of thousands […]

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Rick Scott meets with secret christian dominionist group: The Council For National Policy

The group, founded in 1981 by a group including the late conservative icon Paul Weyrich, doesn’t publish its membership or activities. But according to various researchers, it has included the nation’s top religious right leaders over the years, from Pat Robertson to James Dobson and Jerry Falwell, as well as businessmen including the Coors brothers and Amway founder Rich DeVos, […]

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Sticky: Rick Scott gets “pink slip” reception during Springtime parade in Tallahassee today.

Gov. Rick Scott waves to Springtime Tallahassee festival visitors, ignoring a large cluster of “Pink Slip Rick” picket signs that greeted him as grand marshal of the capital’s annual parade. A large number of vocal supports also turned out to shout support for Scott’s budget policies. (BILL COTTERELL/Democrat) The first Florida governor to smile and wave his way down Monroe […]

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