Tag Archives: rickscott

Florida Gov. Rick Scott opens Zika hotline after 20 cases confirmed in Florida – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott opens Zika hotline after 20 cases confirmed in Florida
Bradenton Herald
Gov. Rick Scott and Surgeon General John Armstrong are continuing their Zika offensive, unveiling a hotline Friday for Floridians to call with questions. The phone number — 855-622-6735 — is staffed by Department of Health workers who will “answer …

and more »

Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott wants Lake Okeechobee water diverted from coasts – Local 10


Local 10
Gov. Rick Scott wants Lake Okeechobee water diverted from coasts
Local 10
MIAMI – Authorities say they’re looking “anywhere that can hold water” to relieve high water levels in Lake Okeechobee and Florida’s Everglades. The El Nino weather phenomenon has drenched South Florida during what’s normally the dry season.
Scott asks for Corps of Engineers help with water releasesNaples Daily News
Fla. Gov. Rick Scott asks the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move Lake Okeechobee water southWPTV.com
Rick Scott calls for “immediate action” to ease effects of Lake Okeechobee releasesFlorida Politics (blog)
Sun Sentinel –Wink News –Miami Herald
all 68 news articles »
Share
Read more

Martin County Commissioners call on Rick Scott to declare state of emergency – wflx

Martin County Commissioners call on Rick Scott to declare state of emergency
wflx
They’re not going to want to raise their families here,” Putnam said. Governor Rick Scott made efforts Thursday that pleased protesters. Scott sent a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers demanding that it send more water south and raise water levels

and more »

Share
Read more

Governor Rick Scott Highlights Job Growth at Web Benefits Design Technology Center – PR Newswire (press release)


PR Newswire (press release)
Governor Rick Scott Highlights Job Growth at Web Benefits Design Technology Center
PR Newswire (press release)
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Governor Rick Scott hosted his employment initiative press event at Orlando’s Web Benefits Design Corporation’s new Technology Center. The Technology Center serves as Web Benefits Design …

Share
Read more

Martin County Commissioners call on Rick Scott to declare state of emergency – WPTV.com


WPTV.com
Martin County Commissioners call on Rick Scott to declare state of emergency
WPTV.com
They’re not going to want to raise their families here,” Putnam said. Governor Rick Scott made efforts Thursday that pleased protesters. Scott sent a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers demanding that it send more water south and raise water levels

and more »

Share
Read more

Florida House, Senate approve budgets at odds with each other and Gov. Rick Scott – Miami Herald


Rick’s Blog (press release) (registration) (blog)
Florida House, Senate approve budgets at odds with each other and Gov. Rick Scott
Miami Herald
The Senate and House on Thursday passed differing versions of a state budget but with the common theme of opposition to Gov. Rick Scott’s biggest priorities. The Senate declared Scott’s goal of $1 billion in tax cuts dead on arrival and “fiscally
House, Senate prepare to approve budget plans with big differences to resolveTampabay.com
Details on $1B budget gap between Florida House and SenateRick’s Blog (press release) (registration) (blog)
Senate inches toward new school funding planFox 35 Orlando
KSL.com –TBO.com
all 172 news articles »
Share
Read more

House, Senate prepare to approve budget plans with big differences to resolve – Tampabay.com


Rick’s Blog (press release) (registration) (blog)
House, Senate prepare to approve budget plans with big differences to resolve
Tampabay.com
The Senate is pushing a plan to reduce Scott’s reliance on higher property tax payments on homeowners and businesses and replace it with an infusion of $326 million state tax revenue, leaving even less money available for tax cuts. Scott and the House …
Florida House, Senate approve budgets at odds with each other and Gov. Rick ScottMiami Herald
‘Padi’s bill’ heads to governor’s deskWTSP 10 News
Details on $1B budget gap between Florida House and SenateRick’s Blog (press release) (registration) (blog)
TBO.com –NBC 6 South Florida –Palm Beach Post (blog)
all 255 news articles »
Share
Read more

Scott asks for Corps of Engineers help with water releases – Naples Daily News


Naples Daily News
Scott asks for Corps of Engineers help with water releases
Naples Daily News
Gov. Rick Scott asks for U.S. Corps of Engineers’ help in Lake Okeechobee water releases. Credit: Corey Perrine. Water ebbs and flows on the shoreline of a man-made beach area Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam in Alva, Fla.
Fla. Gov. Rick Scott asks the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move Lake Okeechobee water southWPTV.com
Rick Scott calls for “immediate action” to ease effects of Lake Okeechobee releasesFlorida Politics (blog)
Gov. Scott requests ‘immediate action’ to address ‘Lake O’ water releasesWink News
Fox 4
all 23 news articles »
Share
Read more

Rick Scott remains mum on how to fix state’s death penalty – Florida Politics (blog)


Florida Politics (blog)
Rick Scott remains mum on how to fix state’s death penalty
Florida Politics (blog)
Rick Scott has remained mum. Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled nearly a month ago Scott has not made any recommendations and on Wednesday the governor said that he won’t weigh in until state legislators send him a bill. “The Legislature has not …
Despite an ongoing emotional debate, Gov. Rick Scott is refusing to say how Florida should fix the state’s death Daily Journal

all 34 news articles »

Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott: CDC to Host Conference Call with Florida Healthcare Workers on Zika – WWSB ABC 7


WWSB ABC 7
Gov. Rick Scott: CDC to Host Conference Call with Florida Healthcare Workers on Zika
WWSB ABC 7
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host a conference call and webinar with Florida hospital workers. The conference call will be speaking to a number of hospital …

and more »

Share
Read more

Despite an ongoing emotional debate, Gov. Rick Scott is refusing to say how Florida should fix the state’s death … – Daily Journal


WCTV
Despite an ongoing emotional debate, Gov. Rick Scott is refusing to say how Florida should fix the state’s death
Daily Journal
Rick Scott is refusing to say how Florida should fix the state’s death penalty law. The Florida Legislature is currently divided over how to rewrite the law after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the current sentencing method unconstitutional. Scott has
Death penalty fix too important to rushSun Sentinel

all 22 news articles »

Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott solicits support for tech center grant funding – Tampabay.com (blog)


Tampabay.com (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott solicits support for tech center grant funding
Tampabay.com (blog)
It’s not common practice for Scott to lobby lawmakers directly or hold rallies to drum up support for his priorities. In the past couple months, though, he’s appeared before House and Senate committees to argue for his tax-cut package, and last week

Share
Read more

Heather Fitzenhagen asks Rick Scott to halt Lake Okeechobee releases – Florida Politics (blog)


Florida Politics (blog)
Heather Fitzenhagen asks Rick Scott to halt Lake Okeechobee releases
Florida Politics (blog)
Heather Fitzenhagen is calling on Gov. Rick Scott to do what he can to stop the releases from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee River. “On behalf of Southwest Floridians, I am requesting a study of the fiscal and ecological impacts of the releases.
Fitzenhagen urges Scott to declare state of emergency in LeeWZVN-TV

all 2 news articles »

Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott Thanks CDC for 950 Zika Antibody Tests – WWSB ABC 7


WWSB ABC 7
Gov. Rick Scott Thanks CDC for 950 Zika Antibody Tests
WWSB ABC 7
SARASOTA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent 950 Zika antibody tests to Florida. The antibody tests allow individuals, especially pregnant women and new mothers, to see if they …

Share
Read more

Wednesday’s Letters: We should be thankful that Rick Scott is our governor – Florida Times-Union


Florida Times-Union
Wednesday’s Letters: We should be thankful that Rick Scott is our governor
Florida Times-Union
Letters of about 200 words are preferred. Longer letters will be edited for space. Letters with a clear, concise message have the best chance of being published.You may submit letters using our submission form, or by e-mailing letters@jacksonville.com.

and more »

Share
Read more
1 2 3 982