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Rick Scott wants more college students to graduate on time – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott wants more college students to graduate on time
Sunshine State News
Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants the state’s colleges and universities to do more to help students graduate within four years. Scott will kick off a two-day “Degrees to Jobs” summit on Wednesday in Orlando by calling for several changes designed to help

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Sunburn for 5.25.16 – Rick Scott heads to Hogwarts to cheerlead for education – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Sunburn for 5.25.16 – Rick Scott heads to Hogwarts to cheerlead for education
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Rick Scott kicks off his 2016 Degrees to Jobs Education Summit at 8:30 a.m. at the Loews Portofino in Orlando. The two-day summit, according to the Governor’s Office, is meant to bring together business and education officials help Florida students

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Sunburn for 5.25.16 – Rick Scott heads to Hogwarts to cheerlead for education – Florida Politics (blog)


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Sunburn for 5.25.16 – Rick Scott heads to Hogwarts to cheerlead for education
Florida Politics (blog)
Rick Scott kicks off his 2016 Degrees to Jobs Education Summit at 8:30 a.m. at the Loews Portofino in Orlando. The two-day summit, according to the Governor’s Office, is meant to bring together business and education officials help Florida students

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Local 10 News confronts Gov. Rick Scott about safety concerns… – Local 10


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Local 10 News confronts Gov. Rick Scott about safety concerns…
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Local 10 News investigative reporter Jeff Weinsier took some of those concerns to Gov. Rick Scott. “Absolutely, the most important thing you can do is make sure the interstate is safe,” Scott said. However, Trooper Joe Sanchez is among those troopers

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Hacker Group Anonymous Targets Governor Rick Scott – CBS Local


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Hacker Group Anonymous Targets Governor Rick Scott
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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Hacktivist group We Are Anonymous has set its sights on Florida Gov. Rick Scott and has released a video calling for his impeachment and resignation. The Anonymous group posted a video message on Facebook blaming Gov.
Anonymous Declares War On Florida Gov. Rick ScottPatch.com
UFF slams Rick Scott’s Degrees to Jobs SummitFlorida Politics (blog)
‘Anonymous’ video targets Florida Governor Rick ScottABC Action News

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Scott asks court to reject judicial challenges – Orlando Sentinel


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Scott asks court to reject judicial challenges
Orlando Sentinel
TALLAHASSEE — Pointing to constitutional powers, Gov. Rick Scott and Secretary of State Ken Detzner are asking the Florida Supreme Court to reject challenges to Scott’s authority to appoint four judges across the state. Attorneys for Scott and Detzner
Scott defends power to appoint judgesJacksonville Daily Record
Judge appointed to Seventh Judicial CircuitSt. Augustine Record

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UFF slams Rick Scott’s Degrees to Jobs Summit – Florida Politics (blog)


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UFF slams Rick Scott’s Degrees to Jobs Summit
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Florida’s college faculty union is taking a jab at Gov. Rick Scott‘s “Degrees to Jobs” Summit. The United Faculty of Florida wasn’t invited to the event, which takes place Wednesday and Thursday in Orlando. It issued a statement on Tuesday. The mission
Scott gathers business, education leaders to discuss higher edSt. Augustine Record

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Rick Scott names two new judges in Broward – Florida Politics (blog)


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Rick Scott names two new judges in Broward
Florida Politics (blog)
Jose A. Izquierdo, a criminal defense lawyer, was named to a circuit judgeship in the 17th Judicial Circuit serving Broward County. Izquierdo, 40, of Miramar, most recently practiced on his own and with Izquierdo & Marin, according to a governor’s

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PolitiFact Florida:Fact-checking Rick Scott’s higher education promises before his Orlando summit – Tampabay.com (blog)


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PolitiFact Florida:Fact-checking Rick Scott’s higher education promises before his Orlando summit
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Scott promised to make Florida No. 1 in higher education affordability — even though our tuition is already one of the lowest in the nation. Here is our update about his promise. He also promised to be in the Top 10 and Top 25 ranked public universities.
Gov. Rick Scott signs college affordability bill at Florida Atlantic UniversityWPTV.com
Rick Scott Signs College Affordability BillSunshine State News
Scott signs college affordability billWJXT Jacksonville
Sun Sentinel –WTXL ABC 27
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AHF Urges Florida Governor Rick Scott and Education Chancellor Pam Stewart to Require School Districts to Comply … – Business Wire (press release)

AHF Urges Florida Governor Rick Scott and Education Chancellor Pam Stewart to Require School Districts to Comply …Business Wire (press release)BUSINESS WIRE)–AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today strongly urged Florida Governor Rick Scott and Flori…

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Gov. Rick Scott signs college affordability bill at Florida Atlantic University – WPTV.com


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Gov. Rick Scott signs college affordability bill at Florida Atlantic University
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In a ceremonial bill signing at FAU’s Boca Raton campus, Scott signed the Education Access and Affordability bill (HB7019) into law. It should help students like Oliphant from going into debt. Scott said money shouldn’t block someone from going to college.
Rick Scott Signs College Affordability BillSunshine State News
PolitiFact Florida:Fact-checking Rick Scott’s higher education promises before his Orlando summitTampabay.com (blog)
Scott signs college affordability billWJXT Jacksonville
Sun Sentinel –WTXL ABC 27
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Scott questions Sanford Burnham move – Orlando Sentinel


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Scott questions Sanford Burnham move
Orlando Sentinel
Rick Scott‘s office sent a sharply worded letter to Sanford Burnham and UF on Friday, indicating the governor was kept in the dark and demanding answers about what their negotiations would mean for the state and taxpayers. The list of two dozen
State frustrated with departing biotech giantWFTV Orlando
7 things to know today, plus Sanford Burnham plans head to Gov. Scott for reviewOrlando Business Journal

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