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Because Rick Scott Loves To Quarrel With Other Republicans, Florida’s New Insurance Commissioner is a Former … – Miami New Times


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Because Rick Scott Loves To Quarrel With Other Republicans, Florida’s New Insurance Commissioner is a Former
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Florida’s state government is firmly controlled by Republicans, but that doesn’t mean Governor Rick Scott gets whatever he wants. Scott, at times, has a notable aversion to compromise even with others in his party and is no stranger to angering other …

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Rick Scott’s makes almost-endorsement of Mary Thomas – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott’s makes almost-endorsement of Mary Thomas
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Gov. Rick Scott came about as a pol can get to endorsing another without pulling the trigger. At a private fundraiser hosted by the conservative Club for Growth, writes POLITICO Florida’s Matt Dixon, Scott singled out Thomas for special praise. “Mary

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Third time is charm as Gov. Rick Scott, CFO Jeff Atwater choose insurance regulator – Tampabay.com


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Third time is charm as Gov. Rick Scott, CFO Jeff Atwater choose insurance regulator
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Rick Scott and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater agreed to hire deputy insurance commissioner David Altmaier to replace Kevin McCarty, the state’s powerful insurance regulator who resigned after 13 years at the helm of the Office of Insurance
Clash between Gov. Rick Scott, CFO Jeff Atwater over insurance post goes public FridayMiami Herald
Gov. Rick Scott and other top Republicans are going to try once again to pick a new insurance commissionerDaily Journal
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Scott plan to replace judge with appointment decried as court packing – MyPalmBeachPost


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Scott plan to replace judge with appointment decried as court packing
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In a move that critics claim smacks of an attempt to pack the court, Florida Gov. Rick Scott this week announced plans to appoint someone to replace a judge leaving the Palm Beach County bench even though the county’s elections supervisor said state

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Rick Scott: ‘This election is between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’ – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott: ‘This election is between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’
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Rick Scott once again urged Republicans to put an end to a movement to stop Donald Trump, telling CNBC anchors the only thing it was doing was helping Democrats. “This election is between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump is going to be …

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Rick Scott on CNBC: ‘I don’t think the minimum wage is going away’ – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Rick Scott on CNBC: ‘I don’t think the minimum wage is going away’
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Gov. Rick Scott doesn’t like a higher minimum wage. He made that clear this week when he announced radio ads in California ahead of his trade mission to that state, which will raise its wage from $10 to $15 an hour by 2022.
Florida’s Rick Scott picks a curious fight with CaliforniaMSNBC
Rick Scott wants you to stop trying to stop Donald TrumpOrlando Weekly (blog)
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Rick Scott: ‘This election is between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’ – Florida Politics (blog)


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Rick Scott: ‘This election is between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’
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Rick Scott once again urged Republicans to put an end to a movement to stop Donald Trump, telling CNBC anchors the only thing it was doing was helping Democrats. “This election is between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump is going to be …
Rick Scott appoints Kemba Lewis to the Sixth Judicial Circuit CourtSaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Clash between Gov. Rick Scott, CFO Jeff Atwater over insurance post goes public Friday – Miami Herald


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Clash between Gov. Rick Scott, CFO Jeff Atwater over insurance post goes public Friday
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A clash of wills between Gov. Rick Scott and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater over choosing Florida’s next insurance commissioner threatens to come to a head Friday. Nearly four months after Kevin McCarty announced his resignation as the state’s
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Clash between Gov. Rick Scott and CFO Jeff Atwater over insurance post goes public Friday – Tampabay.com


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Clash between Gov. Rick Scott and CFO Jeff Atwater over insurance post goes public Friday
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“We are going to have a new insurance commissioner May 2,” Scott told reporters in Tampa on Thursday. The prediction may be overly optimistic, because Atwater rejects Scott’s timetable. Scott and the Cabinet will interview three more candidates Friday
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Rick Scott wants you to stop trying to stop Donald Trump – Orlando Weekly (blog)


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Rick Scott wants you to stop trying to stop Donald Trump
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While some have said the idea of Vice President Rick Scott is laughable, that hasn’t stopped the Florida governor from gunning for Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump’s heart, this time by trying to convince his party to stop trying get
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Column: Offering rare kudos to Gov. Rick Scott for vetoing alimony bill – TBO.com

Column: Offering rare kudos to Gov. Rick Scott for vetoing alimony bill
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There was a lot of speculation on what action Florida Gov. Rick Scott would take on the Alimony Bill (SB668). The legislation was one of the most contentious and divisive of the 2016 legislative session. It was the last bill to reach the governor’s

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Rick Scott appoints Kemba Lewis to the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott appoints Kemba Lewis to the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court
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On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott announced the appointment of Kemba Lewis to the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court, which serves Pasco and Pinellas counties. Lewis, 43, of Land O’Lakes, has served as an assistant public defender for the sixth circuit since 2002.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott cancels judge election – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott cancels judge election
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BRADENTON — In the wake of Circuit Judge Scott Brownell announcing he will retire from the bench in December days shy of his term ending, candidate Elizabeth M. Boyle is fighting the state’s decision to remove her as a candidate. Gov. Rick Scott’s

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Rick Scott Tells the “Stop Trump” Movement to Stop – Miami New Times


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Rick Scott Tells the “Stop Trump” Movement to Stop
Miami New Times
Rick Scott wants the rest of the Republican establishment to just stop all the nonsense and accept the fact that Donald Trump will be the party’s official presidential nominee come this summer. In a Facebook post, the governor called for an official
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