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Corcoran: Gov. Rick Scott is ‘the problem with recess,’ not Legislature – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Corcoran: Gov. Rick Scott is ‘the problem with recess,’ not Legislature
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The Herald/Times has requested clarification from Corcoran’s office and also sought comment from Scott’s spokeswoman. (This story will be updated when they respond.) “Recess moms” were immediately perplexed by Corcoran’s mystery tweet, which was in …

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Rick Scott goes after Bill Nelson in NRA speech – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Rick Scott goes after Bill Nelson in NRA speech
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“At every turn, Governor Rick Scott has put his own political interests over protecting Florida families who are demanding commonsense gun safety measures. Even as Florida reels from an epidemic of gun violence – including the horrific Pulse nightclub …
Rick Scott, Not Quite Announcing a Senate Bid at the NRA Convention, but CloseNational Review
2018 preview? At NRA convention, Rick Scott takes aim at Bill NelsonPalm Beach Post (blog)
Rick Scott targets legislators with phone callsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Rick Scott, Not Quite Announcing a Senate Bid at the NRA Convention, but Close – National Review


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Rick Scott, Not Quite Announcing a Senate Bid at the NRA Convention, but Close
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Speaking before several thousand NRA members in Atlanta, Georgia, Scott’s remarks focused upon the Supreme Court, not the normal top priority of a governor, but it makes sense if that governor is term-limited and his home state is trending Republican
Rick Scott goes after Bill Nelson in NRA speechTampabay.com (blog)
2018 preview? At NRA convention, Rick Scott takes aim at Bill NelsonPalm Beach Post (blog)
Florida Bill Sealing Criminal Records Heading to GovernorU.S. News & World Report
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Cuts get more severe for Rick Scott’s top priority – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Cuts get more severe for Rick Scott’s top priority
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Scott on Thursday met with 10 Senators and held a press conference with reporters where he ripped legislators for proposing cuts to Enterprise Florida, which he says is critical to job creation in Florida. “I feel like this Legislature is turning their
Rick Scott targets legislators with phone callsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott powerless in his own party | OpinionSun Sentinel
Sunburn for 4.28.17 – Rick Scott angry; Budget deals shaking out; Kevin Rader for the win; Zika returning?Florida Politics (blog)
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Chris King on Rick Scott Job record “half the workers in the state making less than $15 an hour” – Orlando Political Observer


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Chris King on Rick Scott Job record “half the workers in the state making less than $15 an hour”
Orlando Political Observer
Orlando Businessman and 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate Chris King released a new webvideo on Friday morning, that questions incumbent Governor Rick Scott over his progress creating jobs in the state. The video splices up Scott’s own “Jobs, Jobs, Jobs” …
First Chris King campaign video mocks Rick Scott’s jobs recordSaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Gov. Rick Scott: Actions are legal in fight with prosecutor – News Talk Florida


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Gov. Rick Scott: Actions are legal in fight with prosecutor
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A prosecutor is wrong in arguing that Florida’s governor violated the state constitution when he took away almost two dozen cases from her office after she announced she’d no longer seek the death penalty, Gov. Rick Scott and …

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Gov. Rick Scott faces jarring rebuke in legislative budget deal – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott faces jarring rebuke in legislative budget deal
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Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to reporters after a roundtable discussion with Tampa community leaders and business owners about the state of Enterprise Florida and its relation to Florida’s military and defense communities in March in Tampa
Florida Gov. Rick Scott powerless in his own party | OpinionSun Sentinel
Rick Scott demands full funding for tourism, developmentSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott calls proposed cuts to Visit Florida ‘irresponsible’ in new web adFlorida Politics (blog)
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Rick Scott’s demand for budget priorities leaves Carlos Trujillo unfazed – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott’s demand for budget priorities leaves Carlos Trujillo unfazed
Sunshine State News
House Appropriations Chairman Carlos Trujillo did not appear especially intimidated by Gov. Rick Scott’s tough talk on the state budget Thursday evening. That $200 million Scott seeks to repair the Herbert Hoover Dike, for example? Not likely. “That

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Of course Gov. Rick Scott is a speaker at the NRA annual convention – Orlando Weekly (blog)


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Of course Gov. Rick Scott is a speaker at the NRA annual convention
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott plans to do some old-fashioned, conservative gun-caressing this weekend at the NRA’s annual convention in Atlanta. The governor is a scheduled speaker along with other luminaries like Hank Williams Jr., a man who was once …

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Rick Scott, Pam Bondi hit back at Aramis Ayala in lawsuit – Orlando Weekly (blog)


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Rick Scott, Pam Bondi hit back at Aramis Ayala in lawsuit
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Gov. Rick Scott hit back at Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala in court this week, saying he did not violate Florida’s constitution when he removed Ayala from 23 murder cases after she said she wouldn’t pursue the death penalty during her term.
House to intervene in Supreme Court case between Rick Scott and state attorneyTampabay.com (blog)
Florida Supreme Court will allow State House Attorneys to support Rick Scott in case against Aramis AyalaOrlando Political Observer

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott powerless in his own party | Opinion – Sun Sentinel


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott powerless in his own party | Opinion
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FILE – In this Tuesday, March 7, 2017, file photo, Gov. Rick Scott makes the state of the state address to the joint session of the legislature in Tallahassee, Fla. State Attorney Aramis Ayala has fired a double-barreled response to Scott’s efforts
Rick Scott: Trump cares about environment, state lawmakers don’tTampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott calls proposed cuts to Visit Florida ‘irresponsible’ in new web adFlorida Politics (blog)
Legislature to governor: We’ve got a budget deal but you’re not going to like itMiami Herald
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Gov. Rick Scott, Pam Bondi fire back response to Aramis Ayala in court – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott, Pam Bondi fire back response to Aramis Ayala in court
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Gov. Rick Scott fired back with a response this week to a lawsuit against him and State Attorney Brad King by Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala, who wants to be reinstated as the prosecutor in 23 death penalty cases from which she was removed.
Florida attorney general files motion supporting Gov. Scott’s claims against Aramis AyalaWFTV Orlando

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Does Legislature budget deal dare a Rick Scott veto? – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Does Legislature budget deal dare a Rick Scott veto?
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Rick Scott that the Legislature is on the brink of damaging the state economy, the House and Senate appeared ready to move forward with an $83 billion budget deal that would severely cut his two biggest priorities, Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida.
Rick Scott calls proposed cuts to Visit Florida ‘irresponsible’ in new web adFlorida Politics (blog)
Florida Bill Would Give Foster Parents Free Park PassesU.S. News & World Report
Behind closed doors Florida legislators reach budget dealColumbus Ledger-Enquirer

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Rick Scott: Trump cares about environment, state lawmakers don’t – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Rick Scott: Trump cares about environment, state lawmakers don’t
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Scott wants the dike to be finished by 2022. “The politicians in Tallahassee are not including the $200 million in the state budget,” Scott said. “Think about that. Two hundred million dollars out of an $82 + billion budget. We should care about our
Rick Scott calls proposed cuts to Visit Florida ‘irresponsible’ in new web adSaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Will Rick Scott ask Trump about reimbursing Palm Beach visit costs? – Palm Beach Post


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Will Rick Scott ask Trump about reimbursing Palm Beach visit costs?
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Governor Rick Scott, meeting with business officials in West Palm Beach Thursday, refused to say he will personally ask President Donald Trump to help Palm Beach County get reimbursed for the millions it has spent on security during the president’s

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It’s now up to Gov. Rick Scott if liquor will be sold in Florida grocery stores – Orlando Weekly (blog)


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It’s now up to Gov. Rick Scott if liquor will be sold in Florida grocery stores
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Owners of small liquor stores want Gov. Rick Scott to veto a measure narrowly approved by the House that would allow retail giants to stock liquor on the shelves alongside groceries and other goods. The House on Wednesday voted 58-57 after spending …
Tear down that ‘liquor wall,’ lawmakers sayOrlando Sentinel
Liquor sales in Florida grocery stores one step closer as bill heads to Gov. Rick Scott’s deskFlorida Times-Union
Florida Lawmakers pass bill to tear down ‘liquor wall’ABC Action News
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Rick Scott calls proposed cuts to Visit Florida ‘irresponsible’ in new web ad – Florida Politics (blog)


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Rick Scott calls proposed cuts to Visit Florida ‘irresponsible’ in new web ad
Florida Politics (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott is continuing his push for money for Visit Florida, releasing a new digital ad hitting lawmakers over proposals to cut funding for the state’s tourism marketing agency. In the 60-second spot, released by Scott’s political committee Let

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