Tag Archives: rickscott

Analysis: Rick Scott helps Lake Okeechobee discharges plan – and himself – Naples Daily News


Naples Daily News
Analysis: Rick Scott helps Lake Okeechobee discharges plan – and himself
Naples Daily News
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott’s unexpected announcement this week that he supports a southern reservoir to curb Lake Okeechobee discharges might have served a dual purpose: save the proposal and advance his own goals. The Republican governor …

Share
Read more

Chris King throws Frank Artiles resignation at Rick Scott – Orlando Political Observer


Orlando Political Observer
Chris King throws Frank Artiles resignation at Rick Scott
Orlando Political Observer
Orlando Businessman and Gubernatorial Candidate Chris King says current Governor Rick Scott didn’t do enough to demand accountability from Miami Republican State Senator Frank Artiles prior to his resignation on Friday. Artiles made his decision …
Florida State Senator Frank Artiles resigns over fury from barroom insultsNaples Daily News
Democratic gubernatorial candidates call Frank Artiles’ resignation ‘right thing’SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Frank Artiles, Miami state senator, expected to resign after racist, profane remarksTampabay.com (blog)
Orlando Sentinel
all 67 news articles »
Share
Read more

Analysis: Rick Scott helps Lake Okeechobee discharges plan – and himself – TCPalm


TCPalm
Analysis: Rick Scott helps Lake Okeechobee discharges plan – and himself
TCPalm
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott’s unexpected announcement this week that he supports a southern reservoir to curb Lake Okeechobee discharges might have served a dual purpose: save the proposal and advance his own goals. The Republican governor …

and more »

Share
Read more

Florida Prosecutor Sues Gov. Rick Scott For Taking Her Off Death Penalty Cases – Tri County Sentry (blog)


Tri County Sentry (blog)
Florida Prosecutor Sues Gov. Rick Scott For Taking Her Off Death Penalty Cases
Tri County Sentry (blog)
That move set off Scott, who signed an executive order that effectively took her off the Loyd prosecution and reassigned the case to Brad King, a state attorney who serves a different judicial circuit covering different counties and voters than those
Oscar Braynon, four other Democrats, set to file in support of Aramis AyalaFlorida Politics (blog)
Noose Sent to Fla. State Attorney Aramis Ayala’s OfficeEBONY.com
Racist Threats Toward State Attorney Aramis AyalaWMFE
Orlando Sentinel
all 7 news articles »
Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott Calls Racial Slur ‘Disgusting’ – Patch.com


Patch.com
Gov. Rick Scott Calls Racial Slur ‘Disgusting’
Patch.com
Rick Scott called the racially charged slur by a Miami state senator “disgusting” on Thursday but stopped short of calling for Frank Artiles to be expelled from the Florida Senate. “It’s disappointing. It’s disgusting. It’s wrong,” Scott told Local 10
Gov. Rick Scott calls Artiles’ comments ‘disgusting’ but declines to weigh in whether he should resignTampabay.com (blog)
Chris King calls on Rick Scott to call for Frank Artiles’ resignationFlorida Politics (blog)
Scott, Bondi: Frank Artiles Needs to Go for Profane Comments, Racial SlurSunshine State News
Sun Sentinel –Tallahassee.com –WTOP –Miami Herald
all 218 news articles »
Share
Read more

Rick Scott on hand as Donald Trump signs Veterans Choice bill – Orlando Political Observer


Orlando Political Observer
Rick Scott on hand as Donald Trump signs Veterans Choice bill
Orlando Political Observer
Florida Governor Rick Scott was at White House on Thursday, as President Donald Trump signed the Veteran’s Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act. The bill will continue to allow Veterans that live more than 40 miles away from a VA Health Care …
Governor Rick Scott attends the White HouseWWSB ABC 7
Rick Scott, Donald Trump to be together on WednesdayFlorida Politics (blog)
Gov. Scott at White House this morning for bill signingTampabay.com (blog)
Wink News –Health News Florida –NPR
all 96 news articles »
Share
Read more

Rick Scott latches himself to Donald Trump – Tampabay.com (blog)


Tampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott latches himself to Donald Trump
Tampabay.com (blog)
WASHINGTON – As the group walked out of the Roosevelt Room, President Donald Trump pulled Gov. Rick Scott close and said something into his ear. Whatever it was, the scene punctuated how chummy the two have become — and how Scott is placing …

Share
Read more

Rick Scott: Donald Trump commits to funding Herbert Hoover Dike – Naples Daily News


Naples Daily News
Rick Scott: Donald Trump commits to funding Herbert Hoover Dike
Naples Daily News
WASHINGTON – Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that President Donald Trump has promised the federal government will provide the money to help the …
Negron Vows To Consider State Funds For Hoover Dike | WFSUWFSU
Francis Rooney Supports Governor’s, Senate’s Lake O Efforts …Naples Herald

all 7 news articles »

Share
Read more

Gov. Rick Scott calls Artiles’ comments ‘disgusting’ but declines to weigh in whether he should resign – Tampabay.com (blog)


Florida Politics (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott calls Artiles’ comments ‘disgusting’ but declines to weigh in whether he should resign
Tampabay.com (blog)
Pressed by Gannett’s Ledyard King, Scott repeated that Artiles would have to make the decision whether to step down. “I’ll just tell you it was disgusting what he said,” Scott said. “It was not right to say to anybody. That’s why I called Senator
Chris King calls on Rick Scott to call for Frank Artiles’ resignationFlorida Politics (blog)
State Sen. Frank Artiles’ terrible horrible no good very bad daySun Sentinel
Legislative complaint seeks to expel Miami lawmaker from Senate over ‘racist rant’Miami Herald
Miami Herald –Miami Herald –Politico –Florida Times-Union
all 121 news articles »
Share
Read more

Florida Rideshare bill heads to Rick Scott’s desk – Orlando Political Observer


Orlando Political Observer
Florida Rideshare bill heads to Rick Scott’s desk
Orlando Political Observer
A bill setting a statewide regulatory framework for ridesharing is heading to Florida Governor Rick Scott’s desk as passing a vote from the State Senate on Wednesday afternoon. The vote was nearly unanimous passing with 36 Senators in favor and just
Uber, Lyft bill goes to Gov. Scott’s deskOrlando Sentinel
Florida Creates Permanent Home for Ridesharing by Overwhelming SupportABC Action News
Bill setting statewide rules for Uber, Lyft goes to governorWichita Eagle
Sun Sentinel (blog) –WWSB ABC 7 –Gainesville Sun
all 52 news articles »
Share
Read more

It’s up to Rick Scott now: Should local governments be allowed to regulate Uber? – Tampabay.com (blog)


Tampabay.com (blog)
It’s up to Rick Scott now: Should local governments be allowed to regulate Uber?
Tampabay.com (blog)
Local governments will no longer be allowed to regulate ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft under legislation passed nearly unanimously by the Florida Legislature. It now heads to Gov. Rick Scott for a signature or veto. [Associated Press].
After four years of debate, bill regulating ride-sharing companies will go to Rick Scott’s deskFlorida Politics (blog)
Bill Accommodating Uber and Lyft Heads to GovernorU.S. News & World Report
Uber, Lyft regulations bill heads to governor’s deskSun Sentinel (blog)
ABC Action News
all 9 news articles »
Share
Read more

Bill protecting Uber and Lyft heads to Rick Scott’s desk after four years of fighting – Tampabay.com (blog)


Tampabay.com (blog)
Bill protecting Uber and Lyft heads to Rick Scott’s desk after four years of fighting
Tampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott for signature or veto. His office has not yet signaled whether he will sign it. The bill (HB 221) sets statewide insurance and background check standards for ridesharing companies. But most critically, it overrides local governments
After four years of debate, bill regulating ride-sharing companies will go to Rick Scott’s deskFlorida Politics (blog)
Uber, Lyft regulations bill heads to governor’s deskSun Sentinel (blog)
Bill Accommodating Uber and Lyft Heads to GovernorU.S. News & World Report
ABC Action News
all 43 news articles »
Share
Read more

Governor Rick Scott attends the White House – WWSB ABC 7


WWSB ABC 7
Governor Rick Scott attends the White House
WWSB ABC 7
(WWSB) — Governor Rick Scott will join President Trump for a bill signing of the Veteran’s Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act at 11:30 a.m. at the White House. Executive Director of the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs, Retired Army Lt
Gov. Scott at White House this morning for bill signingTampabay.com (blog)
Florida Governor Joins Trump To Sign Veterans Bill At White HouseCBS Miami

all 28 news articles »

Share
Read more

Rick Scott, Donald Trump to be together on Wednesday – Florida Politics (blog)


Florida Politics (blog)
Rick Scott, Donald Trump to be together on Wednesday
Florida Politics (blog)
I look forward to joining him today as he signs this important bill for our veterans,” Scott said in a statement. The ultimate importance of this bill is in question. The bill will be a stopgap measure, asserts Trump’s own Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Gov. Scott at White House this morning for bill signingTampabay.com (blog)

all 17 news articles »

Share
Read more

Chris King calls on Rick Scott to call for Frank Artiles’ resignation – Florida Politics (blog)


Florida Politics (blog)
Chris King calls on Rick Scott to call for Frank Artiles’ resignation
Florida Politics (blog)
Saying that otherwise the incident will be shortly forgotten and no one will be held accountable, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King called Wednesday for Gov. Rick Scott to demand that Sen. Frank Artiles resign over his reported racist and
Miami state senator to apologize for racial slur, derogatory commentsSun Sentinel

all 29 news articles »

Share
Read more
1 2 3 4 5 1,129