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Scott still has hopes for agenda – Sarasota Herald-Tribune


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Scott still has hopes for agenda
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If you gave Rick Scott a grade on his 2015 legislative agenda, the governor would be earning an “incomplete” with the 60-day session already two-thirds complete. Yet Scott, who is dealing with his fifth regular session as a governor and has a bevy of …
Scott still confident of legislative prioritiesDaytona Beach News-Journal

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Gov. Rick Scott hires law firm to handle Sunshine violation claims – Bradenton Herald


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Gov. Rick Scott hires law firm to handle Sunshine violation claims
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks at a news conference at Norris Sports Group on Friday, March 27, 2015, in Naples, Fla. Florida’s unemployment rate is dropping slightly. New numbers released Friday show that the state’s unemployment rate for February was …
Scott, Cabinet hire RPOF lawyer for Sunshine lawsuitFlorida Times-Union (blog)
GOP general counsel hired to fight Sunshine Law suit against Scott, CabinetOrlando Sentinel
Governor, Cabinet Hire LawyerWFSU
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Poll shows Gov. Rick Scott spinning wheels on job approval rating – Tampabay.com


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Poll shows Gov. Rick Scott spinning wheels on job approval rating
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Two other swing-state governors in the Connecticut school’s poll fared much better than Scott. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, was viewed favorably by 55 percent of voters, and new Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania, a Democrat, was at 52 percent.
Rick Scott: Floridians Still Unhappy With Governor They Just Reelected Miami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott won, but he’s still not popularSarasota Herald-Tribune
Florida Gov. Rick Scott gets low marks in new pollWTSP 10 News
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Quinnipiac Poll: Fla. Gov. Rick Scott gets low marks – News 13 Orlando


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Quinnipiac Poll: Fla. Gov. Rick Scott gets low marks
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Rick Scott is doing. A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday shows that only 42 percent of voters approve of the job Scott is doing while 47 percent disapprove. That same poll, however, showed that 53 percent of Floridians are “generally
Poll shows Gov. Rick Scott’s job approval slippingTampabay.com
Rick Scott won, but he’s still not popularSarasota Herald-Tribune
Florida Gov. Rick Scott gets low marks in new pollWTSP 10 News

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Scott apologizes over firing of FDLE chief – Sarasota Herald-Tribune


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Scott apologizes over firing of FDLE chief
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott gestures during a cabinet meeting at the Florida State Fair, Thursday in Tampa, Fla. Scott said Thursday that he mishandled the ouster of Gerald Bailey, the head of Florida’s main law enforcement agency. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara).
Gov. Rick Scott Calls Claims of Impropriety ‘Untrue’New York Times
Rick Scott Embroiled In Scandal At Start Of Second TermHuffington Post
Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE controversy: ‘I could have handled it better’Tampabay.com
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Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE controversy: ‘I could have handled it better’ – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE controversy: ‘I could have handled it better’
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott admitted for the first time Thursday that he botched the removal of a top state law enforcement official as he and the Cabinet swung into full damage control to avoid future controversy. “While I wanted to bring in new
Gov. Rick Scott says FDLE scandal could have been handled betterBay News 9
Rick Scott Embroiled In Scandal At Start Of Second TermHuffington Post
Governor Rick Scott admits he mishandled ouster of state’s top copSun Sentinel
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Ex-prisons chief blasts Rick Scott – Sarasota Herald-Tribune


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Ex-prisons chief blasts Rick Scott
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TALLAHASSEE — The former head of Florida’s prisons is blasting Gov. Rick Scott and his administration, saying they put politics ahead of guard and prisoner safety. Mike Crews, who resigned in November as Department of Corrections head, told the Miami …

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At Tampa presser, Rick Scott avoids responding to question on Medicaid … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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At Tampa presser, Rick Scott avoids responding to question on Medicaid
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At The Associated Press’ annual legislative planning meeting in Tallahassee on Wednesday, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli tossed a wet blanket on the coalition of businesses in Florida pushing for the state to expand Medicaid in 2015, saying, “House
Updates: Gov. Scott releases details of 2015 budgetFlorida Today
Chorus grows urging Gov. Scott, legislators to opt in on expanding MedicaidPalm Beach Post
State leaders, legislators address Florida mediaThe News-Press
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Rick Scott: ‘I will not let up’ – Sarasota Herald-Tribune


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Rick Scott: ‘I will not let up’
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I think he will govern a lot like Jeb Bush,” said Brian Ballard, a veteran lobbyist who was at Scott’s victory party. “I think he’s going to hit the ground running. He just seems so overjoyed to have a chance to really work with an overwhelmingly

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A misleading ad by NextGen Climate against Rick Scott – PolitiFact

A misleading ad by NextGen Climate against Rick Scott
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In a new television ad, billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer airs another beef with Florida’s millionaire Gov. Rick Scott and his campaign cash. But the 30-second ad mashes up various bits of information about Scott, painting a misleading picture
NextGen Rick Scott ad: True or false?Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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Gov. Scott visits Sarasota – Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Gov. Scott visits Sarasota
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
With the fate of tens of millions of dollars in the state budget at stake, community leaders flocked to Gov. Rick Scott’s fundraiser here on Wednesday, not just to donate to his re-election, but to make a last plea to convince him to spare local

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott hit with ethics, election law complaints over airplane use – MiamiHerald.com


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott hit with ethics, election law complaints over airplane use
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Rick Scott with three ethics and election law complaints Thursday, accusing him of violating state law by not fully reporting his campaign’s use of an aircraft owned by a company in his wife’s name. The complaints follow a Herald/Times report last
A new Rick Scott ad: GrandpaTampabay.com (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott To Release Financial DocumentsCBS Local
VIDEO: Scott’s grandson stars in new adSarasota Herald-Tribune
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In a nod to changing demographics, Gov. Rick Scott airing early Spanish … – Tampabay.com


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In a nod to changing demographics, Gov. Rick Scott airing early Spanish
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Gov. Rick Scott this week begins airing his campaign’s first Spanish-language TV commercial, an earlier-than-usual Hispanic outreach effort that reflects Florida’s changing demographics as well as the depth of the Republican’s aggressive $6 million ad
FL ‘Gobernador’ Rick Scott sends jobs message in SpanishWatchdog.org
Rick Scott’s Team Launches Spanish TV AdSunshine State News (blog)
GOP Gov. Rick Scott Airs Spanish Campaign AdWall Street Journal
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Rick Scott’s latest positive ad: Navy – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Rick Scott’s latest positive ad: Navy
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Upbeat and bearing an inspirational story in just 30 seconds, Gov. Rick Scott’s latest TV ad is the kind that makes you want to vote for him. Plus, it’s not misleading. So far the governor has spent more than $5.2 million on TV since March 12. This
Rick Scott releases new ad featuring time in US NavyBizPac Review
Rick Scott Announces Additional Funding for Hillsborough County SchoolsSunshine State News (blog)
UF trustee sends nearly $500000 to GOP causesTbo.com (blog)
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Gov. Rick Scott meets with students about tuition – Wink News


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Gov. Rick Scott meets with students about tuition
Wink News
Scott says he wants to keep college tuition at Florida’s public schools low. He criticized his predecessor, Gov. Charlie Crist, for signing into law an automatic 15 percent annual tuition increase and urged the students and their parents to call their
Charlie Crist hits back at Rick Scott in new videoCrowley Political Report
Rick Scott’s Team Runs Ad Focused on Cancer Research Support, Swipes Sunshine State News (blog)
Crist launches digital media buy attacking Scott and defending ObamacareMiamiHerald.com (blog)
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Rick Scott’s immigration shift: Backs in-state tuition for Dreamers – VOXXI


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Rick Scott’s immigration shift: Backs in-state tuition for Dreamers
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When Republican Rick Scott first ran for Florida governor in 2010, he pushed for tough immigration enforcement. Now, four years later, he is supporting a bill that would allow undocumented students living in Florida to pay in-state tuition rates to
Warning shot bill has Scott waiting to see what happensFirst Coast News
Florida Five: Job demand remains strong, House passes in-state tuition for BizPac Review
Editorial: Give immigrant children equal opportunity to attend collegeTbo.com
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