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Gov. Rick Scott praised by Broward health care exec (who was hired by Scott … – Sun Sentinel (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott praised by Broward health care exec (who was hired by Scott
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El Sanadi is a Scott supporter himself. State election records show he contributed $20,500 to support Scott’s re-election with contributions to the governor’s campaign and his Let’s Get to Work political action committee. Broward Health is the brand

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As Senate moves on health care, who’s next? – Sun Sentinel


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As Senate moves on health care, who’s next?
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Now that a plan to expand health insurance coverage to at least 800,000 Floridians has won unanimous, bipartisan approval in a Florida Senate committee, it’s time for Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida House to give the initiative the consideration it
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Does Gov. Rick Scott’s vow to fight water pollution hold water? – Sun Sentinel

Does Gov. Rick Scott’s vow to fight water pollution hold water?
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The Florida Legislature would be so much better if we could get rid of the Florida House. Already blocking Medicaid expansion, which has support from business and hospital groups, the House has rushed through a bill that would undercut efforts to clean

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Gov. Rick Scott heads to California in jobs push – Sun Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott heads to California in jobs push
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Rick Scott speaks Tuesday Feb. 10, 2015 at Keeping the Promise: A Florida Education Summit, sponsored by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Florida’s Future, at the Florida State University Alumni Center in Tallahassee, Fla. (Phil Sears / AP).
Gov. Rick Scott Heading to California in Jobs PushNBC 6 South Florida
Gov. Rick Scott headed to California to lure jobsTampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott wooing California businesses with visit, letter slamming Jerry BrownSan Jose Mercury News
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Gov. Rick Scott headed to California to lure jobs – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott headed to California to lure jobs
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Scott’s letter says he will be in Los Angeles on April 12 and April 13. His letter also takes shots at what he calls California Gov. Jerry Brown’s “tax and spend administration.” During his inaugural address in January, Scott said he would visit
Rick Scott wooing California businesses with visit, letter slamming Jerry BrownSan Jose Mercury News
Gov. Rick Scott heads to California in jobs pushSun Sentinel
Gov. Rick Scott Heading to California in Jobs PushNBC 6 South Florida
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Has Rick Scott eased Florida’s testing mania? – Sun Sentinel


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Has Rick Scott eased Florida’s testing mania?
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Gov. Scott is getting all sorts of headlines and kudos because he noticed school kids in Florida take too many tests. Unbelievable. Scott this week issued an executive order suspending a new language arts test that more than 175,000 high school juniors

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Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll sees parallels in Rick Scott ouster of FDLE … – Sun Sentinel


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Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll sees parallels in Rick Scott ouster of FDLE
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The real reason she was forced out ahead of the launch of Scott’s re-election campaign, Carroll believes, is that Scott’s top aides — chief of staff Steve MacNamara and successor Adam Hollingsworth — saw in her someone who had the governor’s ear that …
Tampa Bay Times joins open-records lawsuit against Rick Scott, Cabinet over SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott Announces Record High Tourism in 2014Sunshine State News (blog)
Amended ‘Sunshine’ suit filed against Scott, CabinetMiamiHerald.com (blog)
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End Gov.Rick Scott’s political overreach and save Florida insurance regulator – Sun Sentinel

End Gov.Rick Scott’s political overreach and save Florida insurance regulator
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Here’s what we know about Kevin McCarty — Gov. Rick Scott is finished with him. He doesn’t want Kevin to regulate the insurance industry any longer. After three weeks of stalling and avoiding reporters, the Governor’s Office finally confessed to

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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’
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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
Scott apologizes over firing of FDLE chiefSarasota Herald-Tribune
Gov. Rick Scott Calls Claims of Impropriety ‘Untrue’New York Times
Rick Scott Embroiled In Scandal At Start Of Second TermHuffington Post
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Less credibility – Rick Scott or Brian Williams? – Sun Sentinel

Less credibility – Rick Scott or Brian Williams?
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Bailey has already said Scott lied. Scott is saying he ‘could have handled it better.” Not that Scott had a lot of credibility before, but he’s lost whatever he has. Then there is Brian Williams, the NBC News anchor who says he made a “mistake” by

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Calls for FDLE investigations grow as Gov. Rick Scott continues to avoid questions – MiamiHerald.com


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Calls for FDLE investigations grow as Gov. Rick Scott continues to avoid questions
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TALLAHASSEE As Gov. Rick Scott on Friday continued to brush off questions about allegations of political meddling made by the state’s former top law enforcement officer, pressure mounted elsewhere in Florida to get answers. A Land O’Lakes man filed a …
FDLE scandal, airport parking, lottery winners and moreOrlando Sentinel
Two Cabinet Members Want an Independent Investigation of Rick Scott’s FDLE Miami New Times (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott says he would cooperate in FDLE probeWKMG Orlando
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Before firing another person, explain why – Sun Sentinel


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Before firing another person, explain why
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Johnson’s appointment came amid growing furor about Scott’s forced ouster of Gerald Bailey, who ran the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and whom the governor quickly replaced with Rick Swearingen, who ran the Capitol Police for FDLE. However …
Gray Swoope out, Bill Johnson as head of Enterprise FloridaNaples Daily News
Florida: GOP governor picks gay man as state’s top corporate recruiterSan Diego Gay & Lesbian News
The big news out of Miami-Dade: a new procurement chief is comingSunshine State News

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Gov. Rick Scott’s ouster of FDLE commissioner followed months of tension … – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott’s ouster of FDLE commissioner followed months of tension
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TALLAHASSEE — A simmering behind-the-scenes battle involving allegations of political meddling by Gov. Rick Scott’s office erupted publicly Tuesday as the ousted director of Florida’s top law enforcement agency called Scott a liar for claiming he
Gov. Rick Scott proposes $20 million for technical centersSun Sentinel
Gov. Rick Scott proposes bump to K-12 education fundingThe News-Press
Gov. Rick Scott changes answer, now says he forced out state’s law enforcement Naples Daily News

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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $20 million for technical centers – Sun Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $20 million for technical centers
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Rick Scott proposes $20 million for technical centers. Gov. Rick Scott is proposing $20 million in funding for technical centers in the state, an idea he outlined Monday at Altantic Technical College in Coconut Creek, the largest technical school in
Gov. Rick Scott unveils plan to boost Florida’s per-student spendingTampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott proposes bump to K-12 education fundingThe News-Press
Florida Gov. Rick Scott to propose hike in money for public schoolsFlorida Times-Union
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Palm Beach sheriff’s deputy honored by Gov. Rick Scott for heroism – Sun Sentinel

Palm Beach sheriff’s deputy honored by Gov. Rick Scott for heroism
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Rick Scott, who said Fidler “went above and beyond the call of duty.” During a packed ceremony Friday at the Sheriff’s Office, the governor placed a red and white striped medal around the deputy’s neck, saying he was honored to do so. “I’m very

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