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Proposed state tax cut could squeeze county government coffers – Sun-Sentinel (blog)

Proposed state tax cut could squeeze county government coffers
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott‘s proposed business tax cut could end up costing local taxpayers, according to Palm Beach County officials. Palm Beach County government estimates it would lose about $700,000 in projected revenue under Scott’s potential 

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Medical marijuana could aid Democrats, hurt Rick Scott – Sun-Sentinel

Medical marijuana could aid Democrats, hurt Rick Scott
Sun-Sentinel
Forget the medical arguments. Ignore the criminal justice issues. Put aside moral questions. Florida’s medical marijuana referendum could influence the results of the other elections on November ballot — especially the race for governor. “It’ll be an

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Democratic politician blames Republican Gov. Rick Scott for manatee deaths – Sun-Sentinel (blog)

Democratic politician blames Republican Gov. Rick Scott for manatee deaths
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
“I look forward to November when a new governor is running this state and Governor Scott has been sent packing. It is time for Floridians across this state to raise their voice. They have the opportunity in this next election We know that Governor

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Chan Lowe: Rick Scott and child welfare – Sun-Sentinel

Chan Lowe: Rick Scott and child welfare
Sun-Sentinel
Now that Rick Scott is facing re-election, he’s counting on this quirk of Sunshine State politics to give him a leg up. He must pretend to be a humanoid in order to counter the challenge from the irrepressibly (some might say smarmily) personable

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Gov. Rick Scott, PowerPoint in hand, pitches Florida – and himself – Sun-Sentinel (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott, PowerPoint in hand, pitches Florida – and himself
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Rick Scott. The audience was about 125 members and guests at the Broward Workshop, the organization of chief executives of the county’s top companies, meeting at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The business community leaders were on hand 

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Gov. Rick Scott doesn’t have opinion on latest gambling expansion proposal – Sun-Sentinel (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott doesn’t have opinion on latest gambling expansion proposal
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Rick Scott didn’t have much to say about it Wednesday morning when asked after a meeting with Broward business leaders for his reaction to the proposal. As is the case with many people in politics and the gambling industry, he referred to it as “gaming.”.

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Chan Lowe: Rick Scott’s drug testing overturned – Sun-Sentinel

Chan Lowe: Rick Scott’s drug testing overturned
Sun-Sentinel
One of the promises candidate Rick Scott made in 2010 was to push for a law requiring Floridians receiving welfare funds to prove they were drug-free in order to qualify for assistance. This is the kind of loaded issue that motivates the “right” people

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Chan Lowe: Rick Scott’s jobs “success” – Sun-Sentinel

Chan Lowe: Rick Scott’s jobs “success”
Sun-Sentinel
Considering that he couldn’t bring himself to agree to do a single editorial board interview at any newspaper in the state back when he was running for governor the first time, Scott’s sudden availability for public events is a change we can all applaud.

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