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New Opportunities, Challenges for Rick Scott in Second Term – Sunshine State News

New Opportunities, Challenges for Rick Scott in Second Term
Sunshine State News
Then, Scott and a Republican Party establishment that had opposed him during a GOP primary were still making their peace. The former health-care executive’s business experience didn’t seem to have equipped him for the chaos of the legislative process.

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Rick Scott Ends 2014 on a High Note With — What Else? — Jobs – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Ends 2014 on a High Note With — What Else? — JobsSunshine State NewsRick Scott can be pardoned if he took a victory lap on Friday as he announced the state unemployment rate dropped below 6 percent and said 715,700 jobs had been created un…

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Two More Members of Rick Scott’s Administration to Stay at Current Posts – Sunshine State News


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Two More Members of Rick Scott’s Administration to Stay at Current Posts
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As Gov. Rick Scott prepares to start his second term, he will continue to draw on the services of two members of his administration who will stay at their current posts. Scott announced on Wednesday that Ken Detzner will remain as secretary of the
Detzner Re-Appointed As Florida’s Secretary Of StateCBS Local
Senate leader calls lottery ‘a pretty big numbers racket’Jacksonville Daily Record
Sec State Ken Detzner and Lottery Secretary Cynthia O’Connell staying for SaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Rick Scott Turns to Familiar Faces for Second Term – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Turns to Familiar Faces for Second TermSunshine State NewsGov. Rick Scott continues to flesh out his team for a second term, relying on familiar faces in his administration as he readies for the next four years. Scott announced on Tuesday he…

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Rick Scott Showcases Decline in Juvenile Delinquency – Sunshine State News (blog)

WTXL ABC 27Rick Scott Showcases Decline in Juvenile DelinquencySunshine State News (blog)Rick Scott announced on Tuesday that juvenile arrests continued to drop in Florida, with a reduction of 8 percent in 2013-14. A new report from the state Departmen…

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Rick Scott Keeps John Armstrong as Surgeon General, in Charge of DOH – Sunshine State News


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Rick Scott Keeps John Armstrong as Surgeon General, in Charge of DOH
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Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday that Dr. John Armstrong, his hand-picked surgeon general and secretary of the Department of Health (DOH), will stay on in his administration for at least another year. “As a medical professional and expert in public
Gov. Scott Taps Armstrong Again As State Surgeon GeneralWFSU
Armstrong reappointed; still state surgeon generalOcala
John Armstrong re-appointed as Department of Health SecretarySaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Rick Scott: Higher General Revenue Shows Florida’s Economy is Coming Back … – Sunshine State News (blog)


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Rick Scott: Higher General Revenue Shows Florida’s Economy is Coming Back
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The Revenue Estimating Conference released a report on Monday showing Florida’s general revenue is up $296 million while next year the general revenue will be almost $332 million higher than expected forecasts. Gov. Rick Scott said the increased …
A fresh forecast for Florida’s revenue expected todayPalm Beach Post (blog)

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Rick Scott Showcases Rural Road Improvements in Palm Beach County – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Showcases Rural Road Improvements in Palm Beach County
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Gov. Rick Scott focused on rural road improvements on Thursday, appearing in Belle Glade to showcase how that town, Pahokee and South Bay will receive $3.8 million in his “Rural Areas of Opportunity” program. “Building and repairing roadways in rural …

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Rick Scott Keeps Veterans of State Government in His Administration – Sunshine State News


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Rick Scott Keeps Veterans of State Government in His Administration
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Gov. Rick Scott announced this week that three veterans of state government will remain in his administration. Scott announced Tuesday the retention of Elizabeth Dudek as secretary of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). “Secretary …
Gov. Rick Scott takes ‘interim’ off DCF chief’s titleWESH Orlando
Scott Takes ‘Interim’ Off DCF Chief’s TitleHealth News Florida
Scott names Carroll permanent secretary of DCFWJXT Jacksonville
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Rick Scott Honors Florida Soldiers Wounded in Fort Hood Shootings – Sunshine State News (blog)

WCTVRick Scott Honors Florida Soldiers Wounded in Fort Hood ShootingsSunshine State News (blog)Gov. Rick Scott honored two Floridians in the Army — Private First Class Justin Johnson from Punta Gorda and Staff Sergeant Patrick Zeigler from Orange Coun…

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Rick Scott Announces $9 Million for Rural Road Improvement Across Florida – Sunshine State News


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Rick Scott Announces $9 Million for Rural Road Improvement Across Florida
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On Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott announced that 20 rural areas in Florida will receive $9 million in transportation improvement funds though the “Rural Areas of Opportunity Program” and the Florida Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Small County Outreach …
Fla. Gov. Rick Scott Announces $9 Million for Rural RoadsWTVY, Dothan
Area rural roads targeted for improvementsThe News Herald

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Rick Scott Slams Obama’s Net Neutrality Proposal – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott Slams Obama’s Net Neutrality Proposal
Sunshine State News (blog)
On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., slammed President Barack Obama’s call for Net neutrality. Last month Obama called for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to implement Internet neutrality — at least, not without a fight. And one of the …

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Rick Scott Urged to Make Interim Secretaries Permanent at DCF, DJJ – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Urged to Make Interim Secretaries Permanent at DCF, DJJ
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As he gets ready to start a second term, Gov. Rick Scott will have to choose leaders for the Florida Department of Children and Families and the Department of Juvenile Justice. Both agencies are operating under interim secretaries, and Scott’s choice

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How Rick Scott Beat Charlie Crist — GOP Poll Explains It – Sunshine State News

How Rick Scott Beat Charlie Crist — GOP Poll Explains It
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Scott’s tie among Hispanic voters. It could certainly be argued that the campaign’s success with Hispanic voters had as much or more to do with Gov. Rick Scott’s victory than any other targeted group.” The poll of 1,000 Floridians who voted in the 2014

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Rick Scott Beat Charlie Crist by Running Strong With Cubans, Men and Seniors – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott Beat Charlie Crist by Running Strong With Cubans, Men and Seniors
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The Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) released a poll from On Message on Monday which shows how Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., was able to defeat former Gov. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., in last month’s general election. The poll of Floridians who voted in

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Rick Scott Names Angela Cox to 4th Judicial Circuit – Sunshine State News (blog)


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Rick Scott Names Angela Cox to 4th Judicial Circuit
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On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott named Duval County Court Judge Angela Cox to replace former Chief Judge Donald Moran on the 4th Judicial Circuit, covering Clay, Duval and Nassau counties. “As a county court judge, Judge Cox has demonstrated …
Gov. Rick Scott announces ten Thanksgiving appointmentsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Governor appoints new 4th circuit judgeWJXT Jacksonville
Angela Cox appointed Circuit Court judge in JacksonvilleFlorida Times-Union

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