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Rick Scott Makes Bet on FSU BCS Victory – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott Makes Bet on FSU BCS VictorySunshine State News (blog)Scott has placed bets on big Florida sporting events with other governors in the past. He made wagers with the governors of Oklahoma and Texas when the Miami Heat made the NBA Finals, and…

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2014 Will Be All About Rick Scott and Charlie Crist – Sunshine State News

2014 Will Be All About Rick Scott and Charlie CristSunshine State NewsRight now, Crist has the lead over Scott and his Democratic primary rivals. As 2014 opens, Crist should be in the limelight, especially with his memoir being released in early Februa…

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Rick Scott Pushes Vehicle Registration Fee Cut on First Coast – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott Pushes Vehicle Registration Fee Cut on First Coast
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“We want to create an opportunity economy in Florida that supports jobs for future generations,” Scott said. “To do this, we have to make sure more families keep the money they earn so they can invest in their future. That is why we are going to undo
Gov. Scott Touts Auto Registration Fee Rollbacks In JacksonvilleWJCT NEWS
Scott visits First Coast auto dealership to boost registration fee reduction planFlorida Times-Union (blog)

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Rick Scott Announces 14 Districts Approve Teacher Pay Raises – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott Announces 14 Districts Approve Teacher Pay RaisesSunshine State News (blog)Rick Scott Announces 14 Districts Approve Teacher Pay Raises. By: Allison Nielsen | Posted: December 16, 2013 9:34 AM. Gov. Rick Scott made the announcement Monday th…

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Rick Scott Doubles Down on $500 Million Tax Cut – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott Doubles Down on $500 Million Tax Cut
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“Florida’s improved economic forecast means we are in an even better position to give $500 million in taxes and fees back to Florida families,” Scott said. “After all, it’s their money. Our ‘It’s Your Money’ $500 million tax and fee cut will be a
Improved Economic Forecast Puts Florida in Even Better Position for $500 WCTV
Fla. Gov. Doubles-Down On $500M Tax Cut PledgeLaw360 (subscription)

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Gov. Rick Scott’s Office ‘Sets the Record Straight’ on Jobs – Sunshine State News

Gov. Rick Scott’s Office ‘Sets the Record Straight’ on Jobs
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The following is a press statement Gov. Rick Scott’s office released early Monday in answer to the Miami Herald weekend story, “Many Promises, Few Jobs,” which the newspaper promises is the first in a series of three stories. “In the four years before 
Column: Making Florida into an opportunity economyTampabay.com

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For some, Rick Scott’s jobs plan isn’t working – Tampabay.com


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For some, Rick Scott’s jobs plan isn’t working
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Rick Scott talks about on his public relations road show as the state’s “jobs” governor. It is a tale about the tens of thousands of private-sector jobs lost in Florida since Scott took office in January 2011. It is about once-robust manufacturing jobs
Many Promises, Few Jobs: The Rick Scott Jobs RecordHuffington Post
Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau Investigates Gov. Rick Scott’s Jobs PromiseWGCU News
Rick Scott Kills 700000 JobsRing of Fire
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Rick Scott Shouldn’t Choose Adam Hollingsworth as Lieutenant Governor – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Shouldn’t Choose Adam Hollingsworth as Lieutenant Governor
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Almost nine months after Jennifer Carroll resigned, the latest name being floated as Rick Scott’s lieutenant governor is his own chief of staff Adam Hollingsworth. Buzz started building that Hollingsworth could be in line for a promotion at the end of

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Rick Scott Honors Nelson Mandela With Flags at Half-Mast – Sunshine State News (blog)


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Rick Scott Honors Nelson Mandela With Flags at Half-Mast
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Rick Scott ordered U.S. and state flags to be flown at half-mast to mark the passing of the iconic Nelson Mandela, the former South African president who passed away on Thursday. Flags will remain at half-mast until the end of Monday. “Today, Ann and I 
Florida reaction to the death of Nelson MandelaTampabay.com (blog)
UN chief calls Mandela `a giant for justice’WPEC

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Rick Scott, Legislators Honored by Florida Manufacturers – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott, Legislators Honored by Florida Manufacturers
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“Governor Scott has been willing to personally pick up the phone and talk to any business thinking about entering or leaving the state,” said Stephens. “It’s really given us a boost in terms of getting meaningful voices behind our programs and businesses.

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Rick Scott: PortMiami Expansion Will Create 30000 Jobs – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott: PortMiami Expansion Will Create 30000 Jobs
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Rick Scott showcased PortMiami’s dredging project as Florida continues to prepare for the Panama Canal expansion which is expected to be finished in 2015. When the canal expansion is complete, larger vessels will be able to dock at PortMiami once the 

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Rick Scott Showcases International Economy Creating Jobs in Florida – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Showcases International Economy Creating Jobs in Florida
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Rick Scott announced on Thursday that Brink’s Regional Services will locate its Latin American headquarters in Florida, bringing 105 jobs and more than $2.5 million to Miami-Dade over the next three years. “Job creators like Brink’s have been the

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Brink’s Bringing 105 New Jobs, $2.5 Million to Miami-Dade – Sunshine State News (blog)

Brink’s Bringing 105 New Jobs, $2.5 Million to Miami-Dade
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Governor Rick Scott announced on Thursday that Brink’s Regional Services will locate its Latin American headquarters in Florida, bringing 105 jobs and more than $2.5 million in Miami-Dade over the next three years. “Job creators like Brink’s have been
Brink’s Regional Services will establish its Latin American headquarters in Area Development Online

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Rick Scott: More Floridians Leaving HCBS Medicaid Waiver Wait List – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott: More Floridians Leaving HCBS Medicaid Waiver Wait ListSunshine State News (blog)Rick Scott said around 1,600 Floridians, up from around 750, will be leaving the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid waiver waiting list. Scott hi…

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Rick Scott Highlights $80 million Graduate Medical Education Program – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott Highlights $80 million Graduate Medical Education Program
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“”In order to grow more opportunities for Florida families to succeed, we must invest in programs that will diversify our economy and create jobs for future generations,” said Scott. “That’s why my Florida Families First budget invested $80 million for

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Rick Scott Showcases Graduate Medical Education Funding – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott Showcases Graduate Medical Education Funding
Sunshine State News (blog)
Rick Scott showcased the $80 million in his budget for graduate medical education, including $13 million to Tampa Bay hospitals to support internship programs. ““In order to grow more opportunities for Florida families to succeed, we must invest in

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Rick Scott urges districts to hammer out teacher pay raises – Florida Times-Union (blog)


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Rick Scott urges districts to hammer out teacher pay raises
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Gov. Rick Scott is ratcheting up pressure on the two-dozen school districts that have not yet hammered out deals to offer school district pay raises. Getting pay raises for teachers was one of Scott’s top legislative priorities last session. The
Gov. Rick Scott urges school districts to give out raisesTampabay.com (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Pushes Districts Again on Pay RaiseNBC 6 South Florida
Fla. Gov. Rick Scott pushes for pay raises for teachersABC Action News
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