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Gerald Bailey, Rick Scott and Everybody’s Whipping Boy — Willie Meggs – Sunshine State News


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Gerald Bailey, Rick Scott and Everybody’s Whipping Boy — Willie Meggs
Sunshine State News
Earlier in the month Meggs and his wife had dinner at the governor’s mansion with Rick and Ann Scott. And while the couples might not be close, Meggs has made no secret of the fact that he’s a Democrat who voted for Scott in November. On top of that, …
Gov. Scott visits FGCU, responds to FDLE scandalWink News
More tough FDLE questions for Gov. ScottWTSP 10 News
Turmoil puts focus on Scott, CabinetMiamiHerald.com
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Weekly Roundup: Rick Scott Hopes for An Early Spring – Sunshine State News


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Weekly Roundup: Rick Scott Hopes for An Early Spring
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Groundhog Day might not be until Monday, but Gov. Rick Scott probably doesn’t need a rodent to tell him that his winter of discontent is going to last awhile longer. If Scott somehow thought that one of the most difficult periods of his governorship
At Tampa presser, Rick Scott avoids responding to question on Medicaid SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Updates: Gov. Scott releases details of 2015 budgetFlorida Today
Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Scott Hopes For An Early SpringNorthEscambia.com
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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $150 million for Florida Everglades work – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $150 million for Florida Everglades work
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Standing outside a Miami airboat attraction with some of the state’s top environmentalists and a caged panther named Harley, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday proposed spending $150 million in his next budget on Everglades restoration and habitat preservation.
Gov. Rick Scott wants dedicated source of funds for Everglades restorationLocal 10
Scott proposes $5 billion for Glades restorationSun Sentinel
Florida Gov. Rick Scott to pledge millions for Everglades restorationBradenton Herald
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Rick Scott Wants Billions for Environment – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Wants Billions for Environment
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Gov. Rick Scott unveiled his ambitious plan for environmental spending Monday, announcing more than $5 billion for the Everglades over the next 20 years. Scott attributed the success of protecting natural resources with the health of Florida’s economy.

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Rick Scott Calls for $7.4 Million for State Veterans Homes – Sunshine State News (blog)


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Rick Scott Calls for $7.4 Million for State Veterans Homes
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Gov. Rick Scott called for $7.4 million for three new state homes for veterans. One of the homes will be in St. Lucie County while the Cabinet needs to decide on the location for the other two. “Florida is the most military-friendly state in the nation
Gov. Scott To Ask For Money To Build More Nursing Homes For VetsCBS Local
Gov. Scott pushes for more nursing homes for veteransActionNewsJax.com
Gov. Scott visits St. Augustine veterans’ nursing home to announce plans to Florida Times-Union
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Rick Scott Proposes $470 Million Cellphone, TV Service Tax Cut – Sunshine State News (blog)

Rick Scott Proposes $470 Million Cellphone, TV Service Tax Cut
Sunshine State News (blog)
On Tuesday Gov. Rick Scott called for cutting Florida’s communication service tax (CST) by $470 million. Scott insisted a family spending $100 a month on cellphones and cable will save $43 a year. “With our cellphone and TV tax cut, every Florida

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Gov. Rick Scott cuts more state jobs than any governor in recent history – Tallahassee.com


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Gov. Rick Scott cuts more state jobs than any governor in recent history
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A state report issued this week indicates that positions in Florida’s main personnel systems fell by nearly 11,000 jobs during Gov. Rick Scott’s first term – a faster rate of reduction than any governor has recorded.And Florida remains dead last in
Rick Scott criticism grows as agency chiefs departWTSP 10 News
As jobs czar Gray Swoope resigns, Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces fresh MiamiHerald.com
Gov. Rick Scott wants more money to help charter schoolsNaples Daily News
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Rick Scott Opposes Raising Federal Gas Tax – Sunshine State News (blog)


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Rick Scott Opposes Raising Federal Gas Tax
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Rick Scott, R-Fla., came out against Congress raising the federal gas tax on Tuesday. “Raising taxes is never a good solution to any problem, and raising the federal gas tax is no exception,” Scott said on Tuesday. “Increasing the federal gas tax will
Gov. Scott says federal gas tax increase would slow growthTampabay.com (blog)

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Rick Scott Pledges Historic Education Budget Increase – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott Pledges Historic Education Budget Increase
Sunshine State News
With four more years on the horizon as Florida governor, Gov. Rick Scott unveiled sweeping plans to raise the state’s education budget in 2015. Scott announced his plans Monday to raise K-12 spending from $18.9 billion to $19.75 billion, which would

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Rick Scott Gives GOP an Economic Game Plan in Inaugural Address – Sunshine State News

SaintPetersBlog (blog)Rick Scott Gives GOP an Economic Game Plan in Inaugural AddressSunshine State NewsNot a favorite of the party leadership during his primary battle against Bill McCollum in 2010, Scott has eased into a larger role for the GOP as th…

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Editorial: Gov. Rick Scott should embrace openness rather than secrecy – Tampabay.com

Editorial: Gov. Rick Scott should embrace openness rather than secrecy
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Rick Scott is sworn in for a second term, and there will be optimistic speeches and pronouncements about the Sunshine State’s bright future. Yet the governor and the Legislature have driven state government into the darkness with their disregard for

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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
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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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