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Gov. Rick Scott signs revenge porn, growler and 25 other bills – WESH Orlando


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Gov. Rick Scott signs revenge porn, growler and 25 other bills
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Revenge porn will be illegal, half-gallon beer growlers will be legal and cities like Waldo won’t be able to set ticket quotas for police officers. Those were among 27 bills Gov. Rick Scott signed into law Thursday. Under the new
Florida governor signs bill that outlaws online ‘revenge porn’Toronto Sun
Gov. Scott signs revenge porn, 26 other billsTallahassee.com
Scott signs revenge porn, growler and 25 other billsWink News

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Florida governor signs bill that outlaws online ‘revenge porn’ – Reuters


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Florida governor signs bill that outlaws online ‘revenge porn’
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TALLAHASSEE Governor Rick Scott signed legislation Thursday making it illegal in Florida to post “revenge porn” on the Internet, joining more than a dozen other U.S. states. The “sexual cyberharassment” bill that takes effect Oct. 1 makes it a

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California judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s Gmail … – Tampabay.com


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California judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s Gmail
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TALLAHASSEE — In a major defeat for Gov. Rick Scott, a California judge on Thursday ordered Google to turn over the computer IP addresses for all correspondence to and from the Florida governor’s private Gmail account since Jan. 15, 2011, and the …
Judge orders Google to turn over data on Gov. Rick Scott’s e-mailBradenton Herald

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Gov. Rick Scott, state officials use Canadian firm to attract jobs to Florida – Tampabay.com

Gov. Rick Scott, state officials use Canadian firm to attract jobs to Florida
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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott and the state hired a Canadian company to persuade Pennsylvania companies to bring jobs to Florida, contradicting the “Think Florida” policy at the state’s economic development agency.

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Gov. Rick Scott calls for special session, says tax cuts may be sacrificed to … – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott calls for special session, says tax cuts may be sacrificed to
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TALLAHASSEE — Blaming the federal government for Florida’s financial woes, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday said he was prepared to call Florida lawmakers back for a special session to complete the budget — and even encourage them to pass a bare-bones …
State Newspapers Chastise Gov. Rick Scott and Republican Legislators Over FCIR
Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll call special session for ‘continuation budget’Bradenton Herald
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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet move to mediation in Sunshine lawsuit – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet move to mediation in Sunshine lawsuit
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TALLAHASSEE — After weeks of behind-the-scenes legal combat, Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet members will dispatch their lawyers to mediate differences with Florida news outlets in a lawsuit accusing all four officials of violating the Sunshine Law.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet, news outlets will try mediation in Sunshine Bradenton Herald

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Bill to address Florida testing concerns headed to Gov. Rick Scott – Tampabay.com


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Bill to address Florida testing concerns headed to Gov. Rick Scott
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TALLAHASSEE — A proposal that would reduce the testing requirements for Florida schoolchildren — and delay the release of school grades until an independent agency reviews the new assessments — is headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk.
Florida testing bill headed to Gov. Rick ScottMiami Herald
Legislature approves scaling back of school testingOrlando Sentinel
Florida takes steps to limit standardized testingMarketplace.org

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Gov. Rick Scott’s criticism of online voter registration angers elections … – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott’s criticism of online voter registration angers elections
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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott is quietly working to kill legislation that would allow people in Florida to begin online voter registration in 2017, using arguments that local elections officials call “inaccurate” and “perplexing.” …
Bill Day’s latest: Rick Scott’s Florida-shaped salt-water poolSaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Gov. Rick Scott’s criticism of online voter registration angers elections … – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott’s criticism of online voter registration angers elections
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TALLAHASSEE Gov. Rick Scott is quietly working to kill legislation that would allow people in Florida to register to vote online in 2017, using arguments that local election officials call “inaccurate” and “perplexing.” The Scott administration’s
Bill Day’s latest: Rick Scott’s Florida-shaped salt-water poolSaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax … – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax
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TALLAHASSEE — In touting his plan for record school spending, Gov. Rick Scott is ignoring a fact that concerns some of his fellow Republicans: He wants property taxpayers to pay more. Scott’s $77 billion budget, awaiting review by the Legislature

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Florida news outlets suing Gov. Rick Scott want emergency order protecting … – Bradenton Herald

Florida news outlets suing Gov. Rick Scott want emergency order protecting
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TALLAHASSEE — Florida news outlets and First Amendment advocates want a judge to order Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet members to safeguard all relevant materials in an open meetings lawsuit, even their aides’ cellphone text messages. The media …

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Rick Scott orders less testing in state’s public schools – TBO.com

Rick Scott orders less testing in state’s public schools
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TALLAHASSEE — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is suspending a test given to the state’s 11th graders. Scott said Wednesday he will issue an executive order that will suspend one of the standardized tests given to students. Scott said he is making the move in …

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants tighter controls on college costs – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants tighter controls on college costs
Bradenton Herald
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who promised during his campaign to keep the costs of college down during his second term, wants state legislators to pass a sweeping bill lowering textbook costs and curbing tuition increases for graduate …

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Florida’s top cop has earned Gov. Rick Scott’s favor – Bradenton Herald

Florida’s top cop has earned Gov. Rick Scott’s favor
Bradenton Herald
TALLAHASSEE — In his first two years in office, Gov. Rick Scott became so friendly with bodyguard Rick Swearingen, that when Swearingen’s duty ended as special agent in charge of protecting the governor, Scott kept him on for plum assignments — trips

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott refusing to disclose financial information – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott refusing to disclose financial information
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a wealthy former businessman who put up millions of his money to help his two campaigns, is refusing to hand over detailed financial information that could answer whether he is violating a state ethics law.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s prison budget fails to include money to investigate … – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s prison budget fails to include money to investigate
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TALLAHASSEE — After years of slashing funding for Florida’s state prison system, Gov. Rick Scott released a proposed budget Wednesday that would inject $51.2 million in new spending into the troubled agency but fails to provide any new resources to …
Scott’s prison budget fails to include money to investigate record high inmate Tampabay.com

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