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Records show Gov. Rick Scott’s office put up barriers to public records – Tampabay.com


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Records show Gov. Rick Scott’s office put up barriers to public records
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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott launched Project Sunburst two years ago to give the public easy access to his emails and those of his staff and promised it would become an “unprecedented, transparent window into how state government works.” …

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Gov. Rick Scott meets with scientists but remains silent on climate change – Tampabay.com

Gov. Rick Scott meets with scientists but remains silent on climate change
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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott listened to five of Florida’s top climate scientists Tuesday as they urged him to show leadership and develop policies to offset the impact of human-induced climate change to the state.

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California billionaire paying for anti-Rick Scott ads over climate change … – Florida Times-Union

California billionaire paying for anti-Rick Scott ads over climate change
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TALLAHASSEE | A California billionaire environmentalist is pouring millions of dollars into the Florida governor’s race to buy television ads attacking Gov. Rick Scott as a friend of polluters and utility companies, giving the campaign of Democrat

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California environmentalist shakes up Florida race – Minneapolis Star Tribune

California environmentalist shakes up Florida race
Minneapolis Star Tribune
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A California billionaire environmentalist is pouring millions of dollars into the Florida governor’s race to buy television ads attacking Gov. Rick Scott as a friend of polluters and utility companies, giving the campaign of

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Lawsuit seeks disclosure of private email accounts of Gov. Rick Scott, his staff – Tampabay.com


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Lawsuit seeks disclosure of private email accounts of Gov. Rick Scott, his staff
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TALLAHASSEE — Internet giants Google and Yahoo must disclose who established several email accounts held by Gov. Rick Scott, along with his current and former employees, as part of a lawsuit pending in Tallahassee that says the governor routinely …
Judge rules against Gov. Rick Scott in records lawsuitWESH Orlando
Judge Orders Information On Private Emails Used By Scott, StaffFCIR
Judge rules against Gov. Scott in records lawsuitWJXT Jacksonville

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Gov. Rick Scott says his staff will meet with climate change scientists – Tampabay.com

Gov. Rick Scott says his staff will meet with climate change scientists
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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott deflected calls to meet with climate scientists Wednesday and told reporters that his staff “would be happy to meet” with the state’s top climate experts about the impact human-induced global warming is having on Florida.

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10 Florida scientists want to tutor Gov. Rick Scott on climate change – Bradenton Herald


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10 Florida scientists want to tutor Gov. Rick Scott on climate change
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TALLAHASSEE — In an effort to push Gov. Rick Scott into the debate on climate change, 10 prominent scientists from the state’s top universities Tuesday asked for an opportunity to explain to him the impact human-induced global warming will have on

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott skipping international air show this year – WPTV


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott skipping international air show this year
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – TALLAHASSEE, Florida (AP) – Florida Gov. Rick Scott is skipping a trip to an international air show. In 2012 and 2013 took trade mission trips to Paris and London for air shows held in France and the United Kingdom. But Scott isn’t …
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Skips Air Show Trip This YearNBC 6 South Florida
Florida Governor Scott Misses International Air ShowWTVY, Dothan

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FDP unveils Spanish-language ad attacking Rick Scott on education – Orlando Sentinel (blog)

FDP unveils Spanish-language ad attacking Rick Scott on education
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
TALLAHASSEE — Florida Democrats unveiled a Spanish-language TV ad Thursday that makes similar claims to its earlier English version about Gov. Rick Scott‘s education record: basically, that he cut classroom spending and scholarship dollars. The ad …

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Gov. Rick Scott, rival Charlie Crist face off on education – Bradenton Herald

Gov. Rick Scott, rival Charlie Crist face off on education
Bradenton Herald
TALLAHASSEE — Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are using a similar weapon in their battle for the governor’s mansion: teachers. Schoolteachers play a starring role in Scott’s latest round of campaign television ads. “Rick Scott has put a lot of money back

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Gov. Rick Scott, rival Charlie Crist face off on education – MiamiHerald.com

Gov. Rick Scott, rival Charlie Crist face off on education
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TALLAHASSEE — Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are using a similar weapon in their battle for the governor’s mansion: teachers. Schoolteachers play a starring role in Scott’s latest round of campaign television ads. “Rick Scott has put a lot of money back

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Tax records suggest Charlie Crist and Rick Scott lag in charitable giving – MiamiHerald.com


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Tax records suggest Charlie Crist and Rick Scott lag in charitable giving
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TALLAHASSEE — While Gov. Rick Scott and his Democratic rival Charlie Crist have waged a bitter public relations battle over the release of their tax returns, both sides have been mum about one aspect of the documents: They suggest that both candidates …
Rick Scott says gubernatorial candidates ‘routinely disclose’ spouses’ tax returnsPolitiFact
Fla Poll: Rick Scott 41%, Charlie Crist 39%, 59% back marijuanaTampabay.com (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott talks gay marriage, medical marijuanaMyFox Tampa Bay
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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott signs bill to overhaul child welfare – Florida Times-Union


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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott signs bill to overhaul child welfare
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Rick Scott. By Associated Press. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Rick Scott signed a sweeping bill Monday aimed at overhauling the child-welfare system after hundreds of child abuse-related deaths in the past five years. The new law calls for a fundamental
Sweeping child-welfare changes signed by ScottMiamiHerald.com
Gov. Rick Scott signs bill to overhaul child welfareTallahassee Democrat (blog)
Sweeping child-welfare changes signed by Florida Gov. Rick ScottBradenton Herald
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Dueling education records define gubernatorial campaigns – Orlando Sentinel

Dueling education records define gubernatorial campaigns
Orlando Sentinel
TALLAHASSEE — It’s a blisteringly effective strategy for both Rick Scott and Charlie Crist: burn down the opponent’s education credentials. And as the summer and the ad wars heat up, both gubernatorial candidates have facts on their side. Crist, the

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Crist tells teachers ‘it’s over’ for Rick Scott – Orlando Sentinel (blog)

Crist tells teachers ‘it’s over’ for Rick Scott
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
TALLAHASSEE – Democratic candidate Charlie Crist made his bid to win his old job back official Monday, filing for governor and using the occasion to hold a round-table discussion with teachers who blasted incumbent Gov. Rick Scott. About a dozen …

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Rick Scott signs new late-term abortion restriction bill into law – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Rick Scott signs new late-term abortion restriction bill into law
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Abortions will be illegal in Florida if a doctor determines that the fetus could survive outside the womb. Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday that redefines that state’s current third trimester abortion ban. Current law

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