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Despite bluster, Rick Scott administration moves ahead with hospital plan – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Despite bluster, Rick Scott administration moves ahead with hospital plan
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Gov. Rick Scott‘s administration is taking steps to try to win federal approval of a plan to draw down federal health funds after being criticized for not doing enough to ensure supplemental hospital funding will flow to the state. The Agency for
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Health-care battle puts nearly everything in legislative limboOrlando Sentinel
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Gov. Rick Scott eyeing run for U.S. Senate ? in 2018 – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott eyeing run for U.S. Senate ? in 2018
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You might have seen Gov. Rick Scott recently talking to you in a TV ad — “We are expanding our industries, investing in our ports, making a record commitment to you, devoting more resources to education” — and wondered if he’s running for office again.
Gov. Scott no longer uses state email, aide saysOrlando Sentinel
Gov. Rick Scott considers 2018 run for U.S. SenateWTSP 10 News
Gov. Rick Scott interested in running for Senate, according to reportLocal 10
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George Sheldon will drop out of lawsuit against Rick Scott – TBO.com

George Sheldon will drop out of lawsuit against Rick Scott
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TALLAHASSEE — One-time Democratic candidate George Sheldon is dropping out of a lawsuit that contends Florida Gov. Rick Scott is failing to report his actual wealth. Sheldon ran unsuccessfully last year for attorney general. Last October he sued Scott …

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Gov. Scott orders less testing in Florida schools – News 13 Orlando


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Gov. Scott orders less testing in Florida schools
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Governor Rick Scott said, “A quality education prepares students to succeed in college or a career so they can pursue their dreams. It’s important to measure students’ progress and achievements, but we must not lose sight of our goal to provide every
Rick Scott orders less testing in state’s public schoolsTBO.com
Florida Gov. Scott concedes that kids are over-tested, drops 11th-grade Washington Post (blog)
Gov. Scott Orders Less Testing In Florida’s Public SchoolsCBS Local
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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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Rick Scott refusing to disclose financial information – TBO.com

Rick Scott refusing to disclose financial information
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TALLAHASSEE — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is refusing to turn over financial information that could answer whether he is flouting a state ethics law. Lawyers for Democrat George Sheldon want Scott to turn over detailed information about his various holdings.

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Rick Scott returns to job theme for inaugural speech – TBO.com

Rick Scott returns to job theme for inaugural speech
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TALLAHASSEE — If there was any doubt what the theme of Gov. Rick Scott’s final four years in office is going to be, it was put to rest Tuesday as he officially began his second term. In a word: Jobs. “A job is the most important thing we can do to

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Rick Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but that’s not what he promised in 2010 … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Rick Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but that’s not what he promised in 2010
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Less than three weeks before his second-term inauguration, Gov. Rick Scott is crowing that he has accomplished a goal he initially said could take seven years, despite the fact he isn’t even halfway to what he actually promised. Scott and the Florida …
Time set for Gov. Rick Scott’s swearing-in ceremonyOrlando Sentinel
Scott, state workers still at odds over drug testingSun Sentinel
Florida Gov. Rick Scott insists he has met jobs promiseWPTV.com
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Rick Scott may get boost for tax cuts, spending plans – TBO.com

Rick Scott may get boost for tax cuts, spending plans
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TALLAHASSEE — Florida Gov. Rick Scott could be getting a boost for his plans to cut taxes while also spending more on schools. State economists are meeting Monday to predict how much the state is expected to collect in taxes. Preliminary forecasts

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Rick Scott to celebrate inauguration with Jobs Jamboree in Tampa on Wednesday – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott to celebrate inauguration with Jobs Jamboree in Tampa on Wednesday
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Governor Rick Scott is putting a unique twist on celebrating his upcoming inauguration. Scott will be sworn in on January 6 and is ringing in his second term with a series of barbeques across the state. Scott will stop in Tampa Wednesday for one of his …
Editorial: What an inaugural difference four years makes for Gov. Rick ScottNaples Daily News
Gov. Rick Scott Holds ‘Jobs Jamboree’ In NaplesWGCU News
Gov. Scott visits USAA to tout jobsTampabay.com
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Second term will tell us who the real Rick Scott is – TBO.com

Second term will tell us who the real Rick Scott is
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We can only hope he will remain the Moderate Rick who persuaded voters to give him a narrow win over Charlie Crist. That’s a license to lead, but it’s hardly a mandate. It’s never good public policy to bulldoze over those who may have voted for the

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Which Rick Scott will govern now, tea party or moderate? – TBO.com


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Which Rick Scott will govern now, tea party or moderate?
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Several Republicans said the biggest change in Scott hasn’t been an ideological one, but rather a learning process that all new governors go through — particularly those who have never been part of government in Tallahassee. The process involves …
Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win leaves power with Republican LegislatureTampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win empowers GOP -dominated LegislatureMiamiHerald.com
Medical Marijuana Got More Florida Votes Than Rick ScottFOX News Radio
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‘Fan’ dispute overshadows sharp debate between Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott – MiamiHerald.com


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‘Fan’ dispute overshadows sharp debate between Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott
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The Scott campaign released its own statement: “Charlie Crist can bring his fan, microwave, and toaster to debates — none of that will cover up how sad his record as governor was compared to the success of Rick Scott. Crist should buy a fan for the
Times poll: All tied up in Florida governor’s race between Rick Scott, Charlie Tampabay.com
Charlie Crist, Gov. Rick Scott debate gets off to awkward startLocal 10
Rick Scott, Charlie Crist debate gets off to bizarre start over rogue fanOrlando Sentinel
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Scott, Crist face off in first of three debates tonight – TBO.com


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Scott, Crist face off in first of three debates tonight
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Republican Gov. Rick Scott will face Democratic challenger Charlie Crist in three debates to be televised statewide over the next two weeks. Here is the schedule. 7 p.m. today. Telemundo’s WSCV Miami is hosting a debate to be shown in the Tampa market

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AG candidate George Sheldon sues Rick Scott over financial disclosure – TBO.com (blog)

AG candidate George Sheldon sues Rick Scott over financial disclosure
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TALLAHASSEE – A Democratic candidate for Florida’s attorney general is filing a lawsuit that contends Gov. Rick Scott isn’t following the law that requires him to disclose his finances. George Sheldon announced Wednesday morning that he’s asking a

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