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Another healthcare letter from Rick Scott, this one to Shands Jax – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Another healthcare letter from Rick Scott, this one to Shands Jax
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Gov. Rick Scott rounded off his letter-writing week with a letter to officials at UF Health Jacksonville asking 15 questions that could provide insight as to why the hospital has become “extraordinarily reliant on federal (Medicaid) funds and what can
Special session officially called as Scott prepares for shutdownBay News 9
Scott: Keep ‘critical services’ in case of shutdownTallahassee.com
Florida government shutdown loomingWJXT Jacksonville
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Kansas, Texas governors back Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s suit against the Obama … – Florida Times-Union


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Kansas, Texas governors back Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s suit against the Obama
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Rick Scott’s fight against the Obama administration to free billions of federal hospital dollars even if the states don’t expand Medicaid. The three Republican governors want an extension on federal funds that help hospitals that care for uninsured and
Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against Obama finds support from Texas, KansasTampabay.com (blog)
Scott creates health care commission to also look at hospitals’ bottom linesPalm Beach Post (blog)
Kansas, Texas to back Scott in ‘LIP” lawsuitWJXT Jacksonville
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Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against Obama finds support from Texas, Kansas – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against Obama finds support from Texas, Kansas
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Rick Scott’s lawsuit against the federal government over health care funding, Scott’s office announced Monday. The legal challenge alleges that federal health officials are trying to coerce Florida into expanding Medicaid by threatening to end the $2.2
Kansas, Texas governors back Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s suit against the Obama Florida Times-Union
Texas, Kansas To Back Florida Lawsuit Against Obama AdministrationCBS Local
Kansas, Texas to back Scott in ‘LIP” lawsuitWJXT Jacksonville
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott reverses course and now opposes Medicaid expansion … – Albany Times Union

Florida Gov. Rick Scott reverses course and now opposes Medicaid expansion
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott reverses course and now opposes Medicaid expansion in the state. Printable Version. Email This · World and national news. Previous Button Next Button. Click to View RSS Feed · In this March 31, 2015 …

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Gov. Rick Scott hires law firm to handle Sunshine violation claims – Bradenton Herald


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Gov. Rick Scott hires law firm to handle Sunshine violation claims
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks at a news conference at Norris Sports Group on Friday, March 27, 2015, in Naples, Fla. Florida’s unemployment rate is dropping slightly. New numbers released Friday show that the state’s unemployment rate for February was …
Scott, Cabinet hire RPOF lawyer for Sunshine lawsuitFlorida Times-Union (blog)
GOP general counsel hired to fight Sunshine Law suit against Scott, CabinetOrlando Sentinel
Governor, Cabinet Hire LawyerWFSU
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Gov. Rick Scott gives State of the State speech – WTSP 10 News


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Gov. Rick Scott gives State of the State speech
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Rick Scott is pushing for more tax cuts, more money for schools and lower state university tuition. Those were the areas he highlighted in his State of the State speech Tuesday. The speech was as much a lesson on Florida’s history as it was his vision
Gov. Rick Scott delivers upbeat State of the State addressTampabay.com
Gov. Scott’s State of the State kicks off Florida legislative sessionBay News 9
Rick Scott’s 2015 State of the State speech annotatedPolitiFact
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott refuses to disclose financial information – Florida Times-Union

Florida Gov. Rick Scott refuses to disclose financial information
Florida Times-Union
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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Former corrections secretary latest to criticize Gov. Rick Scott’s office – Florida Times-Union (blog)

Former corrections secretary latest to criticize Gov. Rick Scott’s office
Florida Times-Union (blog)
It was July 10, 2014. Mike Crews, then-secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, was in the thick of a public firestorm over allegations that a mentally ill inmate had died in a scalding shower as part of a punishment ritual by officers at

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Ousted FDLE commissioner accuses Gov. Rick Scott, aides of politicizing agency – Florida Times-Union


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Ousted FDLE commissioner accuses Gov. Rick Scott, aides of politicizing agency
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Rick Scott. Scott indicated to the media that Bailey resigned voluntarily, prompting the former leader of the state’s top law enforcement agency to temporarily break his code of silence. Bailey’s account of his falling-out with the governor has had
Gerald Bailey, Rick Scott and Everybody’s Whipping Boy — Willie MeggsSunshine State News
Gov. Scott visits FGCU, responds to FDLE scandalWink News
Gov. Scott Hopes For An Early SpringCBS Local
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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $20 million for technical centers – Sun Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $20 million for technical centers
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Rick Scott proposes $20 million for technical centers. Gov. Rick Scott is proposing $20 million in funding for technical centers in the state, an idea he outlined Monday at Altantic Technical College in Coconut Creek, the largest technical school in
Gov. Rick Scott unveils plan to boost Florida’s per-student spendingTampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott proposes bump to K-12 education fundingThe News-Press
Florida Gov. Rick Scott to propose hike in money for public schoolsFlorida Times-Union
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A positive, hopeful message in Gov. Rick Scott’s inaugural address – Bradenton Herald


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A positive, hopeful message in Gov. Rick Scott’s inaugural address
Bradenton Herald
Rick Scott launched his second term on a kinder and gentler tone in his inaugural speech Tuesday, a promising turnaround from his divisive address four years ago. This pivot is best illustrated in his repudiation of partisanship, quite a feat for a one
Gov. Rick Scott wants $20 million boost for tech centersWESH Orlando
Gov. Rick Scott wants $20 million boost for technical centersWink News
Romano: Rick Scott 2.0 sounds refreshing ? if he keeps it goingTampabay.com
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Rick Scott makes unannounced visit to PSC for Patronis swearing in – Florida Times-Union (blog)


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Rick Scott makes unannounced visit to PSC for Patronis swearing in
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Rick Scott made an unannounced visit to the Florida Public Service Commission today to attend the swearing-in of his friend and political ally, former Rep. Jimmy Patronis. Scott joined a host of other elected officials from both sides of the aisle who
Scott Ally Takes Seat As Florida Utility RegulatorCBS Local
Scott ally Patronis takes seat as utility regulatorThe News Herald
Lawmakers eye Fla. utilities’ ties to regulatorsOrlando Sentinel
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Jacksonville supporters attend Rick Scott job-focused inauguration – Florida Times-Union (blog)

Jacksonville supporters attend Rick Scott job-focused inauguration
Florida Times-Union (blog)
Rick Scott’s jobs-focused inauguration ceremony Tuesday. Jacksonville Beach Vice Mayor Tom Taylor and former city general counsel Rick Mullaney were also spotted in the audience, as well as former City Councilman Art Graham, now chairman of the …

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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott sworn in to 2nd term, focuses on jobs – Albany Times Union


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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott sworn in to 2nd term, focuses on jobs
Albany Times Union
Rick Scott began his second term Tuesday with the same promise he made when he took office four years ago — to keep government small, lower taxes and create jobs by making the state more business-friendly. Scott was sworn in outside Florida’s Old …

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Pastor Mac Brunson to give invocation at Rick Scott inaugural prayer breakfast – Florida Times-Union (blog)


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Pastor Mac Brunson to give invocation at Rick Scott inaugural prayer breakfast
Florida Times-Union (blog)
First Baptist Church of Jacksonville Pastor Mac Brunson is helping Gov. Rick Scott celebrate his inauguration Tuesday. Brunson is scheduled to give the invocation at a prayer breakfast on Florida A&M University’s campus in the morning before Scott’s …

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Rick Scott, Alvin Brown form bond despite party difference – Florida Times-Union (blog)

Florida Times-Union (blog)Rick Scott, Alvin Brown form bond despite party differenceFlorida Times-Union (blog)Despite their different political leanings, Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown and Gov. Rick Scott bonded over a common desire to create jobs. Sco…

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Charlie Crist up 3 points over Rick Scott in Florida governor’s race: poll – Washington Times


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Charlie Crist up 3 points over Rick Scott in Florida governor’s race: poll
Washington Times
Democratic candidate Charlie Crist, left, and Republican Gov. Rick Scott shake hands before their live television debate, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 hosted by WJXT-TV and CNN at the Channel 4 studios in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, …

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