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Times-Union Editorial: Rick Scott is the best choice for governor – Florida Times-Union


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Times-Union Editorial: Rick Scott is the best choice for governor
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The Times-Union editorial board is in an unusual situation regarding the endorsement of Florida’s next governor. Neither Republican Rick Scott nor Democrat Charlie Crist received this newspaper’s endorsement the last time they ran. So maybe it’s

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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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Rick Scott, Charlie Crist debate gets off to bizarre start over rogue fan – Orlando Sentinel


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Rick Scott, Charlie Crist debate gets off to bizarre start over rogue fan
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The live televised debate between Florida Gov. Rick Scott and challenger Charlie Crist got off to one of the most bizarre starts in political history Wednesday night when Scott initially refused to take the stage because of a fan. Yes, a fan. The
Gov. Rick Scott says he won’t debate because of Charlie Crist’s fan, but then Tampabay.com (blog)
Charlie Crist, Gov. Rick Scott debate gets off to awkward startLocal 10
Rick Scott-Charlie Crist Debate Live BlogNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
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Florida spends billions on toll lanes, but public has little input into how … – Florida Times-Union


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Florida spends billions on toll lanes, but public has little input into how
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Rick Scott’s administration. A series of projects that will be under construction until 2021 will add multiple toll lanes in Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa. An analysis by the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting has learned that the toll
Florida making big drive toward toll lanesOcala

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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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Rick Scott’s environment proposal does not commit dollars or support for … – Florida Times-Union


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Rick Scott’s environment proposal does not commit dollars or support for
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JUPITER | Gov. Rick Scott described a $1 billion environmental blueprint for Florida Monday, the latest piece of his re-election platform. The proposal, announced during campaign appearances in Stuart and Jupiter, lines up in places with a proposed …

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Florida scientists press Gov. Rick Scott on climate change – Tampabay.com


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Florida scientists press 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 Florida scientists on Tuesday asked for an opportunity to explain to him the impact human-induced global warming will have on Florida.
Rick Scott agrees to meet with Florida scientists on climateThe Hill
Florida Scientists Ask to Tutor Gov. Rick Scott on Climate Change RisksThe Weather Channel
Gov. Rick Scott to talk about climate changeWink News
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Rick Scott backs drug-testing, school choice in meeting with T-U editorial board – Florida Times-Union

Rick Scott backs drug-testing, school choice in meeting with T-U editorial board
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Rick Scott stood by efforts to drug-screen welfare recipients, touted private-school vouchers and delivered an upbeat assessment of the state’s condition during a wide-ranging talk with the Times-Union’s editorial board Tuesday. Meeting with editorial

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Gov. Rick Scott visits Times-Union – Florida Times-Union (blog)

Gov. Rick Scott visits Times-Union
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Gov. Rick Scott did not receive The Florida Times-Union’s endorsement in either the primary or the general election when he first ran for office. But the governor clearly has grown since he took over as the state’s CEO with little government experience

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott addresses Times-Union editorial board, journalists – Florida Times-Union


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott addresses Times-Union editorial board, journalists
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott is in Jacksonville today to discuss his first term in office and his reelection campaign. Scott is talking to The Florida TImes-Union’s editorial board about a range of issues, including job growth, ports, the environment and

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Fact Check: Did Gov. Rick Scott take the Fifth 75 times in a federal criminal … – Florida Times-Union


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Fact Check: Did Gov. Rick Scott take the Fifth 75 times in a federal criminal
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The ad was released on June 17, according to FactCheck.org. The ad states: “Maybe you’ve heard about what was the largest Medicare fraud in history, committed when Rick Scott was a CEO. Or that Scott’s company paid record fraud fines of $1.7 billion.”.

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Sweeping child-welfare changes signed by Florida Gov. Rick Scott – MiamiHerald.com


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Sweeping child-welfare changes signed by Florida Gov. Rick Scott
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Rick Scott signed into law Monday a sweeping overhaul of Florida’s long-troubled child welfare agency, discarding a decade-old policy that favored the rights of parents over those of neglected and abused children — even as hundreds of infants and
Rick Scott Signs HB 225, Child Motor Vehicles Safety BillNews Talk Florida
Rick Scott signed a law to give politicians ‘an easy way to avoid disclosing PolitiFact
Gov. Rick Scott signs new bill for DCF overhaulBay News 9
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Gov. Rick Scott to sue VA for ‘stonewalling’ state health inspectors – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott to sue VA for ‘stonewalling’ state health inspectors
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Florida will sue the Department of Veterans Affairs because the agency is “stonewalling” state health care inspectors who have been denied access to veterans hospitals, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday.
PolitiFact: Finding the truth amid Gov. Rick Scott’s many tax cutsMiamiHerald.com
Angling For Military Vote, Rick Scott Looks to Sue Feds for Blocking VA FlaglerLive.com
Gov. Rick Scott to sue VA, seeks inspection of hospitalsWESH Orlando
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott to veto bill to increase speed limit on highways – Local 10


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott to veto bill to increase speed limit on highways
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he will veto a bill that would increase the speed limit on Florida highways from 70 to 75 mph. Scott said Tuesday that he will “stand with law enforcement” who urged him to veto the legislation that narrowly passed the
GOP (McLaughlin) poll: Rick Scott 42%, Crist 38%MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs a dozen education bills into state lawTampabay.com (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott says he will veto speed limit increase billWESH Orlando
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott gets bills on tax holidays, immigrant law license – Bradenton Herald

Florida Gov. Rick Scott gets bills on tax holidays, immigrant law license
Bradenton Herald
The Legislature sent Gov. Rick Scott a stack of 58 bills, including a package of sales tax holidays for back-to-school items, energy efficient appliances and hurricane supplies (HB 5601) and a bill to allow Jose Godinez-Samperio of Largo, an immigrant
In election season, officials hope Gov. Rick Scott spares Pasco projectsTampabay.com
Foreign Law, Textbook Review Bills Go to ScottThe Ledger
‘Sharia law’, education and tax cut bills reach Scott’s deskThe Florida Current
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Rick Scott campaign calls huge donation a mistake – Florida Times-Union

Rick Scott campaign calls huge donation a mistake
Florida Times-Union
Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks during his State of the State speech Tuesday, March 4, 2014 on the floor of the House of Representatives at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. Scott touted Florida’s improving economy in his speech that drew a contrast

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