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Gov. Scott sends condolences to family of US Marine killed in Nepal crash – Orlando Sentinel


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Gov. Scott sends condolences to family of US Marine killed in Nepal crash
Orlando Sentinel
“Today, we join all Floridians in praying for the families who lost loved ones in last week’s tragedy in Nepal, especially for the family of Sgt. Ward M. Johnson from Florida,” Scott said in a written statement. “Like so many members of the U.S. armed

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Gov. Rick Scott considers 2018 run for U.S. Senate – WTSP 10 News


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Gov. Rick Scott considers 2018 run for U.S. Senate
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It’s not an election year, but you might have seen some commercials lately featuring Governor Rick Scott. He’s keeping up his profile to possibly run for U.S. Senate in the future. According to our news partners at the Tampa Bay Times, Scott has told
Gov. Rick Scott eyeing run for US Senate — in 2018MiamiHerald.com
Gov. Scott no longer uses state email, aide saysOrlando Sentinel
Florida Five: Rick Scott’s next political move, Affordable housing funds sparedBizPac Review
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Gov. Rick Scott eyeing run for US Senate — in 2018 – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott eyeing run for US Senate — in 2018
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You may 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
Proposal to change presidential primary date heads to Gov. Rick ScottTampabay.com (blog)
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Rick Scott Plans to Keep Fla. Taxes Low and Govt Limited – Newsmax.com


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Rick Scott Plans to Keep Fla. Taxes Low and Govt Limited
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“In Florida we are proving that government can do better without getting bigger,” Scott’s prepared remarks say, according to the Times. “Over the last 20 years, millions of people have escaped from states with climbing high tax rates to move to states

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With first Ebola case transmitted in US, Fla. Gov. Rick Scott calls for more … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

SaintPetersBlog (blog)With first Ebola case transmitted in US, Fla. Gov. Rick Scott calls for more …SaintPetersBlog (blog)In response to the first transmission of Ebola taking place within the United States, Gov. Rick Scott called for every Florida h…

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Gov. Rick Scott and Adam Putnam disclose a few more details on King Ranch trips – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott and Adam Putnam disclose a few more details on King Ranch trips
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Rick Scott, who visited King Ranch in February 2013, has previously said no state business was discussed and that he also shot a buck. But, like Putnam, he won’t say much more. Scott was asked repeatedly after Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting which donors he …
Touting prosugar bill, Southerland first US congressman to confirm King Ranch tripTampabay.com

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Pam Bondi: Let the US Supreme Court decide gay marriage – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Pam Bondi: Let the US Supreme Court decide gay marriage
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I hope those of you who didn’t vote for McCollum in the 2010 primary because that Rick Scott ad told you he took money from Big Sugar have been paying attention – Rick Scott has taken lots of money from Big Sugar and loosened environmental regulations …
Democrats, LGBT groups blast Pam Bondi’s decision to kick gay marriage issue Creative Loafing Tampa
Virginia asks for review of gay marriage rulingWPEC

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US attorney general to Gov. Rick Scott: We’re watching you – Tampabay.com


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US attorney general to Gov. Rick Scott: We’re watching you
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He noted that Scott voted to make it harder for felons to regain their voting rights after they have completed their sentences, and he cited three actions by Scott’s chief elections official, Secretary of State Ken Detzner, including an attempted purge
Attorney General Eric Holder hammers Rick Scott on voting issuesSunshine State News
Holder to watch for limits on Florida votersWTSP 10 News
US Attorney General hammers Gov. Scott on voting issuesNews 13 Orlando
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US Attorney General Holder to Rick Scott: We’re watching you – Tampabay.com (blog)


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US Attorney General Holder to Rick Scott: We’re watching you
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“In fact, Attorney General Eric Holder’s own Justice Department pre-cleared the voting changes in the 2011 law that governed the 2012 general election in Florida. However, in May 2013, Governor Scott signed HB 7013 into law to correct inefficiencies in

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Once a US Sugar foe, Gov. Rick Scott now accepts its contributions, hunting … – MiamiHerald.com


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Once a US Sugar foe, Gov. Rick Scott now accepts its contributions, hunting
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TALLAHASSEE — Before he was governor, Rick Scott attacked another Florida politician for accepting campaign funds from U.S. Sugar. He even said Bill McCollum, his opponent in the 2010 Republican primary, had been “bought and paid for.” Four years …
Politicians, lobbyists and free trips: A recipe for troubleOrlando Sentinel
After Scott’s secret trip to King Ranch, he tapped ranch employee for state Tampabay.com (blog)
After Gov. Rick Scott’s secret trip to King Ranch, he tapped a ranch executive Bradenton Herald
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US Supreme Court rebuffs Florida Gov. Rick Scott on drug testing – Tampabay.com


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US Supreme Court rebuffs Florida Gov. Rick Scott on drug testing
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s petition to review a ruling that his random drug testing policy for state employees is unconstitutional, the latest in a series of legal battles facing the governor.
Supreme Court Turns Away Rick Scott Appeal On Drug Testing OrderHuffington Post
Supreme Court will not hear FL Gov. Rick Scott’s appeal on drug tests for Raw Story
Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Gov. Rick Scott’s State Employee Drug Testing FCIR
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Rick Scott’s Drug Test for State Workers Appeal Shot Down by US Supreme Court – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)


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Rick Scott’s Drug Test for State Workers Appeal Shot Down by US Supreme Court
New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Rick Scott’s crusade to randomly drug-test Florida’s state workers has finally come to an end after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his request for a review of a lower court ruling that the policy was unconstitutional. Scott’s quest to have state

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US Supreme Court reject Gov. Rick Scott’s request to review drug-testing ruling – MiamiHerald.com

US Supreme Court reject Gov. Rick Scott’s request to review drug-testing ruling
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s request that it review a lower court ruling that his drug testing policy for state employees was unconstitutional. The decision was a victory for labor unions and their legal advocates.

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Supreme Court Turns Away Rick Scott Appeal On Drug Testing Order – Huffington Post


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Supreme Court Turns Away Rick Scott Appeal On Drug Testing Order
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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
US Supreme Court rejects Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s request to review drug Tampabay.com
US Supreme Court: No To Rick Scott’s Drug-Testing AppealDaily Business Review (registration)
Rick Scott’s Drug Test for Welfare Recipients Appeal Shot Down by U.S. New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
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US Supreme Court rejects Rick Scott’s request to review drug testing decision – Tampabay.com (blog)

US Supreme Court rejects Rick Scott’s request to review drug testing decision
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The court’s action leaves in place an 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that Scott’s executive order making consent to suspicionless drug testing a condition of employment was unconstitutional. A judge said it violated workers’ Fourth Amendment

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