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Gov. Rick Scott orders prison reforms similar to those proposed by lawmakers – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott orders prison reforms similar to those proposed by lawmakers
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TALLAHASSEE — After months of silence as Florida’s prison system came under fierce legislative criticism, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday issued an executive order requiring the head of the Florida Department of Corrections to make several changes to the …
Gov. Rick Scott issues executive order to reduce beatings, corruptionOrlando Sentinel
Governor Rick Scott Issues Executive Order Reforming Florida PrisonsWCTV
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Governor Rick Scott Issues Executive Order Reforming Florida Prisons – WCTV


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Governor Rick Scott Issues Executive Order Reforming Florida Prisons
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today signed Executive Order 15-102 which makes significant reforms in Florida’s prison system to improve safety, transparency and accountability. The measures included in Executive Order 15-102 were …
Gov. Rick Scott issues executive order to reduce beatings, corruptionOrlando Sentinel
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Wakulla County Art Teacher Honored By Governor Rick Scott – WCTV


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Wakulla County Art Teacher Honored By Governor Rick Scott
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A Wakulla County school teacher is being recognized throughout the state by Governor Rick Scott. Jennifer Brooks is an art teacher at both Riversink and Shadeville elementary schools. Last month she was honored with the Governor’s Shine Award during a …

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Florida lawmakers do their own probe of prison system – MiamiHerald.com


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Florida lawmakers do their own probe of prison system
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Rick Scott’s newly appointed prisons secretary, Julie Jones, at a hearing on Tuesday, and other senators have independently sought answers after the Miami Herald began an investigation last year into questionable deaths of several inmates in Florida …
Corrections secretary admits system problems, lays out plans to improveNaples Daily News
New Florida prison boss details deeply ingrained problemsBradenton Herald
New Prisons Chief Wants More Money, OversightCBS Local
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As jobs czar Gray Swoope resigns, Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces fresh … – Tampabay.com


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As jobs czar Gray Swoope resigns, Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces fresh
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FDLE is an independent agency that investigates state-level crime and corruption whose leader reports to Scott and three elected Cabinet members. It was created as a Cabinet agency to prevent undue political pressure or interference from any single …
Rick Scott criticism grows as agency chiefs departWTSP 10 News
Rick Scott’s Top Jobs Recruiter Plans ExitSunshine State News
Scott’s jobs czar heads to the exit after four yearsPalm Beach Post (blog)
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Gov. Rick Scott Sworn in for Second Term – WCTV


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Gov. Rick Scott Sworn in for Second Term
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From the beginning of his inaugural address for his second term in office, Governor Rick Scott made his top priority clear. “You have heard me talk about jobs since 2010 since I got into the race, I promise you, I’m not going to stop,” he said. As part

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Florida Authorities Say 1 Police Officer Shot and Killed – WCTV


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Florida Authorities Say 1 Police Officer Shot and Killed
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Today, Governor Rick Scott issued the following statement on the tragic death of Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charles Kondek who was killed in the line of duty this morning in Tarpon Springs. Governor Scott said, “We are saddened by the death of
Gov. Scott orders flags at half staff in memory of Tarpon Springs Police SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Florida Five: Florida police officer killed, Gov. Scott issues statementBizPac Review
Community shows support for slain Florida officerFlorida Today
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Governor Rick Scott: State Land Sale will Create up to 360 Jobs – WCTV


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Governor Rick Scott: State Land Sale will Create up to 360 Jobs
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Governor Scott said, “Hundreds of Floridians will be able to find a job and provide for their families because of Power Auto Corporation’s relocation to DeSoto County. Thanks to our improving economy, more companies are choosing to build their

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Governor Rick Scott: Our Prayers are with FSU – WCTV


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Governor Rick Scott: Our Prayers are with FSU
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott made the following statement in regards to the Florida State University shooting. Governor Scott said, “Our prayers are with the families and loved ones of everyone touched by this tragedy. We still have a lot
Gov. Rick Scott Addresses FSU Shooting, To Visit With Victims SoonWJCT NEWS
Rick Scott: ‘Pray for FSU Today. Pray for our State’Sunshine State News (blog)
Prayer carried students through the frantic moments after shooting startedTampabay.com
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Rick Scott Pledges Major Spending on Environment – WCTV

Rick Scott Pledges Major Spending on Environment
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TALLLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is pledging to spend hundreds of millions on environmental programs if he’s re-elected to a second term. Scott is scheduled to roll out his environmental platform during a campaign stop Monday in

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Judge backs blind trusts for Gov. Rick Scott, other officials – Orlando Sentinel

Judge backs blind trusts for Gov. Rick Scott, other officials
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TALLAHASSEE — A state law allowing elected officials to set up blind trusts does not violate the Florida Constitution’s open-government requirements, a Leon County judge has ruled, clearing the way for Gov. Rick Scott to continue to shield his assets
Judge upholds blind trust for Scott assetsTallahassee Democrat (blog)
Judge upholds law that lets governor shield his assetsThe News-Press
Florida Judge Upholds Blind Trust Used by Scott – WCTVWCTV
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Complete List of Today’s Bill Action by Florida Governor Rick Scott – WCTV

Complete List of Today’s Bill Action by Florida Governor Rick Scott
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced he has signed the following bills into law: HB 9 Legislature:This bill requires the 2016 Regular Session of the Legislature to convene on January 12, 2016. HB 47 Spiny Lobster:This bill relates

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Gov. Rick Scott Signs Bill to Lower Tuition – WCTV

Gov. Rick Scott Signs Bill to Lower Tuition
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Today, Governor Rick Scott signed House Bill 851 that lowers tuition for all Florida students. Governor Scott said, “Making sure all Floridians have access to an affordable higher education is one of my top priorities. Signing this historic legislation

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Governor Rick Scott Announces Early Opening Of Bay Scallop Season – WCTV

Governor Rick Scott Announces Early Opening Of Bay Scallop Season
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TALLAHASSEE – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the bay scallop season will open three days early this year. Opening the season early and on a weekend will create additional recreational opportunities for Florida residents and visitors while …
Rick Scott Moves Bay Scallop Season Start to June 28Sunshine State News (blog)
Florida bay scallop season to open 3 days earlyBradenton Herald
2014 bay scallop season opens early in FloridaWTXL ABC 27
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Governor Rick Scott Reveals Company Getting Millions – WCTV

Governor Rick Scott Reveals Company Getting Millions
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MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Fla. Gov. Rick Scott is confirming that defense contractor Northrop Grumman is the company that will receive nearly $21 million in state incentives. The company is getting the incentives in exchange for creating up to 1,800 jobs
Northrop Grumman Adding 1800 Jobs in Melbourne FacilitySunshine State News (blog)
Defense contractor announces major Fla. expansionNaples Daily News
Anticipation High For Scott’s Project Magellan AnnouncementSpaceCoastDaily.com
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