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Gov. Rick Scott signs revenge porn, growler and 25 other bills – WESH Orlando


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Gov. Rick Scott signs revenge porn, growler and 25 other bills
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Revenge porn will be illegal, half-gallon beer growlers will be legal and cities like Waldo won’t be able to set ticket quotas for police officers. Those were among 27 bills Gov. Rick Scott signed into law Thursday. Under the new
Florida governor signs bill that outlaws online ‘revenge porn’Toronto Sun
Gov. Scott signs revenge porn, 26 other billsTallahassee.com
Scott signs revenge porn, growler and 25 other billsWink News

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Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE scandal: ‘I could have handled it better’ – WESH Orlando

Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE scandal: ‘I could have handled it better’
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The buck stops here, and that means I take responsibility,” Scott said. The forced resignation of Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey prompted Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater to …

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Gov. Rick Scott admits he mishandled ouster of FDLE head Gerald Bailey – WESH Orlando

Gov. Rick Scott admits he mishandled ouster of FDLE head Gerald Bailey
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Questions have been raised about Scott’s decision to force out Gerald Bailey, the former commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Bailey said he was pushed out after resisting potentially unethical requests from the Scott

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Gov. Rick Scott barely addresses FDLE controversy at Orlando event – WESH Orlando

Gov. Rick Scott barely addresses FDLE controversy at Orlando event
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“After that he decided to make attacks. It’s unfair to the individuals who work at FDLE who do a great job,” Scott said. “It’s unfair to the new commissioner, Rick Swearingen, who will also do a good job.” Perhaps the most serious allegation is that

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott won’t explain shakeup at state police agency – WESH Orlando


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott won’t explain shakeup at state police agency
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Florida’s main law enforcement agency is getting a new leader, but questions remain about why Gov. Rick Scott abruptly shook up the agency. Scott and the Florida Cabinet voted on Tuesday to appoint Richard Swearingen as the new commissioner for the …

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Gov. Rick Scott wants $20 million boost for tech centers – WESH Orlando


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Gov. Rick Scott wants $20 million boost for tech centers
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AND CALL POLICE. SO FAR THERE’S NO WORD ON A MOTIVE. GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WAS IN ORANGE COUNTY TODAY TO ANNOUNCE A BIG GRANT FOR FLORIDA’S TECH SCHOOLS. IT IS A MOVE HE SAYS WILL HELP CREATE JOBS. WESH …
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Gov. Rick Scott visits SWFL, announces technical school fundingWink News
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Gov. Rick Scott takes ‘interim’ off DCF chief’s title – WESH Orlando


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Gov. Rick Scott takes ‘interim’ off DCF chief’s title
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Scott on Monday removed the “interim” from Carroll’s title. He was initially appointed in April as DCF was struggling with intense media scrutiny over hundreds of child abuse-related deaths. A nearly 25-year veteran of the department, Carroll most
Scott Takes ‘Interim’ Off DCF Chief’s TitleHealth News Florida
Scott names Carroll permanent secretary of DCFWJXT Jacksonville
Scott takes the ‘interim’ off DCF chief’s titlePalm Beach Post (blog)

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Court rejects Gov. Rick Scott’s appeal on welfare drug tests – WESH Orlando


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Court rejects Gov. Rick Scott’s appeal on welfare drug tests
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Scott’s administration wanted the appeals court to overturn that ruling. The 11th Circuit panel agreed there was no evidence of a pervasive drug problem among applicants for the program, known as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. The American …
Court Rejects Scott Appeal On Welfare Drug TestsCBS Local

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott, staff used private email account for state business – Florida Times-Union


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott, staff used private email account for state business
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott exchanged emails dealing with vetoes, the state budget and his speeches from a private email account, according to records turned over to The Associated Press on Tuesday. Scott has previously said he used a …
Rick Scott admits using private email account, skirting public records lawTampabay.com (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott and staff used private email accountWink News

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Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott wins re-election over former Gov. Charlie Crist – WESH Orlando

Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott wins re-election over former Gov. Charlie Crist
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The 61-year-old Scott overcame a late deficit in some polls to post the win. His campaign emphasized the drop in the state’s unemployment rate and criticized Crist as a political opportunist and supporter of President Barack Obama. In the final days

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Chris Christie campaigning with Rick Scott in Brevard County – WESH Orlando


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Chris Christie campaigning with Rick Scott in Brevard County
WESH Orlando
WE’RE LIVE IN THE SUN TREE AREA AT THE BREVARD ZOO WHERE THERE IS A VERY, VERY ENTHUSIASTIC CROWD HERE AT A GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT GET OUT THE VOTE RALLY. HE’S ABOUT TO GET BACK ON THE BUSES AND …
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Campaigns for Rick Scott Ahead of Election NBC 6 South Florida
Scott continues statewide bus tour with Christie supportWPBF West Palm Beach
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Gov. Rick Scott says early voting is crucial to winning – WESH Orlando


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Gov. Rick Scott says early voting is crucial to winning
WESH Orlando
Scott on Monday said he’s not going to let that happen in his current race with Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. Scott gave an early-morning address to about 50 supporters at a seafood restaurant in Orlando on the first day that some early-voting

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