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 2018-04-23 23:30 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Governor visits Puerto Rico as island transplants loom large in 2018 election...

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott spent Monday on a state visit to Puerto Rico, talking with officials about the slow recovery from last fall's Hurricane Maria but with an eye clearly on this fall's U.S. Senate race.Scott fired off a series of t...

 2018-04-23 22:34 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Rick Scott visits Puerto Rico as island transplants loom large for Florida's 2018 election...

TALLAHASSEE Gov. Rick Scott spent Monday on a state visit to Puerto Rico, talking with officials about the slow recovery from last fall's Hurricane Maria but with an eye clearly on this fall's U.S. Senate race.Scott fired off a series of tweets on...

 2018-04-23 22:00 

Sun Sentinel

Supreme Court addresses fake women's health centers; Florida gives them permanent funding | Opinion...

Gov. Rick Scott and his allies should follow California's lead and regulate fake women's health centers rather than using our tax dollars to prop up their deceit, says Amy Weintraub, director of the Reproductive Rights Program at Progress Florida....

 2018-04-23 16:03 

WOFL

[ FOX Orlando ]

Gov. Scott to make 5th trip to Puerto Rico since Maria...

Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott is making his fifth trip to Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria devastated the island....

 2018-04-23 13:06 

Tampa Bay Times

Rick Scotts term limits idea: Hugely popular and highly unrealistic...

Gov. Rick Scott's first policy idea as a U.S. Senate candidate won't happen and most of his fellow Republicans don't support it....

 2018-04-23 07:17 

Washington Times

Gov. Scott to make 5th trip to Puerto Rico since Maria...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott is making his fifth trip to Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Scott will leave Monday on a trip his office said will be to give assistance and guidance to emergency man...

 2018-04-21 13:59 

Salon

Rick Scott super PAC donations challenge federal anti-corruption rule...

The governor led a group with donations from Wall Street firms after his administration gave them pension deals...

 2018-04-20 14:57 

Tampa Bay Times

With Tom Lee out, CFO race narrows to Patronis vs. Ring...

The decision by state Sen. Tom Lee, R-Thonotosassa, not to run for state chief financial officer clears the way in the Republican primary for incumbent CFO Jimmy Patronis, whom Gov. Rick Scott appointed to the job and backs for election in November....

 2018-04-20 12:00 

Sun Sentinel

Foot-dragging Florida DOH still regards medicinal pot as 'reefer madness' | Fred Grimm...

Gov. Rick Scott's Department of Health, flouting voter intent and the Florida Constitution, impedes the distribution of medical marijuana with delays and mindless regulations....

 2018-04-20 02:09 

Bradenton Herald

Scott appoints new member to SCF Board of Trustees...

Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Jaymie Carter to the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota District Board of Trustees....

 2018-04-20 01:06 

WFTX

[ Fort Myers ]

April declared as Aviation Appreciation Month in Florida...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. --- Florida Governor Rick Scott declaring April as Aviation Appreciation Month. Aviation airports alone support over $7 billion in economic activity in Florida....

 2018-04-19 20:56 

Bradenton Herald

Tax cuts for job creators could be coming to this part of Manatee County...

Gov. Rick Scott wants to make Florida even more attractive by reducing taxes for job creators in 427 communities in all 67 counties. Six of those are in Manatee County....

 2018-04-19 14:55 

Tampa Bay Times

To beat Rick Scott, Bill Nelson needs these voters. Whats he doing to turn them out?...

The opening act of what could be the most expensive U.S. Senate race of all time centered on Liberty City....

 2018-04-19 14:08 

WOFL

[ FOX Orlando ]

Democratic candidates for governor square off...

Three of the four Democrats vying to replace Rick Scott as governor of the third-largest state in the nation get their news first from The New York Times, and only one, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew......

 2018-04-19 12:15 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Democratic candidates for governor square off...

Three of the four Democrats vying to replace Rick Scott as governor of the third-largest state in the nation get their news first from The New York Times, and only one, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew......

 2018-04-19 11:00 

Miami Herald

Rick Scott has made enemies over voting rights — now it's an issue in his Senate race...

Gov. Rick Scott's actions on voting have angered county election supervisors, the League of Women Voters, college students and federal judges, one of whom dismantled Florida's system of restoring voting rights to convicted felons....

 2018-04-19 11:00 

Miami Herald

To beat Rick Scott, Bill Nelson needs these voters. What's he doing to turn them out?...

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson needs to increase turnout among black voters to beat Rick Scott, and he can learn lessons from Hillary Clinton's failed 2016 campaign, black Democrats say....

 2018-04-19 10:55 

WOFL

[ FOX Orlando ]

Group of kids suing Governor Scott over climate change...

A group of kids are suing Florida Governor Rick Scott...

 2018-04-19 00:13 

Miami Herald

Seminole Tribe agrees to keep sharing gaming revenue, but lawmakers want new deal...

The Seminole Tribe signed an agreement with Gov. Rick Scott to formally extend payments to the state for another 13 months but legislative leaders say they are still talking about resetting the gaming deal....

 2018-04-18 23:40 

Orlando Sentinel

Gov. Scott reaches deal with Seminole Tribe on gambling money...

As legislative leaders hold behind-the-scenes talks about revamping the gambling industry, Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday announced a deal that will lead to the Seminole Tribe continuing to pay more than $300 million a year in casino money to the state. The...

 2018-04-18 23:39 

Bradenton Herald

Scott, Seminole Tribe reach deal on gambling money...

As legislative leaders hold behind-the-scenes talks about revamping the gambling industry, Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday announced a deal that will lead to the Seminole Tribe continuing to pay more than $300 million a year in casino money to the state....

 2018-04-18 22:45 

Orlando Sentinel

Democratic candidates for governor square off in first debate...

The four Democrats vying to replace Rick Scott as governor faced off in an hour-long debate Wednesday in Tampa, the first head-to-head matchup before the August primary election. During the debate hosted by Tampa Fox affiliate WTVT, Tallahassee Mayor Andr...

 2018-04-18 20:50 

Sun Sentinel

Florida, Seminoles extend gambling deal...

Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that the state and the Seminole Tribe of Florida have reached a deal to extend the current gambling agreement....

 2018-04-18 19:55 

Sun Sentinel

Gov. Rick Scott should confront, not ignore, climate change threat | Letters...

Letter to the editor: Florida Gov. Rick Scott should confront, not ignore, climate change threat...

 2018-04-18 18:53 

Tampa Bay Times

Rick Scott has made enemies over voting rights during the last eight years...

Voters will decide if Gov. Rick Scott becomes a U.S. senator, and no issue in his time in office has produced more controversy than voting....

 2018-04-17 22:32 

Tampa Bay Times

Scott wants to end career politicians. So why are they fundraising for him? He wont say...

TAMPA — Gov. Rick Scott told a room of local businessmen and women Tuesday that he wants to put an end to career politicians, a frequent mantra of his nascent Senate campaign....

 2018-04-17 22:30 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

The battle over beach access in Florida heats up...

A bill signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott on March 23 is still sending shock waves through coastal communities and causing confusion for beach residents and tourists, but legal experts say its effect on beach access when it goes into effect Ju...

 2018-04-17 20:54 

The Tampa Tribune

Report: Unemployment assistance in Florida lagged after Hurricane Irma...

In the days and weeks following Hurricane Irma, Gov. Rick Scott touted his administrations preparation and response to one of the worst storms to hit Florida in a decade. But one area that appears to have fallen through the cracks, a new study says, is co...

 2018-04-17 20:28 

Tampa Bay Times

Rick Scott to headline Hillsborough Lincoln Day Dinner...

Gov. Rick Scott is making the local party rounds....

 2018-04-17 19:39 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Kids Sue Gov. Scott For Ignoring Climate Change...

Eight young people have filed a suit against Governor Rick Scott in an effort to force the state to deal with the threat posed by climate change....

 2018-04-17 15:53 

The Libertarian Republic

Gov. Rick Scott Sued By Activists Who Want A Constitutional Right To A 'Stable Climate'...

Michael Bastasch Eight Florida youths filed suit against Republican Gov. Rick Scott's administration on Monday for violating their right to a "stable climate" by not imposing regulations aimed at fighting global warming. Scott's "delib...

 2018-04-17 15:28 

The Daily Caller

Gov. Rick Scott Sued By Activists Who Want A Constitutional Right To A 'Stable Climate'...

Eight Florida youths filed suit against Governor Rick Scott's administration on Monday for violating their right to a...

 2018-04-17 11:01 

Politico

Rick Scott, rainmaker — Trump’s Mar-a-Lago stew — Calif. congressman sorry for weed joke with Parkland kid —SNEAK PEEK: The 18 amendments on the 2018 ballot...
 2018-04-17 01:42 

Twitchy

'Children' sue Gov. Rick Scott for doing nothing to address threat of rising oceans...

Gov. Rick Scott is being sued by a group of young people for not doing enough to fight climate change....

 2018-04-16 22:45 

Sun Sentinel

Gov. Rick Scott should listen to students on climate change | Editorial...

A new lawsuit makes Florida's failure to respond to climate change both a legal fight and a campaign issue for Gov. Rick Scott during his run for U.S. Senate....

 2018-04-16 22:21 

NY Post

Kids sue Rick Scott for 'immoral' silence on climate change...

A group of kids is suing Florida Gov. Rick Scott, claiming he "endangered" their future and violated their constitutional rights by not doing anything to combat climate change. The youngsters filed their lawsuit on Monday in Leon County Court. ...

 2018-04-16 20:18 

The Tampa Tribune

Editorial: State should pay full cost of issuing Florida drivers license...

Its easy for Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican-led Florida Legislature to preen about holding the line on taxes when they are merely shifting so many costs to local government. Its good to see another locally elected official pointing to another example ...

 2018-04-16 19:40 

Orlando Sentinel

Orlando votes to join gun lawsuit as Orange County still considers...

Orlando leaders voted Monday to join a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott and other state officials, challenging Florida's ability to punish local officials from officially considering firearms regulation. The City Council voted Monday 6-1 — with c...

 2018-04-16 17:43 

Miami Herald

Gov. Scott asks for delay in revamping Florida's system for restoring felons' rights...

Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet formally asked a federal appeals court Monday to delay a judge's order to revamp the state's system of restoring voting rights to convicted felons....

 2018-04-16 17:28 

The Independent

Children and students sue Florida governor over fossil fuel energy policy that 'violates their constitutional rights'...

A group of children and students from Florida have sued Republican governor Rick Scott, alleging his fossil fuel-dependent energy policy is adding to climate change and violating their constitutional right to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happines...

 2018-04-16 17:06 

Miami Herald

Gov. Scott asks for delay in revamping Florida's system for restoring felons' rights...

Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet formally asked a federal appeals court Monday to delay a judge's order to revamp the state's system of restoring voting rights to convicted felons....

 2018-04-16 16:25 

Sun Sentinel

Students' lawsuit could force Florida to face climate change | Opinion...

Gov. Rick Scott and other state leaders face a lawsuit filed by eight Florida students, and their legal allies, demanding action on climate change....

 2018-04-16 16:25 

Sun Sentinel

Students' lawsuit could force Florida to face climate change | Opinion...

Gov. Rick Scott and other state leaders face a lawsuit filed by eight Florida students, and their legal allies, demanding action on climate change....

 2018-04-16 15:50 

Tampa Bay Times

Kids are suing Gov. Rick Scott to force Florida to take action on climate change...

Florida Gov. Rick Scott doesn't talk about climate change....

 2018-04-16 15:37 

ThinkProgress

Kids are suing Florida governor Rick Scott over climate change...

A group of eight kids filed a lawsuit on Monday in Florida against Governor Rick Scott (R-FL) in an attempt to force the notoriously climate-averse politician to take action on climate change. The lawsuit is filed by kids 20 years or younger and in partne...

 2018-04-16 10:39 

Miami Herald

Kids are suing Gov. Rick Scott to force Florida to take action on climate change...

Five Florida kids, including Miami activist Delaney Reynolds, are suing Gov. Rick Scott with the help of Our Children's Trust to force the state to come up with a plan to protect Florida from climate change....

 2018-04-15 22:27 

The Tampa Tribune

PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott mostly fulfills promise to create 700,000 jobs in 7 years...

Floridians following Rick Scott since his first campaign probably werent surprised when the two-term Republican governor talked about jobs during his announcement to run for the U.S. Senate.He described the years before his election in 2010, claiming that...

 2018-04-15 15:25 

Washington Times

Gov. Scott says he wouldn't fire Mueller if he were Trump...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott says President Donald Trump should not dismiss special prosecutor Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the governor made his re...

 2018-04-15 15:25 

US News & World Report

Gov. Scott Says He Wouldn't Fire Mueller if He Were Trump...

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says President Donald Trump should not dismiss special prosecutor Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election....

 2018-04-15 12:00 

Miami Herald

Rick Scott ticked off the NRA after Parkland. That could help him....

Governor Rick Scott's embracing of Florida's first gun restrictions in decades has infuriated the NRA and its fiercely loyal lieutenants....

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