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 2017-05-25 03:53 

Bradenton Herald

Gov. Scott vetoes bill to tear down liquor wall... +

Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a bill late Wednesday that would have removed a Prohibition-era law requiring liquor to be sold in separate stores from groceries and other retail items....

 2017-05-25 00:50 

Miami Herald

Gov. Scott vetoes bill to tear down ‘liquor wall’... +

Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a bill late Wednesday that would have removed a Prohibition-era law requiring liquor to be sold in separate stores from groceries and other retail items....

 2017-05-24 23:56 

WZVN

[ Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples ]

Copy-Scott talks state budget issues... +

Gov. Rick Scott says he hasn't decided if he'll veto the entire state budget after making it clear there are several things in it he doesn't like. ...

 2017-05-24 23:23 

Washington Times

Liquor wall staying up in Florida after Gov. Scott's veto... +

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is vetoing a bill that would tear down the state's liquor wall....

 2017-05-24 23:23 

US News & World Report

Liquor Wall Staying up in Florida After Gov. Scott's Veto... +

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is vetoing a bill that would tear down the state's liquor wall....

 2017-05-24 21:53 

Bradenton Herald

Gov. Rick Scott to act in taxpayers best interest with state budget... +

Gov. Rick Scott stops in Manatee County on Wednesday....

 2017-05-24 15:50 

Sun Sentinel

Scott signs 16 bills into law... +

It's all about bill signing today as Gov. Rick Scott has to decide whether to sign the so-called liquor wall bill, which will determine whether big box stores can sell liquor and whether Publix and other grocery stores can start doing so in the grocer...

 2017-05-24 15:33 

Bradenton Herald

Gov. Rick Scotts family history of alcohol abuse could decide liquor wall bill... +

Gov. Rick Scott must decide Wednesday whether to let Walmart and other big-box stores sell liquor, a bill heavily opposed by Publix, liquor stores and religious groups....

 2017-05-24 12:02 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Gov. Scott Signs Off On Barahona Compensation... +

More than six years after the body of 10-year-old Nubia Barahona was found in a pickup truck along Interstate 95 in Palm Beach County, Gov. Rick Scott has approved a measure to pay $3.75 million in the child-abuse case that drew national attention....

 2017-05-24 00:55 

Sun Sentinel

Scott OKs $3.75 million to Barahona survivor... +

Victor Barahona, the surviving twin brother of Nubia Barahona, to get $3.75M in legal damages after Rick Scott signs bill...

 2017-05-24 00:55 

Sun Sentinel

Scott OKs $3.75 million to Barahona survivor... +

Victor Barahona, the surviving twin brother of Nubia Barahona, to get $3.75M in legal damages after Rick Scott signs bill...

 2017-05-24 00:10 

US News & World Report

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Signs Boating Safety Bill, 15 Others... +

Floridians who have locator beacons in their boats will pay reduced registration fees under a new law....

 2017-05-24 00:10 

Washington Times

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs boating safety bill, 15 others... +

Floridians who have locator beacons in their boats will pay reduced registration fees under a new law....

 2017-05-23 22:16 

Miami Herald

In urging veto of schools bill, ad distorts Republicans’ remarks... +

The fight over whether Republican Gov. Rick Scott should sign or veto HB 7069 is escalating to new levels: Ad wars....

 2017-05-23 21:50 

Miami Herald

Gov. Rick Scott’s family history of alcohol abuse could decide ‘liquor wall” bill... +

Gov. Rick Scott must decide Wednesday whether to let Walmart and other big-box stores sell liquor, a bill heavily opposed by Publix, liquor stores and religious groups....

 2017-05-23 21:30 

Bradenton Herald

Fate of program for disabled children rests with Gov. Scott... +

A chorus of parents from around the state have mounted a campaign through letters, emails and phone calls urging Gov. Rick Scott to sign a sweeping education bill that will soon come to his desk. But that same bill has sparked an outpouring of an even lar...

 2017-05-23 21:00 

Sun Sentinel

Gov. Rick Scott, tear down that liquor wall | Editorial ... +

Gov. Rick Scott should not veto a bill that tears down the liquor wall and allows Floridians to purchase spirits at grocery stores. | Sun Sentinel Editorial...

 2017-05-23 20:16 

The Tampa Tribune

Gov. Rick Scott's family history of alcohol abuse could decide 'liquor wall" bill... +

TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott must decide Wednesday whether to let Walmart and other big-box stores sell liquor, and he says a factor in his decision is the history of alcohol abuse in his family.Scott has the last word on one of the session's most heavil...

 2017-05-23 19:18 

Washington Times

Fate of Florida program for children rests with Gov. Scott... +

Parents of disabled children are asking Florida Gov. Rick Scott to sign an education bill despite ongoing calls from school officials for a veto....

 2017-05-23 17:02 

Sun Sentinel

It's decision time for the booze bill... +

The countdown is on for whiskey and Wheaties. Vodka and vidalias. Tequila and tomatoes. Gin and ... well, juice. The deadline for Gov. Rick Scott to sign the liquor wall bill is at hand. Liquor lobbying:The Florida Legislature passed a bill that allows li...

 2017-05-23 14:43 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Gov. Scott Sets Special Election For Diaz House Seat... +

With Miami-Dade County Republican Jose Felix Diaz running for an open Senate seat, Gov. Rick Scott has scheduled a special election to replace Diaz in the Florida House....

 2017-05-23 14:33 

Bradenton Herald

Supporters of state parks tell Gov. Rick Scott: Veto this bad budget... +

Another statewide advocacy group wants Gov. Rick Scott to reject the state budget and call the Legislature back to work. Supporters of state parks asked Scott to ...

 2017-05-23 14:26 

Bradenton Herald

Will Rick Scott sign or veto 'liquor wall' bill? Two big clues here... +

Gov. Rick Scott has until Wednesday to decide the fate of one of the most heavily-lobbied bills in years, the removal of the so-called ...

 2017-05-23 13:00 

auburnpub.com

[ The Citizen ]

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to headline annual NY GOP gala... +

A two-term governor will headline the New York Republican State Committee's annual gala next month....

 2017-05-23 00:27 

The Tampa Tribune

For Gov. Rick Scott, 'fighting' could mean vetoing entire state budget... +

Every day, Gov. Rick Scott is getting a lot of advice.School superintendents from Miami to Pensacola want him to trash the entire $23.7 billion public school budget that would increase spending $24 per pupil next year.That would force Scott and the Legisl...

 2017-05-22 21:00 

Sun Sentinel

Gov. Rick Scott must join fight to stop drilling | Editorial ... +

Rick Scott should use his friendship with President Trump to fight more drilling off Florida coast. | Sun Sentinel Editorial...

 2017-05-22 17:57 

Bradenton Herald

If Gov. Rick Scott vetoes the entire K-12 budget, heres what happens... +

Every day brings Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature closer to an inevitable clash over the budget....

 2017-05-22 17:50 

Miami Herald

If Gov. Rick Scott vetoes the entire K-12 budget, here’s what happens... +

Every day brings Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature closer to an inevitable clash over the budget....

 2017-05-22 17:11 

Sun Sentinel

Scott digs new PAC... +

Good Monday afternoon, Power Lunch readers. Gov. Rick Scott is in Orlando today for the groundbreaking of Nerd Shangri-La -- the accounting firm KPMG is building an800,000-square-foot training complex that will include a coffee and wine bar, volleyball co...

 2017-05-22 16:53 

Miami Herald

Should booze be sold with groceries? ‘Liquor wall’ decision due soon... +

Goc. Rick Scott has a Wednesday deadline to decide whether to sign, veto or let the measure become law without his signature....

 2017-05-22 12:06 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Sen. Nelson Backs Speeding Up Dike Repairs... +

Senator Bill Nelson has followed Gov. Rick Scott, a potential 2018 election challenger, in imploring President Donald Trump to speed repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike around Lake Okeechobee and to fund other Everglades restoration projects....

 2017-05-19 20:14 

The Tampa Tribune

Saturday's letters: Don't cut special needs education... +

Veto anemic school budget | May 14, editorialDon't cut special needs programHouse Bill 7069 includes $30 million to pay for 3,000 scholarships for students with conditions such as spina bifida, Down syndrome and autism. I hope Gov. Rick Scott will not tak...

 2017-05-19 17:17 

Bradenton Herald

Charter schools to parents: Write to Gov. Scott, get volunteer hours... +

At least two privately managed charter schools in Hialeah publicly advertised that they would give parents credit toward volunteering if they lobbied Gov. Rick Scott to sign HB 7069....

 2017-05-19 16:40 

Miami Herald

Charter schools offer parents incentives in trade for supporting education bill... +

At least two privately managed charter schools in Hialeah publicly advertised they would give parents credit toward volunteering if they lobbied Gov. Rick Scott to sign HB 7069....

 2017-05-19 16:32 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Jobless Rate Improves Amid Gov. Scott Warnings... +

Governor Rick Scott has again warned lawmakers that Florida's economic growth could be hindered by their actions as the state's unemployment mark hit its lowest figure since September 2007....

 2017-05-18 15:12 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Tax Cut Package Sent To Gov. Scott... +

The state legislature's $91.6 million tax-cut package for next fiscal year has been formally sent to Gov. Rick Scott....

 2017-05-18 11:32 

Bradenton Herald

State senator wants rank-and-file legislators to call medical pot special session... +

While neither legislative leadership nor Gov. Rick Scott have convened a special session on medical marijuana, Sen. Darryl Rouson on Wednesday asked lawmakers to call for one themselves....

 2017-05-17 21:35 

Sun Sentinel

Education bill puts political squeeze on Scott... +

A large education bill has become a flashpoint for teachers unions, parent groups, administrators and school choice advocates, and its also putting Gov. Rick Scott in a bind politically....

 2017-05-17 18:00 

Sun Sentinel

Education funding bill fails; Gov. Rick Scott should veto it | Opinion... +

All who support public education should petition Florida Gov. Rick Scott to veto the education bill, passed without sufficient time for discussion or consideration....

 2017-05-17 16:36 

Fox Business

Gov. Rick Scott Launches Campaign to Rebrand Republican Party... +

Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott on Wednesday said dismantling government regulations is the best bet to jumpstart the U.S. economy....

 2017-05-17 16:10 

Sun Sentinel

Florida education bill a win for students in 'charter public schools' | Opinion... +

The education bill before Florida Gov. Rick Scott would help expand charter school access and improve charter school equity....

 2017-05-17 16:03 

The Tampa Tribune

Funding for arts in Florida suffers a continual downhill slide... +

Three years ago, Florida arts and culture organization celebrated a windfall. Gov. Rick Scott approved $42.9 million in grants through the Department of State's Division of Cultural Affairs. A wide swath made out, from the Tampa Theatre to the Clearwater ...

 2017-05-17 02:14 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Some Sarasota school leaders join call for Scott to veto bill... +

A majority of the Sarasota County School Board members said Tuesday they would like to see Gov. Rick Scott veto a recently passed a wide-ranging education bill that would impose plenty of changes for school districts.Sarasota district leaders di...

 2017-05-16 20:34 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Pressure Rises On Gov. Scott To Veto Education Budget... +

In Miami-Dade County on Tuesday, calls escalated for Governor Rick Scott to trash an education budget that critics say trashes public schools and students....

 2017-05-16 20:02 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Local lawmakers bracing for governor's budget vetoes... +

With Gov. Rick Scott expected to make extensive use of his veto power in the wake of a legislative session where his priorities were largely ignored, state lawmakers from Sarasota and Manatee counties are urging community leaders to contact Scott’s...

 2017-05-16 19:15 

Washington Times

School groups calling on Florida Gov. to veto education bill... +

A growing number of groups are calling on Florida Gov. Rick Scott to veto a sweeping education bill that was put together in the waning hours of this year's legislative session....

 2017-05-16 19:15 

US News & World Report

School Groups Calling on Florida Gov. to Veto Education Bill... +

A growing number of groups are calling on Florida Gov. Rick Scott to veto a sweeping education bill that was put together in the waning hours of this year's legislative session....

 2017-05-16 11:02 

Bradenton Herald

Veto schools bill and starvation-level K-12 spending, critics urge Gov. Scott... +

Superintendents, teachers and parents vehemently want Gov. Rick Scott to veto a controversial K-12 education policy bill and the entire public school budget itself....

 2017-05-16 10:07 

The Tampa Tribune

The Daystarter: Romano's open letter to Gov. Rick Scott; bedbugs hit shelter housing veterans; Archer snuffs out Rays' momentum; more turmoil for Trump... +

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today.• It's going to be another hot one across Tampa Bay, with highs in the low-90s and flirting with record heat for this day. Rain? Don't count on it until possibly Wednesday,...

 2017-05-16 08:00 

National Review

Florida Man Considers Next Adventure... +

I dont talk to him, Florida governor Rick Scott says, referring to his states three-term Democratic senator, Bill Nelson, an incumbent up for reelection in 2018. Quite a few Republicans, including President Trump, are hoping that Scott, a term-limited gov...

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