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 2019-03-20 02:23 

WESH

Sen. Scott says fuel service will add jobs at Port Canaveral...

Sen. Rick Scott wants the federal government to put more money into seaports as a way to boost jobs....

 2019-03-19 22:56 

International Business Times

Florida Fianlly Legalizes Medicinal Marijuana After Voters Showed Support In 2016...

The last few years have seen marijuana legalization make big in-roads, with some states adopting full legalization instead of just medicinal use. On Monday, another big step was taken in one of the country's most important election battleground states...

 2019-03-19 20:03 

The Daily Mail

Smoking medical marijuana is legalized in Florida two years after residents voted for it...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law on Monday that made smoking medical marijuana legal. Then-Governor Rick Scott banned smoking pot in all forms in 2017....

 2019-03-19 17:15 

WOFL

Sen. Rick Scott pushes for $140 million budget for Florida ports...
 2019-03-19 11:52 

Bay News 9

DeSantis: Smokable Medical Marijuana Will Help Businesses, Patients...

Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Legislature are now reversing a long-standing ban put in place by former Gov. Rick Scott....

 2019-03-18 22:22 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Sen. Scott vows to get federal money owed for port projects...

During a stop at Port Tampa Bay Monday, Florida Sen. Rick Scott vowed to get the state millions of dollars the federal government pledged to help cover various port projects throughout the......

 2019-03-18 20:14 

WFLA

Sen. Scott proposes millions for Florida ports...

Florida Senator Rick Scott is pushing for millions of dollars to funnel into Florida's ports....

 2019-03-18 18:09 

News4Jax WJXT

Scott, Rutherford visit JaxPort to voice commitment to dredging project...

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott and U.S. Rep. John Rutherford visited the Jacksonville Port Authority Monday morning to talk about the federal commitment to the dredging project, which is two years ahead of schedule....

 2019-03-18 18:05 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

JAXPORT: Sen. Rick Scott pushes for $140M in funding for ports...

Good-paying jobs for men and women -- that's one reason why Sen. Rick Scott says he's pushing for millions of dollars in funding for Florida ports....

 2019-03-18 13:06 

Bay News 9

Senator Scott, Governor DeSantis Visiting Bay Area Today...

Senator Rick Scott and Governor Ron DeSantis will be in the Bay area Monday....

 2019-03-15 02:28 

WOFL

Rubio, Scott split on border emergency vote...
 2019-03-15 01:33 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Florida Senators Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Seeing Differently On President Trump’s Border Emergency...

Florida's Republican U.S. senators, Marco Rubio and Rick Scott, were divided Thursday about whether to reject President Donald Trump's declaration of a border emergency....

 2019-03-15 00:29 

News4Jax WJXT

Rubio, Scott split on emergency vote...

Florida's Republican U.S. senators, Marco Rubio and Rick Scott, were divided Thursday about whether to reject President Donald Trump's declaration of a border emergency....

 2019-03-14 21:45 

TCPalm

White House budget director says he's 'open' to working with Scott, Rubio to increase Everglades funding...

Russell Vought answered questions from Sen. Rick Scott about Everglades funding during a Senate Budget Committee hearing Wednesday afternoon....

 2019-03-14 21:02 

Miami Herald

Rubio, Scott split vote over Trump's border wall emergency as president promises veto...

Florida's two U.S. senators split over President Donald Trump's border wall Thursday, as a dozen Republicans joined Democrats in the the upper chamber to reject the president's emergency declaration. U.S. ... Click to Continue...

 2019-03-14 19:47 

Tampa Bay Times

Marco Rubio votes against Donald Trump’s border emergency, siding with Democrats...

Rick Scott joins most Republicans and stands by president despite constitutional concerns....

 2019-03-14 16:45 

News4Jax WJXT

Florida lawmakers back abolishing Constitution panel...

Largely appointed by former Gov. Rick Scott and Republican legislative leaders, a state commission placed seven constitutional amendments on the November ballot that were approved by voters....

 2019-03-13 20:26 

TCPalm

Florida passes bill to repeal smokable medical marijuana ban...

Voters approved medical marijuana in 2016, but lawmakers banned smokable forms of the plant in a bill signed by then-Gov. Rick Scott in 2017....

 2019-03-13 20:04 

Miami Herald

Nikki Fried says her blind trust is an 'obligation' to avoid conflicts of interest...

While bills to repeal Florida's blind trust laws move through the state Legislature, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried quietly became the second statewide officer to have a blind trust. Former ... Click to Continue...

 2019-03-13 19:01 

Tampa Bay Times

Florida Republicans rip Trump’s budget for short-changing Everglades...

Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott: 'It is incredibly short-sighted to continue to underfund a series of projects that are absolutely necessary'...

 2019-03-13 18:45 

Orlando Sentinel

Rick Scott, Marco Rubio criticize Trump administration for lack of Everglades funding...

Top Republican lawmakers in Florida, including U.S Sens. Rick Scott and Marco Rubio, criticized the Trump administration Wednesday for not including enough funding for Everglades restoration in its new budget proposal....

 2019-03-12 20:30 

Sun Sentinel

Remake state water policy with remade district board — minus Ron Bergeron | Editorial...

The post-Rick Scott Era of the South Florida Water Management District begins this week, with seven of nine board members replaced. Ron Bergeron should not fill one of the two remaining vacancies, however, given the enormous contract his business just lan...

 2019-03-11 18:50 

Sun Sentinel

Rick Scott reported extensive wealth using method Florida lawmakers now want to block...

Former Gov. Rick Scott used a blind trust, saying it would prevent conflicts of interest, but it also allowed him to avoid disclosing investments and business interests. The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee will consider a bill to repeal part of stat...

 2019-03-11 18:01 

USA Today

Trump says move to make daylight saving time 'permanent' is 'O.K. with me!'...

Last week, Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott, along with Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., re-introduced a bill to make DST permanent nationwide....

 2019-03-10 23:23 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Push is on for permanent daylight savings...

Leading Florida lawmakers are making another push in Congress to change daylight-saving time rules as most of the nation prepares to turn clocks one hour forward Sunday — trading sleep for lingering afternoon sun.Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott ...

 2019-03-09 20:28 

Miami Herald

Will this be the last time we spring forward? Remember to adjust your clocks for now...

As you set your microwaves oven and car clocks ahead one hour this weekend, the sun-worshiping senators of the Sunshine State are hoping Sunday morning is the last time Floridians ... Click to Continue...

 2019-03-09 00:05 

KLFY

Fla. lawmakers introduce bill to make daylight saving time year round nationwide...

MIAMI (CBSMiami) A group of Florida lawmakers are tired of the Sunshine state springing forward and falling back every year. Senators Marco Rubio, Rick Scott and Representative Vern Buchanan have introduced legislation that would make Daylight Saving Time...

 2019-03-08 21:38 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

BACKROOM BRIEFING: New push from Florida for nationwide daylight saving time...

TALLAHASSEE — With daylight saving time starting Sunday, Florida's push for year-round daylight saving time is back for round two in Congress.U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott and U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, all Florida Republicans, intro...

 2019-03-08 19:00 

Roll Call

With clocks springing ahead, lawmakers want more sunshine...

Ahead of this weekend's move to "spring ahead" the clocks, Florida lawmakers announced an effort to get rid of time changes altogether. Dubbed the "Sunshine Protection Act," Republican Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott and Rep. Vern Buc...

 2019-03-08 15:16 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Daylight Saving Time dialed up...

TALLAHASSEE -- With daylight saving time starting Sunday, Florida's push for year-round daylight saving time is back for round two in Congress.U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott and U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, all Florida Republicans, introduced...

 2019-03-07 13:48 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Florida Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Make Daylight Saving Time Year Round Across The Country...

A group of Florida lawmakers are tired of the Sunshine state springing forward and falling back every year. Senators Marco Rubio, Rick Scott and Representative Vern Buchanan have introduced legislation that would make Daylight Saving Time permanent, not o...

 2019-03-06 23:24 

Washington Times

Florida editorial roundup...

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ March 6 Miami Herald on Gov. Ron DeSantis: In some ways, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is a refreshing change from his two-term predecessor Rick Scott, a man who always seemed uncomfortable in his own skin. Sp...

 2019-03-06 21:08 

TCPalm

Florida lawmakers want to end daylight saving time nationwide...

Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Rick Scott and Rep. Vern Buchanan have introduced the...

 2019-03-06 19:45 

WINK News

[ Southwest Florida ]

Bill introduced to make Daylight Saving Time permanent nationwide...

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL) and U.S....

 2019-03-06 18:54 

WFLA

Senators Rubio, Scott and Rep.Buchanan aim to make daylight saving time permanent...

Senators Marco Rubio, Rick Scott, and U.S. Representative Vern Buchanan introduced the Sunshine Protection act which would make daylight saving time permanent across the country....

 2019-03-06 17:19 

WOFL

Senators Marco Rubio, Rick Scott re-introduce bill for year-round daylight saving time...
 2019-03-06 07:05 

Miami Herald

DeSantis should focus on state issues...

In some ways, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is a refreshing change from his two-term predecessor Rick Scott, a man who always seemed uncomfortable in his own skin. Speaking to a ... Click to Continue...

 2019-03-05 15:55 

Splinter

Florida Men Locked in Bitter Feud to Be Trump's Best Boy...

The Democrats might be a mess, but for petty drama look no further than the Matt Gaetz-Rick Scott feud, filled with deceit, betrayal, and two racist idiots....

 2019-03-05 13:32 

Talking Points Memo

Bad Blood In The Sunshine State: The Long-Lingering Enmity Between Scott And Gaetz...

Sen. Rick Scott's (R-FL) biting criticism of Rep. Matt Gaetz's (R-FL) threatening tweet to Michael Cohen is truly just the......

 2019-03-05 13:01 

Raw Story

Trump interrupted Florida governor's request for help to rave about supporter Matt Gaetz's TV appearances: report...

In a report on the tense relationship between newly-elected Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) and controversial lawmaker Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Politico relays a story that illustrates President Donald Trump's love of publicity and TV exposure over governance. ...

 2019-03-05 00:21 

Politico

Top Trump allies go to war in Florida...

A behind-the-scenes GOP conflict goes public after Sen. Rick Scott throws Rep. Matt Gaetz under the bus....

 2019-03-04 23:42 

WFTX

[ Fort Myers ]

Patients talk about challenge of rising drug costs at roundtable with Sen. Rick Scott...
 2019-03-04 22:29 

NBC2

[ Southwest Florida ]

Senator Rick Scott wants to fight rising prescription drug prices...

Prescription drug prices continue to soar leaving many going without the medicine they need....

 2019-03-04 20:01 

Tampa Bay Times

Florida pollster for Donald Trump, Rick Scott listed in new House Judiciary investigation...

Tony Fabrizio is among 80 individuals and entities 'believed to have information relevant to the investigation' of Trump...

 2019-03-04 13:01 

Tampa Bay Times

PolitiFact Florida: No, the Green New Deal doesn’t aim to end air travel, as Florida Sen. Rick Scott says...

Fact-checking the freshman senator from Florida....

 2019-03-03 15:54 

Washington Examiner

Florida Sen. Rick Scott urges GOP colleagues to back Trump on border wall...

Florida's junior U.S. senator said Sunday he will continue to support President Trump on securing the southern border and urged his Republican colleagues to do the same....

 2019-03-03 12:51 

NewsBusters

PolitiFact Slams Rick Scott as 'False' for Citing Actual Green New Deal Document...

The "fact checkers" keep sounding like they're merely doing aggressive spin for the Democrats. On February 25, PolitiFact flagged Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) as "False" for writing in an Orlando Sentinel op-ed that the Green New Deal has ...

 2019-03-02 22:35 

Orlando Sentinel

Talking Trump: Maggie Haberman, Jim Acosta, John Roberts...

The Sunday guest list includes Maggie Haberman, Mara Liasson, Rick Scott, Jim Acosta, John Roberts, Jay Inslee, Mark Warner, Jim Jordan, John Bolton and Doug Jones....

 2019-03-01 22:12 

RedState

Rick Scott's Criticism of Matt Gaetz's Cohen Tweet is a Big Deal. Here's Why....

The broader implications of the public rebuke from Florida's junior senator....

 2019-03-01 18:35 

Newsmax

Rick Scott: Gaetz's Cohen Comments Disgusting, Embarrassing...

Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., called comments about Michael Cohen by Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., "embarrassing," the Tampa Bay Times is reporting....

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