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 2017-01-14 23:48 

Tampa Bay Times

GOP nod for governor is Putnam's to lose... +

Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran has been on a roll lately, generating headlines about standing up for taxpayers and transparency against the lobbying corps and even Gov. Rick Scott on ...

 2017-01-13 22:02 

The Tampa Tribune

N.C. staffing firm BlueLine Associates moves headquarters to Tampa, Cott Corp. adds 60 jobs... +

TAMPA - Within hours of each other, two companies promised Friday that they would bring a combined 210 new jobs to Tampa. North Carolina staffing and consulting agency BlueLine Associates said it is moving its global headquarters to Tampa, and bringing 15...

 2017-01-13 19:38 

Tampa Bay Times

Editorial: Don't limit student costs by starving colleges... +

Sending kids to college should be affordable for Florida families and should not require assuming a mountain of debt. But there are ways to help students without starving universities' budgets and cheapening the value of a degree. Gov. Rick Scott is i...

 2017-01-13 17:43 

The Tampa Tribune

N.C. staffing firm BlueLine Associates moves headquarters to Tampa... +

TAMPA - North Carolina staffing and consulting agency BlueLine Associates is moving its global headquarters to Tampa. According to an announcement by Gov. Rick Scott's office this afternoon, the firm "will create 150 new jobs and invest more than $2 milli...

 2017-01-13 03:53 

Miami Herald

Deplorable indeed... +

Ken Damallys letter on Jan. 10 (Silly Gov. Scott) makes one question what position in the next administration is Rick Scott seeking....

 2017-01-13 02:23 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Chamber Backs Scott's Push For Incentive Money... +

The Florida Chamber of Commerce offered support for Gov. Rick Scott's controversial proposal to set aside $85 million for incentives next year....

 2017-01-12 23:39 

Miami Herald

Scott unveils plan he touts as making college more affordable in Florida... +

Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to freeze tuition costs, expand scholarships to summer class and get rid of sales tax on college textbooks...

 2017-01-12 22:46 

Miami Herald

Following airport shooting, Florida governor says mentally ill should not have guns... +

Gov. Rick Scott added a qualification, saying that if people are adjudicated mentally ill it did not make sense for them to have guns....

 2017-01-10 23:07 

WZVN

[ Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples ]

Gov announces plan to increase college graduation numbers... +

A new budget proposal from Governor Rick Scott could save Florida college students some major money. ...

 2017-01-10 17:58 

Sun Sentinel

Bear Gov. Rick Scott's bad behavior in mind | Letters... +

Gov. Rick Scott 's puerile political stunt demeans the deaths of the five travelers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday. He blatantly disrespected the Office of the President of the United States by communicating only with the...

 2017-01-10 16:39 

Tampa Bay Times

Scott: Florida should cap fees at colleges and universities, loosen rules on Bright Futures... +

TAMPA Gov. Rick Scott announced his legislative agenda for higher education Tuesday, saying he wants to cap fees at state colleges and universities, change the rules on Bright Futures scholarships to allow students to use the money for summer courses, an...

 2017-01-10 15:28 

Sun Sentinel

Scott proposes freezing student fees, extending Bright Futures ... +

Seeking to keep higher-education costs low and help more students graduate on time, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday will outline an ambitious legislative agenda to cap student fees, eliminate sales taxes on textbook purchases and extend the Bright Futures scho...

 2017-01-10 14:41 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Gov. Scott Proposes To Freeze Fees, Extension Of Bright Futures... +

Governor Rick Scott has an ambitious legislative agenda to cap student fees, eliminate sales taxes on textbook purchases and extend the Bright Futures scholarships to summer classes....

 2017-01-09 19:28 

Bradenton Herald

Gun control is definitely politics... +

Gov. Rick Scotts answer is unacceptable. Gun control and the issues related to the loss of innocent lives due to inadequate gun control regulations is not politics!? Does he think perpetrators of gun violence ask their victims about political preferences ...

 2017-01-09 01:30 

Miami Herald

Kudos for Sheriff Israel... +

Esteban Santiago is a veteran of the Iraq War. He was injured, and he obviously gave to his country. When Gov. Rick Scott comments, he calls Santiago and what police say he did evil. But Broward Sheriff Scott Israel simply told us shooter wasnt hurt, gave...

 2017-01-09 01:29 

Miami Herald

Show some respect, Gov. Scott... +

I just could not believe that Gov. Rick Scott did not have enough respect for President Obama to inform him about the tragedy at the FOrt Lauderdale airport. He decided to inform President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Pence. Maybe he doesnt realiz...

 2017-01-07 18:31 

The Blaze

Liberals are outraged at Gov. Rick Scott for calling Trump instead of Obama after Florida shooting... +

Democrats are none too happy with Florida Gov. Rick Scott after he chose to call President-elect Donald Trump instead of President Barack Obama following Friday’s ...

 2017-01-07 15:17 

Sun Sentinel

Airport-shooting 'victims still in surgery fighting for their lives,' Gov. Rick Scott says... +

Gov. Rick Scott spoke Saturday morning about Friday's mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport that left five dead and eight wounded....

 2017-01-07 14:51 

Marketwatch.com

The Wall Street Journal: Some Fort Lauderdale shooting victims fighting for their life... +

Florida Gov. Rick Scott spoke Saturday in the wake of an airport shooting Friday that killed five and injured eight....

 2017-01-07 14:16 

Wall Street Journal

Some Airport Shooting Victims Still Fighting for Lives, Florida Governor Says... +

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said some of the victims injured at a Fort Lauderdale airport Friday are fighting for survival at area hospitals, in the aftermath of a shooting that killed five and injured eight....

 2017-01-07 02:01 

Sputnik International

Obama Assures Florida Governor Feds to Continue Assisting Shooting Probe... +

US President Barack Obama told Florida Governor Rick Scott and Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief during a phone call on Friday that federal authorities will continue to investigate the shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport, White House National Secur...

 2017-01-07 00:17 

The Daily Caller

Gov. Scott Reaches Out To Trump But Not Obama After Deadly Airport Shooting... +

In a sign of the waning last days of the Obama administration, Florida Gov. Rick Scott told reporters Friday he reached out to President-elect Donald Trump and...

 2017-01-07 00:07 

The Hill

Fla. gov says he reached out to Trump, not Obama, after shooting... +

"I have not talked to President Obama," Florida Gov. Rick Scott says....

 2017-01-06 23:40 

Rare.us

Rick Scott flew to Fort Lauderdale to deliver a strong message after the attack on Fort Lauderdale Airport... +
 2017-01-06 23:24 

Washington Post

Rick Scott says he called Trump, not Obama after airport shooting... +

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) said he has not spoken to President Obama regarding the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting. He said he spoke to President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Pence "because he has a "personal relationship" wit...

 2017-01-06 23:13 

Fox 25 Boston

Gov. Scott: Florida "will not tolerate" violence like airport shooting... +
 2017-01-06 23:13 

WSOC-TV

[ Charlotte, NC ]

Gov. Scott: Florida "will not tolerate" violence like airport shooting... +

Florida Governor Rick Scott is vowing every available resource to make sure youre safe. ...

 2017-01-06 23:13 

Fox 25 Boston

Gov. Scott: Florida "will not tolerate" violence like airport shooting... +
 2017-01-06 22:55 

The Gateway Pundit

SMART: FL Governor Reaches Out to TRUMP Multiple Times after Shooting Bypasses Lame Duck Obama (VIDEO)... +

Florida Governor Rick Scott held a press conference today after the mass shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport Governor Scott ... The post SMART: FL Governor Reaches Out to TRUMP “Multiple Times” after Shooting &#-; Bypasses Lame Duck Oba...

 2017-01-06 22:44 

Breitbart.com

Gov Rick Scott: Florida ‘Will Not Tolerate Evil Acts’... +

Friday at a press conference addressing a shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale International Airport that resulted in at least five dead and six injured, Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) said his heart when out to the families and individuals impacted by the shooting. Ho...

 2017-01-06 22:42 

CBS New York

Florida Gov. Scott Says He Called Trump, But Not Obama, After Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting... +

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he talked with President-elect Donald Trump and not with President Barack Obama after a shooting left five people dead at the Fort Lauderdale airport....

 2017-01-06 22:03 

Newsmax

Florida Gov. Rick Scott: 'A Senseless Act of Evil'... +

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared Friday's shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport that killed five people "a senseless act of evil" and said that some of the eight victims who were injured were "fighting for their lives."...

 2017-01-06 20:56 

Sputnik International

Florida Gov. Scott Speaks to Trump After Shooting at Ft. Lauderdale Airport... +

Florida Governor Rick Scott has discussed the deadly shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport with US President-elect Donald Trump....

 2017-01-06 20:26 

Bradenton Herald

Reform bill targets Enterprise Florida, but will accountability persuade critics?... +

Gov. Rick Scott wants to fund it. House Speaker Richard Corcoran wants to abolish it. But a new bill filed during the holiday break would split the difference, keeping Enterprise Florida Inc. alive while subjecting it to greater levels of accountability....

 2017-01-06 20:26 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Gov. Scott Reaches Out To Airports Across State After Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Int'l Shooting... +

Gov. Rick Scott has reached out to all airports across the state after a shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International on Friday....

 2017-01-06 19:48 

Norwich Bulletin

The Latest: Trump responds to Florida shooting ... +

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 2:35 p.m.President-elect Donald Trump says he is monitoring the situation in Florida ;in which a gunman opened fire in an airport, and that he has spoken with&#x...

 2017-01-06 19:27 

ITV

Florida Governor Rick Scott 'on his way' to shooting scene... +

The governor of Florida, Rick Scott, has tweeted that he is on his way to Fort Lauderdale airport in the wake of a shooting that has left "multiple people" dead and several others injured....

 2017-01-06 18:14 

Tampa Bay Times

Editorial: The case for sensible public spending on sports, movies... +

The Florida Legislature's determination to stop spending so much public money on questionable job incentives, lavish tourism promotion and other areas is generally a positive development. Some programs, such as Gov. Rick Scott's tens of millions i...

 2017-01-05 18:40 

Fox 10 Phoenix

Gov. Scott seeks money to battle terrorism... +

Gov. Rick Scott is backing a request from state law-enforcement officials to set up anti-terrorism squads across Florida. ...

 2017-01-05 16:34 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Gov. Scott Pitches Counterterrorism Funding In Statewide Stops... +

Gov. Rick Scott is making several stops across the state on Thursday to tout his request of nearly six million dollars to set up anti-terrorism squads across Florida....

 2017-01-04 22:02 

Tampa Bay Times

Editorial: Toughen law for reporting pollution... +

Gov. Rick Scott reacted with common sense and appropriate urgency last fall following high-profile discharges of polluted water, ordering companies and local governments to promptly notify the public of such incidents in the future. But last month, an adm...

 2017-01-04 15:07 

Bradenton Herald

Legislators will replace post-Mosaic pollution rule with law requiring 24-hour notice... +

After a judge ruled that Gov. Rick Scott overstepped his abilities in issuing an emergency rule that required spill events to be notified to the public since the Mosaic sinkhole, legislators drafted leglislation in response to the judges ruling....

 2017-01-04 13:55 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Gov. Scott Wants More Counterterrorism Agents... +

In the wake of last year's massacre at the Pulse night club in Orlando in which 49 people were killed, Governor Rick Scott wants to boost the number of state agents dedicated to counterterrorism efforts....

 2017-01-01 01:51 

Tampa Bay Times

Judge rejects 24-hour pollution notice rule prompted by Mosaic sinkhole... +

A judge has tossed out a rule pushed by Gov. Rick Scott to require corporations and government agencies to notify the public via the media within 24 hours when there's any sort of pollution problem....

 2016-12-30 23:26 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Fla. judge tosses pollution notification rule... +

TALLAHASSEE — A Florida judge says a rule requiring companies to notify the public of pollution events within 24 hours is invalid.The new rule was pushed by Gov. Rick Scott after it took weeks for the public to be notified about a giant sinkhole at...

 2016-12-30 20:54 

Stamford Advocate

Judge says DEP pollution notification rule is invalid... +

The new rule was pushed by Gov. Rick Scott after it took weeks for the public to be notified about a giant sinkhole at a fertilizer plant that sent millions of gallons of polluted water into the state's main drinking water aquifer. Administrative law...

 2016-12-30 14:00 

Tampa Bay Times

Lawmakers messed with Rick Scott's org chart in 2016... +

If 2016 is a sign of what's to come, Gov. Rick Scott could be in for a bumpy final two years with the Florida Legislature....

 2016-12-30 06:48 

Stamford Advocate

Closing statement: Florida Supreme Court justice steps down... +

During his tenure, he was part of a group of justices that has issued rulings that angered the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott. Perry last week issued a lengthy dissent that asserted the state had applied the death penalty i...

 2016-12-28 20:00 

Bradenton Herald

New Florida laws governing opioids, cough syrup to take effect Jan. 1... +

Three new laws, which were approved by Gov. Rick Scott earlier this year, will take effect starting Jan. 1. Those laws include two that deal with access to pharmaceuticals....

 2016-12-27 18:47 

Sun Sentinel

Prison guards deserve better pay | Editorial ... +

Gov. Rick Scott called recently for a salary hike for 4,000 state law-enforcement officers in next year's budget. They're a deserving group, as the governor pointed out....

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