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Gov. Rick Scott Says Roy Moore Should Exit Alabama's U.S. Senate Race

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Gov. Rick Scott said Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, accused of sexually inappropriate behavior with girls as young as 14, should drop out of the race, according to the Austin American-Statesman newspaper.

State Senators Back College System Revamp Amid Graduation Rate Concerns

Nov 15, 2017

A plan to create a statewide board to oversee Florida's state and community colleges advanced Monday, while college presidents raised objections to a proposed cap on four-year degrees and a stricter performance measure for graduation that are part of the legislation.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott is sending his final round of budget recommendations to state legislators.

Scott Committee Spends More than $1.2 Million On Ads

Nov 14, 2017

Gov. Rick Scott's “Let's Get to Work” political committee spent more than $1.2 million in October on advertising, amid widespread speculation that Scott will run for U.S. Senate next year.

A few words among Florida supreme court justices mumbled on a hot mic, has the governor looking for answers.  The exchange came at the end of a high profile hearing over who will name three upcoming vacancies on the Supreme Court bench.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott during his final year in office wants fees and taxes cut by $180 million.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to spend millions to hire more child protective investigators and boost money spent on services for children adopted from foster care.


Supreme Court Weighs Scott's Power To Appoint Justices

Nov 2, 2017
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Arguments before the Florida Supreme Court are often lively, with the black-robed justices peppering highly prepped attorneys on matters of law ranging from the esoteric to the mighty.

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Dealing with low poll ratings at the time and a looming re-election campaign, Florida Gov. Rick Scott four years ago pushed strongly to give every teacher a $2,500 pay raise.

The tab for Hurricane Irma keeps rising, and Florida legislators are warning that it could require some tough budget choices for next year.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott is hitting the airwaves with a campaign-styled ad that talks about taxes and Hurricane Irma.

Florida Governor Rick Scott is unveiling his plans for environmental spending ahead of the 2018 lawmaking session.

As political insiders look to whether term-limited Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) will run for the U.S. Senate, a new UNF poll out this morning shows that if he does, incumbent Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) will have a tough battle ahead.


Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to spend more on the state's beaches, springs and state parks.

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Citing past clashes and protests, Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared a state of emergency in advance of a speech white nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to give at the University of Florida.

Florida Governor Rick Scott’s response to the state’s opioid crisis is taking shape in the House.

Governor Rick Scott is declaring a state of emergency in Alachua County in advance of white nationalist Richard Spencer’s speech on Thursday at the University Florida.


Shortly before attorneys for the state prepared to defend emergency regulations calling for nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have generators that can power air-conditioning systems, Gov. Rick Scott's administration Thursday released a new emergency rule that lays out a variance process for facilities that cannot comply with the requirements.

$50 Million Sought To Tackle Opioid Epidemic

Oct 13, 2017

Skyrocketing numbers of overdoses. Burned-out first responders. Families torn apart.

Gov. Rick Scott directed agencies Tuesday to begin the process of approving permanent rules that would require nursing homes and assisted-living facilities to add generators that can power air-conditioning systems.

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