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Florida Governor Rick Scott

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Report: Romney Asks Scott To Not Praise State Economy

Florida Governor Rick Scott has touted Florida’s declining unemployment rate for the past several months. According to Bloomberg News, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has a message for Scott, be quiet.

CBS Miami–06/21/2012

Governor Rick Scott

Scott Claims He Was Purged From Voter Rolls

Florida Governor Rick Scott said Thursday he knows what it’s like to be purged from voter rolls because it’s happened to him in the past.

CBS4–06/14/2012

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Poll: Scott Approval Rating Falls To 31%

Florida Governor Rick Scott didn’t win a majority of the popular vote when he was elected and his approval ratings have been among the worst in the country. A new poll found Scott’s approval rating once again struggling and that wasn’t even the worst news.

CBS4–06/09/2012

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Local Elections Departments Protesting Voter Roll Purge

Despite protests from voting rights groups, Democrats, and several Supervisors of Elections; Florida’s voter roll purge isn’t slowing down. That’s left local elections departments with the tall task of trying to make sense of a list of “non-citizen” voters compiled by the state.

CBS4–05/31/2012

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Florida Not Slowing Down Voter Purge Despite Questions

As the presidential campaign kicks into high gear over the summer, Florida is once again expected to be a key swing state that could decide who will occupy the White House. But troubling questions are coming up as the state seeks to purge voter rolls.

CBS4–05/30/2012

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Judge: Scott’s Drug Testing Of State Workers Unconsitutional

Miami federal judge Ursula Ungaro has ruled that Governor Rick Scott’s order requiring drug testing for state workers is unconstitutional.

CBS4–04/26/2012

George Zimmerman was arrested and booked Wednesday April 11, 2012 on second degree murder charges in the death of Miami teen Trayvon Martin. (Source: Seminole County Sheriff's Office)

Zimmerman Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

George Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

CBS4–04/11/2012

Governor Rick Scott

Rick Scott Throws His Support Behind Romney

Florida Governor Rick Scott refused to endorse any GOP candidate for president, but with Rick Santorum’s Tuesday announcement the he is suspending his campaign; Scott threw his full support behind Mitt Romney.

CBS4–04/10/2012

Governor Rick Scott

Gov. Scott Undecided On GOP Nominee

The Florida GOP Primary continues to look like it may crown the eventual GOP nominee before Super Tuesday. But, don’t expect Governor Rick Scott to help a candidate out with an endorsement.

CBS4–01/04/2012

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Scott Questions Citizens Insurance Policy

Governor Rick Scott has made no secret of his disdain for Citizens Insurance. Tuesday, he asked the insurer why the state-backed company was offering coverage to people who build new homes near the beach.

CBS4–12/07/2011

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