Governor Rick Scott

Gov. Scott To Release Budget Plan MondayGovernor Rick Scott will hold a news conference Monday in Jacksonville to release his 2016-17 budget proposal, an initial step as lawmakers prepare to negotiate a spending plan early next year.
Housing Syrian Refugees A Divisive Issue In South FloridaSome Americans want to shut the doors on those fleeing from Syria after news broke that one of the terrorist responsible for the Paris attacks may have infiltrated the ranks of refugees.
Gov. Doesn't Want Syrian Refugees Relocated To StateGovernor Rick Scott has joined a chorus of other state governors who have asked the federal government to stop accepting refugees from Syria.
New Revenge Porn, Solicitation Laws Start ThursdayMore than two dozen new laws ranging from tougher penalties for people who solicit prostitutes to making revenge porn a crime will go into effect on Thursday, October 1st.
Gov Backs Document Change After Marriage RulingGov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet have given the state's Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles the approval to update transfers of titles on cars and boats to reflect the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Dade Teachers Unhappy Over Agreement With DistrictSome Miami-Dade County school teachers say they are not too happy with the recent agreement between the union and school district.
Gov. Scott Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Tropical Storm ErikaFlorida Governor Rick Scott gave his second update of the day Friday afternoon on what the state is doing to prepare for Tropical Storm Erika and what residents should be doing.
Gov. Scott Urges Florida To Prepare For Tropical Storm ErikaAhead of a possible hit by Tropical Storm Erika in Florida, Governor Rick Scott briefed the public on Thursday morning.
Board Of Ed Asks For Record Per Student Funding IncreaseThe State Board of Education has decided to once again ask lawmakers for record per-student funding for public schools --- with the lion's share of the increase coming from local taxpayers.
Flooding Prompts Scott To Seek Disaster DeclarationFlorida Governor Rick Scott is seeking a federal major disaster declaration for various counties hit by severe weather.
Gov. Scott Committee Nears $2.85 M For YearGov. Rick Scott's "Let's Get to Work" political committee collected $175,000 in July, bringing its overall total for the year to nearly $2.85 million, according to a newly filed finance report.
Florida To Pay $700,000 To End Public Records DisputeA dispute alleging Gov. Rick Scott and his staff subverted public-records laws will cost the state $700,000, according to an agreement released Friday by the governor's office.
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