Rick Scott

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Scott At Odds Again With Fellow Republicans

Just six months ago, Gov. Rick Scott stood onstage outside the state Capitol basking in his hard-fought victory as he began his second term.

07/26/2015

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Board Of Education Approves College Performance Funding

A new performance-funding system for state colleges was approved Thursday by the State Board of Education, the latest step in Florida officials’ drive to tie money for higher education to how well institutions and their students do.

07/23/2015

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Nan Rich Receives Support From Murphy In Commission Race

After getting brushed aside by Democratic Party leaders during her bid for governor last year, former state Sen. Nan Rich has received the support of U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy as she tries to return to elective office.

07/23/2015

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Jackson Health President To Address Gov.’s Hospital Panel

A commission formed by Gov. Rick Scott to delve into health-care funding issues will meet Thursday in Miami and hear a presentation from Jackson Health System President and CEO Carlos Migoya and insurance officials.

07/22/2015

CHATTANOOGA, TN - JULY 17: A member of the FBI Evidence Response Team works near the bullet riddled doors as he investigates the shooting at the Armed Forces Career Center/National Guard Recruitment Office on July 17, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. According to reports, Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, 24, opened fire on the military recruiting station at the strip mall and then drove to an operational support center operated by the U.S. Navy more than seven miles away and killed four United States Marines there. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Orders Guard Recruiters To Work From Armory

Florida Governor Rick Scott ordered the state’s National Guard recruiters to work in nearby armories, following the deadly shooting in Tennessee that killed four marines and one sailor.

07/18/2015

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Florida Supreme Court Denies Bar Dues Hike For Legal Aid

Lawyers pushing for more money for legal aid to the poor will have to look elsewhere after the Florida Supreme Court rejected a proposed dues increase for Florida Bar members.

07/12/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Committee Gets Boost From Disney World

Florida Governor Rick Scott’s committee got a boost from ‘the happiest place on earth.’

07/09/2015

A crane stands on the beach at dawn on the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill on April 20, 2011 in Orange Beach, Alabama. Orange Beach on the Gulf Coast was impacted by oil in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion which killed eleven crew members. 206 million gallons of oil eventually spilled into the Gulf of Mexico until the BP well was finally sealed. April 20 marks the one-year anniversary of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf States Reach $18.7 B Settlement With BP Over Oil Spill

Oil company BP and five Gulf states, including Florida, announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday which resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the 2010 oil spill.

07/02/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Heads To Connecticut On Jobs-Seeking Trip

Gov. Rick Scott is on his way to Connecticut on a two-day trip as part of his ongoing effort to lure businesses to relocate to Florida.

06/25/2015

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Florida Gov. & Cabinet Reduce Prison Sentences

Florida Governor Ricks Scott along with cabinet members trimmed down sentences for two men already in prison.

06/24/2015

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