Rick Scott

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Slashes $461M From Budget, Draws Senate IRE

Florida Governor Rick Scott slashed $461 million worth of projects from the budget passed by Florida lawmakers last week during a special session.

06/23/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant where he fieldeds 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. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Votes To End Lawsuit Over Firing Of Top Cop

Florida Governor Rick Scott and cabinet members settled a lawsuit filed over the firing of Florida’s top cop.

06/23/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Budget, Vetoes Nearly $500 Million

Gov. Rick Scott is signing a new state budget into law—but not before vetoing nearly $500 million from the spending plan.

06/23/2015

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. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov’s Tax Victory Tour To Stop In Doral

Governor Rick Scott will kick of his “Keep Florida Working” tax cut victory tour in South Florida.

06/22/2015

The space shuttle Discovery approaches the landing strip

State Group To Take Over Shuttle Landing Site

Space Florida has agreed to take over the former Shuttle Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center.

06/15/2015

American Flag (Source: Darrell Ingham /Allsport)

Beirut Memorial To Be Added At Capitol

Governor Rick Scott has approved a plan that will lead to adding a memorial in the Capitol Complex to 241 members of the military who were killed more than three decades ago in a bombing in Beirut, Lebanon.

06/12/2015

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)

Groups Sue To Block 24-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions

A day after Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill requiring a 24-hour waiting period before Florida women can have abortions, abortion-rights advocates quickly challenged the constitutionality of the law.

06/11/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Patient Information Bill

In a move that supporters say could help prevent seniors from getting hit with unexpected medical bills, Gov. Rick Scott has signed a measure aimed at clearing up confusion when patients go from hospitals to nursing homes.

06/11/2015

Courtroom Gavel

Judge Denies Scott’s Request For Mediation With Feds

A federal judge denied Florida Governor Rick Scott’s request for mediation with Obama administration officials over hospital funding.

06/10/2015

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 Approves Abortion 24-Hour Waiting Period Bill

Under a new Florida law, starting July, it will be mandatory for women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion.

06/10/2015

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