Rick Scott

Newest Tax Cut Idea: Tax Holiday For MilitaryA Miami Democrat wants to give U.S. military veterans a two-month sales tax "holiday" at the end of 2016.
Abortion Foe Wants Scott To Take Tougher StandThe Florida Family Policy Council on Thursday called for Gov. Rick Scott to take further action against the state's 16 Planned Parenthood abortion clinics, saying it's a matter of moral leadership.
Group Wants State To Stop Funding Planned ParenthoodThe conservative group Florida Family Policy Council has called on Governor Rick Scott to end state funding for Planned Parenthood.
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.
Gov. Scott Wants More Regulation Of HospitalsIn their 2016 session, the Florida legislature will consider more regulations sought by Gov. Rick Scott on the state's hospitals.
Corporate Income Tax Cut Proposed In HouseIn an issue that has long been a priority of Gov. Rick Scott, a House Republican has filed a bill that would reduce corporate-income taxes.
South Florida Lawmaker Wants Online Lottery TicketsHow would you like to buy those weekly Florida Lotto or Powerball tickets online and skip waiting in line at the grocery or convenience store?
Florida Sued Once Again Over Handling Of Public RecordsGov. Rick Scott’s administration is coming under fire from two telecommunications companies who have filed a new lawsuit claiming the administration is flouting the state's public records law.
Florida Man Accused Of Helping To Plan Terror AttackA north Florida man is accused of helping to plan an attack on a 9/11 memorial in Missouri.
Scott Signs Executive Order Tracking Mental Health ServicesAs the state Department of Children and Families convened its annual child-protection summit Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order aimed at better coordinating mental health services --- something DCF Secretary Mike Carroll said will help his agency provide improved care for children.
High Court Turns Down Teacher Performance Pay CaseThe Florida Supreme Court has declined to take up a constitutional challenge to a controversial law that more closely ties teachers' pay to how students perform on tests.
Beoing Announces Name Of New Space Fleet Aerospace giant Boeing has announced that Starliner will be the name of its future space fleet.