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Scott PowersMarch 21, 2018
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Gov. Rick Scott condemned the boycott-Israel movement as anti-Semitism as he signed House Bill 545 in Orlando Wednesday, outlawing Florida governments from doing business with any entities boycotting Israel. Scott’s bill-signing ceremony Wednesday at the Orlando Torah Academy, a Jewish day school, also served to allow him to tout the $2 million that was included in the state […]

Ryan RayApril 6, 2016
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Gov. Rick Scott will hold a formal bill-signing ceremony in Boca Raton on Wednesday afternoon to laud a bill that will keep the state of Florida from doing business with firms that boycott Israel. Scott will meet with Jewish and pro-Israel Floridian stakeholders at the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, where he will signal his public […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 27, 2016
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A Bill (HB 527) sponsored by Melbourne Republican Ritch Workman that would prevent state funding from flowing to organizations that boycott or have divested from Israel on human rights grounds passed unanimously through a House appropriations committee on Wednesday. However, the issue provoked strong reactions by some Republicans on the panel, who registered objections to the bill’s […]

Ryan RayOctober 20, 2015
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A bill sponsored by Sen. Joe Negron to prevent state funding from flowing to organizations that boycott or have divested from Israel on human rights grounds passed unanimously through a Senate budget panel on general government Tuesday afternoon. The bill, SB 86, creates a state list of “scrutinized companies” that boycott Israel to be kept by the […]


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