Tag: Governor Rick Scott
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Staff ReportsJuly 8, 2018
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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson discussed health care and education  Saturday in St. Petersburg with leaders from the Tampa Bay Ministerial Alliance and African-American Pastoral Alliance. “These leaders are on the front lines,” said Nelson in a statement. “They know their communities and the issues they face every day. We will continue to work together to fight […]

Michael MolineApril 10, 2018
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A state board on Tuesday approved updated reimbursement rates for medical providers, hospitals, and ambulatory care centers that would add $144 million to Florida’s workers’ compensation costs. The Three-Member Panel, which oversees medical reimbursement under the workers’ comp system, unanimously approved the new rates during a public hearing in Tallahassee. The rates need approval by […]

Ana CeballosFebruary 2, 2018
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On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott appointed Andrew Fay, the special counsel and director of legislative affairs to Attorney General Pam Bondi, to the Florida Public Service Commission. The commission had been looking to fill the empty seat for some weeks after former state Rep. Ritch Workman — a Scott pick — resigned following sexual harassment allegations […]

Bill PrescottAugust 26, 2015
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Writer, international scholar, FSU English professor, opinion columnist and environmentalist Diane Roberts entertained a crowd of North Florida Democrats Tuesday evening with her incisive wit and pointed observations about the state of Florida and its leaders. Referring to herself as “that professor conservatives warn you about,” Roberts let fly a quiverful of bon mots as […]

Mitch PerryMarch 25, 2015
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A new survey from St.Leo University shows that a plurality of Floridians believe Rick Scott’s controversial sacking of FDLE head Gerald Bailey was political in nature. 37 percent of those asked in the poll say that the Governor acted to punish Bailey for Bailey’s reluctance to aid in Scott’s re-election campaign and the change was mainly politically motivated. 47 percent […]

Mitch PerryMarch 25, 2015
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A new survey from St.Leo University shows that a plurality of Floridians believe Rick Scott’s controversial sacking of FDLE head Gerald Bailey was political in nature. 37 percent of those asked in the poll say that the Governor acted to punish Bailey for Bailey’s reluctance to aid in Scott’s re-election campaign and the change was mainly politically motivated. 47 percent […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 16, 2015
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Speaking at a chilly Tampa International Airport, Gov. Rick Scott and Tampa Bay tourism officials hailed the record-breaking number of visitors to Florida this past year, but the governor also acknowledged it will take more than just tourism to drive the Florida economy. There were 97 million tourists who visited the Sunshine State in 2014, exceeding […]


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