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Scott PowersSeptember 26, 2018

The U.S. Senate campaign for Republican Gov. Rick Scott is firing back at opposition with a new television commercial rebutting a Democratic group’s ad about Scott’s role in the 1990s Medicare fraud scandal involving the company he led, Columbia/HCA. “Bill Nelson is confused again,” the new Scott commercial begins, continuing the Scott campaign’s theme of seeking […]

Scott PowersSeptember 25, 2018

Long before Republican Gov. Rick Scott entered Florida’s U.S. Senate race, Democrats vowed they would attack him for his leadership of the scandal-plagued Hospital Corporation of America and his prospering personal finances since then. A new ad dropping Tuesday delivers on that pledge. Majority Forward, a Democratic political action committee that has been pounding Scott […]

Phil AmmannMarch 30, 2018

Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis named longtime health care lobbyist Bryan Anderson to another term on the Florida Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Association (NICA) Board of Directors. Anderson is vice president of government relations for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) National Group, which includes Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, California and Alaska. First appointed […]

Scott PowersJanuary 23, 2018

After watching the county’s biggest tax incentives package turn into its biggest economic development bust, Orange County on Tuesday began in-depth deliberations with at least two and possibly more players offering to salvage a heavily-subsidized Lake Nona biomedical research laboratory that is soon to be departed by Sanford Burnham Prebys. On Tuesday the Orange County […]

Drew WilsonDecember 10, 2015

Republican Bay County Commissioner George Gainer passed Shalimar Republican Matt Gaetz in fundraising in October, and the gap between the two Senate District 1 candidates got a bit wider last month, according to recently filed campaign finance reports. Gainer posted $42,285 in November contributions and spent $57,313, leaving him with $557,747 on-hand heading into December. […]


Gov. Rick Scott‘s blue-ribbon commission on health care and hospital spending asked Florida hospitals in May to provide the state with information about the salaries and compensation packages of their top executives. Two months later, only four facilities have voluntarily provided that information, Agency for Health Care Administration Deputy Secretary Molly McKinstry told members of […]

Drew WilsonJune 10, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott’s political committee, Let’s Get to Work, raised $275,000 in May, including a $100,000 check from Jupiter businessman and trustee of the DeGeorge Charitable Trust, Lawrence F. DeGeorge. The contributions push the committee’s yearly total to $2.6 million, though they are markedly lower than the monster hauls brought in during the Legislative Session months of […]


Members of Rick Scott’s blue-ribbon health care commission swam  in data Wednesday, but they made clear they want more information and took aim at hospitals for not voluntarily providing all the information requested of them. Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding member Marili Cancio Johnson asked the panel’s staff to list hospitals that didn’t respond […]


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