Tag Archives: Gov. Rick Scott

In The News: Florida Ready For Next Hurricane, Girl Scout Cookies To Be Sold Online, Gov. Rick Scott Hosts Jobs Jamboree Barbecues, Obama Encourages Body Cameras For Police

By and on December 1st, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 2:40 pm

Insurers: 9-year calm means Florida is ready for next hurricane – As each hurricane-free hurricane season passes through Florida, the state becomes more financially prepared to face a stronger storm, according to insurers. The state’s Hurricane Catastrophe Fund is thought to […]

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In the News: New Cancer Treatment, Seniors Support Medical Marijuana, Scott’s Campaign Contribution, UF Negotiates Energy

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 10:04 am

Proton accelerator arrives at Orlando Health – The 58-ton proton accelerator delivers radiation to cancerous tumors and is a more precise treatment than the traditional x-ray techniques. The $25 million project was lifted by crane over the weekend and is […]

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Gov. Scott Speaks in Response to Bell Shooting

By on September 19th, 2014 | Last updated: September 19, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Gov. Rick Scott spoke today in response to the Bell shootings. Don Spirit shot his daughter and her six children in the town of Bell on Thursday.

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In the News: Scott vetoes alimony bill, Gainesville monkey sanctuary, paint giveaway, FAA furloughs

By on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: May 2, 2013 at 11:51 am

Gov. Rick Scott vetoes alimony bill and signs into law campaign finance, ethics bills – Gov. Rick Scott received three bills concerning alimony, ethics and campaign finance from the Florida Legislature and was given a week to sign or veto […]

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In the News: insurance tax credits, UF online degrees, Gainesville breast cancer project, explosions in Mobile, Ala.

By on April 25th, 2013 | Last updated: April 25, 2013 at 12:08 pm

Senate eliminates insurance tax credits, helps lower registration fees – The Florida Legislature passed a bill on an unanimous vote that eliminates a tax break for salary-paid insurance employees Wednesday. The bill will help Florida residents save an average of […]

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In the News: Boston victims’ expensive recovery, EPA disapproves pipeline document, Shands wins LIVESTRONG grant, Gov. Scott signs education bill

By on April 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 23, 2013 at 10:57 am

Price of Recovery May Place Another Burden on Boston Victims – NYTimes.com – Boston Marathon survivors may face steep medical costs, even with health insurance. Experts say it’s hard to estimate the cost, after including trauma care, prosthetics and potential […]

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In the News: missiles to Guam, $74 million spending plan, children kidnapped by parent, Gov. Scott’s re-election funds

By on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 3, 2013 at 5:03 pm

US sending defensive missiles to Guam – The U.S. Military is sending a land-based missile defense system to Guam to defend against any possible North Korean ballistic missile launches. CNN Lawmakers agree on separate $74 billion spending plans – With […]

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In the News: Cold weather affects spring breakers, Levy County nuclear plant moves forward, Gov. Rick Scott demands investigation, Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage arguments

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 11:40 am

Cold weather leaves beaches empty during spring break, Levy County nuclear power plant plans continue forward, Gov. Rick Scott requests an investigation on the “Jesus”-stomping incident at Florida Atlantic University and the Supreme Court continues to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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In the News: Sushi restaurant opens, bridge mends Everglades, poll shows Crist ahead of Scott, Obama begins visit in Israel

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 10:44 am

Custom sushi restaurant opens in Gainesville – The How Do You Roll? sushi restaurant opened at the Stadium Club located at 1802 W. University Ave. on Wednesday. The restaurant, which features rolls from $3 to $7, lets customers create their own […]

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Residents ‘paws’ to reflect on ‘Save the Florida Panther Day’

By on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 12:44 pm

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission hopes the day will help keep Florida’s state animal around fur-ever.

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