Tag Archives: Gov. Rick Scott

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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Feb. 1, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 5:32 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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In The News: Spokesman leaves GOP, Gov. Rick Scott budget plan, Gainesville park plan, Bus driver shooting

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 5:12 pm

After dodging dog questions, Republican communications director returns to private sector – Brian Burgess, the combative communications director for the Republican Party of Florida, left the state GOP after he failed to answer questions about a Labrador retriever that was [...]

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Scott discusses plans for education

By on December 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 12, 2012 at 6:14 pm

Gov. Rick Scott talked about his plans for making Florida education better and more affordable.

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