Tag Archives: Governor Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott Announces Investment Of $37 Million For Water Quality Projects

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am

The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.

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In the News: Bill Cervone’s Defender Investigation, No GI Bill Records, Officers Prep for Labor Day, Florida Refuses Bike Path Money

By on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: August 30, 2013 at 12:02 pm

Special prosecutor to investigate Public Defender Matt Shirk’s office – Florida Gov. Rick Scott has appointed state attorney Bill Cervone to investigate allegations about questionable behavior in the office of Public Defender Matt Shirk. Jacksonville.com Florida Ranks High In GI […]

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In the News: Scott Talks Education, Lower Labor Day Gas Prices, RNC Boosts Economy, Kerry on Syrian Chemical Weapons

By on August 26th, 2013 | Last updated: August 26, 2013 at 5:34 pm

Amid controversy, state education leaders to huddle in Florida – A three-day education summit led by Gov. Rick Scott started Monday. The main topics up for discussion were the new Common Core education standards, tests that will replace the Florida […]

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Despite Governor’s Rejection, Dream Defenders Say Their Tallahassee Sit-In Is Not Going Anywhere

By on July 19th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:44 am

UF Dream Defenders will stay at the Capital until their demands for a repeal of Florida’s “stand your ground” law are met, even though Gov. Rick Scott’s refused to call a special session.

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In the News: Reitz Union renovation, child abuse victim, Rubio immigration talk, ricin-letter suspect

By on May 1st, 2013 | Last updated: May 1, 2013 at 11:03 am

J. Wayne Reitz Union renovation plan deemed futile – UF officials and the Student Government expected to bond $33 million from the university’s Capital Improvement Trust Fund for the renovation of the Reitz Union and the transformation of Newell Hall […]

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In the News: U.S. selling arms, streetcar study approved, alimony overhaul, towing rate increases, sentencing in veteran murder

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 11:02 am

U.S. Selling Arms to Israel, Saudi Arabia and Emirates – To help regional allies against possible aggression from Iran, the U.S. Defense Department is almost ready to finalize a $10 billion arms deal with Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United […]

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Gov. Scott signs foster care bill to give children normalcy

By on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Gov. Rick Scott signed the Let Kids Be Kids bill to allow foster parents to make decisions for their children. The bill will take effect July 1 and will give foster children a sense of normalcy.

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Internet cafe ban signed by Scott; businesses must close

By on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 12, 2013 at 12:06 pm

A bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott April 10 requires all internet cafes in Florida to close.

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April 11, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 11th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 2:35 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: car-train accident, Levy County man arrested, smoke-free UF, Internet cafe bill, Home Depot shopper.

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In the News: Gov. Scott honors locals, possible parking fee changes, cold weather affects travel, Supreme Court to discuss Proposition 8

By on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 10:48 am

Newberry student honored by Governor Rick Scott – A sixth-grader at Newberry’s Oak View Middle School and a teacher at Gainesville’s Myra Terwilliger Elementary School were honored by Gov. Rick Scott as part of Florida’s Black History Month celebration. Khary […]

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