Tag Archives: Governor Rick Scott

Scott proposes $1.2 billion more for K-12 public schools

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: January 30, 2013 at 5:36 pm

Gov. Rick Scott plans to pledge over a billion dollars to public schools in the next fiscal year.

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In the News: Bipartisan immigration deal, Scott widens degree challenge, Brazil nightclub fire, Gainesville food truck rally, Gatorade removes ingredient

By on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: January 28, 2013 at 11:13 am

Rubio, Senate ‘Gang of Eight’ unveil bipartisan immigration deal – A group of eight Democratic and Republicans senators, including Florida’s Marco Rubio, will officially release a wide-ranging immigration plan Monday that could give a pathway to citizenship, tighten border security [...]

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Thrift Week encourages Floridians to start saving

By on January 16th, 2013 | Last updated: January 16, 2013 at 4:48 pm

Thrift Week teaches the youth the value of a dollar.

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Gov. Scott Opposes Legislative Black Caucus Proposals

By on January 16th, 2013 | Last updated: January 16, 2013 at 3:49 pm

Members of the Florida Legislature’s black caucus met with Gov. Rick Scott Tuesday to propose legislation and support, but the lawmakers made little headway.

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Mindtree is newest addition to Gainesville’s Innovation Square

By on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Company co-founders and Gov. Rick Scott attended the Gainesville grand opening.

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In the News: Assistance in Sandy aftermath, Stand Your Ground hearing, Florida voting, Baby boomer drug abuse, Allen investigation

By on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 13, 2012 at 9:46 am

Florida’s first responders aid Hurricane Sandy victims – About 40 members of the South Florida Disaster Medical Assistance Team are traveling to the Northeast for two weeks to help with Sandy recovery efforts. South Florida Sun-Sentinel Stand Your Ground group, [...]

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Gov. Scott visits Gainesville, speaks about importance of technology

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:09 pm

Move over, Northern California. Gainesville is ready to be the new Silicon Valley. That’s what Gov. Rick Scott told about 50 people today at the future home of Prioria Robotics in downtown Gainesville.

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Gov. Scott’s bill provides relocation assistance for victims of sexual battery

By on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm

A Florida House bill entitles victims of sexual battery to as much as $1,500 to help them relocate to a safer residence beginning in October.

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In the News: Troops Withdrawal, Public Assistance Increase, Gov. Scott low approval, Obama Immigration

By on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: September 25, 2012 at 11:55 am

Last of 33,000 Surge Troops Leave Afghanistan – ABC News – Two years after the surge was ordered by President Barack Obama, the last of the troops sent to Afghanistan have been withdrawn, though 68,000 troops remain. ABC News Census [...]

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Gov. Scott makes education priority

By on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 12:56 pm

After visiting schools throughout Florida, Gov. Rick Scott announced that education will be his new priority.

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