Tag Archives: Governor Rick Scott

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– Two years after the surge was ordered by President Barack Obama, the last of the troops sent to Afghanistan have been withdrawn, though 68,000 troops remain.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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Clerks get budget help

By on August 17th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:53 pm

A panel of lawmakers has approved Governor Rick Scott’s request to restore nearly $30 million in budget cuts for Florida’s court clerks. Without the budget adjustment, the clerks would have faced layoffs, branch office closures, and cut office hours. We [...]

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Scott announces plan to opt out of the Medicare expansion

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

After reviewing the impact of the Supreme Court ruling that allows Florida to legally opt out of implementing one of the costliest provisions of the Affordable Care Act, Governor Rick Scott has decided to not implement an expansion of the [...]

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