Tag Archives: Governor Rick Scott
After visiting schools throughout Florida, Gov. Rick Scott announced that education will be his new priority.
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 […]
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 […]
The task force set up by Governor Rick Scott to evaluate Florida’s “stand your ground” law held its first public hearing today. The law says that a person does not have to retreat in the face of a threat and can use […]
Republican State Representative from Ocala, Dennis Baxley, will be traveling to Seminole County today for the first public meeting of the Task Force on Citizens Safety and Protection. The panel was created by Florida Governor Rick Scott after neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman […]
Last week, Governor Rick Scott signed off on a piece of legislation which will make changes to Medicaid billing that could cost Alachua County millions of dollars. The bill includes a provision making counties responsible for 85% of unpaid bills related to […]