Tag Archives: Governor Rick Scott

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– Two years after the surge was ordered by President Barack Obama, the last of the troops sent to Afghanistan have been withdrawn, though 68,000 troops remain.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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Public has opportunity to comment on Florida’s “stand your ground” law

By on June 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:14 am

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 […]

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Task Force On Citizens Safety to hold first public meeting today

By on June 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:14 am

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 […]

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Governor Rick Scott signs state budget

By on April 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:57 pm

Just a few hours after signing the state budget, Governor Rick Scott talked with WLRN’s Phil Latzman.  They talked not only about his budget vetoes and why there are fewer this year, but also about whether the governor’s learned a thing or too […]

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Horse Park awaits news about funding

By on April 11th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:30 pm

The Florida Agriculture Center and Horse Park Authority has its funding in the balance of the state budget, which is making its way to Governor Rick Scott’s desk for approval in the coming weeks. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM Caitlin Lawrence spoke with Florida Horse […]

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