Tag Archives: Governor Rick Scott

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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Representative Chestnut weighs in on changes to Medicaid billing

By on April 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:09 pm

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 [...]

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