Tag Archives: Rick Scott

In The News: Execution Postponed, Syrian Chemical Proposal, Gainesville Budget Increase, License-Free Fishing, Stolen School Buses

By on September 10th, 2013 | Last updated: September 10, 2013 at 12:22 pm

Execution rescheduled to accommodate Pam Bondi fundraiser – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has persuaded Gov. Rick Scott to postpone the execution of Marshall Lee Gore, scheduled for today, because it conflicted with her “hometown campaign kickoff” fundraiser at her [...]

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Gov. Rick Scott Announces Investment Of $37 Million For Water Quality Projects

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am

The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.

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In the News: Three bills by midnight, Indian remnants in Miami, 3 detained in Boston bombing, drug-trafficking doctor gets plea

By on May 1st, 2013 | Last updated: May 3, 2013 at 10:31 am

Gov. Rick Scott must act by midnight on campaign finance, ethics and alimony – The measures would ban permanent alimony in Florida, expand the powers of the Commission on Ethics and make changes to campaign finance laws. Scott must sign, [...]

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In the News: Drone law, body found, J.C. Penney, suspect moved, George Jones dies

By on April 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs law restricting drones – Florida Gov. Rick Scott hassigned a plan into action protecting the state from survellience by drones. CNN Alachua County Sheriff’s Office have found the body of missing woman Debra Neal, 54 [...]

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Gov. Scott signs foster care bill to give children normalcy

By on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Gov. Rick Scott signed the Let Kids Be Kids bill to allow foster parents to make decisions for their children. The bill will take effect July 1 and will give foster children a sense of normalcy.

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April 15, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 1:10 pm

Mayoral election runoff Tuesday; gas prices down; Gov. Scott awards Tebow ‘Great Floridian’; NC university shooting investigated; Maduro wins Venezuelan presidency.

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Proposal could increase pay for state employees in North Central Florida

By on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 5:26 pm

The House has proposed a $1,400 pay raise for state employees. The Senate has proposed a 3 percent pay raise for state employees. Members of the House and Senate will have until early May to reach a final decision on the state’s new budget. If passed, the pay raise would take effect Nov. 1.

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Federal appeals court rules to keep ban on welfare drug testing

By on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 5:47 pm

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled to keep an injunction against a 2011 Florida program requiring government assistance applicants to be drug tested.

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Citizen Safety Task Force supports ‘stand your ground’ law

By on February 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:15 am

The “stand your ground” law will not be overturned, but Gov. Rick Scott’s Citizen Safety Task Force made recommendations for change in a report released Friday.

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In the News: Reopened murder case, NE Florida highways, Medicaid expansion, blindness devices

By and on February 21st, 2013 | Last updated: February 22, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Hernando County reopens 20 year-old murder case – Twenty years after 12-year-old Jennifer Odom’s body was found in Hernando County, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Department is assigning a full-time detective to the case. The case was originally featured on NBC’s [...]

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