Tag Archives: Rick Scott

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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Feb. 5, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 3:40 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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