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3 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Prosecutor wants extension in Shirk case

Special Prosecutor Bill Cervone is asking Gov. Rick Scott for more time to look into suspected improprieties in Shirk's office.

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8 hrs ago | Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Reappoints Two to Madison County Health and Hospital Board

Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointments of Rosa Richardson and James Sale III to the Madison County Health and Hospital Board.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Madison County, FL, Madison, FL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Washington Times

Same-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami area

MIAMI - A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami -Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week.

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Related Topix: Florida, Miami Dade County, FL, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, US Governors

St. Petersburg Times

Why won't Florida GOP leaders talk about hunting trips to King Ranch in Texas?

On a Friday in February 2013, Gov. Rick Scott stepped aboard a Texas-bound plane to take part in a secret ritual for Florida's power elite.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, Merritt Island, FL, Charlie Crist

WCTV Tallahassee

Fee Reductions for Health Care Professionals

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced fee reductions for the licensing of certain health care professionals.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Nursing, Medicine

NBC2 News

Education tops debate in governor's race

Charlie Crist was in North Fort Myers to talk with teachers Thursday. Crist also released a new TV ad touting his education record versus Governor Rick Scott's.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, North Fort Myers, FL, Fort Myers, FL

Asbury Park Press

Christie in Chicago to raise funds, boost Rauner

Gov. Chris Christie visits Chicago for the 5th time since becoming governor. He attends a Republican Governors Association fundraiser at 3 p.m. , makes a public campaign stop with Illinois GOP gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner at 4:15 p.m., then attends a Rauner fundraiser at 5 p.m. Finally, he headlines a Windy City fundraiser for Florida Gov.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Whitehouse Station, NJ, Parsippany, NJ

Highlands Today

a Hurricane taxa on insurance policies to end 18 months early

The assessment has hit policyholders for $2.9 billion, which has gone to reimburse insurance companies for claims from the eight hurricanes that hit Florida in 2004 and 2005, the last time a hurricane made landfall in Florida.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

Chris Christie says Obama's refusal to visit Mexican border demonstrates his 'unwillingness to lead'

TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie said tonight that President Obama's refusal to visit the Mexican border recently was evidence of his "unwillingness" to be a strong leader.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Nikki Haley

Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Six to the Florida Rehabilitation Council

Christine Goulbourne, 41, of Trinity, is the director of programs at the Family Network on Disabilities.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Royal Palm Beach, FL, Neptune Beach, FL

Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Announces Expansion of GE Energy Management in Clearwater

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that GE's Energy Management business will create a new 190,000 square feet manufacturing Center of Excellence in Clearwater.

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Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Pinellas County, FL

ThinkProgress

Rick Scott Had Stake In Company Whose 474-Mile Natural Gas Pipeline Could Run Through Florida

A 474-mile natural gas pipeline could run from Alabama through Georgia and into Florida as early as 2017 , and Florida Gov. Rick Scott owned stock in the company that's set to build it.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, Georgia, Georgia Government, Alabama, Country, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, Liberal Political News

St. Petersburg Times

Back-and-forth slugfest between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist intenstifies

The Florida Democratic Party on Thursday announced a digital media effort to highlight a sealed deposition that damaged Rick Scott on the campaign trail four years ago.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Charlie Crist, US News, Twitter, Healthcare Law, Law

Broward-Palm Beach

Florida Voters Want Clinton As President

Barack Obama's approval rating is pretty abysmal right now in Florida. That number seems OK until you consider that Gov. Rick Scott is at 43 percent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Florida, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Florida Government, Barack Obama, US Governors, Hillary Clinton

Miami New Times

North Miami Councilman Scott Galvin Warns About Fraud Scheme in Upcoming Election

Just two months after Governor Rick Scott announced the suspension of North Miami's mayor on suspicion of a mortgage-fraud scheme and a year after her campaign treasurer was wrapped up in a ballot fraud probe , North Miami politicians are gearing up for a new round of shenanigans in next month's elections.

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Politico

Unions put teachers on streets - for votes

This story is part of an ongoing POLITICO series on how national policy issues are affecting the 2014 midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Scott Walker, Rick Snyder, New York, Standardized Testing, Education, Sam Brownback

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTLV

Investigation into Public Defender moving slowly

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- With an August 29 deadline nearing, the special prosecutor appointed a year ago to investigate Public Defender Matt Shirk is Investigation into Public Defender moving slowly JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Duval County, FL

Hernando Today

Scott engages critics, pitches jobs plan in Brooksville

On his way in to a friendly campaign stop in Brooksville, Gov. Rick Scott took a moment to address some of his critics.

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Related Topix: Brooksville, FL, US Governors

Capital Soup

Gov. Scott: Fee Reductions for Various Real Estate Licensees

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation is introducing permanent fee cuts for Florida Real Estate Commission licensees this month.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, Real Estate

St. Petersburg Times

Editorial: Scott should come clean about rail project

Gov. Rick Scott, who killed a high-speed train system for Tampa Bay, has become a vocal cheerleader for another train: All Aboard Florida, a privately funded rail venture on Florida's east coast.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, California High-Speed Rail, Orlando, FL, Tampa, FL, Opinion

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