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12 min ago | News 4 Jax

Scott's office: Ask employees for records, not us

The administration of Gov. Rick Scott is making a unique legal argument when it comes to handing over public records: Get it from the employees, not us.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida

4 hrs ago | Lehigh Acres Gazette

Governor Scott Wishes Floridians a Happy Easter

Governor Scott said, "Ann and I join every family throughout our state celebrating the Easter holiday this weekend.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Florida Government

7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Bill Nelson try to keep U.S. attention on Venezuelan political unrest

Florida's two senators, Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio, joined forces Thursday in Doral to call for stepped-up attention to and potential U.S. sanctions against Venezuela for repressing political protests.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Bill Nelson, US Governors, Barack Obama

11 hrs ago | Tallahassee Democrat

Mark Wilson and David Lawrence: Building a workforce begins early

When the two of us were graduated from high school, nobody seemed to be worrying about China or Brazil or India competing with us as an economy or in education.

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Related Topix: Commerce, CA, US Governors, University of Southern California

16 hrs ago | Pensacola News Journal

Push for in-state tuition break in trouble

Despite support from leading Republicans including Gov. Rick Scott, a push to offer a tuition break to students who entered the country illegally appears doomed again this year.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

John Ming : Along the Gulf Coast, resilience and signs of recovery

As we approach four years since the Deepwater Horizon accident, memories of that day, the tragic loss of 11 lives, and the difficult time that followed remain vivid for BP and many along the Gulf Coast.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Country, US Governors, Picayune, MS, Marketing

WTLV

Gov. Scott highlights job growth at Northrop Grumman

More than 400 jobs and $102 million in capital investment is coming to the St. Augustine area, announced Florida Governor Rick Scott Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: US Governors, St. Augustine, FL, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, Florida

The Florida Times-Union

Gov. Scott visits St. Augustine dedication of Northrop aircraft center, touts jobs

With an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye in the background, Gov. Rick Scott speaks during the dedication of the Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence while in a hangar at Northrop Grumman in St. Augustine Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: St. Augustine, FL, US Governors, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Government Technology

State Legislatures Grappling with Biometrics Use in Schools

Biometric technology has embedded itself into the security protocols of both public- and private-sector organizations worldwide.

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Related Topix: Port Orange, FL, US Governors, Science / Technology, Computer Security

CBS 47

Civil rights groups want Gov. Scott to fire State Attorney Angela Corey

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 8:00 AM on 4/18, issued at 10:44 AM Bryceville, FL TALLAHASSEE, Fla.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Fort White, FL, Bryceville, FL, Tallahassee, FL

Examiner.com

Fusion TV 'News': How to take the ultimate d*ck pic

The Republican made a splash in Miami last year when he pledged $5 million in state money to help launch the new youth-oriented Fusion network.

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Balloon Juice

The Real Death Panel

It's okay with Florida's wingnut state legislature if working people die due to lack of healthcare.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US News, US Governors

The Heritage Foundation

GOP Governors Hit Obama Administration on Medicare Advantage Rates

Three Republican governors yesterday blasted President Barack Obama over changes to next year's Medicare Advantage rates, writing in a letter that the Obama administration's recent rate announcement was "little more than political theater."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS 47

Gov. Scott to visit St. Augustine Thursday

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Gov. Rick Scott will make a stop in the nation's oldest city on Thursday to highlight aviation jobs that are on their way to the region.

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Related Topix: US Governors, St. Augustine, FL

WPTV Local News

Undocumented students fight for college

For Brayan Vazquez, the day starts early. His dad drops him off at the Boynton Beach Tri-Rail station just after 7 a.m. so he can make the long commute to go to school in Miami.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, US Governors, Immigration Reform

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Internet retailer Amazon to start collecting taxes

Internet retailer Amazon.com is going to start collecting sales taxes on purchases made by Floridians.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors

South Florida Blade

Politics Unusual: Marriage Equality Gains Momentum

Every week, there seems to be more and more news on the Marriage Equality front.

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Related Topix: Florida, Key West, FL, Tallahassee, FL, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, ACLU

Bradenton.com

Gov. Rick Scott to Charlie Crist: Win your primary and then maybe we’ll debate

Democrat Charlie Crist issued that implicit debate challenge to Gov. Rick Scott during an impromptu caught-on-video meeting with Lieutenant Governor Carlos-Lopez Cantera.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Charlie Crist, US Politics, Mitt Romney

Miami Today

Economy a fleeting shield in the attack of the mega-casinos

It's not just the struggle for a new state compact with the Seminole Tribe that shields us today from assault by the top guns of global casino owners.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games, THQ, US Governors

WPTV Local News

Fla. legislators push for millions in spending

Florida legislators with extra money to spend are trying to steer taxpayer funds to everything from gun ranges and a military museum to a course designed to teach "sexual risk avoidance."

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Related Topix: Florida, Miami, FL, Tax, US News, US Governors

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