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3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

NICE!! Charlie Crist Drops the Mike On Rick Scott Lackey

Charlie gave a speech at the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches. He slammed Rick Scott, saying that besides pandering to the fringe and his cronies, Scott is notorious for hiding from the public and the press.


Related Topix: US Governors, Charlie Crist, Florida, Florida Government

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Power Grid Engineering wins Governor's Business Ambassador award

The owners of one of Central Florida's largest engineering firms were recognized on April 18 for their job creation efforts.


Related Topix: US Governors, Winter Springs, FL

9 hrs ago | The Nation

Will the Supreme Court Let Florida Drug Test All Its Government Employees?

It might seem reasonable that Florida's governor Rick Scott wants to ensure all state agencies are drug-free workplaces; after all, why would you want your taxpayer money going to support the habit of some stoned, slothful bureaucrat? But what is the state really asking for when it demands that each public servant pee in a cup? When Governor Scott ... (more)


Related Topix: Drug Testing, US Governors, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

13 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Florida leads nation in new job creation

WorkForce One staffer Rose Capote-Marcus works with a client, Pen Osuji, as he works on job applications at an unemployment office in Hollywood in 2012.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Ed Killer: Gov. Rick Scott wants your vote and mine

The governor wants your vote -- but can he win it with a few house calls? See what Indian River Lagoon columnist Ed Killer has to say.


Related Topix: US Governors

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.


Related Topix: US Governors, Florida

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.


Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Florida Government

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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.


Related Topix: US Governors

Balloon Juice

The Real Death Panel

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


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."


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.


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.


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