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3 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Internet retailer Amazon to start collecting taxes

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


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.


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

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.


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.


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."


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

WALB-TV Albany

Madison Co., Fla. officials have no animosity towards Valdosta

Officials in Madison County Florida want the public know that they believe the city of Valdosta is doing everything possible to fix the ongoing sewer problems creating concerns for residents along the Suwanee River in Madison County.


Related Topix: Valdosta, GA, Madison County, GA, Commerce, GA, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Florida Gov. Scott touts $39 million in new funds for Department of Children & Families

Gov. Rick Scott, right talks to Amos Davis, left, Christy Davis, and Malik Davis before a press conference in Opa-locka to discuss proposed funding for the Department of Children and Families, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.


Related Topix: US Governors, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Destin, FL, Charlie Crist

Bill moves forward for more child protective investigators

Gov. Rick Scott is making a special effort to protect children by upping the budget for the Department of Children and Families.


Related Topix: US Governors, Miami Dade County, FL

Supreme Court could weigh in on Governor Scott's drug-testing order

This week the Supreme Court will decide whether or not to hear Governor Rick Scott 's appeal to a permanent injunction against his drug-testing policy for government employees , according to on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, US Governors

Financial News & Daily Record

First Amendment Foundation asks governor to veto 'warning shot' bill

The First Amendment Foundation on Monday asked Gov. Rick Scott to veto what has become known as the 'warning shot' bill because of a provision that would allow records to be expunged.


Related Topix: US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Prison, Law


5 Things to Know in Florida for April 15

Three Southern Republican governors are writing President Barack Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Florida, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Rick Perry

The Wall Street Journal

WashWire Daily Brief: GOP Governors Run on Recovery, Obama's Red Line With Russia

FLORIDA RACE ZEROES IN ON ECONOMY: Florida Gov. Rick Scott 's re-election pitch relies on a pretty simple plea: Look at the numbers.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Governors, Charlie Crist

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Robinson sues Seminole Tribe after casino stage fall

Renowned baseball hall-of-famer Brooks Robinson plunged six feet from an unsecured stage during a charity event at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Fla., two years ago and is now suing the Seminole Tribe for nearly $10 million for his permanent injuries.


Related Topix: Hollywood, FL, US Governors

WPTV Local News

Gov. Scott booed by protestors last year

Booed by protestors last summer, Governor Rick Scott was back on the Treasure Coast talking about the Indian River Lagoon.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sewall's Point, FL, Martin County, FL


Charlie Crist Aggressively Goes After Rick Scott

Charlie Crist didn't hold anything back Monday, delivering an aggressive denunciation of Gov. Rick Scott personally and politically, depicting him as an ethically suspect chief executive who doles out favors to big campaign contributors and doesn't understand or care about the lives and needs of average Floridians.


Related Topix: US Governors, Charlie Crist, Palm Beach County, FL

The Miami Herald

Election is about Scott, not Obama

That's what Gov. Rick Scott has been doing. It's hard to win re-election by promoting how your administration has eroded environmental protections, suppressed voting, fouled up school accountability and teacher evaluations, starved higher education and failed to protect Floridians from higher rates for electricity and property insurance.


Related Topix: US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Florida, Charlie Crist, Barack Obama