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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Florida Medical Association ties Medicaid expansion, physician payments

The Florida Medical Association has backed the idea of accepting federal money to expand Medicaid eligibility - but with a major caveat.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare, US Governors

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Judge Upholds Blind Trust Law

A state law allowing elected officials to set up blind trusts does not violate the Florida Constitution's open-government requirements, a Leon County judge ruled Monday, clearing the way for Gov. Rick Scott to continue to shield his assets from the public and himself.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Leon County, FL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WTLV

Last day to register for August primaries in Fla.

Monday marks the last day you can register to vote or change your part for the primaries on August 26. Last day to register for August primaries in Fla.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Leon County, FL, US Governors

Breitbart.com

11th Circuit: Constitutional to Bar Doctors from Asking Patients About Firearm Ownership

On July 25 the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit "eliminated the injunction" against the enforcement of Florida's "gun gag" law, which restricts doctors from asking patients if they own a firearm unless asking is necessary to a patient's treatment.

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

ThinkProgress

Satanists Demand Religious Exemption From Abortion Restrictions, Cite Hobby Lobby Ruling

The Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision, which allowed some for-profit companies to claim a religious exemption to Obamacare's contraception mandate, has sparked a heated debate over the definition of religious liberty and its role in modern society .

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Related Topix: Abortion, Women's Health, Health, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Business Journal

Audi automated car test a boost for Tampa Bay's tech-sector profile

Gov. Rick Scott in the passenger seat of an Audi being used in automated car tests in Tampa on Monday.

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Business Wire

Miami New Construction Show Announces Gov. Rick Scott as Keynote Speaker

Governor Scott will address convention attendees about the resurgent real estate market and economic climate in South Florida and elsewhere around the state.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Real Estate

Capital Soup

Republican Party of Florida Releases New TV Ad "Jobs"

Today, the Republican Party of Florida released a new TV ad, "Jobs." The ad features Floridians sharing their views on Rick Scott's commitment to job creation versus Charlie Crist's record of economic failure.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Small Business, Personal Finance, Port Orange, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bradenton.com

Slammed Florida ratepayers rip Citizens Property spending as 'outrageous'

TALLAHASSEE — Tough rules imposed by Florida’s insurer of last resort are slamming thousands, including a 97-year-old widow losing coverage entirely, but customers see hardball tactics for them and a relaxed attitude for globetrotting brass at state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp. The company’s chairman paid back travel costs ... (more)

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, Switzerland, World News, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Lake Worth, FL, US Governors, Pasco County, FL

Time

Note to Science: The GOP's Just Not That That Into You

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott is the latest Republican to play the scientific ignorance card.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Charlie Crist, Healthcare Law, Law

Lexington Herald-Leader

Lofty goals for new Florida Polytechnic University

It is the centerpiece of what will soon-be Florida's 12th state university and the only one dedicated almost exclusively to producing science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, degrees.

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Related Topix: University, FL, University of South Florida, US Governors

Daily Kos

Elections gubernatorial power rankings: Mid-summer edition

This month's edition of the gubernatorial Power Rankings, it is fair to say, should yield a lot of head scratching.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Charlie Crist

Examiner.com

Health professionals will pay lower fees for licenses

State of Florida professional organizations have adopted fee reductions for the licensing of a number of healthcare professionals.

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

St. Petersburg Times

Why is Bob Buckhorn so subdued about Charlie Crist's campaign?

How boring: Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn is poised to skate into a second term next March without a serious challenge.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, US News, Representative Bill Foster, US Politics, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Dennis Ross

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bradenton.com

Florida GOP ranch trips paid for by U.S. Sugar

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

The Orlando Sentinel

Crist's Digital Domain deal becomes lawsuit by Scott

A page-turning chapter in Florida's gubernatorial campaign reads like an entertaining bit of beach-time crime fiction.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Port St. Lucie, FL

Daily Kos

If Rick Scott re-elected, FL students will be forced to watch film on why liberals hate America

I have several times given reasons why it's imperative Rick Scott not be given a second term.

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Switched

Charlie Crist Delivers Perfect Response To Rick Scott On Climate Change

Former Florida governor Charlie Crist visits SiriusXM's 'Book Club With Michael Smerconish' to discuss his new book 'The Party's Over: How The Extreme Right Hijacked The GOP And I Became a Democrat' at SiriusXM Studio on February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Florida, Florida Government, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

Creative Loafing Tampa

Proud liberal Nan Rich keeps going

A Quinnipiac poll released last week showed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich trailing Rick Scott in a one-on-one matchup 41-34 percent, her worst performance in that poll since Quinnipiac began listing her in their Florida surveys over the last year.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Broward County, FL, Pinellas County, FL, Charlie Crist

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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