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Scott Makes Big Promises

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2015 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fl. Jan 6 (Reuters) - Florida governor Rick Scott began his second term Tuesday with a promise to expan...

Scott Tells Residents Of Other States: 'Move Here!'

Reuters | Posted 03.07.2015 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan 5 (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott will kick off his second term on Tuesday with a blu...

Rick Scott Gives State Jobs Czar A Big Fat Raise

AP | MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 12.31.2013 | Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott's top job recruiter is getting a raise. The board of Enterprise Florida, th...

Guess Who's About To Get A Hefty Raise?

AP | GARY FINEOUT | Posted 10.10.2013 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott's top official in charge of recruiting jobs to the state is probably going to ...

Bold Rick Scott Promise Analyzed

Sun Sentinel | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

It was a simple campaign mantra and the yardstick by which Gov. Rick Scott will be judged when he goes back before voters: 700,000 jobs in seven years...

Florida's Struggling Construction Industry Bouncing Back With 'Hot Jobs' | Posted 10.10.2012 | Miami

Construction jobs were hammered during the housing crisis and recession, but now supervisors and carpenters are among the state's "hot jobs" -- occupa...

LOOK: Rick Scott In Hot Water Over 'Unacceptable' Doctored Image

Posted 04.23.2012 | Miami

Florida Governor Rick Scott's Facebook managers posted an image containing a doctored Miami Herald headline Tuesday, prompting the paper's managing ed...

To Governor Rick Scott: What Anthropologists Can Do for Florida

Rachel Newcomb | Posted 12.13.2011 | Education
Rachel Newcomb

If Governor Scott wants to send the anthropologists out of state, along with other liberal arts majors, India and China may have a place for them.

Rick Scott Attacks College Major His Own Daughter Studied

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Monday in an interview with the Sarasota Herald-Tribune that the state does not need more anthropologists. As it turns ou...

Jason Linkins

Rick Scott Not Sure Who Made The Campaign Promises That Rick Scott Made | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

Before Herman Cain got America excited about numeric repetition with his storied (and secret!) 9-9-9 plan, Florida Governor Rick Scott was selling the...

Will They Ever Get It, And Do They Care?

Jerry Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Waxman

If you think that Scott Walker or any other Republican governor is worried about his poll numbers or that he may be recalled, you can forget it. His future is assured by the GOP.