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Rick Scott Budget

GOP Lawmaker Using Bad Estimates -- Again (UPDATED)

Posted 02.06.2014 | Miami

A kerfluffle last January over the use of inaccurate estimates apparently hasn't stopped Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) from doing it again. A st...

Rick Scott Proposes Bigger Budget For Florida In 2014

AP | GARY FINEOUT | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who came into office four years ago vowing to cut taxes and spending, on Wednesday proposed an ele...

Rick Scott Signs Record-Setting Budget -- But Vetoes Tuition Bill

Reuters | Posted 07.20.2013 | Miami

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, May 20 (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott signed the largest budget in his state's history on Mond...

Rick Scott Faces Stark Choice Amid GOP Tension

Miami Herald | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics

The Florida Legislature’s hard work is over and Gov. Rick Scott’s is just beginning....

Scott Changes Tune From Tea Partier To Realist

The New York Times | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

MIAMI — Up for re-election in 2014 and still deeply unpopular, Gov. Rick Scott announced the largest proposed budget in Florida history on Thursday ...

After Bashing Obama's Stimulus Program, Rick Scott Kept Millions In State Budget

Miami Herald | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

Gov. Rick Scott campaigned against President Obama’s "failed stimulus" program -- yet the freshman politician kept nearly $370 million of the federa...

Rick Scott's Florida Budget Targets State's Most Vulnerable

The Miami Herald | BY MARC CAPUTO AND AARON SHAROCKMAN | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics

In his speech Thursday, Scott omitted many of the serious-sounding programs he cut: homeless veterans, meals for poor seniors, a council for deafness,...

Poll Brings Bad News To Rick Scott

The Miami Herald | Marc Caputo | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Rick Scott is one of the least popular governors in America, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll that shows 57 percent of voters disapp...

GOP Governor Rick Scott At Odds With Florida Republicans

The New York Times | Lizette Alvarez & Gary Fineout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rick Scott, the conservative Republican billionaire who plucked the governor's job from the party establishment in November with $73 million of his ow...