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Florida Governor Blasted For Deaths Of 40 Children

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

South Florida Democrats fired a stinging rebuke at Gov. Rick Scott (R) Thursday, holding him responsible for the deaths of 40 children who were known ...

Rick Scott Vow: No New Roads Or Schools

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is saying he wants to cut the state budget by $100 million next year. The Scott admi...

Check Out Who's Bankrolling His Reelection

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorqodale | Posted 10.16.2013 | Miami

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has raised $18.5 million for his reelection campaign, according to figures tallied by the Tampa Bay Times. Scott's poli...

Gimenez On Obamacare Navigators: 'We Welcome The Federal Government'

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

Miami-Dade, where a third of the residents are uninsured, may follow Broward and Pinellas counties in defying Florida's ban on Obamacare navigators at...

Two Florida Counties To Defy Rick Scott

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

One week away from the start of the Affordable Care Act, at least two Florida counties have announced plans to defy the state's ban on Obamacare navig...

Scott's Latest Claim: 'Poppycock' And 'Utter Nonsense'

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 11.22.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott is broadening the central message of his re-election campaign: Beyond claiming responsibility for Florida's recovery ...

Rick Scott's Environmental Failures Are 'Jaw-Dropping': Report

Posted 09.03.2013 | Miami

Polluters are getting away scot-free in Florida, quite literally, according to one group that alleges Gov. Rick Scott and his slimmed-down Department ...

Rick Scott's Back-To-School Fail

Posted 08.14.2013 | Miami

The good news: Gov. Rick Scott is offering Florida teachers $250 debit cards to buy school supplies. The bad news: They get the cards over a month ...

WATCH: How The Dream Defenders Are Needling Rick Scott

Vanessa Martin | Posted 08.09.2013 | Miami

In their quest to fight Florida’s Stand Your Ground law, Dream Defenders, the Miami-based protesters, aren't just continuing a 25-day sit-in at Gov....

Why He's In No Hurry To Replace Her

The Tampa Tribune | JAMES L. ROSICA | Posted 08.30.2013 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott, going on four months without a lieutenant governor, hasn't been in a rush to pick a new one. He also hasn't given muc...

Mass Animal Deaths At Florida 'Killing Zone'

Posted 06.20.2013 | Miami

Day after day, dolphins floated up dead, emaciated down to their skeletons. Florida's Indian River Lagoon, considered one of the most diverse ecosyste...

Sell Two Of These? Lose The Right To Vote

Posted 06.18.2013 | Miami

Rick Scott's popularity is somehow on the upswing, according to a recent poll, despite a series of controversial laws he approved this month. In ad...

Scott Chooses Mickey Mouse Over Working Moms

Posted 06.15.2013 | Miami

Despite letters from Gloria Steinem and strollers full of petitions left at his Tallahassee office, Rick Scott signed a law overriding any earned sick...

Scott Cracks Down On Curious 'Problem'

Posted 06.15.2013 | Miami

It may not be a top concern for residents of Florida, a state with staggering unemployment and a million uninsured, but a new law just signed by Rick ...

Scott Approves $200 Million Program

The Tampa Tribune | James L. Rosica | Posted 08.05.2013 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott signed into law Tuesday a plan from a national foreclosure settlement between lenders and states that shuttles money in...

Why Gloria Steinem Wrote Rick Scott A Letter

Posted 06.04.2013 | Miami

As Rick Scott races to sign bills into law -- he passed three dozen in one day last week -- feminists from all over the country have written the Flori...

Does New Law Tax Agriculture Enough To Save Everglades?

Sun Sentinel | ANDY REID | Posted 07.29.2013 | Miami

Big Sugar and environmental advocates alike Tuesday celebrated Gov. Rick Scott's signing of Everglades legislation aimed at getting more pollution-fig...

No More 'Clusterf---ery'?

Posted 05.22.2013 | Miami

Florida may finally escape its fate as a national embarrassment during elections: Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed a bill reinstating additional...

17 High-Ranking Staffers Who Quit Rick Scott Already

Posted 03.15.2013 | Miami

Although Rick Scott campaigned on job creation, the Rick Scott Blog Watch calls the governor "the Typhoid Mary to careers." That's because of the e...

WATCH: Rick Scott Dances!!!

Posted 02.15.2013 | Miami

Florida Governor Rick Scott has more dance moves than simply moonwalking the state back into the Culture Wars of the 1990s. Thursday Scott was capt...

Did Rick Scott Just Spend $380,000 On A Sexist Logo?

Posted 02.04.2013 | Miami

Florida says it's "the perfect climate for business" -- unless, apparently, you're a woman or need to hire a research firm. Governor Rick Scott an...

Dems On His LARGE Budget: 'Re-Election Gimmicks'

Posted 02.01.2013 | Miami

Thursday Florida Governor Rick Scott announced his 2013 budget, which at $74 billion is the largest one ever proposed in the history of the state. ...

Officials Lash Out At Rick Scott 'PR Ploy'

The Tampa Tribune | | Posted 03.27.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a plan Wednesday he said would give Florida's public school teachers a $2,500 pay raise. The governor said it would...

Jason Linkins

Rick Scott Dogged By 'Reagan' Inquiries

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has long had this trademarked Batman super-villain thing going on, what with all the record-setting fraud and the self-enr...

UPDATE: Satanist Love For Rick Scott No Longer Confirmed

Posted 01.17.2013 | Miami

UPDATE, JANUARY 17: Rick Scott may not be a Satanist hero after all. Upon "further review," the Miami Herald discovered that Lucien Greaves, the p...