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Richard Corcoran


A preview in 2018 GOP governor’s race

August 14, 2017

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s next governor won’t be elected for more than a year, but Republican leaders from across the state got a taste of what’s in store — literally —…


Scott takes aim at Corcoran

March 28, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott on Monday upped his personal battle with House Speaker Richard Corcoran about the future of the state’s business-recruitment agency. Kim McDougal, Scott’s chief of staff,…


Corcoran faces the Tiger

March 22, 2017

Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran isn’t afraid to challenge Gov. Rick Scott. And he didn’t shy away from the opportunity to speak before the Panhandle Tiger Bay Club, even though Escambia County is home to Navy…


Scott keeps up pressure in Economic Development debate

February 14, 2017

From The News Service of Florida: After making three appearances Monday, Gov. Rick Scott continues trying to build public pressure against lawmakers who want to kill the state’s business-recruitment and tourism-marketing agencies. Scott held a roundtable…


Corcoran and House ready to take on world

February 13, 2017

In his weekly roundup, Brandon Larrabee of The News Service of Florida reports: If Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran intended to shake up the legislative session with a House rule requiring that any new local project…


Scott, Corcoran incentives debate gets personal

February 7, 2017

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With a House committee poised to approve a bill that would eliminate economic-development and tourism programs, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday personally criticized House Speaker Richard Corcoran, accusing…