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Rick Scott


Scott balks on Syrian refugees coming to Florida

January 21, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott’s administration is balking at a request from the federal government to resettle hundreds of Syrian refugees in Florida. In an email Tuesday, Patti Grogan, director of refugee services at the Florida Department of…

2016 Election

Scott praises Trump, falls short of endorsing

January 6, 2016

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday he “currently” doesn’t plan to endorse a candidate before the March 15 Republican presidential primary in Florida. But in an opinion piece for…


Good news from Gov. Scott, 10/11 edition

October 11, 2015

Governor Scott Announces Oakridge Global Energy Solutions Expansion Will Create 1,000 New Jobs in Brevard County On October 6, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff PALM BAY, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced Oakridge Global Energy…


Good news for Gov. Scott, Oct. 4 edition

October 4, 2015

Governor Scott Awards Two Businesses with Governor’s Business Ambassador Award On September 29, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott recognized the following individuals with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award: Steven…


Good news from Gov. Scott: 142 jobs created

September 27, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott Announces Sunera’s Expansion Will Create 32 New Jobs in Sunrise On September 25, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff SUNRISE, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott announced that Sunera, a leading provider of IT and…


Scott proposes $19 million in mental health spending

September 22, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott said Monday he will propose more than $19 million for mental-health and substance-abuse treatment services in his recommended budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. Scott said the funding is part of a strategy…