02.03.2012 [USA TODAY] - RickScott has indicated that he would sign the legislation, the Herald reports. "As you know, I believe in Jesus Christ and I believe individuals should have a right to say a prayer," Scott says. Backers of the bill say the concept of "inspirational"
28.02.2012 [MiamiHerald.com (blog)] - RickScott offered Barack Obama a compliment during his visit to the White House with other governors Sunday. "Allow me to take this opportunity to tell you how much I appreciate your recent proposal to reduce the corporate income tax rate to help spur
02.03.2012 [MiamiHerald.com (blog)] - RickScott's request but a major leap from the zero the Senate had initially penciled in. Environmental groups praised the move as a positive sign, saying they were cautiously optimistic that it signaled a change in direction from last year's tough
29.02.2012 [MiamiHerald.com (blog)] - RickScott welcomed Keys residents to Tallahassee Wednesday on Florida Keys Day and the governor got a warm welcome from the visiting Conchs when he spoke the magic words: "Wastewater treatment." The top legislative priority for Monroe County in this
17.02.2012 [MiamiHerald.com (blog)] - RickScott said he will explore opportunities to privatize state prisons on his own following the Senate's defeat of a bill that would have required some prisons be bid out to private companies. Speaking to reporters Thursday morning after a public
5.11.2012 [derStandard.at] - In den wahrscheinlich entscheidenden Swing States bringen Obama und Romney ihre Anwälte in Stellung. Schon am Wochenende wurden in Florida erste Erinnerungen an die Wahl im Jahr 2000 wach, als der Sieger erst nach 35 Tagen feststand
03.03.2012 [TCPalm] - RickScott signed a death warrant for convicted …er David Alan Gore, a judge Friday outlined a schedule for his attorneys to file any final appeals in his case. Convicted of killing six women, including the first-degree … of Lynn Elliott in
02.03.2012 [PolitiFact] - RickScott says abuse of Florida's auto insurance law is forcing drivers to pay more for their car insurance. He's made reforming the law, also known as personal injury protection, or PIP, his second-highest priority this legislative session.
02.03.2012 [Sunshine Slate] - RickScott for his approval. The measure passed 88-27, with 10 Democrats joining the Republican majority in approving the proposal (SB 98), sponsored in the upper chamber by Sen. Gary Siplin (D-19/Orlando). Supporters said the measure would simply
29.02.2012 [Sunshine Slate] - RickScott has signed a death warrant for convicted serial … David Alan Gore. The execution date has been set for April 12. Earlier this month, Florida executed Robert Waterhouse. It was Scott's second such execution since taking office.
01.03.2012 [MiamiHerald.com] - RickScott needs to either get behind state lawmakers and push — or jump out front and lead. Either way, reforms that crack down on the worst assisted-living facilities in the state should not remain stalled in the Legislature or, worse, be allowed to
23.02.2012 [Palm Beach Post] - RickScott to sign off on a proposal allowing the University of Florida and Florida State University to charge higher tuitions than the state's nine other public universities. Scott said he does not want a tuition hike for university students and their
02.03.2012 [Bellingham Herald] - RickScott's request but a major leap from the zero the Senate had initially penciled in. Environmental groups praised the move as a positive sign, saying they were cautiously optimistic that it signaled a change in direction from last year's tough
23.02.2012 [Wink News] - RickScott is losing another agency head after just a year in office. Jack Miles, the secretary of the Department of Management Services, resigned from his $140000 a year job on Tuesday. Miles plans to stay in his post until March 31.
02.03.2012 [Korea Times] - RickScott appointed Glenton Gilzean Jr. to the Pinellas County School Board in January to fill the seat that had been held by Lew Williams, who died in December. It didn't go over well in Pinellas. Gilzean holds a master's degree in business
02.03.2012 [Orlando Sentinel] - RickScott to investigate absentee requests submitted on behalf of hundreds of West Orlando voters by campaign workers for Commissioner Sam Ings. Ings' opponent, Lawanna Gelzer, along with mayoral candidates Ken Mulvaney and Mike Cantone
01.03.2012 [Palm Beach Post] - RickScott, who is expected to sign it as early as today. With Dillon watching from the public gallery, the Florida Senate gave final passage to the compensation for the Brevard County man, a priority of Senate President Mike Haridopolos that was part
02.03.2012 [First Coast News] - RickScott. The House voted overwhelmingly in favor of the bill Thursday. The legislation would allow school districts to decide whether students should be able to write their own "inspirational message" and deliver it at a school event
17.02.2012 [MiamiHerald.com] - RickScott signed the Florida Legislature's plan to redraw the state's congressional districts Thursday, probably paving the way for more lawsuits over the once-a-decade redistricting process. Scott's office quietly announced the move in the afternoon.
01.03.2012 [Palm Beach Post] - RickScott signed into law a bill compensating wrongly-convicted William Dillon $1.35 million for the 27 years he spent behind bars before DNA evidence exonerated him of a … conviction. “On behalf of the state of Florida, I apologize for what's
02.03.2012 [LaSalle News Tribune] - “I think the full county board should decide on this, not just this committee,” said committee member RickScott (D-Ottawa), who has been a vocal opponent against the Starved Rock Sand Mine. Mississippi Sand, LLC, based near St. Louis, Mo.
24.02.2012 [Palm Beach Post] - RickScott's crack legal team has come to Smith's … on the controversial measure, similar to an executive order issued by Scott last year and argued in federal court on Wednesday. The ACLU and the union representing government workers sued Scott