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 [Florida Times-Union (blog)] - RickScott. Florida Current http://bit.ly/xrYPB8 Howdy, it's Friday and this is Florida Morning, your daily digest of political news around the Sunshine State. House proposes charter school task force, deal reached on PreK-12 spending
02.03.2012 [Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)] - RickScott's decision to drug-test state workers. Fifty nine percent said no when asked, “Do you support Gov. Scott's mandate to force state workers to take drug tests?”; 40 percent said yes. A total of 1324 readers responded to the online survey.
24.02.2012 [WPTV] - Governor RickScott addressed a number of issues at a speech in West Palm Beach Friday. He spoke to the Forum Club in the Cohen Pavilion at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts during a noon luncheon. It was a fairly short speech but governor
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
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
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.
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.