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Florida's Scott finds himself in hot water

Source: MSNBC

Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes Transportation Announcement
Exactly how many Republican governors have found themselves embroiled in scandals this year? It's apparently time to add Florida's Rick Scott to the club.Read mor ...
Full article at: MSNBC 15 hours ago, 9:19am CDT
 


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Multimillion-dollar investment announced for Coast to Coast Connector project

Source: Orlando Business Journal

Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes Transportation Announcement
Gov. Rick Scott on Monday announced the 11 new projects that will be funded this year to help advance the Coast to Coast Connector, which will provide a continuous multi-use trail from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic. The Department of Transportation plans to invest $15.9 million to complete the separate trail segments in nine counties. This new funding is in addition to more than $26 million already being invested by the Florida Department of Transportation for the project over t ...
Full article at: Orlando Business Journal 18 hours ago, 6:13am CDT
 

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Florida roundup: Scholarship accounts, Common Core, campaigns and more

Source: RedefinED

Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes Transportation Announcement
Personal learning scholarship accounts. The Jewish Journal takes a detailed look at Florida’s newest option for special needs students. Charter schools. Some Orange County charters make substantial improvements in the latest round of school grades, while others struggle. Orlando Sentinel. Hillsborough district officials raise concerns about the budget impacts of students leaving for charters. Tampa Bay Times. Researchers study the impact high-performing charters can have on students’ h ...
Full article at: RedefinED 20 hours ago, 4:28am CDT
 

Scott Appoints Abdoney to Circuit Judgeship

Source: The Lakeland Ledger

Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes Transportation Announcement
BARTOW | Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Kevin Abdoney, a Polk County Court judge since 2008, to fill the Circuit Court vacancy created by the resignation of Beth Ha ...
Full article at: The Lakeland Ledger 1 day ago, 2:31pm CDT
 

SJR State accepts Govenor's $10K degree challenge

Source: University Business

Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes Transportation Announcement
Top NewsThe St. Augustine Record In support of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s higher education affordability challenge, St. Johns River State College will offer two baccalaureate degrees at the $10,000 rate beginning this fall. ...
Full article at: University Business 1 day ago, 2:04pm CDT
 

Florida Woman Who Fired 'Warning Shot' Denied Self-Defense Hearing

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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By Susan Cooper Eastman JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 21 (Reuters) - A Florida judge has denied a "Stand Your Ground" self-defense hearing to a woman facing charges of aggravated assault after she says she fired a warning shot at her abusive husband. Marissa Alexander, 33, had hoped the judge would take into account a new law legalizing warning shots signed last month by Florida Governor Rick Scott. Duval Cou ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post 1 day ago, 10:34am CDT
 

De Blasio Sets the Pace for Political Leadership on Education

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes Transportation Announcement
A newly elected politician can generally use his or her political capital on issues of their choice. A newly elected President Barack Obama spent much of his capital on passing the Stimulus Package (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009) and Health Care Reform (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act). Florida Governor Rick Scott spent much of his first years in office slashing money to public schools and universities, refusing federal stimulus money such as the $2.4 billion dollar ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post 4 days ago, 2:37pm CDT
 

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Florida Gov. Rakes in Campaign Cash From CEO Who Makes Millions Locking Up Immigrants

Source: Mother Jones

Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes Transportation Announcement
Florida Governor Rick Scott really knows how to pick a fundraiser. Last month, he was scheduled to attend a $10,000-a-plate event at the home of a real estate developer who'd done prison time on tax charges. Hours after Mother Jones disclosed the event, Scott canceled it. Now, on July 21, Scott will headline a $10,000 per person fundraiser at the Boca Raton home of another deep pocketed donor who is the CEO of a private priso ...
Full article at: Mother Jones 4 days ago, 10:02am CDT
 

Florida businesses create 36,900 jobs in June

Source: Orlando Business Journal

Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes Transportation Announcement
Florida businesses created 36,900 private-sector jobs in June, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday morning. In addition, the statewide unemployment rate for June is 6.2 percent, down 0.1 percentage points from May and 1.2 percentage points from June 2013's 7.4 percent. “Florida experienced a record-setting month for private-sector job creation in June with a total of 620,700 private-sector jobs added ...
Full article at: Orlando Business Journal 4 days ago, 9:37am CDT
 

Who's buying on Spanish-language TV — and who's not

Source: Sunlight Foundation

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott And GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Votes In States Primary
When Sunlight last read the pulse of spending at Spanish-language broadcast TV stations — in Colorado and Arizona — we were surprised that our search for contracts in these states turned up nothing. But we're now beginning to see some action. A review of all Spanish-language broadcast stations shows that since the beginning of this month, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) has secured nearly $400,000 worth of air tim ...
Full article at: Sunlight Foundation 4 days ago, 8:00am CDT
 



 

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