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3 hrs ago | Front

Governor gets four names from which to choose for Keys judgeship

A Keys committee of attorneys has recommended to Gov. Rick Scott four applicants to replace David Audlin on the Monroe County Circuit Court bench.


Related Topix: US Governors, Monroe County, OH

7 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Florida Judge Throws Out Republican Voting Maps

A Florida judge took the GOP and their redrawn congregational district maps from 2012 to the proverbial woodshed on Thursday, when he ruled that the maps were drawn up illegally.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US News, US Governors

11 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Fort Myers adult daycare seeks help to stay open

There are new detail about the upcoming closure of an adult daycare in Fort Myers.


Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, US Governors, Fort Myers Beach, FL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Investment collapse is ancient history these days

Here's a rare bit of good news brought to you by your state government: remember nearly seven years ago when credit markets crashed, and Florida's investment fund for local governments nearly went belly-up? Well, stay calm and read on.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Governors, Charlie Crist

Daily Kos

Rick Scott's Poor Judgement and Staffing Problems

Of all the governors, Rick Scott seems to have the worst judgement when it comes to choosing staff - they don't stick around.


Related Topix: US Governors, Movies, Entertainment, Florida, Florida Government

Southwest Florida Online

37 Teachers Recognized By Governor Rick Scott

Today, Governor Rick Scott recognized 37 outstanding educators for their contributions to learning with the Governor's Shine Awards.


Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Hendry County, FL

Broward-Palm Beach

Rick Scott Appoints GOP Insider Bill Scherer to Bag Digital Domain

Rick Scott couldn't have found a better man than Bill Scherer to be special counsel in the Digital Domain fiasco.


Related Topix: US Governors, Charlie Crist, Port St. Lucie, FL, St. Lucie, FL

Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Florida Endowment Foundation...

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced one appointment and two reappointments to the Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation .


Related Topix: US Governors

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Business Journal

Timeline: David Siegel's busy 2014

Siegel is honored with the Innovation & Expansion in Tourism & Hospitality Award from Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Jan. 23. Scott said the award was given for Westgate helping create a strong Central Florida economy.


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The Florida Times-Union

UNF grad ponies up for undocumented freshman with $2,000 in tuition help

Florida Governor Rick Scott was in Jacksonville, April 21, 2014, to host a College Affordability Roundtable with high school students and their parents.


Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Education Etc., Duval County, FL, University of North Florida

Rick Scott Accused of Breaking State Elections Law

A former Florida policeman says Gov. Rick Scott violated state law during a Tampa campaign event Monday.


Related Topix: US Governors, Broward County, FL


15-year-old charged in fatal shooting at US armory

Republican Gov. Rick Scott is a multimillionaire and flies in a private jet, yet his campaign decided to criticize Democratic challenger Charlie Crist as an elitist for wearing a Rolex watch.


Related Topix: Prison, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Lobelville, TN


Benghazi: 2 days, 2 distinct attacks on Americans

14, 2012 file photo, Libyan military guards check one of the U.S. consulate's burned buildings after a deadly attack on Tuesday, Sept.


Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, US Governors


Some in GOP worried over Fla. governor's missteps

Republican Gov. Rick Scott is a multimillionaire and flies in a private jet, yet his campaign decided to criticize Democratic challenger Charlie Crist as an elitist for wearing a Rolex watch.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Governors, Charlie Crist, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, University of Florida

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Man who killed Michigan family gets life in prison

A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.


Related Topix: Michigan, US Governors, Pontiac, MI, Oakland County, MI

Highlands Today

Highlands County working to enforce bill outlawing synthetic drugs

However, as of June 16, those and other synthetic “cannabinoids” - marijuana - and “cathinones” - synthetic hallucinogenic dopamine, are illegal for sale or use in Florida.


Related Topix: Drugs, Highlands County, FL, Healthcare Law, Law, Criminal Defense Law, US Governors

St. Petersburg Times

Ruth: Tallahassee's training ground for cronyism

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's chief of staff Adam Hollingsworth, right, with Sen. John Thrasher, R-St.


Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Jul 09, 2014

News 4 Jax

DOC employees claim retaliation, sue department

Four investigators for the Florida Department of Corrections have filed a lawsuit against the agency, saying they've been punished for calling attention to an inaccurate report about an inmate's death.


Related Topix: Corrections Corporation of America, Security, Florida, Florida Government, US Governors

Digital Domain's John Textor to Be Sued by Florida Governor Rick Scott

Digital Domain CEO John Textor's legal woes continue with Florida governor Rick Scott announcing Wednesday that he was hiring outside counsel to sue Digital Domain and "other parties" involved in a failed $20 million tax-incentive deal.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, Charlie Crist

The Miami Herald

No answers 2 years later in Florida inmate's death; guards paid $700,000 to do nothing

Nearly two years after a state prison inmate died under suspicious circumstances, the Department of Corrections has offered no reasons for his death and 10 employees suspended over the incident are still on leave and drawing full pay.


Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Raiford, FL, Alachua County, FL, US Governors