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  1. Scott faces GOP headwinds ahead of potential Senate bidRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    The increasingly grim outlook facing Republicans in the midterms has raised new questions about the political future of Florida Gov. Rick Scott , a top potential GOP Senate recruit who still hasn't declared to challenge Sen. Clarence William Nelson Senate campaign fundraising reports roll in Week ahead: Tech giants to testify on extremist content Puerto Rico's children need recovery funds MORE Scott has long been expected to mount a campaign against Nelson, a race that would be a marquee Senate match-up in a key battleground state.

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  2. FL Offshore Drilling Reportedly Sti...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PaintSquare

    ... of states along all coasts expressed their concerns over Zinke's move, but Zinke recently supported Florida Gov. Rick Scott's stance on protecting Florida's coasts, as they drive much of the state's vital tourism industry. At the time, Zinke noted ...

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  3. First Lady Ann Scott to visit Manatee elementary schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WWSB

    MANATEE COUNTY, FL - First Lady Ann Scott, wife of Florida Governor Rick Scott, is scheduled to visit three Manatee County schools on Tuesday.

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  4. Commentary: Rick Scott, Florida's Bobby JindalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

    Given Scott's affinity for all things Jindal, it's rich that he would come to Louisiana to try to score political points Louisianans are used to their politicians stunting to advance themselves, but last week we got something different: an out-of-state pol coming to Louisiana to pull a stunt he hoped would advance his career. Florida's Republican Gov. Rick Scott came to New Orleans on what he called a "trade mission" to entice local businesses to relocate to Florida, which he says is a more business-friendly state.

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  5. Both Florida Senator's Nelson and Rubio Back DACARead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News Talk Florida

    ... undocumented immigrants who were born in the United States. Sen. Nelson, who is likely to face Florida Gov. Rick Scott in a battle this fall, sounded optimistic about getting a deal done in the Senate and to President Trump's desk to be signed. ...

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  6. Replace absent Seminole County School Board memberRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in August, and he didn't respond to multiple messages left by Sentinel education reporter Leslie Postal. Gov. Rick Scott has the authority under the Florida Constitution to remove from office and appoint a replacement for local elected officials, ...

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  7. Vermont Legalizes Recreational MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | RollingStone

    Gov. Scott signed the bill today, making it the first state to legalize through a legislative process - but a legal weed market is still in the works Vermont made history today, becoming the ninth state to legalize marijuana and the first to do so through the legislative process. Last week, both houses of the state legislature passed H. 511, a bill that made it legal for adults 21 and over to possess up to an ounce of bud or five grams of hash, and to cultivate up to two mature plants and four immature plants at home.

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  8. Scott delivers State-of-the-State addressRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Denton Publications

    In his first State of the State, Gov. Phil Scott last week asked the Vermont Legislature to work with him to restore the economic foundation of our state. He said he will continue to fight for affordability, expanding the workforce, and investing in pro-growth areas.

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  9. Florida quietly worked out deal to cap fees in water wars Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    ... with mobile alerts. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - After complaining by Republicans, the administration of Florida Gov. Rick Scott worked out a deal to cap the amount paid in the state's water war with Georgia. The deal was quietly signed off on by the ...

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  10. Two improvised explosive devices go off at Florida mallRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WAAY

    ... responders and law enforcement who are working to keep everyone safe in Lake Wales tonight," Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Twitter late Sunday night following the incident. Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Lake ...

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  11. VT gov. signs bill legalizing marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

    Gov. Scott says he does not intend to hold a bill signing ceremony because "some people don't feel that this is a momentous occasion."

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  12. Vermont Gov. Signs Bill Making Marijuana LegalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Scoop

    On Monday, Gov. Phil Scott officially signed a bill into law that makes marijuana legal for adults in Vermont. H. 511 eliminates Vermont's civil penalty for possessing one ounce or less of marijuana and removes penalties for possession of up to two mature marijuana plants and up to four immature plants for people 21 and older, beginning on July 1. "After more than 15 years of hard work by MPP and our allies in the state, adults in Vermont no longer need to fear being fined or criminalized for low-level marijuana possession and cultivation," said Matt Simon, New England political director for the Marijuana Policy Project.

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  13. Florida quietly worked out deal to cap fees in water warsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    After complaining by Republicans, the administration of Florida Gov. Rick Scott worked out a deal to cap the amount paid in the state's water war with Georgia. The deal was quietly signed off on by the Florida Legislature last fall and will bring the total spent on legal fees since 2014 to slightly more than $57 million.

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  14. Ex-lawmaker asks for another 30 days before going to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WDBO-AM Orlando

    ... dismissal of a juror during the trial who claimed the "Holy Spirit" told him she was innocent. Governor Rick Scott told leaders from the Venezuelan community here of his efforts to block all state agencies from investing in companies that do ...

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  15. First Lady Ann Scott Kicks off 10th Annual Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! in St. Johns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Capital Soup

    ... much as she does, and I am so appreciative of her support of Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! " Since Governor Rick Scott took office in 2011, First Lady Scott has prioritized reading and literacy, and she has visited all of Florida's 67 counties ...

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  16. Governor Scott Hosts Venezuela RoundtableRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Capital Soup

    Governor Rick Scott today hosted a roundtable event with leaders from the Venezuelan community to discuss the actions the state has taken against the Maduro regime. Last year, Governor Scott and the State Board of Administration passed a resolution to ban state investments that would benefit Nicolas Maduro's oppressive government.

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  17. FBI says devices at Florida mall were flares, not bombsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | UPI

    ... first responders and law enforcement who are working to keep everyone safe in Lake Wales tonight," Florida Gov. Rick Scott said on Twitter . Officials said earlier Monday they were looking for a man who might have placed the flares inside the ...

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  18. Zinke's hasty move to exempt Florida from offshore drilling catches White House off guardRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... been no word on any other possible exemptions, even though they're objecting on the same grounds as Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Conservation Law Foundation senior counsel Peter Shelley said there does not appear to be any credible thought process ...

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  19. Rick Scott enjoys the luxury of not having a vote as Nelson decides on the shutdown and DACARead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    During the two-and-a-half days the federal government has been shut down over an immigration dispute, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has called on Congress to pass legislation protecting the country's roughly 800,000 Dreamers and find a compromise to end a federal government shutdown. As the U.S. Senate gridlocked Monday morning over a proposal to fund the federal government through Feb. 8 - with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insistent that immigration talks come after the government is funded and Minority Leader Charles Schumer insistent that immigration come first - Scott slammed Congress for failing taxpayers.

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  20. Bill Nelson votes to reopen the federal government without an immigration dealRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... 10 Democrats up for reelection in 2018 in states won by Trump in 2016 and he faces a likely challenge from Gov. Rick Scott. voted in favor of the bill along with most Senate Republicans. He spent the past three days blaming Senate Democrats for ...

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