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Let's Keep Florida Breathable

Last week former environmental officials released a statement supporting Governor Rick Scott’s “Let’s Keep Florida Beautiful” conservation plan. While conservation is a worthy goal, it will mean very little if state leaders don’t also develop a plan focused on addressing climate change. read more

Crist Wins Democratic Primary in Florida

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist won his first race as a Democrat Tuesday night, securing the party's nomination to challenge current Republican Gov. Rick Scott this fall. Crist held the Florida governor's office for a single term as a Republican but left the GOP in 2010, running for Senate as an independent. Show More Summary

Ex-FL Lt Gov Rips Scott For ‘Boys’ Club’

Jennifer Carroll was miserable dealing with a “boys’ club” headed by Governor Rick Scott, who cared not not for her opinions, and had no interest in outreach to blacks and hispanics. The Miami Herald reports: She describes Scott’s chief of staff, Adam Hollingsworth, as “even more ruthless” than his predecessor, Steve MacNamara, a control freak [...]

Charlie Christ Nominated By Democrats In Florida

Charlie Christ, who served as a Republican governor of Florida, will now face incumbent Republican Rick Scott as the Democratic nominee.   Now read this:Federal Judge Florida’s Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional (Aug 22, 2014) Florida Bar Patrons Beat Man Accused Of Leaving His Kids Alone In Car For Hours (Aug 21, 2014) Florida Woman Shoots [...]

Florida Governor Rick Scott Meets With Climate Scientists, Learns Nothing

Republican Florida governor Rick Scott has always had a huge problem when it comes to the environment.  To begin with, he has repeatedly made it clear that he does not believe in climate change, and certainly not the role that humanShow More Summary

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Breaks with Jeb Bush to Review Common Core Standards, Tests

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has announced a series of education proposals that includes a review and public hearings of his state’s version of the Common Core standards and the standardized assessments that were the signature accomplishments of Jeb Bush when he was governor. Show More Summary

Florida governor unveils new education initiatives

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Florida's Republican governor, Rick Scott, unveiled two new education initiatives on Monday aimed at calming critics of "common core" national curriculum standards and countering his main Democratic rival's attacks on his record. Show More Summary

The Perry recipe?

(Scott Johnson) Our Austin correspondent directs us to what she calls “the Rick Perry recipe for lemonade,” available from RickPAC. She thinks that readers might be interested in ordering “before these T-shirts sell out.” She just ordered hers and notes that this is the only link that works.

Let's Get to Work on a Strong Plan to Protect Floridians from Carbon Pollution

Over the course of our campaign to encourage Florida Governor Rick Scott to develop a strong plan for meeting the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan standards, I have been heartened to hear about the efforts of so many in Florida to make reducing carbon pollution. read more

Florida governor vows record education spending in re-election bid

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By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - Governor Rick Scott, under intense criticism by his main opponent for cuts in school spending, on Thursday promised record spending on education next year if he wins a tough re-election campaign.

Climate Craziness of the Week: Lowbrow science schtick for the Florida Governor

From the you have to see this to believe it department. Dr. Ryan Maue brings attention to this ridiculous photo op outside the Florida Governor Rick Scott‘s office by an activist outfit called NextGenClimate. Unfortunately, @NextGenClimate campaign against @FLGovScott is … Continue reading ?

Meet the scientists who sat Rick Scott down and explained climate change to him

The Florida governor gave experts a half hour to make the case for climate action. Here's what they told him.

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Rick Scott's huge ad blitz doesn't do much for his numbers

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • FL-Gov: A new survey from Republican pollster Cherry Communications, taken on behalf of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, finds GOP Gov. Show More Summary

Gov. Rick Scott’s Ad Features Shop Owner Convicted Of Human Smuggling Who Endorses Him

A Cuban-born grocery store owner who starred in a Rick Scott Spanish language television campaign ad which touted the Florida governor’s job creation record was convicted on human smuggling charges in St. Maarten just four years ago. This is reminiscent of 2013 when Satanists held a rally featuring a sign proclaiming “Hail Satan! Hail Rick [...]

This Is Who Texas Democrats Are Defending

(Steven Hayward) Scott lays out below the farce of the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry, but let’s not move on before taking in the proximate cause of political dispute, the conduct of Travis County District Attorney RosemaryShow More Summary

Rick Perry and the Democrats’ pattern of “lawfare” against rising Republicans

(Paul Mirengoff) John and Scott have commented on the indictment of Gov. Rick Perry. As they note, it fits a pattern of politically motivated indictments of prominent Texas Republicans. The Perry indictment also fits a pattern of harassment...Show More Summary

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