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Florida Gov. Rick Scott heads to Chicago for latest job recruiting trip

Florida Gov. Rick Scott heads to Chicago for latest job recruiting trip

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is heading to Chicago in his latest bid to convince companies to relocate.

This marks the first time, however, Scott is targeting a state controlled by a Republican governor. Scott over the last three years has visited states led by Democratic governors.

Scott leaves for the Windy City later this week. But in statement, Scott faulted the Illinois General Assembly and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for policies he says hurt businesses.

Scott's trip will come just a few days after Gov. Bruce Rauner officially announced he was running for re-election in 2018. Scott is vice chairman of the Republican Governors Association.

Scott contends Rauner...

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