RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Rick Scott

Rick Scott
A collection of news and information related to Rick Scott published by this site and its partners.

Top Rick Scott Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott using creative math as he pledges tax cut

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott using creative math as he pledges tax cut
    You might have heard Gov. Rick Scott's pledge to cut $1 billion in taxes over the next two years and thought, "Great! What's in it for me?" For most Floridians, the best-case answer would be, "Not much." The worst-case answer would be, "Actually, you're...
  • Road and development plans for Central Florida's last frontier stir controversy

    Road and development plans for Central Florida's last frontier stir controversy
    Central Florida's last frontier, a vast expanse of ranchland from near Orlando to central Brevard County, could be crisscrossed with superhighways leading to the creation of a new metropolis if blueprints for the region's future get traction. A yearlong...
  • Scott should take lead to bar LGBT discrimination: Editorial

    Scott should take lead to bar LGBT discrimination: Editorial
    When Rick Scott was asked during one of this fall's gubernatorial debates about his support for Florida's ban on same-sex marriage, he insisted, "I clearly don't believe in any discrimination." It's not critical for Scott to flip his position on the ban...
  • C2C trail an example of what government does right

    C2C trail an example of what government does right
    A governor's veto usually is a death knell, the ceremonial demise of a project or idea. For Florida's coast-to-coast bike trail, Gov. Rick Scott's rejection in 2013 wasn't so much an end as it was a beginning. The veto pen's ink was barely dry before...
  • Putnam set for leadership role in conservation debate

    Putnam set for leadership role in conservation debate
    TALLAHASSEE — There are lots of cooks in the kitchen as Florida faces the related tasks of drafting conservation plans along with seemingly incongruous rules for cleaning and preserving water supplies. Ranchers and developers want to shape any...
  • Can Republicans really change their image?

    The Republican Party of Palm Beach County is poised to elect Boca Raton attorney Michael Barnett as its first black chairman on Wednesday. Barnett said one of his top priorities would be bringing more voters of color under the GOP tent, and...
  • UCF downtown campus might be a tough sell in Legislature

    UCF downtown campus might be a tough sell in Legislature
    TALLAHASSEE — The University of Central Florida is planning to push for $57.8 million in state funding for its proposed downtown Orlando campus this spring. But even with the Florida Legislature's new leaders hailing from the region and backing...
  • Preserve Northern Everglades: Editorial

    Preserve Northern Everglades: Editorial
    Call for conservation In last month's election, Florida voters made loud and clear their passion for protecting and preserving the state's environment. They overwhelmingly approved Amendment 1, which will dedicate billions of tax dollars over the next...
  • Broward Republicans need new leader to tackle many challenges

    Broward Republicans need new leader to tackle many challenges
    The job comes with a daunting list of challenges, requires constant fundraising and is a lightning rod for criticism. And it doesn't pay a salary. Yet plenty of people want to become the next chairman of the Broward Republican Party — a post...
  • Gov. Rick Scott names new environment secretary

    Gov. Rick Scott names new environment secretary
    Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday named Jonathan P. Steverson as the new director of Florida's Department of Environmental Protection. If approved by the state Cabinet, Steverson will leave his job since 2012 as director of the Northwest Florida Water...
  • Scott, Cabinet members part ways on Camp Lonesome in Osceola County

    Scott, Cabinet members part ways on Camp Lonesome in Osceola County
    State Cabinet members split with Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday about how much to pay to preserve a section of land known as Camp Lonesome in Osceola County, with the governor saying Florida could have gotten a better deal. Meanwhile, property that once...