More Rick Scott Articles

  • Could Ron Paul help Florida's GOP governor in his re-election bid?

    A libertarian running for governor in Florida is looking to capitalize on the vestiges of Ron Paul's two presidential bids -- and that tactic might actually be working. Sort of.

  • Teachers union sues to prevent expansion of privately-funded voucher program

    In an impressive display of "we don't care how this looks," the Florida Education Association has sued the Sunshine State to prevent students from receiving more state-managed, privately-funded scholarships, including a new scholarship program for disabled students.

  • Poll: Florida voters not happy with Crist or Scott

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Voters don't trust Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist in what's turning out to be close race for governor, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday. And that means Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie could be a...

  • Florida Gov. to highlight crime proposals

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is touting his opposition to any changes to the state's sentencing laws. Scott is planning to do a campaign swing through the state this week where he will highlight law-enforcement and public safety proposals. The tour will start in Monday in...

  • Florida Medicaid privatization underway statewide

    MIAMI (AP) — More than three million Medicaid recipients around the state are transitioning into managed care under Florida's massive overhaul to privatize its Medicaid program. The change comes three years after the Legislature voted to privatize the program, saying the roughly $23 billion a...

  • Medical marijuana initiative could liven up Florida governor race

    Insert your favorite marijuana-related pun here: The Florida governor's race is blazing right along, the candidates are burning up the trail, the contest is really getting in the weeds, etc.

  • Florida legalizes medical marijuana

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana on Monday, after it easily passed the state legislature last month. The bill is colloquially referred to as "Charlotte's Web." "The approval of Charlotte's Web will ensure that children in Florida who suffer from seizures and...



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