Rick Scott

Associated Press

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Friday announced what he’s calling his “major action plan” to help prevent mass shootings like last week’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

Wilfredo Lee / Associated Press

Florida Gov. Rick Scott called on FBI Director Christopher Wray to resign Friday in the wake of a stunning disclosure that the bureau mishandled a January tip about the Parkland school shooting suspect's plans to carry out an attack.

Gov. Scott's Political Committee Spends Down Cash

Feb 12, 2018
Brittany Clark / Flgov.com

Continuing a trend in recent months, Gov. Rick Scott’s Let’s Get to Work political committee spent $95,235 during January while raising only $10,000, according to a newly filed finance report.

Nelson and Scott talk to reporters
WJCT News

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is in the lead, with Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott trailing close behind in a theoretical matchup for this fall’s U.S. Senate election, according to a UNF poll released Wednesday.

Joslyn Simmons / WJCT News

Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced in Jacksonville Tuesday that the state is funding $6 million to build a 1.5-mile road at Cecil Commerce Center on the Westside.

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Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday blasted President Donald Trump for reportedly disparaging Haiti, El Salvador and Africa during a bipartisan White House meeting about immigration reform.

Scott Pitches Proposal To Prevent Tax Hikes

Jan 9, 2018
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In his last State of the State speech, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday asked lawmakers to make it harder to pass future tax increases by requiring a “supermajority” vote by the Legislature.

Steve Cannon / Associated Press

Gov. Rick Scott helped launch the 2018 legislative session Tuesday with a State of the State address that focused on issues such as holding down taxes, supporting law enforcement and addressing sexual harassment.

Gov. Scott, Sen. Nelson Take Aim At President Trump's Drilling Plan

Jan 4, 2018
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Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, widely expected to battle this year for Nelson's Senate seat, said Thursday they both intend to fight a Trump administration plan to open previously protected parts of the Atlantic Ocean and eastern Gulf of Mexico to offshore oil and gas drilling.

Gov. Rick Scott
Associated Press

Gov. Rick Scott has yet to dip into the $85 million lawmakers set aside this year to attract new businesses to Florida, but he's already seeking to replenish the pool of money.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Florida Governor Rick Scott Tuesday unveiled his last budget proposal as the state’s chief executive in Jacksonville.

Scott said it represents a historic investment across the board.


Scott Committee Spends More than $1.2 Million On Ads

Nov 13, 2017
Rick Scott
The Office of Governor Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott's “Let's Get to Work” political committee spent more than $1.2 million in October on advertising, amid widespread speculation that Scott will run for U.S. Senate next year.

Judge Rejects Emergency Generator Rules

Oct 27, 2017
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Emergency rules issued by Gov. Rick Scott's administration requiring nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have generators and enough power to cool buildings for 96 hours should be tossed, a state administrative judge said Friday.

White nationalist Richard Spencer
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Governor Rick Scott is declaring a state of emergency in Alachua County in advance of white nationalist Richard Spencer’s speech on Thursday at the University Florida.


Ryan Benk / WJCT News

On Wednesday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and a group of Crowley Maritime employees met at Jacksonville’s JAXPORT to discuss ongoing relief efforts for Puerto Rico.


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