Rick Scott

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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.


Governor Rick Scott's Office

Florida Governor Rick Scott got a look at some of Clay County’s flooding due to Hurricane Irma Wednesday morning. He toured the overflowing Black Creek in Middleburg by boat.


Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has activated another 3,000 National Guard members to help with shelter operations and evacuations as Hurricane Irma barrels toward Florida.

Scott was in Jacksonville Thursday meeting with city officials about storm prep.    


Scott on ramp
Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced Wednesday in Jacksonville that the new Interstate-95 flyover ramp to J. Turner Butler Blvd. will open next week.

downtown Jacksonville skyline
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A day after Jacksonville’s City Council President called for removing Confederate monuments, Mayor Lenny Curry said white supremacists are already talking about protesting.

Scott talking
Associated Press

Gov. Rick Scott, expected to run for U.S. Senate next year, wants lawmakers to put on the 2018 ballot a proposed constitutional amendment that would make it harder for future legislators to raise taxes.

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