Rick Scott

Republicans running to replace term-limited Attorney General Pam Bondi would continue with the state’s legal approach to defending a controversial process for restoring felons’ voting rights.

But Democrats seeking the state Cabinet post oppose Bondi’s handling of the legal battle and support a proposed constitutional amendment that, if approved by voters in November, would automatically restore voting rights to felons who have served their sentences.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Florida Governor Rick Scott visited Jacksonville Wednesday for the first time since announcing his run for U.S. Senate.

The Northeast Florida pit stop followed the filing of a complaint accusing him of skirting campaign-finance law.

Rick Scott Announces Senate Bid For Bill Nelson's Seat

Apr 9, 2018
Gov. Rick Scott's Facebook page

Beginning what is likely to be a costly, negative campaign, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday opened his challenge to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson by slamming “career politicians” and calling Washington, D.C., a “disaster.”

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Tariffs on aluminum will hurt beer drinkers — that’s according to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), who took a tour of Anheuser-Busch’s Jacksonville brewery on Monday.

Associated Press

Gov. Rick Scott named a new chief of staff Monday in a potential prelude to an anticipated run for the U.S. Senate.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is outlining next steps for school districts, following his signing this month of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Safety Act.

Cathedral Arts Project

Florida arts organizations are saying they feel like losers in this year’s state budget process.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Duval County is joining other school districts around the state demanding Governor Rick Scott call lawmakers back to Tallahassee to retool the state’s K-12 education budget.

Corcoran at lectern
Mark Foley / Florida House of Representatives

Backed by Gov. Rick Scott and other Republican leaders, a proposed constitutional amendment that would make it harder for the Legislature to raise taxes and fees appears to have broad voter support, a new poll shows.

flgov.com and senate.gov

Emerging from his final legislative session, Republican Gov. Rick Scott holds a small lead over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson in a potential U.S. Senate race that could help determine control of the Senate, according to a poll released Monday.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

Florida Governor Rick Scott stopped in Jacksonville Wednesday  — part of his touring the state this week to tout his $500 million proposal to make schools safer. This comes two weeks after the Parkland school shooting that killed 17 people.

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.

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