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Gov. Rick Scott

File photo of Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dems Say Scott’s Vulnerable, But Who’ll Face Him?

Democrats consider Republican Gov. Rick Scott to be one of the most vulnerable incumbent governors facing re-election next year, which gives them hope they can put one of their own in the governor’s office for the first time since January 1999.

05/12/2013

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott On Tour To Promote School Budget, Raise

Gov. Rick Scott kicked off a series of visits to Florida public schools Monday to promote the approved budget that includes teacher pay raises as part of a big boost in education spending, a perennially popular issue with voters who will decide in 2014 whether the Republican merits a second term.

05/06/2013

File photo of a woman texting while driving.  (credit: Pam McLean/Getty Images)

Fla. Lawmakers Pass Texting-While-Driving Ban

Florida lawmakers have passed a statewide ban on texting while driving.

05/02/2013

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Vetoes Bill To End Permanent Alimony In Florida

Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a bill late Wednesday that would have ended permanent alimony in Florida.

05/02/2013

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Florida Lawmakers Approve Bill Ending Permanent Alimony

Florida lawmakers approved a bill last Thursday ending permanent alimony even while Florida Bar lobbyists have been trying to persuade Gov. Rick Scott to veto it.

04/23/2013

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Florida Leads In Denying Ex-Felons Voting Rights

Changes under Republican Gov. Rick Scott are making it more difficult for Florida’s former felons to get their voting rights restored, which critics say has suppressed the minority vote and hurt Democratic candidates.

04/14/2013

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. House Rolls Out Health Insurance Plan

Gov. Rick Scott slammed a Florida House proposal Thursday that would pass up billions of federal dollars to provide health care coverage to 115,000 uninsured Floridians in a watered down alternative to expanding Medicaid under the federal health law.

04/11/2013

Internet cafes across Florida could soon be forced to close their doors as state lawmakers continue to move swiftly to outlaw the storefront operations. (Photo credit should read TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly To Ban Internet Cafes

Internet cafes across Florida could soon be forced to close their doors as state lawmakers continue to move swiftly to outlaw the storefront operations.

03/22/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on voting rights at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on Dec. 19, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Crist Talks Immigration, Voting Problems Before Florida Dem Group Dinner

Former Gov. Charlie Crist, who was once a Republican, gave one of his first speeches as a Democrat Friday night.

03/16/2013

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Senate Panel Rejects Medicaid Expansion

A Senate committee has essentially killed Gov. Rick Scott’s plan to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 1 million of Florida’s poorest residents.

03/11/2013

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