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You be the judge: Did Romney tell Rick Scott to fall in line?

You be the judge: Did Romney tell Rick Scott to fall in line?

Bloomberg.com is reporting that the Romney campaign may have told Florida Governor Rick Scott to downplay job gains in the sunshine state. Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign asked Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott to tone down his statements heralding improvements in the state’s economy because they clash with the presumptive Republican nominee’s message that the nation […]

Florida Voter Purge Removes More Republicans, Ends Liberal Racism Narrative

Florida Voter Purge Removes More Republicans, Ends Liberal Racism Narrative

Sarah Rumpf posted yesterday about the Florida voter purge with an interesting spin.  MSNBC’s Martin Bashir, another bloviated ignoramus, commented on the event asking “Why is the Sunshine State in the midst of a purge that even Josef Stalin would admire?”  As Ken Shepherd of Newsbusters noted, “the purge,” by the way, is one admitted by a […]

President Herman Cain? He Wins The Florida Straw Poll

The national media is at it again. If you pay attention to the polls, read the main stream newspapers, and watch the main stream news, it’s a “foregone conclusion” that Mitt Romney will be the Republican Presidential nominee for the 2012 election. This assumption would, without a doubt, go right along with the way the […]

Governor Scott Creates Commission on Jobs for Floridians with Disabilities

Tallahassee, Fla. – To mark the 21st anniversary of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Governor Rick Scott today ordered the creation of the Governor’s Commission on Jobs for Floridians with Disabilities. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, people with disabilities have been disproportionately affected by the recent […]

Governor Scott Signs Legislation to Strengthen, Expand Charter and Virtual Schools

Orlando, Fla. – Keeping his promise to make Florida the state with the best-educated workforce, Governor Rick Scott today visited Hope Charter School in Ocoee to highlight education reforms that expand and strengthen charter and virtual schools and increase scholarship opportunities that empower parents to choose schools best suited to student needs. Later today, Governor […]

Governor Nominates Mike Prendergast to Lead Veterans’ Affairs Agency

Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today nominated Colonel Mike Prendergast, US Army (Retired), to take over as Executive Director of Florida’s Department of Veterans’ Affairs. If confirmed by the full Cabinet, Prendergast, who is currently serving as the Governor’s Chief of Staff, would take over the agency immediately following a special cabinet meeting. The […]

Governor Scott Secures New Canadian Company HQ for Florida

In the following press release*  Governor Scott announces that Garda Security of Montreal, Canada will be relocating their U.S. Headquarters to Boca Raton Florida from California. Citing Florida’s recent business-friendly atmosphere, Garda President and CEO Stephan Cretier stated: “We have been extremely impressed with the vibrant business climate that the state of Florida is working to […]

Governor Scott Vetoes $615 Million in Earmarks- Directs it Back into Education

Signs $69.1 Billion Budget; Calls on Legislature to Put Children First; Redirect Earmarks to K-12 Education The Villages, Fla. – In keeping his campaign promise to make the tough choices needed to turn Florida’s economy around and get Floridians back to work, Governor Rick Scott today vetoed $615 million in special-interest earmarks and signed the 2011-12 state […]

Governor Rick Scott Signs Seaport Competitive Edge Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 24, 2011 CONTACT: LANE WRIGHT (850) 488-5394 Governor Scott Signs Bill to Give Florida Seaports Competitive Edge HB 283 Removes Burdensome Regulation, Saves Businesses $3 Million Tampa, Fla. – In keeping his promise to reduce burdensome, job-killing regulation, today Governor Rick Scott signed legislation during a visit to the Port of […]

Governor Scott Warns Governor Rick Perry- We Will be #1 .

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 19, 2011 Press release Governor Scott Warns Governor Perry: Watch Your Back! Florida Is Coming for That No. 1 Spot Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott warned Texas Governor Rick Perry not to get too comfortable as the No. 1 business friendly state. While our state moved up three places from […]

Governor Scott’s Press Release on Bin Laden’s Death

Tallahassee, Fla. – “The death of Osama Bin Laden marks a great victory for Americans and for freedom-loving people worldwide. Finally, some degree of justice has been achieved after nearly a decade of death, war and untold sacrifices because of that man. For the loved ones of all those we’ve lost in this war on […]

Governor Scott’s Easter Message for Florida

                                                                          Statement from Governor Rick Scott                                                                            Regarding the Easter Holiday             “This Sunday, my family and I will join Christians throughout the state of Florida in celebrating the Easter holiday. This is a joyous time to share in all the miracles of life and enjoy the blessings of family and friends. The Easter holiday […]

Governor Scott Acquires $30 million from BP for Florida Businesses and Tourism

APRIL 11, 2011                                                                                                           GOVERNOR SCOTT GETS $30 MILLION FOR NORTHWEST FLORIDA MARKETING FROM BP    Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced that the Northwest Florida Tourism Council (NWFTC) will receive a $30-million BP marketing grant to help mitigate impacts to Northwest Florida ’s tourism industry as a result of the Deepwater Horizon […]

High-Speed Rail Rip-off in Liberal La-La Land

Source: Getty Images      Pictured at left is Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. This is the man who tried to help force the high-speed rail boondoggle onto the citizens of Florida after we voted down a tax for it, and our Governor, Rick Scott turned down the Federal funds dangled in front of  him for this […]

Florida’s Governor Scott Takes Tight Control of State Agencies and Regulations

  On Friday, April 8th, 2011 Florida Governor Rick Scott signed an executive order reaffirming that he means business in re-evaluating all State agencies and regulations under his purview. After Targeting More than 1,000 Regulations for Repeal, Gov. Rick Scott Issues Executive Order Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott continues to live up to his campaign […]