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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 scam. Governor Scott sited bloated ...

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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 promise to hold government accountable. ...

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Governor Scott announces crackdown on drugs in Florida

Governor Scott announces crackdown on drugs in Florida, including perscription drug oxycodone. MARCH 28, 2011 GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT announces comprehensive statewide response to criminal drug trafficking in Florida Launches Statewide Drug Strike Force to assist local law enforcement agencies Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced a statewide law enforcement response for an immediate impact to the criminal distribution ...

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Winning the Future in Florida: Scott signs Students Success Act.

Governor Scott signs Student Success Act Jacksonville, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 736, the Student Success Act, into law at the charter school, KIPP Impact Middle School in Jacksonville . The historic bill puts in place part of the Governor’s 7-7-7 Plan by requiring merit pay for Florida’s public educators based on student achievement. “I am ...

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Florida Moves towards Drug-Testing for Anyone Getting Tax Dollars

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT COMMENDS LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON DRUG TESTING, ANNOUNCES NEW STAFF DRUG TESTING POLICY   Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott applauded the work of legislative leaders to create mandatory drug testing for adults seeking assistance from Florida ’s taxpayers.   “I want to commend Senators Steve Oelrich and Paula Dockery, and Representatives Jimmie Smith and Chris Dorworth, ...

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Wise Words from Allen West- Weekly Wrap-up

Click here to view this email in a browser About Me      Contact Me      Serving You      Media Center      Legislative Work      Our District      Resources Dear Patriot, Greetings constituents, fellow Floridians, and all Americans across our great land. It is again time for our weekly Congressional update. As I travel throughout the district, I certainly appreciate the feedback on these missives, and even ...

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Florida Education Chief Resigns

        Florida Education Commissioner Eric Smith resigned effect June 10, 2011 at the end of the current school year. Mr. Smith oversaw major improvements in Florida educational progress during the past few years. Hired in 2007 under the Charlie Crist administration, he lead Florida schools to an unprecedented  number 5 ranking in Education Week’s annual report. Mr Smith was strongly ...

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LTC Allen West, telling it like it is.

Rep. West tells it like it is ! Congressman Allen West, (R-fl) pulls no punches in calling out the snippy little ankle-biters of the Left in the above video. This is what a real Conservative Patriotic American looks like folks.( a new CPA ) What you see is what you get, no false or misleading statements, just the harsh truths ...

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Senator Marco Rubio’s Weekly Newsletter

Fri, March 18, 2011 12:08:02 PM Senator Marco Rubio’s Weekly Newsletter From: Senator Marco Rubio [email protected]       Fighting for Floridians this week, Marco worked in the Senate toward solutions to our $14 trillion debt crisis and $1.6 trillion budget deficit. Early in the week, he spoke out forcefully against short-term “quick fixes” to the spending bills, and insisted ...

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Scott names new Director of Personell

Governor Scott Names Elaine Jordan as Director of Personnel and Appointments   Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today named Elaine Jordan as Director of Personnel and Appointments for the Executive Office of the Governor. Jordan will oversee the Appointments Office and the recruiting and hiring of personnel for the EOG and agencies of the Governor. This is a newly-created ...

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FL Gov Scott Opens New Website: REAL Transparency in Gov’t.

      Breaking Florida news :       Governor Scott LAUNCHES WEBSITE AND      Opens State Salary Database to the Public   www.FloridaHasARightToKnow.com   Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today launched a new website that will serve the public by providing access to frequently requested public records and other information, including a state employee salary database. The new website is located at ...

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Florida Governor Scott Appoints New Judge

Governor Scott Appoints A. James Craner II to the Orange County Court   Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Alfred James Craner II of Orlando to the Orange County Court.     “With more than 22 years of legal experience, James has developed a disciplined and systematic approach to evaluating and resolving a high volume ...

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Florida News Reports 3/17/2011

There is a lot happening on the Florida political scene this week, so I decided to draw up a summary news recap to keep our Florida readers informed today. First off, it appears Governor Rick Scott’s new policies are starting to gain definition and traction in the Florida State legislature. On Weds. March 16th, Governor Scott thanked Florida legislators for passing Senate bill ...

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Florida Moves to Stop *Creeping Sharia Law*

Florida State Senator Alan Hays and Rep. Larry Metz recently announced legislation that will protect all Floridians’ Constitutional rights against the infiltration or injection of any foreign laws or legal doctrines from other countries. While there are already many visible examples of this happening in America today, some choose to deny this reality, and the need to prevent the laws of ...

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