Key Words: Florida’s Rick Scott accuses ‘unethical liberals’ of trying to ‘steal this election’

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, whose U.S. Senate race with Bill Nelson is still in question, said late Thursday he has filed two lawsuits against county election supervisors and accused those counties of possible “rampant fraud.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

Broward"s Bungling Election Chief Sacked "Immediately" Despite January Retirement Plans

Florida Governor Rick Scott announced on Friday the "immediate" suspension of Brenda Snipes, Broward County's embattled election supervisor, after a series of voting-related scandals which peaked du.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 1st, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott files more lawsuits against Florida election officials as a recount on his US Senate race is being closely watched

REUTERS/Joe Skipper Florida Republican Governor Rick Scot has filed more lawsuits against local election officials.  He asked a judge to order police to impound voting machines and ballots when they're not in use.  A recount betwe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Tight Florida Senate and governor races head to a recount

The Florida Senate race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson is headed to a recount as unofficial election results Saturday showed Scott leading Nelson by a slight margin......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 10th, 2018

Florida lawmakers to look at "job growth" fund

An economic-development fund created as a compromise after a battle between former Gov. Rick Scott and House leaders could be short-lived. Senate Appropriations Chairman Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island, said a close look is warranted at the $85-mil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2019

Rick Scott Declared Winner of the Hard Fought US Senate Race in Florida

Rick Scott Declared Winner of the Hard Fought US Senate Race in Florida Rick Scott, 65 anni, Florida’s outgoing Governor, was declared the winner Sunday of his hard-fought US Senate race against incumbent Democrat.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 19th, 2018

Rick Scott defeats Bill Nelson for Florida Senate seat after tense recount

Wilfredo Lee, File via AP Florida Gov. Rick Scott defeated Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson Sunday in a contentious race for.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 18th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Bill Nelson concedes as Rick Scott wins tight Florida Senate race

Republican Rick Scott won Florida’s hotly contested U.S. Senate race over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson after a second recount, flipping the seat to the GOP and expanding the party’s Senate majority......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 18th, 2018

Bill Nelson Concedes to Rick Scott in Florida Senate Race After Manual Recount

Scott had a 10,033-vote lead over Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson. Flori.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 18th, 2018

Rick Scott Retains Lead in Florida Senate Race After Manual Recount

Scott had a 10,033-vote lead over Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson......»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 18th, 2018

Florida Senate Race Heads To Manual Recount

Update: The Florida Senate race between Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Gov. Rick Scott (R) is heading to a hand recount after the latest round of machine.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 15th, 2018

As the Florida Senate Race Narrows, Nelson and Scott File Lawsuits

And Trump ties it all back to the Russia Steele dossier. Election Day was on Tuesday, but for races in a number of states, it's not over yet. In Florida, both the senate and governor's races r.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 9th, 2018

Scott topples Nelson for U.S. Senate seat

Eight years after shocking the political establishment by becoming Florida governor, Republican Rick Scott declared victory late Tuesday night in his campaign against U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. As of midnight, Scott led by about 56,000 votes out of more th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2018

Florida"s Richest Man Blasts America"s Wanna-Be Socialists, Says "Soros Is An Anarchist"

Hungarian billionaire and Florida's richest man, Thomas Peterffy, had some choice words for fellow Hungarian billionaire George Soros during a conversation with CNBC about socialism and the 2018 US election.  The 74-year-ol.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 6th, 2018

Hurricane Michael Strengthens as it Heads to North Florida

Hurricane Michael Strengthens as it Heads to North Florida Florida Governor Rick Scott is warning that Hurricane Michael is a “massive storm” that could bring “total devastation” to parts of the State.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 10th, 2018

Public paychecks: Gov. Rick Scott makes how much? Here"s how he stacks up nationally

If your career goals include a stint as governor of a state, be aware your salary prospects are strongest if you can finagle an election victory in California, Pennsylvania or Tennessee. If you're in Maine, Colorado or Arizona ... not so much. Calif.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2018

Key Words: Did Ted Cruz forget how important silicon is to Texas?

Sen. Ted Cruz, the oft-mocked Texas senator who is facing a tough re-election battle, warned over the weekend that liberals are trying to turn Texas into California......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 9th, 2018

Scott directs more money to help red tide recovery in Florida counties

Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will provide an additional $3 million to contribute to counties impacted by red tide. The additional funding will bring the amount of grant funding to $9 milli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 31st, 2018

Scott: Florida unemployment rate lowest in more than a decade

Florida’s unemployment rate has dropped to 3.7 percent, the lowest since April 2007, according to Gov. Rick Scott. Scott gave an update on Florida's job growth and unemployment rate on Friday, noting that businesses created 26,300 private-sect.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 17th, 2018

Visit Florida, governor launch tourism recovery programs for businesses impacted by red tide

The state's tourism marketing organization alongside Gov. Rick Scott have launched programs aimed at assisting businesses impacted by the red algae bloom. On Friday, Visit Florida launched two programs to assist local tourism development boards in Coll.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 17th, 2018

High-speed rail between Tampa and Orlando is back in play

The Florida Department of Transportation is starting the process for a private high-speed rail line connecting Tampa and Orlando, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday. The agency, along with the Central Florida Expressway Authority, received an unsoli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2018