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Stories with person: Richard Scott
  • Florida Gov. Scott's budget: Tax cuts, more for schools 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 8:22 pm

    JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott, surrounded by rows of machines and dozens of manufacturing employees, on Monday announced a nearly $79.3 billion spending plan for the coming year that is heavy on tax cuts and help for businesses.

  • Gov. Scott seeks $8.5 million to help process rape kits 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 4:14 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Gov. Rick Scott announced Wednesday he will seek $8.5 million to help process a backlog of about 11,000 untested rape kits when he submits next year's budget proposal.

  • Gov. wants Congress to stop relocation of refugees to state 
    Updated: Nov-16-15 5:26 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Gov. Rick Scott on Monday joined with a growing number of Republican governors who are critical of efforts by the Obama administration to relocate Syrian refugees to the United States.