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 2017-09-21 01:53 

Washington Examiner

Tim Tebow, Marco Rubio to visit Hurricane Irma victims in Florida... +

Tebow, who hails from Northeast Florida, was previously on hand visiting shelters with Gov. Rick Scott after the storm hit....

 2017-09-21 01:13 

Miami Herald

When elders are in peril, who do you call — 911 or Rick Scott’s cell?... +

Documents released by Gov. Rick Scotts office provide a window into the states chaotic attempt to protect the states frail and vulnerable seniors, as anxious operators of senior homes called the governor seeking help that in some cases never came....

 2017-09-21 00:52 

The Daily Mirror

Florida nursing home where 9 died during Hurricane Irma has licence suspended amid claims staff 'doctored body temperature records'... +

Police opened a criminal investigation and Florida Governor Rick Scott vowed that the state would aggressively investigate the deaths ...

 2017-09-20 03:08 

WILX News 10

[ Lansing, MI ]

9th person dies week after Florida nursing home evacuation... +

Gov. Rick Scott's office announced that a 93-year-old man who had been a patient at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills died Tuesday....

 2017-09-20 00:56 

The Tampa Tribune

After Irma, nursing homes scramble to meet a hard deadline... +

TALLAHASSEE - Florida's nursing homes and assisted-living facilities find themselves in an unfamiliar place this week - pushing back against Gov. Rick Scott's administration over new rules that require them to purchase generator capacity by Nov. 15 to kee...

 2017-09-20 00:38 

National Post

9th person dies week after Florida nursing home evacuation... +

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - A ninth person has died nearly a week after the evacuation of a Florida nursing home that Hurricane Irma left without air conditioning. Gov. Rick Scott’s office announced that a 93-year-old man who had been a patient at the R...

 2017-09-19 21:51 

NewsOK

[ The Oklahoman ]

Several Oklahoma coaches in running for award... +

Jacob UnruhSeveral Oklahoma coaches remain in the running to win the U.S. Cellular Most Valuable Coach program following Tuesday’s reveal of the top 50. Jones football coach Dave Martin, Putnam North softball coach Rick Scott and Blanchard softball coach ...

 2017-09-19 21:51 

NewsOK

[ The Oklahoman ]

Several Oklahoma coaches in running for award... +

Jacob UnruhSeveral Oklahoma coaches remain in the running to win the U.S. Cellular Most Valuable Coach program following Tuesday’s reveal of the top 50. Jones football coach Dave Martin, Putnam North softball coach Rick Scott and Blanchard softball coach ...

 2017-09-19 17:30 

Sun Sentinel

Next storm to approach: Category 5 state politics | Randy Schultz... +

Political winds have started to blow. Hurricane Irma will affect the 2018 Senate race between Rick Scott and Bill Nelson....

 2017-09-19 17:15 

Sun Sentinel

Governor ordered 'freeze on any and all' insurance rate hikes. But it's not that simple... +

Gov. Rick Scott's order that state regulators 'freeze any and all efforts to increase rates' on insurance customers won't stop rate increases for some...

 2017-09-19 15:45 

Washington Times

Governor: Floridians should prepare, restock hurricane kits... +

During a meeting to thank first responders for working long hours in Hurricane Irma, Florida Governor Rick Scott said that all Floridians should carefully monitor Hurricane Maria....

 2017-09-19 15:45 

US News & World Report

Governor: Floridians Should Prepare, Restock Hurricane Kits... +

During a meeting to thank first responders for working long hours in Hurricane Irma, Florida Governor Rick Scott said that all Floridians should carefully monitor Hurricane Maria....

 2017-09-19 15:09 

The Tampa Tribune

Tolls suspended because of Irma to return to most Florida roadways on Thursday... +

Toll costs will return to most of Florida's roadways on Thursday after Gov. Rick Scott suspended them in wake of Hurricane Irma two weeks ago.The tolls on Florida's Turnpike and Florida Department of Transportation bridges and roads will begin charging dr...

 2017-09-18 20:10 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Gov. Rick Scott Seeking Speedy Recovery In Florida Keys... +

Its going to be a long and winding road to recovery for the Florida Keys following the damage and destruction brought by Hurricane Irma....

 2017-09-18 19:15 

US News & World Report

Rick Scott, Greg Abbott Remain in Climate Change Disbelief After Hurricanes... +

The governors of Texas and Florida are refusing to heed any climate lessons from the hurricanes of 2017....

 2017-09-18 18:01 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Nursing Homes Plan 'Summit' On Generator Order... +

Calling the deaths of eight seniors last week an isolated incident, a nursing-home industry group will hold a meeting Friday to discuss a move by Gov. Rick Scott to require nursing homes to be equipped with generators to power air-conditioning systems whe...

 2017-09-17 23:57 

WZVN

[ Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples ]

Scott visits Collier County... +

Gov. Rick Scott visited Collier County on Sunday to see the lingering impacts of Hurricane Irma and how cleanup is going....

 2017-09-17 23:40 

CNN

[ US ]

Florida governor issues new nursing home rules after post-hurricane deaths... +

Nursing home deaths in Florida spark new emergency rules from Governor Rick Scott in wake of Hurricane Irma....

 2017-09-16 20:21 

Wall Street Journal

Florida Sets Emergency Generator Rules for Nursing Homes... +

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Saturday the states nursing homes and assisted-living facilities will have to have backup generators to control interior temperatures for at least 96 hours after a power outage....

 2017-09-16 19:36 

The Hill

Florida governor issues emergency rules for nursing homes after hurricane deaths... +

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R)on Saturday announced that he was directing all nursing homes in the state to purchase generators for use during power outages after eight people died at a nursing homefollowing Hurricane Irma....

 2017-09-16 02:16 

NY Post

Florida nursing home: Gov. Scott ignored our distress calls... +

Officials at the Florida nursing home where eight residents died in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma reportedly called Gov. Rick Scott for assistance hours before the first death, but help never arrived. The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills rang th...

 2017-09-16 02:09 

Miami Herald

3 lawmakers want state to take over probe into Hollywood nursing home tragedy... +

In a letter to Gov. Rick Scott, two state senators and one representative from Broward requested that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement take over the criminal investigation into the deaths of eight elders at a nursing home....

 2017-09-16 00:39 

Chicago Tribune

Officials at nursing home where 8 died say they called Florida Gov. Rick Scott 3 times for help... +

The night before Hurricane Irma began roaring over Florida, staffers at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills locked the doors, shuttered the windows and turned the temperature down to about 67 degrees - a buffer, administrators thought, to keep th...

 2017-09-15 22:58 

CBS News

Fla. nursing home says they called Gov. Rick Scott 36 hours before deaths from Irma... +

Eight people died from what are believed to be heat-related injuries at a nursing home in Florida...

 2017-09-15 22:45 

The Hill

Report: Florida governor refutes claims he ignored nursing home calls for help... +

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) is refuting claims that calls for help by a Florida nursing facility toa special hotline were ignored in thehours before the first of eight deathsat the facilityduring the aftermath of Hurricane Irma....

 2017-09-15 22:15 

The Tampa Tribune

Report: Before deaths, nursing home called Rick Scott's emergency number three times, to no avail... +

A Miami TV news station is reporting that the Hollywood nursing home where eight people died after Hurricane Irma knocked out power had called an emergency number to Gov. Rick Scott's office three times without getting help before the residents began dyin...

 2017-09-15 22:05 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Rick Scott, Others, Refute Rehab Center Claims After 8 Deaths... +

Florida Governor Rick Scott, the Florida Department of Health and Florida Power and Light are all refuting claims from a Florida nursing home, where eight people died in the sweltering hot building, that they didn't do enough to help after the storm k...

 2017-09-15 19:51 

bakersfieldnow.com

Florida gov could get political boost for leadership in Irma... +

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Standing tall in a NAVY cap, Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be an enduring image from Hurricane Irma. Seemingly everywhere but the eye of the storm, he was there on social media urging millions to evacuate,...

 2017-09-15 19:25 

Washington Post

Florida gov could get political boost for leadership in Irma... +

Standing tall in a NAVY cap, Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be an enduring image from Hurricane Irma. Seemingly everywhere but the eye of the storm, he was there on social media urging millions to evacuate, calmly taking charge at emergency briefings, even ...

 2017-09-15 19:22 

US News & World Report

Florida Gov Could Get Political Boost for Leadership in Irma... +

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's response to Hurricane Irma could give the Republican a political boost as he contemplates a run for the U.S. Senate....

 2017-09-15 19:22 

Glen Falls Post-Star

Florida gov could get political boost for leadership in Irma... +

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Standing tall in a NAVY cap, Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be an enduring image from Hurricane Irma. Seemingly everywhere but the eye of the storm, he was there on social media urging millions to evacuate,...

 2017-09-15 19:19 

WBTV

[ CBS Charlotte ]

Florida gov could get political boost for leadership in Irma... +

Standing tall in a NAVY cap, Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be an enduring image from Hurricane Irma. Seemingly everywhere but the eye of the storm, he was there on social media urging millions......

 2017-09-15 19:17 

National Post

Floridas gov could get political boost from Irma leadership... +

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Standing tall in a NAVY cap, Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be an enduring image from Hurricane Irma. Seemingly everywhere but the eye of the storm, he was there on social media urging millions to evacuate, calmly taking charge at ...

 2017-09-15 18:51 

Times Free Press

Florida gov could get political boost for leadership in Irma... +

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Standing tall in a NAVY cap, Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be an enduring image from Hurricane Irma. Seemingly everywhere but the eye of the storm, he was there on social media urging millions to evacuate, calmly taking charge at e...

 2017-09-15 17:08 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Irma doesn't turn out lights on election... +

TALLAHASSEE -- A heated contest for an open Senate seat in Miami just got hotter -- literally.With power knocked out in large parts of Miami-Dade County, Florida Democrats have asked Gov. Rick Scott to postpone the Sept. 26 special election in Senate Dist...

 2017-09-15 15:22 

USA Today

Effects of Irma could play stormy role in Florida's 2018 Senate race... +

Hurricane Irma gave Gov Rick Scott a chance to perform in a crisis and it gave Bill Nelson an opportunity to warn about the dangers of climate change...

 2017-09-15 13:17 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Gov. Rick Scott Heads To The Florida Keys During Irma Recovery... +

Governor Rick Scott and other state officials will travel to the Florida Keys Friday....

 2017-09-15 01:14 

US News & World Report

Florida Governor Orders Removal of Nursing Home From Medicaid After Eight Died... +

(Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott ordered the removal of a nursing home from the Medicaid program after eight elderly patients there were......

 2017-09-15 01:14 

Reuters

Florida governor orders removal of nursing home from Medicaid after eight died... +

Florida Governor Rick Scott ordered the removal of a nursing home from the Medicaid program after eight elderly patients there were exposed to sweltering heat during Hurricane Irma and died, his office said in a statement....

 2017-09-15 01:12 

Reuters

Florida governor orders removal of nursing home from Medicaid after 8 died... +

Florida Governor Rick Scott ordered theremoval of a nursing home from the Medicaid program after eightelderly patients there were exposed to sweltering heat duringHurricane Irma and died, his office said in a statement.(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis in Lo...

 2017-09-15 00:53 

The Daily Mail

Trump and Melania touch down in Irma-devastated Florida ... +

President Donald Trump flew to hurricane-devastated Florida and immediately gave a political endorsement to Governor Rick Scott, saying he needed to run for the U.S. Senate....

 2017-09-14 23:32 

Miami Herald

Other storms on the horizon, so saturated Florida tries to make room for more water... +

Gov. Rick Scott says he is worried about another hurricane as the water levels of lakes, rivers and canals reached record levels after Hurricane Irma....

 2017-09-14 23:27 

The Tampa Tribune

As more storms loom, Florida tries to make room for more water... +

TALLAHASSEE - With two new tropical depressions forming in the Atlantic and Gov. Rick Scott worried about another hurricane, Florida water managers worked on all fronts Thursday to lower water levels in Lake Okeechobee and surrounding canals to avoid the ...

 2017-09-14 19:41 

Newsmax

Trump Encourages Fla. Gov. Rick Scott to Run For Senate... +

Trump Encourages Fla. Gov. Rick Scott to Run For Senate...

 2017-09-14 17:09 

Washington Post

Trump says he hopes FL Gov. Scott runs for Senate... +

President Donald Trump couldnt resist injecting a dose of politics into his tour of storm-damaged Florida on Thursday, saying Republican Gov. Rick Scott is doing such a good job with the recovery effort that he should run for the Senate....

 2017-09-14 17:09 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Trump says he hopes Florida Gov. Rick Scott runs for Senate... +

President Donald Trump couldn't resist injecting a dose of politics into his tour of storm-damaged Florida on Thursday, saying Republican Gov. Rick Scott is doing such a good job with the recovery effort that he should run for the Senate....

 2017-09-14 16:55 

Miami Herald

Small business hurt by Hurricane Irma? Apply for these interest-free state loans... +

On Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support small businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma. The bridge loan program will provide interest-free, short-term loans to small businesses that had physi...

 2017-09-14 16:35 

Sun Sentinel

President Trump backs Gov. Scott for U.S. Senate... +

Gov. Rick Scott, who hasn't declared whether he'll run for U.S. Senate next year, got some high-profile support from President Donald Trump....

 2017-09-14 16:22 

Washington Post

Trump: 'I hope Rick Scott runs for the Senate'... +

President Trump praises rapid response to Irma in Florida on Sept. 14 and endorsed the governor's possible senate run....

 2017-09-14 16:21 

Raw Story

Watch: Marco Rubio cringes when Donald Trump touches him and says Gov. Rick Scott should run for Senate... +

President Donald Trump on Thursday encouraged Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) to run for the U.S. Senate seat that is now held by Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. During a tour of Florida’s damage from Hurricane Irma, Trump took time out to praise Sen. Marc...

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