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Climate change billionaire rips Scott in ad now running in South Florida

Hedge fund billionaire and environmentalist Tom Steyer’s NextGen Climate began running a TV spot in the West Palm Beach market Friday that attacks Republican Gov. Rick Scott for accepting $200,000 in campaign checks from a family associated with mining near the Everglades. 217 more words

Gov. Scott Promises To Raise School Funding Again

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) —Florida Governor Rick Scott promised to raise school funding if he is re-elected.

On Thursday, Scott vowed to recommend a roughly $700 million increase to public schools for 2015 — which would push the amount of money for each student to record levels and bring total state and local funding to just under $20 billion. 498 more words


Is it time to worry about Charlie Crist poll numbers? No, if Democrats acknowledge 2014 is about turnout

With buzz around the state focusing on Governor Charlie Crist’s “sinking” poll numbers and a supposed Rick Scott “surge,” we once again hear from different quarters that Crist and the Democratic ticket need to replicate the Alex Sink playbook and chase mythical swing voters. 1,475 more words

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Nan Rich Counting On Hardcore Dems In Primary

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Most Florida voters assume it will be a head to head match up of Rick Scott and Charlie Crist for the Governor’s job this November. 808 more words


Days after Crist ends school bus tour, Scott pledges record classroom spending

Just days after Democrat Charlie Crist ended a three-day school bus tour of Florida, Republican Gov. Rick Scott looked to trump his rival’s education promises Thursday by committing next year to the biggest classroom spending package in state history. 211 more words

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Crist, Rich Look To Broward On Primary Night

FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/NSF) – As Democrats try to unseat Republican Gov. Rick Scott in November, they will need to turn out the party faithful in Democrat-filled Broward County. 127 more words


Gov. Scott Pledges To Raise School Funding

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) — If Florida Gov. Rick Scott is re-elected, he’s promising to boost school funding to its highest levels.

“I am proud to announce that in the upcoming legislative session we will propose an increase in Florida’s per-pupil spending to the highest level in our state’s history,” said Gov. 251 more words