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
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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
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