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Governor Scott Announces Elimination of Critical Needs Waitlist for Persons with Disabilities

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced all individuals with critical needs who have been on the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) waiting list as of July 1 will be offered enrollment in the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid waiver. 240 more words

Everglades Restoration Projects Continue with Issuance of New DEP Permit

July 10, 2014

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Office of Ecosystem Projects issued a permit to the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) today to construct the L-8 Divide Structure, a key component of Governor Rick Scott’s strategies to restore south Florida ecosystems. 511 more words


Scott Honors Veterans, With Possible Election Benefits

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – As Gov. Rick Scott tours the state this week honoring military veterans, he is marking the contributions of a bloc of voters that could help in his difficult re-election fight. 632 more words


Florida Governor Signs Bill to Expand Stand Your Ground Law in the Sunshine State

This is from Guns Save Lives.

How long before the race baiter twins and the left start whining  about this law expansion is racist?

The media coverage given to the  495 more words

Governor Scott Signs Medical Marijuana Bill

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Gov. Rick Scott quietly signed a bill Monday legalizing a limited form of medical marijuana known as “Charlotte’s Web,” even as much of the state’s GOP leadership continues battling a constitutional amendment allowing more sweeping use of pot. 534 more words


Grandparents May Now Join Family Care Councils -- Stakeholders Applaud Addition

TALLAHASSEE, FL—Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed legislation that expands the membership of Family Care Councils (FCC) to now include grandparents. There are 15 FCCs around the state that advise the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD). 609 more words

The Governor’s Corner by Governor Rick Scott

We recently reached a great victory when the It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget was signed into law.  With the support of Florida’s public servants, our state has experienced incredible growth during the past three years. 146 more words