“Florida’s manatees have no defense against this ecological disaster. Florida’s steadily declining water quality is a death warrant for the manatee.”
Scott’s request will try to provide small businesses with low-interest loans so they can recover from the damage caused by the algae blooms.
Scott tried to control the flow of information, insisting on delivering the twice-daily briefings on TV to support his U.S. Senate campaign.
Rick Scott cut the budgets of environmental agencies including the South Florida Water Management District. Many of the 400+ workers who lost their jobs were scientists and engineers whose jobs were to monitor pollution levels and algal blooms.
LGBTQ students need not apply.
This comes almost exactly one year after Scott and his Cabinet voted unanimously to refrain from allowing state investment managers to use Florida funds to invest in companies controlled by the Nicolás Maduro regime, or in companies that violate federal law by doing business in Venezuela.
Better monitoring could have provided more warning about the lake, and critical information for better understanding and fighting red tide and other water woes around the state.
Scott has not said whether he will continue the use of a blind trust if he’s elected to the U.S. Senate in November.
Critics say the donations could explain what they say has been a slow move to penalize Conduent for problems that have angered SunPass users for two months now.
Rick Scott excludes from his public schedule meetings with lobbyists and their clients and rarely, if ever, acknowledges fundraisers.