This is his second transportation gaffe in two weeks. On Aug. 24, Scott’s campaign Twitter account promised to fight for federal funds if he’s elected to the Senate, despite Scott rejecting billions of dollars in money for a high-speed rail.
Throughout nearly eight years in office, Scott has routinely redacted or removed information from his schedule, even long after events have taken place, citing the same surveillance exemption.
The giant hole in his rags-to-riches story is the $1.7 billion that his hospital company, Columbia/HCA, was fined for defrauding Medicare and Medicaid.
The portfolio of Gov. Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott includes earnings last year of at least $2.9 million in two dozen hedge funds registered in the Cayman Islands, a well-known tax haven for U.S. and foreign investors.
From Danielle Leigh of WOKV Action News Jax, 08/27/2018 (link 1) (link 2): Florida Governor Rick Scott says the focus right now does not need […]
The toxic algae and red tide are not included in the “Trending Topics” of the Florida Department of Health’s website. Over the last month, the department hasn’t mentioned either algae or red tide on its widely followed Twitter and Facebook accounts. It has, however, posted eight times about growing and cooking sweet corn.
The PAC has raised $10 million since January 2017. Federal regulations allow candidates to have some interaction with the super PACs that support them, short of direct coordination of strategy and messaging. Rick Scott is actually joining the conference calls of his Super PAC.
84 days of SunPass account disruptions, billing errors, and customer service nightmares, and still no one has faced any accountability at FDOT or the firms in charge of managing the SunPass system overhaul.
“Florida’s manatees have no defense against this ecological disaster. Florida’s steadily declining water quality is a death warrant for the manatee.”
From Michael Scherer of the The Washington Post via the News Herald, 08/20/2018: … At a recent rally in Tampa, for instance, Trump told the crowd […]