Scott Says Health Care a ‘Right,’ But Questions Remain

Scott Says Health Care a ‘Right,’ But Questions Remain

By Christine Sexton, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — In trying to distance himself from a multistate lawsuit that could eliminate insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said this week he believes health care should be a “right.” Scott’s statement, which came during a debate against U.S. Sen. Bill […]

Nelson, Scott Take Off Gloves in First Debate

Nelson, Scott Take Off Gloves in First Debate

Dara Kam & Lloyd Dunkelberger, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — In a matchup mirroring the deep partisan divide engulfing the nation, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Florida Gov. Rick Scott bickered Tuesday about red tide, guns, immigration and a controversial Supreme Court nomination in their first debate before next month’s U.S. Senate election. […]

Scott Seeks Red Tide Research, Draws Criticism

Scott Seeks Red Tide Research, Draws Criticism

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott wants state wildlife commissioners to seek funding for a red-tide research center and to restart a long-dormant task force, as waters along Florida’s Gulf Coast continue to face an expanding red-tide outbreak that began last year. Environmentalists said Scott’s latest proposals won’t […]