Gov. Rick Scott
Aug 20, 2013 — Gov. Rick Scott has built a political career fighting the president's health overhaul — and he's not through yet. He's joining other Republicans in opposition to people called navigators, who are being hired to help enroll the public in health plans.
Mar 20, 2013 — Two prominent Democrats, including a former Republican governor who recently switched parties, hold commanding leads over the unpopular Scott, according to a poll.
Feb 20, 2013 — Florida's expansion of Medicaid will provide health insurance coverage to more than a million people. Florida will also become the seventh state headed by a Republican to agree to take the federal offer to provide Medicaid to all state residents with incomes up to about $15,000 a year.
Jun 13, 2012 — Democratic critics say Florida's Republican governor is purging eligible voters to give his party an Election Day advantage. Scott denies the accusation in an interview with NPR's Michel Martin on Tell Me More. "Not one U.S. citizen has been eliminated from the voter rolls," he says. "Not one."
Aug 5, 2011 — Florida Gov. Rick Scott's spending his summer on a charm offensive, after his poll numbers showed he was the most unpopular politician in his home state.
Jun 2, 2011 — New rules in Florida that mandate drug tests for welfare recipients, new state government hires, and random testing of current state employees. The ACLU calls the actions unconstitutional. Gov. Rick Scott says Floridians should be assured that their tax money isn't supporting addiction.
Mar 22, 2011 — Who doesn't use e-mail these days? If you answered Florida Gov. Rick Scott you'd be right. He told state workers if they wanted to contact him they should use snail mail; he avoids e-mail because of its potential for an embarrassing message. Considering that, it's a bit odd that he tweets.