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Rick Scott's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Rick Scott
Office: Governor (FL), Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Ann; 2 Children: Allison, Jordan
Birth Date: 12/01/1952
Birth Place: Bloomington, IL
Home City: Tallahassee, FL
Religion: Christian
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
July 25, 2014 Gov. Scott: Fee Reductions For Health Care Professionals
July 14, 2014 Governor Scott Announces Elimination of Critical Needs Waitlist for Persons with Disabilities
July 7, 2014 Letter to Bob McDonald, Veterans Affairs Secretary Nominee - VA Facilities
June 5, 2014 State Sues U.S. Veterans Affairs Over Obstruction of State Efforts to Ensure Protection of Florida Veterans
June 3, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Allow States to Help Reform Federal VA Facilities
May 28, 2014 Governor Scott to Sue U.S. Veterans Affairs Over Obstruction of State Efforts To Ensure Protection of Florida Veterans
May 23, 2014 Governor Scott: U.S. Senate Should Hold VA Accountable
May 12, 2014 Governor Rick Scott: Federal VA Hospitals Continue to Block Sunlight of Transparency
April 24, 2014 Letter to Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Hold Field Hearings On VA Issues in Florida
April 14, 2014 Gov. Scott: The VA's Lack of Urgency is Concerning
April 10, 2014 Gov. Scott: "Florida's Brave Veterans Deserve Answers"
April 9, 2014 Gov. Scott: Seniors Could Still See Cuts to Medicare Advantage
April 9, 2014 Gov. Scott Renews Call for Transparency from Federal VA
April 8, 2014 Gov. Scott Disappointed in Continued Lack of Transparency from Federal VA
April 4, 2014 Gov. Scott Disappointed in Lack of Transparency from Federal VA
April 2, 2014 Governor Rick Scott and the American Cancer Society Discuss Cancer Research Funding
April 1, 2014 Letter to Elizabeth Dudek, Secretary of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration - Transparency in VA Hospitals
March 25, 2014 Governor Rick Scott Highlights $80 Million in Cancer Research Funding in Jacksonville
March 10, 2014 Governor Rick Scott Highlights $80 Million for Cancer Research as Part of the "It's Your Money Tax Cut Budget"
Jan. 27, 2014 Gov. Scott: Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Selects Boca Raton as Site for New Corporate Headquarters
Jan. 22, 2014 Governor Scott and Florida Cabinet Approve Land Transfer for All Children's Hospital Research Facility
Dec. 11, 2013 Gov. Scott Highlights $50 Million Investment for Cancer Research
Oct. 28, 2013 Governor Scott Highlights $80 M Graduate Medical Education Program
Oct. 23, 2013 Governor Scott Announces 150 New Jobs at Nanotherapeutics
Oct. 3, 2013 Contract From America
Sept. 18, 2013 Governor Rick Scott Hopes White House Meeting Will Address Serious "Navigator" Security Concerns
Aug. 22, 2013 Governor Scott Ceremonially Signs Bill Eliminating R-Word from Florida Statutes at APD Town Hall
Aug. 15, 2013 Governor Scott and Commission Recommend Strategies to Improve Employment for Floridians with Disabilities
June 28, 2013 Governor Rick Scott Signs "Exceptional Student Education" Legislation
June 12, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State Kenneth W. Detzner - Mental Health Veto
June 5, 2013 Governor Scott Signs Bills Improving Florida's Legal Climate
May 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State Kenneth W. Detzner - Act Relating to Pharmacy
Feb. 21, 2013 PBS "Newshour" - Transcript - Medicaid Expansion
Oct. 12, 2012 Governor Scott Signs Bill to Help Reduce Youth Sports Head Injuries
July 20, 2012 Governor and First Lady Scott Announce Winners of Governor's Wellness Challenge
March 1, 2012 Governor and First Lady Scott Promote Physical Fitness
July 25, 2011 Workgroup Established to Examine Assisted Living Facilities
July 6, 2011 Governor Rick Scott and Attorney General Bondi Announce the Surrender of More Than 105,000 Prescription Drug Pills
July 1, 2011 Governor Scott Signs Legislation Reinforcing Florida's Health Care Safety Net
April 14, 2011 Governor Rick Scott Lifts Emergency Rule for APD
March 23, 2011 Governor Scott Orders Review of Government-Run Hospitals
Feb. 9, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Virginia and Florida Health Care Lawsuits
Feb. 4, 2011 Governor Scott's Podcast -- 2/4/11
Jan. 7, 2011 Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Representative Pelosi and Secretary Sebelius:
Jan. 4, 2011 Florida Governor Rick Scott Inaugural Address
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