Governor Rick Scott's Public Statements


Full Name: Rick Scott
Current Office: Governor, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last 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
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Issue Position: Our Second Amendment Rights Issue Position: Putting Floridians Back to Work Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Energy Independence Issue Position: Legal Reform Issue Position: Educating Florida's Workforce Issue Position: Border Security Issue Position: Environment Issue Position: Taxes and Spending Issue Position: Family Values Issue Position: Accountability in Budgeting 7/02/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Florida Cigar Companies 7/01/14 Statement from Gov. Scott on Murder of Kidnapped Israeli Teenagers 6/25/14 Gov. Scott Signs Legislation that Provides Attorneys for Dependent Children with Special Needs 6/24/14 Gov. Scott Signs Legislation Increasing Child Safety in Motor Vehicles 6/24/14 Governor Scott Signs Legislation to Protect Florida's Families 6/23/14 Governor Scott Signs Legislation to Protect Florida's Children 6/17/14 Gov. Scott Signs Legislation to Increase Prosecution of Human Trafficking Criminals and Provide Better Services to Survivors 6/17/14 State Approved Purchase of 155 Acres for Conservation 6/16/14 Gov. Scott Signs Legislation Banning Six New Synthetic Drugs 6/16/14 Florida Teachers Receiving Pay Raises This Summer 6/16/14 Governor Rick Scott Signs Charlotte's Web Legislation 6/12/14 Governor Scott Signs Legislation Honoring Florida Veterans 6/09/14 Gov. Scott Signs Legislation that Lowers Tuition for All Florida Students 6/06/14 Governor Rick Scott Statement on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day 6/06/14 Governor Rick Scott and Governor Rick Perry Announce Friendly Wager for the NBA Finals 6/05/14 Over $1 Million Committed to Restoration Projects for St. Lucie River to Reduce Pollutants in Runoff 6/05/14 State Sues U.S. Veterans Affairs Over Obstruction of State Efforts to Ensure Protection of Florida Veterans 6/04/14 Gov. Scott and FWC Announce Saltwater and Freshwater License-Free Fishing Days 6/03/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Allow States to Help Reform Federal VA Facilities 6/02/14 Letter to Ken Detzner, Florida Secretary of State - It's Your Money Tax Cut Budget 5/28/14 Governor Scott to Sue U.S. Veterans Affairs Over Obstruction of State Efforts To Ensure Protection of Florida Veterans 5/23/14 Gov. Scott Statement on Memorial Day 5/23/14 Governor Scott: U.S. Senate Should Hold VA Accountable 5/20/14 Gov. Scott Statement on U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Action on Venezuela 5/16/14 Gov. Scott: Pensacola Metro Area Unemployment Rate Down to 5.6 Percent 5/16/14 Gov. Scott: Miami Area Unemployment Rate Down 2.0 Percentage Points Over the Year in April 2014 5/16/14 Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Metro Area unemployment rate down to 5.0 percent in April 5/15/14 Gov. Scott: Another Record Quarter for Tourism 5/13/14 Governor Rick Scott Highlights Elimination of Manufacturing Machinery & Equipment Sales Tax 5/12/14 Gov. Scott Signs Legislation that Creates Sales Tax Holiday for Hurricane Supplies 5/12/14 Gov. Scott Signs Legislation that Cuts $121 Million in Taxes for Florida Families 5/12/14 Governor Rick Scott: Federal VA Hospitals Continue to Block Sunlight of Transparency 5/05/14 Gov. Scott Statement on Cinco de Mayo 5/02/14 Governor Rick Scott, Governor Jeb Bush and Governor Bob Martinez Celebrate Lowering the Cost of Tuition for All Florida Students 5/02/14 Gov. Scott: This Session Paves the Way for a Brighter Future 4/30/14 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Flash Flooding in Florida 4/24/14 Governor Scott Welcomes International Indian Film Academy Representatives and Guests to Tampa Bay 4/24/14 Letter to Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Hold Field Hearings On VA Issues in Florida 4/23/14 Governor Scott: Florida At A 43-Year Crime Low