Tag: Governor Rick Scott

President Gardiner Responds to Governor Scott Vetoing Key Funding for Vulnerable Floridians

TALLAHASSEE,Fla –Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner (R-Orlando) today released the following statement regarding Governor Rick Scott vetoing key funding for Florida’s most vulnerable families. “While Governor Scott will undoubtedly spend the next several weeks traveling the state touting his record number of vetoes as win for Florida’s families, there are

Governor Scott Vetoes HB 105

TALLAHASSEE,Fla- On Tuesday, Governor Scott vetoed HB 105, which would have established municipal service taxing units to include levying a new excise tax on property insurance policies. For entire veto letter:.pdf | Governor Rick Scott 

Governor Scott: Healthcare Commission’s Work to Gather Hospital Data and Measurements on Patient Quality of Care Vital to Informing Funding Decisions

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding met in Tampa for the first of a three-stop Spotlight Transparency Tour across Florida. The Commission’s tour focuses on how taxpayer money in Florida supports Florida hospitals and what results for patients are provided at taxpayer-financed institutions. Governor

Governor Scott Halting Injunction Bid in LIP Lawsuit, Pointing to Budget Agreement

TALLAHASSEE,Fla- Pointing to a budget agreement reached by lawmakers, Gov. Rick Scott’s attorneys late Tuesday withdrew a request for a preliminary injunction in a legal battle with the Obama administration about health-care funding, according to a notice filed in federal court in Pensacola. The notice, however, said Scott is not