Gary Fineout's notes from Rick Scott's dinner conversation with Senators J.D. Alexander, Don Gaetz and Andy Gardiner

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Looks like Gary Fineout drew the short straw. Or is it the long straw? Here’s the main things Gary says Rick Scott and Co. talked about during the conversation that began in the famed Florida Room of the mansion before it shifted to the State Dining Room.

* Gaetz and the governor talked with the others about the recent decision of Vision Airlines to come to Florida.

* Gaetz expressed his disappointment to Scott regarding some recent Visit Florida ads airing in Palm Beach County. Gaetz told Scott the ads featured Northwest Florida officials. He said he didn’t understand the logic of targeting people from Palm Beach County to come north to the beach. Scott seemed surprised by the ads as well.

* Alexander, the Senate budget chief, told Scott that he had had the chance to meet the new

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