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Rick Scott to talk collective ‘heartbreaks’, push tax cuts in State of the State

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The office of Florida Gov. Rick Scott released some excerpts from the State of the State address that the governor will deliver Tuesday. Expect the governor to discuss his bread and butter themes (tax cuts and the “Fighting for Florida’s Future” budget), while also discussing an eventful year for the Sunshine State that saw Florida wrestle with myriad tragedies. “Since I last stood here to address you, Florida has endured many heartbreaks. I have prayed for families around our state who…

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AIF heralds Rick Scott’s State of the State address, economic plan

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Florida’s foremost business trade group congratulated Gov. Rick Scott for his sixth State of the State address, and reaffirmed its support for the governor in the just-opened 2016 Legislative Session. Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) President and CEO Tom Feeney released this statement: “AIF applauds Governor Scott on his State of the State address, and congratulates him on all he has been able to accomplish for the great State of Florida in terms of fostering a business-friendly environment. “Growing our…

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Rick Scott to hold State of the State reception on Monday

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On the eve of the 2015 legislative session, Gov. Rick and First Lady Ann Scott will host a State of the State Reception at the Governor’s Mansion. Scott gives his annual address to the joint chamber of the Florida Legislature to open the 2015 session the following day. The reception begins Monday at 6 p.m. and concludes at 7:30 p.m. Dress is business attire. The Governor’s Mansion is at 700 North Adams Street in Tallahassee. Although there is no charge to attend,…

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