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Politico: Rick Scott’s company touted stimulus cash

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From Politico: A telecommunications company owned in part by Florida gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott — an outspoken foe of the federal stimulus — has boasted of winning more than $60 million in stimulus grants and Department of Agriculture loans to develop high-speed internet infrastructure. In a March 2010 press release, XFONE, Inc. President and CEO Guy Nissenson wrote to investors, “As most of you know, Xfone has been focused on growing its Fiber-To-The-Premise (FTTP) business over the past two years, given the sizable…

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Politico: Rick Scott’s company touted stimulus cash

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From Politico: A telecommunications company owned in part by Florida gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott — an outspoken foe of the federal stimulus — has boasted of winning more than $60 million in stimulus grants and Department of Agriculture loans to develop high-speed Internet infrastructure. In a March 2010 press release, XFONE, Inc. President and CEO Guy Nissenson wrote to investors, “As most of you know, Xfone has been focused on growing its Fiber-To-The-Premise (FTTP) business over the past two years, given the sizable…

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