Rick Scott is a Republican elected governor of Florida in 2010. He defeated Democrat Alex Sink, the state's chief financial officer, in the closest governor's race since 1876. He also spent $73 million of his own money to introduce himself to Floridians, having no political experience and barely met residency requirements.
Rick Scott is the former CEO of Columbia/HCA and also started Solantic. Scott was born Dec. 1, 1952, in Bloomington, Ill. He served in the Navy and graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Southern Methodist University Law School. He and his wife, Frances Annette, have two adult daughters.
ST. AUGUSTINE — Two skeptical Cabinet members urged caution Tuesday on a controversial state plan to mail drivers' licenses to motorists like other states do, rather than issuing them over the counter the way Florida does now.
The state of Florida is committing up to $10 million to help small businesses around Tampa Bay recover from the deluge of rain and flooding that pounded the region in recent weeks.
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott picked a new battle with his fellow Republicans on Thursday, blasting legislators for cutting his request for $85 million to attract jobs to Florida next year.
TALLAHASSEE — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal likes to visit Florida, and that costs Florida taxpayers money.
TALLAHASSEE — They look like simple lines on a map, but they will make and break political careers.
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott has agreed to pay a Tallahassee lawyer $700,000 in taxpayer money to settle seven public records lawsuits alleging he and members of his staff violated state law when they created email accounts to shield their communications from state public records laws and then withheld the …
TALLAHASSEE — The state's top highway safety official asked Wednesday for patience from Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet as her agency struggles to deal with record failure rates on the state's new written driver's license exam.
TALLAHASSEE — An inspection ordered by Gov. Rick Scott into Planned Parenthood clinics didn't find fetal organs being sold, but state officials Wednesday said they are citing four locations for other violations.
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's decision to speed up the reappointment of Florida's top environmental regulator is drawing suspicion from grass roots activists across the state.
TALLAHASSEE — This should be a time for the Republican Party of Florida to rake in the dollars.