(CNN) – Florida's Republican governor predicted Mitt Romney will win his state's primary on Tuesday, aided by support from the Latino community.
Gov. Rick Scott, who was elected in 2010, on Sunday attributed Romney's approval among Hispanic voters to successes in his private and public life.
(CNN) – Gov. Rick Scott knows what Florida Republicans want.
During an interview on CNN’s “John King, USA,” Scott discussed what the Floridian electorate is looking for in a president–based on his own successful gubernatorial run.
(CNN) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Rick Perry's statements about Social Security will not hurt his chances among Sunshine State voters in the 2012 presidential campaign.
"I don't think it's a problem," Scott said on MSNBC Wednesday. "I think everybody realizes it's an issue we have to deal with."
(CNN) - Despite his own party's growing push to raise the federal debt ceiling, Republican Gov. Rick Scott of Florida insisted Wednesday the government should resist any increase in the debt limit.
"We can stop borrowing money at the federal level if we cut our spending at the federal level," Scott said on CNN's "American Morning." "We don't have to keep borrowing more money."
Orlando, Florida (CNN) - Starting on July 1 in Florida, anyone who applies for welfare must first pass a drug test.
Some welfare recipients say it's a good idea, for the most part.
(CNN) – Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Sunday defended recent legislation that requires adults applying for welfare assistance to undergo drug screenings, saying the law provides "personal accountability."
"It's not right for taxpayer money to be paying for somebody's drug addiction," Scott told CNN's T.J. Holmes on Sunday. "On top of that, this is going to increase personal responsibility, personal accountability. We shouldn't be subsidizing people's addiction."FULL STORY
(CNN) – Nearly six in ten Floridians are giving a thumbs down to the job their new governor is doing, according to a new poll.
A Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday indicates that 57 percent of Florida voters disapprove of how Republican Gov. Rick Scott is handling his duties, up nine points from early April. Twenty-nine percent of people questioned in the poll say they approve of how Scott's performing in office, down six points over the past month.
(CNN) - Supporters of a proposed high-speed rail system in Florida had hoped to get the project back on track Friday - the deadline to accept $2.4 billion in federal funds - but the Florida Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Rick Scott can reject the money.
The court's decision Friday followed a lawsuit filed against the governor by two state senators - one Democrat and Republican - who claimed Scott would overstep his executive authority and be in violation of Florida's constitution if he did not accept the funds.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - Two state governors disagreed Tuesday on whether the ongoing labor standoff in Wisconsin constituted 'union bashing.'
Appearing on CNN's American Morning, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, framed the debate in Wisconsin as a matter of fairness.