Bye-Bye to Florida’s blind trust law and the protections it gave to Rick Scott and his vast wealth

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org To little notice last week, the Legislature voted unanimously to repeal Florida’s failed blind trust statute

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Broward’s elections chief misled ethics commission about Scott’s sham blind trust

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Gov. Rick Scott’s newly appointed Broward elections boss was a staunch defender for Scott’s sham blind

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A Rick Scott Story Part II – how political giving and getting is done

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Since shortly after Rick Scott was sworn in as governor in 2011, he and the Republican

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Headlines and links to Florida Bulldog’s five years of reporting on Gov. Rick Scott

From a Miami reader of Florida Bulldog: “Your series on [Gov. Rick] Scott and corruption has been terrific and significant.

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Rick Scott has millions invested in Puerto Rico electric company

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org When Gov. Rick Scott led a delegation of utility providers to Puerto Rico last year to

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A Rick Scott story – how political giving and getting is done

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Big money flows both ways between Gov. Rick Scott and entrepreneurial radiation oncologist Dr. Daniel Dosoretz.

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Gov. Scott’s federal financial disclosure disguised blind trust loan to daughter

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Gov. Rick Scott’s blind trust loaned as much as $5 million to a Delaware company privately

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Florida First Lady’s loan to accountant for governor’s blind trust may have broken state law

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Gov. Rick Scott’s wife may have broken Florida law by loaning more than $100,000 to an

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Rick Scott, Mike Pence: When campaign fundraising met tax incentives for Scott’s company

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Vice President Mike Pence flew into Florida Thursday to fundraise and campaign for Gov. Rick Scott.

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Gov. Scott’s huge, hidden stake in Chinese company supplying maker of Brightline trains

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Gov. Rick Scott and his wife had an enormous, hidden financial stake in a Chinese railway

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Spotlight on Kalashnikov USA after spy arrest, reports Russia targeted NRA for U.S. influence

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org A U.S. senator has asked the Treasury Department whether it has investigated the apparent relationships between

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Spotlight on Kalashnikov USA after spy arrest, reports Russia targeted NRA for U.S. influence

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org A U.S. senator has asked the Treasury Department whether it has investigated the apparent relationships between

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Felonies in the voting booth? Miami-Dade prosecutors probe ballots cast by ineligible felons

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Miami-Dade corruption prosecutors are investigating allegations that at least 275 ineligible felons voted illegally in the

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Rick Scott paid $200,000 in tax incentives to company in which he had financial interest

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Gov. Rick Scott’s administration paid $200,000 in job-creation tax incentives to a Fort Myers-based cancer treatment

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What did Gov. Rick Scott do with mysterious $120 million in cash?

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org When newspapers across Florida reported recently that Gov. Rick Scott’s net worth jumped $83 million in

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Grand jury witness fired by Broward Health sues claiming whistleblower retaliation

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org A former Broward Health executive secretary has filed a whistleblower suit against the hospital district, alleging

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Republican Party recycled Waste Management contributions to Bondi before antitrust deal

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org In December 2015, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office cut a secret antitrust deal with Waste

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Taxpayers’ tab for Broward Health’s lawyers (not counting defense of indicted leaders)

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Broward Health expects to pay outside law firms nearly $1 million more this year than in

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Trump chooses Lt. Gov. Lopez-Cantera’s brother-in-law to be next U.S. Marshal

By Dan Christensenl and Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org President Trump’s nominee to become the next U.S. Marshal in South Florida is

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Congressman Deutch wants answers about Kalashnikov USA and Russia sanctions

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch asked the Treasury Department Wednesday if it has investigated Pompano Beach-based Kalashnikov

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Broward Health goes dark; Gov. Scott clams up

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Things are getting stranger at Broward Health. On Friday, the taxpayer subsidized public hospital system began

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State knew Pompano gun maker in business with banned Russian firm when tax incentives offered

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s administration knew in 2015 when it offered $162,000 in tax-refund incentives to

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Rick Scott’s court-stacking plan has bad optics and perhaps a fatal flaw

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org Gov. Rick Scott may not get a chance to stack the Florida Supreme Court, after all.

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Federal grand jury subpoenas state, city records in probe of maker of Russian assault rifles

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org A Miami federal grand jury has subpoenaed records from Gov. Rick Scott’s administration and Pompano Beach

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Businessman accused of child molestation sues alleging defamation, smear campaign

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org A South Miami-Dade couple launched a smear campaign with the assistance of mega-lobbyist Ron Book to

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Rick Scott, Kalashnikov assault rifles, tax incentives, U.S. sanctions, and Russian oligarchs

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org When Pompano Beach’s authorized manufacturer of Russian AK-47 assault rifles was in jeopardy of losing $162,000

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Broward, Pompano OK’d tax breaks for maker of Russian AK-47 assault rifles

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org At the first regular meeting of the Broward County Commission after the Valentine’s Day shooting slaughter

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Scott vs. Nelson for Senate? If so, governor will have a lot more disclosing to do

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org For two terms, Florida’s feeble blind trust law has let Gov. Rick Scott stash his tens

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Gov. Scott skirted Russia sanctions to offer tax breaks to maker of AK-47 assault rifle

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Gov. Rick Scott’s administration offered $162,000 in state tax breaks to bring to South Florida the

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As Broward Health bleeds, doctors warn mismanagement is affecting health care

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Broward Health’s top doctors have warned the district’s leadership that the medical staff’s ability to function

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