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Rick Scott to sell Solantic shares (and make a profit, of course)

Rick Scott’s flaks have claimed there’s nothing untoward about the governor owning a chain of walk-in clinics that do drug testing and see Medicare patients, and his executive order that 100,000 Florida state workers submit to drug testing and moves … Continue reading

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Ethics complaint filed against Rick Scott, who promptly seeks a Solantic sell-off

The St. Pete Times takes credit for an ethics complaint filed against Rick Scott, and Rick Scott takes credit for stopping a government shutdown.

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Today’s Herald column: ‘For-profit government in Florida’

It’s not just Solantic.

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Attack of the Republican governors **UPDATE: Politico’s best spin can’t stop ‘the math’

The GOP’s gubernatorial vanguard in its war against public sector workers is on the attack, apparently, also gunning for the very idea of the rule of law. Meanwhile, even Politico can’t spin it positive for the GOP.

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Rick Scott’s new gift to Solantic: drug testing state employees

Florida has just under 168,000 state employees, including just over 105,000 in the executive branch. For Rick Scott, that means nearly 170,000 new potential customers for his … sorry, his wife’s … Solantic walk-in clinics.

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Conflict of interest questions swirl around Rick Scott, Solantic

With questions already swirling about his refusal to allow a legislatively-approved pill mill database to go into existence – even as the company he co-founded, Solantic, operates clinics that sell cheap prescription drugs, Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes another questionable … Continue reading

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Rick Scott vs. the ‘pill mill’ database … a Solantic connection?

UPDATE: A Florida House committee has voted to kill the prescription drug database altogether. A separate bill would end regulation of pain clinics altogether, while also stopping doctors from dispensing drugs. ORIGINAL POST: I was having a conversation with a … Continue reading

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(Video) Sink goes Medieval on Rick Scott

Alex Sink will drop a 2-minute ad primarily in the I-4 corridor today, that will attempt to take down Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott, who ran two hospital and medical companies accused of Medicare fraud.

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EXCLUSIVE: Rick Scott and Solantic: the Randy Prokes email

Among the many allegations related to Medicare, Medicaid and Tri-Care fraud linked to Rick Scott, the Republican candidate for Florida governor, the one that produced a secret Scott deposition just days before he filed for governor, along with the most … Continue reading

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