Algae update: Obama administration denies final appeal for federal state of emergency

From The Orlando Sentinel: The Obama administration denied for a second time Thursday Gov. Rick Scott’s request for a federal state of emergency for algae blooms. Scott cannot appeal the decision again … Click here to read more

TCPalm: Gov. Rick Scott has no plans to visit Stuart to see algae

“Gov. Rick Scott apparently has no plans to visit Stuart to see the algae and address his angry constituents in person. When asked about it Thursday, Scott said he is “continuing to travel around the state” to work on the issue. … Click here to read more

Carl Hiaasen: ‘Gov. Scott went to California, dreaming’

“Gov. Rick Scott went to California last week to steal some jobs. Guess how that brilliant idea turned out … Click here to read more

UPI: Gov. Scott says no to Syrian refugee relocations to Florida

“On Monday, November 16, Florida Gov. Rick Scott wrote to congressional leaders asking them to stop the Obama administration from funding the relocation of Syrian refugees to the Sunshine State … Click here to read more

Palm Beach Post editorial: Move now to buy sugar land, send excess Lake O water south

“The message to Gov. Rick Scott from a growing number of South Florida residents is clear: Buy U.S. Sugar Corp. land south of Lake Okeechobee now. Use it to store and clean the lake’s excess water, and send it south to the Everglades. Environmental activists want the water cleaned up and sent south to the water-starved Everglades instead; and for the first time in years, everything is aligned to make that happen — … Click here to read more