Who does Rick really work for?: That’s a good question, because it’s really tough for Florida’s working families to trust Rick’s flipping positions on healthcare policy.
Governor Scott has made Florida a haven for unscrupulous companies all in the guise of making Florida “business friendly”. It’s probably no surprise that the industries that have provided the bulk of Scott’s job recovery numbers (restaurant and lodging, retail and tourism) also pay the lowest wages, have the fewest benefits and are filled with employers who steal from their employees.
“When I hear a politician say that we have to raise the minimum wage so working families can make ends meet, I cringe…” – Governor Rick Scott Rick Scott’s Economy Scott Maxwell, of the Orlando Sentinel, put it quite plainly when he wrote, “If you’re still arguing that lowering corporate-tax rates and increasing corporate handouts is a formula for success, you’re delusional….Incentives are also, of course, inherently unfair.
“Politicians, from the Orange County commission to Gov. Rick Scott, have done everything in their power on behalf of special interests to prevent Floridians from enacting Earned Sick Time.
Who does rick really work for? For-Profit Prisons. Rick $cott: Pri$on Profiteer: In Florida, for-profit prison interests have spent close to $1.5 million towards buying Rick Scott’s support in the 2014 elections.
It will probably come as no surprise that Governor Rick Scott says one thing but means another. After all, he’s a Tallahassee politician.