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Sat Sep 22, 2012, 03:04 AM

Feds turn tables on Florida Gov. Rick Scott, deny storm money

TALLAHASSEE Time after time since taking office, Gov. Rick Scott has boasted of rejecting billions of dollars from the federal government. Now, Washington has turned the tables, shutting down Scott's plea for financial aid in a move that almost instantly took on political tones.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency refused Scott's request for a presidential declaration of disaster for damages caused by Tropical Storm Isaac, declining to provide $26.9 million in aid to hard-hit counties.

Scott moved this week to appeal the decision, but not before the issue was cast in a political light, highlighting Florida's importance in the presidential election and the rocky relationship between Washington and the Sunshine State.


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Sat Sep 22, 2012, 08:05 AM

1. Call him on his bullshit!

Hey, if he doesn't want the money...

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