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EASTPOINT, Fla.-- Florida's oyster industry appears near collapse and needs help to survive, including getting more fresh water into Apalachicola Bay from Georgia, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday in pledging to try to help.
Rick Scott says the state's oyster industry appears near collapse and needs help to survive. He says that includes getting more fresh water coming into Apalachicola Bay from Georgia. Florida has battled for years over the amount of water coming downstream from Georgia.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-- Florida's massive retirement fund now has a $19.2 billion gap between the amount of money it has and the amount of money it needs to cover all current and future benefits. The size of the gap is still within a range considered healthy by many financial experts, but it could still fuel a political debate in the Florida Legislature.
The recently upheld health-care law is ‘a debacle’ that will cost U.S. states substantial amounts of money, Texas Gov. Rick Perry told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”
Gov. Rick Perry, (R-TX), discusses jobs creation in the Lone Star State and health care coverage, with Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL).
If the U.S. Supreme Court finds the Obama mandatory health insurance law constitutional "it's going to basically bankrupt the states," Texas Gov. Rick Perry tells CNBC.