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Russell Schweiss Quotes

He's always been a strong advocate for tax relief and believes some of the surplus should be returned to taxpayer pockets.
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#Advocate

The governor's involvement was merely facilitating contact with a corporate citizen of Florida that was seeking to provide immediate housing relief. Any assertion the governor had to do with any contracting negotiations or further action by FEMA is unfounded.
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#Citizens

The governor applauds both ideas. He's been an advocate of putting money back in the pockets of taxpayers.
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#Ideas

With all due respect to the Conch Republic, the bridge belongs to all the people of Florida, and we're not currently in negotiations to sell it.
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#People

The governor feels that the law should eventually sunset but only after it has run its course, and it has not yet run its course. He supports extending it but not necessarily abolishing the deadline.
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#Law

Scripps has lived up to every commitment they have made and it's clear that the onus is now on the county to locate and select a suitable site for their home.
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#Commitment

Scripps serves as a prime example that it should not be assumed that when a biotech institute expands, they are planning on duplicating the research they are currently conducting at existing facilities.
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#Example

It's way too early to say what support if any the governor would give to the proposal.
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#Support

The governor certainly thinks that we need to strengthen our position as far as alternative energy goes. We need to start exploring and become a leader in alternative energy.
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#Energy

They should have the discretion to discuss other topics and also allow open discussions based upon questions students may ask.
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#Discretion

With this we're likely to see ourselves five years from now trying to keep them at 100 miles.
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#Trying

The amount of monitoring devices that are being purchased with this money is a sufficient amount for the people that judges are ordering to wear these devices.
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#Money

The investigation by law enforcement hasn't been completed yet.
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#Law

There's a finite amount of time the governor has during his budget speech, and the budget covers a very large area. He certainly can't mention every program.
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#Speech

The plan is not based upon polls. It's based upon rewarding teachers whose students are showing significant learning gains.
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#Learning

While the governor does not personally believe in abortion or pornography, the town, and any restrictions they may place on businesses choosing to locate there, must comply with the laws and constitution of the state and federal governments.
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#Abortion

Gov. Bush is for accountability. I think it's clear to a majority of the legislature the benefits the A-plus plan has brought.
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#Majority

The governor is not basing his priorities on polls.
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#Priorities

Scripps has not made any indications that they want to do embryonic stem-cell research in Florida. And the governor has said under his watch, there won't be state dollars going to embryonic stem-cell research.
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#Research

The Gov. fully supports Secretary McDonough and his efforts to make professionalism and integrity a priority within the Department of Corrections.
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#Integrity

A lot of people like to try and call these things early. A lot of things happen in the last week of the session. We're not seeing any indication that it's not going to be possible to pass these bills.
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#People

If an elected official is charged with a felony, the governor will suspend them from office, then if they were convicted they would be removed, and if they are acquitted they would be reinstated. But misdemeanors are all handled case-by-case and there is no certain time to have that done.
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#Office

Florida is too dependent on fossil fuels for our energy. With the vulnerability we have to hurricanes, there's a lot of potential for the supply to be cut off.
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#Energy

He tends to support policies which would broaden opportunities for voters to register.
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#Support