Rick Scott

  • Florida Worker Drug Testing Law Ruled Unconstitutional

    Florida Worker Drug Testing Law Ruled Unconstitutional

    MIAMI -- A Miami federal judge has declared that Gov. Rick Scott's order requiring drug testing for state workers is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro ruled Thursday that blanket testing of some 85,000 workers violates the Fourth Amendment ban on unreasonable searches and seizures. The... Continue Reading

  • Florida's New Drug-Testing Law: Other States To Follow?

    Florida's New Drug-Testing Law: Other States To Follow?

    Florida has become the first state in the nation to adopt a law mandating random drug screenings for state workers. The unprecedented move may result in similar efforts among lawmakers in other states, setting the stage for battles with labor unions and others opposed to drug testing by the government. The... Continue Reading

  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott 'Walking Back' Job Growth Estimates

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott 'Walking Back' Job Growth Estimates

    Creating jobs amid the current sluggish economy is tough work. So it's not surprising that Florida Gov. Rick Scott is flip-flopping on a promise he made last year to create 700,000 jobs on top of the 1 million state economists has previously forecast the state's economy to generate. Continue Reading

  • 10 States Losing The Most Jobs To China

    10 States Losing The Most Jobs To China

    China is taking American jobs, labor unions, politicians and economists, have accused for some time. The logic is simple. While a manufacturing job in the U.S. may pay $50 an hour, when salary and benefits are factored in, Chinese factory laborers make little more than a few hundred dollars a month. Continue Reading

  • 10 Cities Where Americans Can't Get To Work

    10 Cities Where Americans Can't Get To Work

    By Charles B. Stockdale There are over 7.5 million households in the U.S. in which the residents do not own an automobile. Of course, these homes rely on public transportation to commute to work, schools and shopping. Yet, 700,000 of those households don't even have access to public transit, according to the... Continue Reading