It’s an election year, so of course Rick Scott is pretending to care about Floridians. Up this week: Florida’s opioid crisis, which he only seems to pay attention to when there are TV cameras nearby. Last year, Scott’s P.R. stunts included signing the same bill four times in ceremonial bill signings, while providing a woefully inadequate amount of funding for the opioid crisis. Thousands of Floridians have been victims of the opioid crisis — while Rick Scott is only focused on cutting taxes for his wealthy friends and donors. Come November, Floridians will remember his inaction.
“With plenty of pomp, Gov. Rick Scott came to Boca Raton on Monday to ceremoniously sign a high-profile bill designed to prevent Floridians from getting hooked on opioids. If only this new law were anywhere near as powerful […]Read more after the jump.