Gov. Rick Scott will kick off the 2013 legislative session today with his third State of the State speech, highlighting tax breaks for manufacturers and teacher bonuses and taking credit for a turnaround in Florida’s economy.
But, in a prebuttal to what they called Scott’s “State of Denial” joint address to lawmakers, Democrats on Monday blasted the governor as an untrustworthy politician bent on re-election and avoiding blame for the state’s continuing woes.
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Coverage on PBC TV
PBC TV, Palm Beach County’s government channel, will air live coverage this morning of the opening of the 2013 Florida legislative session and Gov. Rick Scott’s State of the State address.
The coverage, provided by The Florida Channel, will begin in the House of Representatives at 9:30 a.m. Scott’s address is scheduled for 11 a.m., immediately followed by the Democratic response.
The PBC TV channel is available on Comcast Cable Channel 20, AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 and on the county’s website, www.pbcgov.com.