To thrive economically, Puerto Rico needs strong leadership | Commentary

Orlando Sentinel
Op-Ed: Sen. Rick Scott
August 8, 2019

I’ve had the opportunity to visit Puerto Rico 10 times as both Florida’s governor and senator. I’ve met with many families and job creators who call the island home.

Over the past few decades, we’ve seen many Puerto Rican families move to...

Sen. Rick Scott: Debt will destroy our country, if we let it

Washington Examiner
Op-Ed: Sen. Rick Scott
August 1, 2019

I grew up poor. We lived in public housing growing up. My mom instilled in me the value of counting pennies, a value I utilized as a businessman for four decades before I ever thought about running for office. I had to make payroll and keep...

Scott: Filling the truck-driver gap

Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Op-Ed: Sen. Rick Scott
June 21, 2019

People called me the “Jobs Governor” because I was relentlessly focused on helping businesses create new jobs and expanding economic growth in Florida. I can’t think of a better compliment. I used to joke when I first ran for governor in...