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Super PAC targets Rick Scott on environment, climate change

Super PAC targets Rick Scott on environment, climate change

Gov. Rick Scott spent the first part of August marketing himself as a champion of Florida's environment — and ran smack into the first wave of TV ads from a Super PAC labeling him an enemy of the environment. Not wanting to be seen on the wrong side of an issue that could move moderate and undecided voters in November, the Scott campaign launched an aggressive response to the ad campaign from the NextGen Climate super political action committee, run by California billionaire Tom Steyer. • First, the Scott campaign attempted to inoculate the governor with a "Let's Keep Florida Beautiful" tour of the state, during which he made promises about how he'd...

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