Rick Scott's Office Just Got an $80,000 Upgrade Thanks to Taxpayers

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Florida taxpayers are stuck munching on some carpet bills. Even while their cutting budgets, the offices of state lawmakers are getting costly upgrades to their carpets and other amenities. Governor Rick Scott's office just got a near $80,000 facelift. Two hundred thousand dollars has been spent on legislators' offices this year, and more than $100,000 (including almost $86,000 for carpet) was spent upgrading Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam's office.

Meanwhile, budget cuts this years have been made to many community services, including hot meals for seniors and drugs for HIV patients.

The $80,000 on Scott's office was spent replacing carpet, painting walls, and expanding his Chief of Staff's office. Granted, all offices do need an upgrade every once in a while. The Times/Herald uncovered the bills, and were sent a set of pictures detailing the horrible stains on Scott's carpet. The department of managerial services ordered the work.

"The carpet in the governor's office received above average foot traffic and the carpet seams were in a frayed and worn condition, which would soon have become a tripping hazard," the DMS's chief wrote in a letter to the Times/Herald.

Oh, dear Lord, a tripping hazard! Well, clearly taxpayers don't want Scott to suffer a broken ankle. We subsidize his health insurance after all.

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cassiuscasio
cassiuscasio

Above average foot traffic?  Are you sure it wasn't above average elbow and knee traffic?  We should look at the old carpet...under a blacklight.

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carpet cleaning manalapan nj

Carpet cleaning is not the difficult task but if you have confidence to remain fresh and dirt free after cleaning the carpet from your side then it's fine. Otherwise go for carpet cleaning professionals.

mYtY
mYtY

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carpet cleaning nj

I have read the whole article and it has very informative and provides the best knowledge carpet. Keep posting such type of interesting things with us.

Tim
Tim

This is for less than 1200 square feet:$2336.40 to remove and replace furniture.$3801.60 to remove the foam backing that’s glued down.$1900.80 to dispose of carpet (this is a free service if taken to a county landfill)$1406.80 to work nights and weekends on this.$1480.00 to remove wall covering in 8 suites.

Savings of $10,925.60 if the inmates were put to work. Not to mention they don't need the fancy Mohawk carpet. Inmates could've painted also, and also could've done the plumbing. Inmates install equipment on patrol cars, so why not do this too? The carpet, painting, and plumbing could've cost less than $10,000-$20,000 (at most). JERK!!!

bobbby bahama
bobbby bahama

Next taxpayers will be paying for a rug on his head!!!However,theres nothing inside to protect

A50wf
A50wf

If he tripped on a seam and hit his head , you would want him to die . If he lived , you would be paying insurance claims till he died . One payment is enough and he would be out of office .

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Queen Creek carpet cleaning

Keeps the Carpet Looking Great -regular carpet cleaning does not only makethe carpet looking great for a longer time. Otherwise, if you do notkeep a constant cleaning schedule it will look old and faded. When you allow a professionalcleaning company to do the job constantly you can ensure that you will derivepleasure from the service of the carpet for a longer time.

Queen Creek carpet cleaning
Queen Creek carpet cleaning

Keeps the Carpet Looking Great -regular carpet cleaning does not only makethe carpet looking great for a longer time. Otherwise, if you do notkeep a constant cleaning schedule it will look old and faded. When you allow a professionalcleaning company to do the job constantly you can ensure that you will derivepleasure from the service of the carpet for a longer time.

Queen Creek carpet cleaning
Queen Creek carpet cleaning

Keeps the Carpet Looking Great -regular carpet cleaning does not only makethe carpet looking great for a longer time. Otherwise, if you do notkeep a constant cleaning schedule it will look old and faded. When you allow a professionalcleaning company to do the job constantly you can ensure that you will derivepleasure from the service of the carpet for a longer time.

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jefferyzhang

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du_scurrilous
du_scurrilous

He should slap some of that pricey carpet on top of his head (so he looks less like a schlong).

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Drake Mallard

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