Gov. Scott: Florida House is Playing Politics with Families’ Jobs

On February 20, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

Governor Rick Scott has written the below op-ed on the Florida House playing politics with Florida families jobs in advance of the House Appropriations Committee vote tomorrow to abolish Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida.  The committee meeting is tomorrow at 1pm at the Florida State Capitol and includes many members who just last year supported […]

Gov. Scott Announces Chewy to Create 600 Jobs at New E-Commerce Fulfillment Center in Ocala

On February 16, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

OCALA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Chewy, the leading online retailer of pet food and products in the United States, will locate a new fulfillment center in Marion County. The new facility will support the company’s steady growth, create 600 jobs and a $31 million capital investment in the region. Governor Scott […]

GOV. SCOTT: FLORIDA SETS ANOTHER TOURISM RECORD

On February 16, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

112.8 million tourists visited Florida in 2016   MELBOURNE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida set another record in tourism by welcoming the highest amount of visitors in the state’s history with 112.8 million visitors in 2016. This is the sixth consecutive record year for visitation to Florida, exceeding the previous high of 106.6 […]

Administrative Schedule for Thursday, February 16, 2017

On February 16, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Thursday, February 16, 2017

Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott Announce 2017 Black History Month Student and Teacher Contest Winners

On February 15, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott announced the 2017 Black History Month student contest winners and Excellence in Education award recipients. This year’s theme was “A Recognition of the Role of African-Americans in Shaping Florida Today,” and the winners were honored during the annual Black History Month reception at […]

Gov. Scott Announces GKN Aerospace to Open First Florida Location in Bay County

On February 15, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

New Manufacturing Facility Will Create 170 New Jobs  BAY COUNTY, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that GKN Aerospace will be opening their first location in Florida. The company will be expanding their U.S. operations by locating a new manufacturing facility in Bay County which will create 170 new jobs and invest more than […]

Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, February 15, 2017

On February 15, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Governor Scott Appoints James T. Ferrara to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court

On February 14, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of James T. Ferrara to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court. Ferrara, 51, of Boca Raton, has served as a shareholder at Shraiberg, Ferrara, Landau & Page, P.A., since 2009. He received his bachelor’s degree from Furman University, and his law degree from Samford University’s Cumberland […]

Governor Scott Appoints Peter Matthew Brigham to the Fifth Judicial Circuit Court

On February 14, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Peter Matthew Brigham to the Fifth Judicial Circuit Court. Brigham, 56, of Morriston, has served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Fifth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office since 2002. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida, and his law […]

Governor Scott Appoints Fabienne E. Fahnestock and Yael Gamm to the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court

On February 14, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Fabienne E. Fahnestock and Yael Gamm to the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court. Fahnestock, 43, of Parkland, has served as a shareholder at Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A., since 2007. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami, her master’s degree from Nova […]