Gov. Scott Selects Chef Jim Shirley to Represent Florida at Great American Seafood Cook-Off

On July 1, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

~ Chef Jim’s Entry Will Spotlight Fresh Florida Seafood Dish ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Chef Jim Shirley will represent Florida at the 12th annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off.  The event, designed to spotlight America’s best seafood communities and chefs, is scheduled for Saturday, August 8, 2015. Governor Scott said, “Florida has […]

Gov. Scott Announces International Mulch Company to Open Manufacturing and Distribution Facility in Suwannee County

On July 1, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

Project will create more than 15 new jobs with a capital investment of $700,000 LIVE OAK, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that International Mulch Company (IMC), the global leader in 100 percent recycled rubber products for landscaping and playground applications, has opened its fourth manufacturing and distribution facility in Suwannee County. The expansion […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES $80,000 IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced $80,000 in defense grants for Miami-Dade County. The funding will be used to support United States Southern Command and Homestead Air Reserve Base. This effort will work to sustain the defense industry’s $5.1 billion economic impact in Miami-Dade County. Governor Scott said, “America’s military have protected our […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $600,000 IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR THE TAMPA BAY AREA

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced more than $600,000 in defense grants for the Tampa Bay area. This includes: The Tampa/ Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, and the Tampa Defense Alliance were jointly awarded $90,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment Grant Program. The Tampa Bay Defense Alliance will also […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $155,000 IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR CENTRAL FLORIDA

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced more than $155,000 in defense grants for Central Florida. This includes: The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast in Brevard County was awarded $75,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment Grant Program. Orange County was awarded $83,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment Grant Program. Governor Scott said, “We are […]

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced more than $1 million in defense grants for Northeast Florida. This includes: Clay County was awarded $160,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs and $400,000 through the Florida Defense Support Task Force. Jacksonville was awarded $464,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs. Governor […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES $400,000 IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR BAY COUNTY

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

BAY COUNTY, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Bay County was awarded $280,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs. The funding will be used to support and sustain Naval Support Activity Panama City and Tyndall Air Force Base, with its $2.6 billion in defense economic impact in Bay County. Governor Scott […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $900,000 IN DEFENSE GRANTS FOR NORTHWEST FLORIDA

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced more than $900,000 in defense grants for Northwest Florida. This includes: Escambia County was awarded $170,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs. Okaloosa County was awarded $300,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs. Santa Rosa County was awarded $360,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $3 MILLION FOR FLORIDA DEFENSE COMMUNITIES

On June 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that 13 counties were awarded $2,450,000 through Florida’s Defense Infrastructure and Reinvestment Grant Programs. The funding will support community projects at 19 Florida military installations. Governor Scott also announced that defense partners in four counties were awarded more than $700,000 through the Florida Defense Support Task Force […]

Administrative Schedule for June 29, 2015

On June 29, 2015, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Tuesday June 29, 2015