Gov. Scott Reappoints Two to Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling

On October 20, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Jamie Buller and Susan Gillespy to the Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. Jamie Buller, 60, of Jacksonville, is the director of advance care planning at Community Hospice and Palliative Care. Buller received her master’s in social […]

Gov Scott Appoints Seven to Florida Rehabilitation Council

On October 20, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced two reappointments and five appointments to the Florida Rehabilitation Council. Janet Severt, 60, of Edgewater, is the executive director at New Horizons Service Dogs. She is reappointed for a term beginning October 20, 2017 and ending June 30, 2020. Rebecca Witonsky, 42, of Boca Raton, is an […]

Gov. Scott Ends State of Emergency for Law Enforcement Coordination in Alachua County

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

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, due to the hard work of law enforcement from across the state, Governor Rick Scott signed Executive Order 17-274 to end the state of emergency declared in Alachua County that was requested by Sheriff Sadie Darnell. The Governor issued the state of emergency on Monday to help coordinate state and local […]

Administrative Schedule for Thursday, October 19, 2017

On October 19, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Thursday, October 19, 2017

Gov. Scott Appoints Nine to Family Care Councils

On October 19, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced two reappointments and seven appointments to Family Care Councils across the state. Area Three, Family Care Council Rebecca Harty, of Gainesville, is the business manager at the University of Florida’s Department of Occupational Therapy. She is reappointed for a term beginning October 19, 2017 and ending January […]

Gov. Scott: Appeals Court Upholds Emergency Generator Rule

On October 19, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today made the following statement regarding a ruling in the Agency for Health Care Administration’s favor from the First District Court of Appeal. The Court denied a major challenge to the Governor’s emergency generator rule that requires every nursing home and assisted living facility in Florida to have a […]

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on State Action to Assist Puerto Rico

On October 18, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott provided an update on resources being deployed to Puerto Rico to assist with recovery and response efforts following Hurricane Maria.   See below for more information on what the State of Florida is doing to support Puerto Rico:   DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT At the direction of […]

Gov. Scott: Sixt to Create 300 New Jobs at New North American Headquarters in Fort Lauderdale

On October 18, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Sixt North America, a global auto rental company, has selected Fort Lauderdale as the location for their new, expanded North American headquarters. The expansion will create 300 new jobs and invest $10.4 million in the local community. The company chose Fort Lauderdale over other potential […]

Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, October 18, 2017

On October 18, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Gov. Scott Appoints Four to Boating Advisory Council

On October 17, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced four reappointments to the Boating Advisory Council. David Hankla,62, of Saint Augustine, is a self-employed environmental and wildlife conservation consultant. He is reappointed for a term beginning October 17, 2017 and ending September 30, 2020. Rebecca Bragg, 62, of Arcadia, is the owner of Canoe Outpost-Peace […]