Governor Rick Scott Appoints Ted Everett to Northwest Florida Water Management District

On July 31, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Ted Everett to the Northwest Florida Water Management District. Everett, 54, of Chipley, is the executive director of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and the owner and operator of Hard Labor Creek Hunting Plantation and Hard Labor Creek Off Road Park. He currently […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Florida Citrus Commission

On July 31, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced one appointment and two reappointments to the Florida Citrus Commission. Aedan Dowling, 53, of Bradenton, is the senior director of global fruit procurement for Tropicana Products. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of the Juice Products Association and currently serves as a […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Robert Carlton to Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council

On July 31, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Robert Carlton to the Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council. Carlton, 42, of Saint Augustine, is the general manager of Carlton Walker Masonry Inc. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning July 31, 2015, and ending June 30, 2016. ###

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Robert Watkins to Hillsborough County Aviation Authority

On July 31, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Robert Watkins to the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority. Watkins, 64, of Tampa, is a certified public accountant and president of Robert Watkins and Company P.A. He currently serves as a member of the Florida and American Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. Watkins received his […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Joseph Conte and Bill Yeargin to University of Central Florida Board of Trustees

On July 31, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Joseph Conte and Bill Yeargin to the University of Central Florida Board of Trustees. Conte, 58, of Winter Park, is the president and chief executive officer of Consulate Health Care. Previously, he was the co-founder, president, and chief operating officer of Tandem Health Care […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority

On July 31, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced one appointment and two reappointments to the Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority. Peter Bos, 68, of Destin, is the chairman and chief executive officer of Legendary LLC. He currently serves on the Gulf Consortium. Bos received his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University. He fills a vacant seat […]

Governor Scott: Florida Exports Continue to Climb

On July 31, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

Governor Scott: Florida Exports Continue to Climb  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott and EFI President Bill Johnson released the following statements regarding Florida’s continued strong economic export performance. In May, Florida companies increased their exports by 5.2 percent from April, exporting a total 5.04 billion internationally over the month. Additionally, Florida manufacturers increased […]

Gov. Rick Scott: Three Florida Hospitals Named Worst in US for Preventing Infections is Unacceptable

On July 31, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

~ St. Petersburg General Hospital, UF Health Jacksonville, and Venice Regional Bayfront Health ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott released the following statement in regards to a study conducted by Consumer Reports on U.S. hospitals that found three of the 12 lowest rated hospitals in infection prevention are located in Florida. The Florida hospitals […]

Administrative Schedule for July 31, 2015

On July 31, 2015, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Friday July 31, 2015

Governor Scott Highlights I-75 Widening Project in Collier County

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

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined state and local officials to highlight the start of construction of a vital I-75 widening project in Collier County. The state invested $32 million for this project, which will widen almost 3.5 miles of I-75 to six lanes from Golden Gate Parkway (Exit 105) to SR 951 […]