Governor Rick Scott Recognizes Florida First Responders

On June 18, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Yesterday, Governor Rick Scott sent the below letter to Florida first responders following the terror attack in Orlando on Sunday. To read the letter, see below or click HERE. … June 17, 2016   Dear Florida First Responder: On Sunday, America was attacked. Unlike the far too many times before, this attack […]

Governor Scott Announces SunRail to Operate Evening and Night Service for Community Vigil on Sunday

On June 18, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is operating SunRail trains Sunday, June 19, starting in the evening and into the night, for those traveling to and from a community candlelight vigil planned at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. This comes at the request of the City […]

Governor Scott: DOJ Approves Funding for FDLE to Help with Orlando Terror Attack

On June 17, 2016, in News Releases, by Administrator

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has approved $500,000 of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s (FDLE) request for $2 million in emergency Justice Assistance Grant funds for the City of Orlando and Orange County to use for overtime pay for law enforcement and equipment associated with […]

Gov. Scott Activates Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses Affected by Orlando Terror Attack

On June 17, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott activated Florida’s Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support local businesses impacted by the terror attack at Pulse nightclub. The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide emergency, short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that were affected in Orange County. […]

Administrative Schedule for Friday, June 17, 2016

On June 17, 2016, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Friday, June 17, 2016 

Administrative Schedule for Thursday, June 16, 2016

On June 16, 2016, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Thursday, June 16, 2016 

Governor Scott Presents Medals of Heroism to Members of the Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Office

On June 16, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott presented Medals of Heroism to members of the Orlando Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, including members of the SWAT team, who engaged the shooter during the terror attack on Sunday. Orlando Police Chief John Mina and Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings also received medals. Governor […]

Gov. Scott: Magellan Cares Foundation Inc. Donates $10,000 to the Florida Disaster Fund

On June 16, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott recognized Magellan Cares Foundation Inc. for donating $10,000 to the Florida Disaster Fund to support the organizations that serve survivors, their families, and all those in need. Magellan Cares Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit charitable organization launched last year by Magellan Health, a health care management company headquartered […]

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on State Response to Orlando Terror Attack

On June 16, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Following the terror attack in Orlando Sunday morning, Governor Scott today remained in constant communication with state agency leaders who are working to ensure the state is responding to any needs. Governor Scott remains in Orlando and has been meeting with federal, state and local officials throughout the week. Florida Department of […]

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on State Response to Orlando Terror Attack

On June 15, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

 ORLANDO, Fla. – Following the terror attack in Orlando Sunday morning, Governor Scott today remained in constant communication with state agency leaders who are working to ensure the state is responding to any needs. Governor Scott remains in Orlando and has been meeting with federal, state and local officials throughout the week. Florida Department of […]