Gov. Scott: As Hurricane Matthew Strengthens to Cat 4, Residents Must Be Prepared

On September 30, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

  MIAMI, Fla. – The National Hurricane Center today (NHC) upgraded Hurricane Matthew to a major category four hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 140 miles per hour. Although the NHC official forecast continues to show a track east of Florida, Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Division of Emergency Management continue to actively monitor […]

Administrative Schedule for Friday, September 30, 2016

On September 30, 2016, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Friday, September 30, 2016

Gov. Scott: Disaster Unemployment Assistance Now Available for Counties Affected by Hurricane Hermine

On September 30, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that individuals who have lost jobs as a result of severe storms and flooding during Hurricane Hermine may be entitled to Disaster Unemployment Assistance. On September 28, 2016, the federal government approved Governor Scott’s request for a major disaster declaration for Citrus, Dixie, Hernando, Hillsborough, Leon, Levy, […]

Gov. Scott: Now That Zika Bill Has Been Signed, Florida Needs Funding Immediately

On September 29, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, following President Obama signing the bill to provide federal funding for the Zika virus, Governor Rick Scott called on the federal government to work quickly to provide necessary funding to Florida. The Governor also again called on the Obama administration and the CDC to fulfill his many outstanding requests for Zika preparedness and prevention resources. […]

Administrative Schedule for Thursday, September 29, 2016

On September 29, 2016, in Scheduling, by Staff

 Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Thursday, September 29, 2016

GOV. RICK SCOTT: WE WILL FIGHT FOR JOBS; PROPOSING $85M FOR JOBS

On September 29, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, during the Enterprise Florida (EFI) Board Meeting, Governor Rick Scott announced that he will propose $85 million in his 2017-2018 recommended budget for economic incentives to bring more jobs to Florida. Governor Scott also announced that he will be proposing legislation during the upcoming legislative session to restructure EFI so the organization […]

Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, September 28, 2016

On September 28, 2016, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, September 28, 2016

GOV. SCOTT: CONGRESS MUST PASS FUNDING AND STOP IGNORING THE HEALTH OF PREGNANT WOMEN

On September 28, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

Gov. Scott Also Calls on CDC for More Action STARKE, Fla. – Today, following news of a potential agreement in Congress for Zika funding, Governor Rick Scott once again called on the federal government to stop playing politics with the health and safety of Americans and quickly pass funding to address this national issue. Governor Scott […]

Gov. Scott: The Profound Legacy of Shimon Peres Will Live On

On September 28, 2016, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott released the following statement on the passing of Shimon Peres, former president and prime minister of Israel. Governor Rick Scott said, “Florida has maintained a strong relationship with Israel for many generations, and over the years we have joined together in support of the peace and security Israel’s […]

Administrative Schedule for Tuesday, September 27, 2016

On September 27, 2016, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Tuesday, September 27, 2016