Governor Scott Signs Five Bills Into Law

On May 31, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed the following bills into law:   CS/CS/HB 101 Certificates of Nonviable Birth – Known as the “Grieving Families Act,” this bill allows families to request birth certificates for nonviable births.   CS/HB 103 Public Records – This bill provides a public record exemption for information in nonviable […]

Gov. Scott Honors 80 Veterans with Governor’s Veterans Service Medal

On May 31, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott awarded 80 Florida veterans with the Governor’s Veterans Service Medal for their service to Florida and the nation. Governor Scott said, “This week, we paid tribute to the fallen heroes of our Armed Forces on Memorial Day. It is so important that we appreciate and honor the service […]

Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, May 31, 2017

On May 31, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, May 31, 2017 

Gov. Scott Statement on Orlando International Airport Incident

On May 30, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

SPRING HILL, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott released the following statement regarding the incident at the Orlando International Airport this evening.  Governor Scott said, “I have remained in constant communication with City of Orlando Police Chief John Mina, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings, Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Rick Swearingen, and FDLE Special Agent in Charge Danny Banks regarding […]

Administrative Schedule for Tuesday, May 30, 2017

On May 30, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Gov. Scott Appoints Five to Construction Industry Licensing Board

On May 30, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of three and the reappointment of two to the Construction Industry Licensing Board.   Michael Strickland, 43, of Lakeland, is the president of Strickland Construction, Inc. He is reappointed for a term beginning May 30, 2017, and ending October 31, 2020.   Frank Cawthon, 54, […]

Administrative Schedule for Saturday, May 27, 2017 – Monday, May 29, 2017

On May 27, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Saturday, May 27, 2017 – Monday, May 29, 2017

Administrative Schedule for Saturday, May 27, 2017 – Monday, May 29, 2017

On May 27, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Saturday, May 27, 2017 – Monday, May 29, 2017

Gov. Scott: Florida’s GDP Outpaces All Other Large States

On May 26, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Scott announced today that Florida’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew 3.0 percent in 2016, faster than the national rate of 1.5 percent and outpacing all other large states, including Texas and California. Governor Scott also announced today that Florida added jobs at a faster rate than the 10 largest states in […]

Governor Scott Directs Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Memorial Day

On May 26, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott proclaimed Monday, May 29, 2017 as Memorial Day in Florida and directed all National and State flags in Florida to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until noon on Monday, May 29, 2017, in memory of the fallen heroes of our Armed Forces. To view the proclamation, see […]