Gov. Scott Issues Update on Wildfires in Florida

On April 22, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. – This evening, Governor Rick Scott received a briefing at the Collier County Emergency Operations Center from local fire officials, law enforcement, the Florida Forestry Service and local emergency management officials on the ongoing wildfires in Collier, Lee and Polk Counties. Governor Scott said, “This afternoon I toured Lehigh Acres and spoke firsthand […]

Gov. Scott Issues Update on Wildfires in Florida

On April 22, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

Trump Administration Approves Additional Requests for Fire Management Assistance Grants Lehigh Acres, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott received a briefing at the Collier County Emergency Operations Center from local fire officials, law enforcement, the Florida Forestry Service and local emergency management officials on the ongoing wildfires in Collier, Lee and Polk Counties. Following the […]

Gov. Scott: Trump Administration Approves Request for Fire Management Assistance Grant

On April 21, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the State of Florida received a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which allows the use of federal funds to reimburse response costs to fight the 30th Avenue wildfire and the 18th and Fragipani wildfire in Collier County. Governor Scott […]

GOV. SCOTT DEPLOYS FLORIDA NATIONAL GUARD RESOURCES IN RESPONSE TO COLLIER COUNTY WILDFIRES

On April 21, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott deployed Florida National Guard resources which have been on standby to respond and assist with evacuations, emergency management and firefighting in Collier County. This follows a briefing at the Greater Naples Fire Station on the 30th Street and Frangipani wildfires in Collier County by local fire officials, law […]

Gov. Scott: Southwest Florida Added Nearly 5,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On April 21, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

Gov. Scott: Southwest Florida Added Nearly 5,000 New Jobs Over the Year NAPLES, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Southwest Florida area added 4,800 new private-sector jobs over the year in March. The Naples area added 1,700 new jobs and the area’s unemployment rate was 4.0 percent, dropping 0.3 percentage point in […]

Gov. Scott: Pensacola Area Added Nearly 4,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On April 21, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

Gov. Scott: Pensacola Area Added Nearly 4,000 New Jobs Over the Year PENSACOLA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Pensacola area added 3,800 new private-sector jobs over the year in March. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.2 percent, down 0.5 percentage point from a year ago. In the last year, Florida businesses […]

Gov. Scott: Jacksonville Area Added Nearly 24,000 Jobs Over the Year

On April 21, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

Gov. Scott: Jacksonville Area Added Nearly 24,000 Jobs Over the Year JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Jacksonville area added 23,700 new private-sector jobs over the year in March. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in March, down 0.5 percentage point from one year ago. In the last year, Florida […]

Gov. Scott: West Palm Beach Area Added More Than 12,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On April 21, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

Gov. Scott: West Palm Beach Area Added More Than 12,000 New Jobs Over the Year WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the West Palm Beach area added 12,600 new private-sector jobs over the year in March. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in March, dropping by 0.3 percentage point […]

Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Added More Than 25,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On April 21, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Added More Than 25,000 New Jobs Over the Year Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Fort Lauderdale area added 25,500 new private-sector jobs over the year in March. The unemployment rate in Fort Lauderdale was 4.0 percent in March, down 0.5 percentage point from a […]

Gov. Scott: Miami Area Added More Than 20,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On April 21, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

Gov. Scott: Miami Area Added More Than 20,000 New Jobs Over the Year MIAMI, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Miami area added 20,500 new private-sector jobs over the year in March. Miami’s unemployment rate was 5.3 percent in March, dropping 0.2 percentage point from one year ago. In the last year, […]