Governor Rick Scott Appoints Four to the Florida Inland Navigation District

On March 24, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced one appointment and three reappointments to the Florida Inland Navigation District. Frank Gernert, 53, of Fort Lauderdale, is the president of Florida General Enterprises, LLC. He succeeds Edwin Chappell and is appointed for a term beginning March 24, 2017, and ending January 9, 2021. Donald Cuozzo, 63, […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Katie Cole to District Board of Trustees, St. Petersburg College

On March 24, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Katherine “Katie” Cole to the District Board of Trustees, St. Petersburg College. Cole, 42, of Bellair, is an attorney with Hill Ward Henderson, PA. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee and her law degree from Stetson University. Cole is appointed […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Two to District Board of Trustees, Pasco-Hernando State College

On March 24, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced two appointments to the District Board of Trustees, Pasco-Hernando State College. Alvaro “Al’ Hernandez, 45, of Odessa, is a market vice president at Humana and received his master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning March 24, […]

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

On March 24, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Southwest Florida area added 5,100 new private-sector jobs over the year in February. The Fort Myers area created 4,200 new jobs and the area’s unemployment rate was 4.4 percent. The Naples area added 900 new jobs and the area’s unemployment rate was 4.5 percent. […]

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

On March 24, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Pensacola area added 4,400 new private-sector jobs over the year in February. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent. In the last year, Florida businesses created 239,800 new jobs, bringing the total number of new jobs added since December 2010 to 1,346,200. Governor Scott said, […]

Gov. Scott: Jacksonville Area Gained More Than 25,000 Jobs Over the Year

On March 24, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Jacksonville area added 25,200 new private-sector jobs over the year in February. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.5 percent in February, down 0.1 percentage point from one year ago. In the last year, Florida businesses created 239,800 new jobs, bringing the total number of new […]

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

On March 24, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the West Palm Beach area added 12,200 new private-sector jobs over the year in February. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in February. In the last year, Florida businesses created 239,800 new jobs, bringing the total number of new jobs added since December […]

Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Added More Than 18,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On March 24, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Fort Lauderdale area added 18,200 new private-sector jobs over the year in February. The unemployment rate in Fort Lauderdale was 4.5 percent in February. In the last year, Florida businesses created 239,800 new jobs, bringing the total number of new jobs added since December […]

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

On March 24, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Miami area added 19,800 new private-sector jobs over the year in February. Miami’s unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in February. In the last year, Florida businesses created 239,800 new jobs, bringing the total number of new jobs added since December 2010 to 1,346,200. Governor Scott […]

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added More Than 35,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On March 24, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

Bradenton Area Added More Than 10,000 New Jobs Over the Year BRADENTON, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 35,200 new private-sector jobs and the Bradenton area added 10,500 private sector jobs over the year in February. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 4.5 percent. The Bradenton area’s unemployment rate […]