Governor Scott: Florida Exports Continue to Climb

On July 31, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

Governor Scott: Florida Exports Continue to Climb  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott and EFI President Bill Johnson released the following statements regarding Florida’s continued strong economic export performance. In May, Florida companies increased their exports by 5.2 percent from April, exporting a total 5.04 billion internationally over the month. Additionally, Florida manufacturers increased […]

Gov. Rick Scott: Three Florida Hospitals Named Worst in US for Preventing Infections is Unacceptable

On July 31, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

~ St. Petersburg General Hospital, UF Health Jacksonville, and Venice Regional Bayfront Health ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott released the following statement in regards to a study conducted by Consumer Reports on U.S. hospitals that found three of the 12 lowest rated hospitals in infection prevention are located in Florida. The Florida hospitals […]

Administrative Schedule for July 31, 2015

On July 31, 2015, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Friday July 31, 2015

Governor Scott Highlights I-75 Widening Project in Collier County

On July 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined state and local officials to highlight the start of construction of a vital I-75 widening project in Collier County. The state invested $32 million for this project, which will widen almost 3.5 miles of I-75 to six lanes from Golden Gate Parkway (Exit 105) to SR 951 […]

Gov. Rick Scott: Six Florida Cities Included in Forbes Magazine’s Top Ten Best Cities for Job Growth

On July 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

~ Naples is top city in nation for job growth ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott made the following statement regarding Forbes Magazine including six Florida cities in their Top Ten Best Cities for Job Growth in 2015. Naples tops the list at number one with Cape Coral, Orlando, Ocala, Port St. Lucie, […]

Gov. Scott Highlights Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

On July 30, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted efforts Florida is taking to combat human trafficking and help victims of these horrendous crimes. Governor Scott ceremonially signed four bills that raises awareness of the signs of human trafficking, protects survivors from further exploitation, and establishes harsher punishment against perpetrators. Last week, the Governor also held […]

Administrative Schedule for July 30, 2015

On July 30, 2015, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Thursday July 30, 2015

Gov. Scott: State Funding for Building Homes for Heroes to Help Build Record Number of Homes for Disabled Veterans

On July 29, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted $1 million included in the “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” Budget for Building Homes for Heroes, a non-profit organization that builds or modifies homes, and gifts them mortgage‐free to injured veterans and their families. The funding provided by the state will allow the organization to build a record number of […]

Governor Rick Scott: We Are Investigating Planned Parenthood Offices in Florida

On July 29, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott announced today that he has asked the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) to immediately begin investigating the 16 Planned Parenthood offices in Florida that perform abortion procedures to ensure they are in full compliance with the law. Governor Rick Scott said, “The videos coming out about Planned Parenthood […]

Administrative Schedule for July 29, 2015

On July 29, 2015, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Wednesday July 29, 2015