Governor Rick Scott Appoints Two to Board of Professional Engineers

On March 27, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Charles Fleming and Elizabeth Howard to the Board of Professional Engineers. Fleming, 52, of Tallahassee, is the principal electrical engineer for McGinniss and Fleming Engineering. He succeeds John Burke and is appointed for a term beginning March 27, 2015, and ending October 31, 2018. Howard, 38, of […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Dr. Jeffrey Wallis to Citrus County Hospital Board

On March 27, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Dr. Jeffrey Wallis to the Citrus County Hospital Board. Wallis, 59, of Crystal River, is a physician with Advanced Gastroenterology. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning March 27, 2015, and ending July 7, 2016. The appointment is subject to confirmation by […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Thomas Epsky to Reemployment Appeals Commission

On March 27, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Thomas Epsky to the Reemployment Appeals Commission. Epsky, 48, of Port St. Lucie, is the president of Thomas Epsky Business Solutions and an adjunct professor with Indian River State College. He is reappointed for a term beginning March 27, 2015, and ending June 30, 2016. The appointment […]

Governor Rick Scott Reappoints Carl Lindell to Tampa Port Authority

On March 27, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Carl Lindell to the Tampa Port Authority. Lindell, 70, of Tampa, is the president and chief executive officer of Lindell Investments. Until 2004, Lindell was the owner and president of Lindell Motors Inc. in Tampa, as well as majority owner of Lindell Mazda in St. Petersburg. With […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Henry “Paul” Senft to Southwest Florida Water Management District

On March 27, 2015, in Recent Appointments, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Henry “Paul” Senft to the Southwest Florida Water Management District. Senft, 75, of Haines City, is the president of Townsend-Senft Consulting and Insurance Inc. He previously served as the president of the Haines City Economic Development Council and as a member of the Polk County Commission. Senft […]

Governor Rick Scott Celebrates Opening of the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

On March 27, 2015, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Governor Rick Scott today celebrated the opening of the 2015 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, taking place from March 27-29. The Race will be held in St. Petersburg through 2017, and is expected to welcome more than 150,000 race fans from across the world each year. Spectators and race crews will book about 27,000 […]

Gov. Scott: The Pensacola Area Added 5,600 Jobs Over the Year

On March 27, 2015, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent metro area experienced positive annual job growth over the year in February 2015 with 5,600 new jobs. The metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 1.0 percentage point over the year, from 6.5 percent in February 2014 to 5.5 percent in February 2015. Florida businesses have added more […]

Gov. Scott: Naples Area Adds 6,600 New Jobs Over Year

On March 27, 2015, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the Naples-Marco Island metro area experienced positive annual job growth with an increase of 6,600 jobs over the year in February 2015. The metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 0.8 percentage point over the year, from 5.8 percent in February 2014 to 5.0 percent in February 2015. Florida businesses have […]

Gov. Scott: West Palm Beach Adds 20,400 Jobs Over the Year

On March 27, 2015, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the West Palm Beach metro area experienced positive annual job growth, with an increase 20,400 jobs over the year in February 2015. The metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 1.3 percentage points over the year, from 6.3 percent in February 2014 to 5.0 percent in February 2015. Florida businesses […]

Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Gained 32,400 Jobs Over the Year

On March 27, 2015, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach metro area gained 32,400 jobs over the year in February 2015. The Fort Lauderdale metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 0.9 percentage point over the year, from 6.1 percent in February 2014 to 5.2 percent in February 2015. Florida businesses have added more than […]