Governor Rick Scott Appoints Six to the Florida Rehabilitation Council

On July 24, 2014, in Recent Appointments, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced two appointments and four reappointments to the Florida Rehabilitation Council. Christine Goulbourne, 41, of Trinity, is the director of programs at the Family Network on Disabilities. She fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning July 24, 2014, and ending June 30, 2016. John Pribanic, 39, of […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Four to Hamilton County Memorial Hospital Board

On July 24, 2014, in Recent Appointments, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced one appointment and three reappointments to the Hamilton County Memorial Hospital Board. Cecil Davis, of Jasper, is a substitute teacher. She fills and is appointed for a term beginning July 24, 2014, and ending January 22, 2015. Ida Daniels, of Jasper, is a coordinator for Hamilton County Schools. She is […]

Governor Rick Scott Announces Expansion of GE Energy Management in Clearwater

On July 24, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Capital investment of $50 million will create 250 jobs Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that GE’s Energy Management business will create a new 190,000 square feet manufacturing Center of Excellence (COE) in Clearwater. The COE will include the existing instrument transformer facility as well as new manufacturing operations for capacitors. The expansion encompasses a capital […]

Gov. Scott: Fee Reductions for Various Real Estate Licensees

On July 23, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) is introducing permanent fee cuts for Florida Real Estate Commission licensees this month. Effective July 1, 2014, these permanent fee reductions will save real estate licensees on average more than $2.7 million every year on initial and renewal licensure fees. Impacted real estate licensees will include […]

State Files Suit against Digital Domain to Recoup Defrauded Public Money

On July 22, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, General Counsel Peter Antonacci announced that the Department of Economic Opportunity has filed a lawsuit against Digital Domain Media Group and related parties seeking to recoup millions of dollars of economic incentives that were fraudulently gained through false assurances, material misrepresentation and an organized scheme to defraud the state of Florida. William R. Scherer […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Two to the Florida Gateway College District Board of Trustees

On July 21, 2014, in Recent Appointments, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Carolyn “Renae” Allen and Leonard Davis to Florida Gateway College District Board of Trustees. Allen, 53, of Lake Butler, is a science instructor at Union County High School. She currently serves as the regional co-director for the Suwannee Valley Regional Science Fair and previously served as the […]

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Lucas Boyce to Florida A&M University Board of Trustees

On July 21, 2014, in Recent Appointments, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Lucas Boyce to the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees. Boyce, 35, of Orlando, is the director of business development and legislative affairs for the Orlando Magic. He currently serves as a member of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute and the Orange County Library Board of […]