Governor Rick Scott Announces the Reappointment of Dr. John Armstrong as Surgeon General and Secretary of DOH

On December 15, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Dr. John Armstrong as State Surgeon General and Secretary of the Florida Department of Health.  Governor Scott said, “As a medical professional and expert in public health preparedness, Dr. Armstrong has dedicated his life to serving others. He has been a great leader at DOH, […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES 200 NEW JOBS AT NAUTIQUE BOATS

On December 12, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the creation of 200 new jobs at Nautique’s Orlando facility. The company announced plans to invest $8 million to expand its existing Central Florida facility and has also added 250 jobs in the last four years. Governor Scott said, “Today’s news of 200 more jobs is great […]

Governor Rick Scott Announces the Appointment of Sam Verghese as the Secretary of the Department of Elder Affairs

On December 11, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Sam Verghese as secretary of the Department of Elder Affairs.  Governor Rick Scott said, “Today, I am happy to appoint Sam Verghese as Secretary of Elder Affairs. Sam did a great job serving as External Affairs Director in my office and was an effective […]

Gov. Scott Announces the Appointment of Jon Steverson as Secretary of DEP

On December 11, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Jonathan P. Steverson as Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, effective December 29th.  Governor Rick Scott said, “Florida is home to an abundance of natural resources that not only make our state beautiful but also support our growing economy. We have worked […]

Governor Rick Scott Highlights $3.8 Million for Southeast Florida Rural Roads

On December 11, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

BELLE GLADE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott highlighted today the three rural communities in Southeast Florida – Belle Glade, Pahokee, and South Bay – that will receive $3.8 million in transportation improvement funds. This funding is part of Governor Scott’s Rural Areas of Opportunity program that is designed to help Florida’s rural communities continue to […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES 400 NEW JOBS AT COGNIZANT

On December 10, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Tampa, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Cognizant, a Fortune 500 leading global provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, will expand its operations in Tampa, adding more than 400 new jobs and investing approximately $5.7 million over the next four years. Governor Scott said, “Our mission is clear – to […]

Governor Rick Scott Announces the Reappointment of Jesse Panuccio as the Executive Director of the Department of Economic Opportunity

On December 10, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Jesse Panuccio as the Executive Director of the Department of Economic Opportunity.  Governor Scott said, “Our goal is to make Florida the global destination for jobs and I know Jesse is focused on that each day. Jesse has done a great job at DEO and under his […]