Administrative Schedule for Saturday, October 7, 2017

On October 7, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Saturday, October 7, 2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Nate Preparedness Efforts

On October 7, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. –This evening, Governor Rick Scott received a full update on Hurricane Nate from the State Emergency Operations Center. Governor Scott also requested that President Donald Trump declare a pre-landfall emergency for the State of Florida to prepare and respond to Hurricane Nate. A pre-landfall declaration will provide important resources and assistance from the […]

Gov. Scott Requests Pre-Landfall Emergency Declaration from President Donald Trump for Hurricane Nate

On October 7, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott requested that President Donald Trump declare a pre-landfall emergency for the State of Florida to prepare and respond to Hurricane Nate. A pre-landfall declaration will provide important resources and assistance from the federal government and would free up funding sources for emergency protective measures. To view the Governor’s […]

Gov. Scott: Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson Remembered for Honor and Courage

On October 7, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott issued a statement in response to the death of Floridian and U.S. Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson, one of the four U.S. soldiers killed in the line of duty while on deployment in southwest Niger. Sgt. Johnson was from Miami Gardens. Governor Scott will honor the memory […]

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Nate Preparedness Efforts

On October 7, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. –Today,Governor Rick Scott received a full update on Hurricane Nate from the State Emergency Operations Center. Evacuation orders have been issued in Escambia and Santa Rosa county (more information below). The Governor will continue to be in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials, city and county leaders, and utility officials […]

Governor Scott Gives Update on Tropical Storm Nate

On October 6, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

SOUTHPORT, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis at the Bay County Emergency Operations Center to be briefed by local emergency management officials, and give an update on Tropical Storm Nate and the storm’s potential impact on Florida. Yesterday, Governor Scott declared a state of emergency in 29 counties within […]

Administrative Schedule for Friday, October 6, 2017

On October 6, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Friday, October 6, 2017

Gov. Scott Activates $25 Million Citrus Emergency Loan Program to Aid Citrus Growers

On October 6, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

SOUTHPORT, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott activated a $25 million Florida Citrus Emergency Loan Program to support citrus growers impacted by Hurricane Irma. The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide interest-free loans to citrus growers that experienced physical or economic damage during the storm. The application period […]

Governor Scott Issues Updates on Tropical Storm Nate Preparedness Efforts

On October 6, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward at the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center to be briefed by local emergency management officials and give an update on Tropical Storm Nate and the storm’s potential impact on Florida. Yesterday, Governor Scott declared a state of emergency in 29 counties within the […]

Gov. Scott Directs Florida Department of Education to Take Additional Action to Help Puerto Rican Students and Educators

On October 6, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott directed the Florida Department of Education (DOE) to waive rules and regulations to ensure Puerto Rican students impacted by Hurricane Maria are able to continue their education in Florida. The Governor has also directed DOE to waive the educator certificate application fee and other requirements to help Puerto […]