Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

On September 14, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott will tour Hurricane Irma damage in Naples with President Donald Trump. This week, Governor Scott has joined FWC officers and members of the Florida National Guard to survey storm damage in Northeast Florida and the Florida Keys. The Governor will continue to be in constant communication with state […]

Gov. Scott Activates Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses Damaged by Hurricane Irma

On September 14, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

 FORT MYERS, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support small businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma. The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced physical or economic damage during the storm. The […]

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

On September 13, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

KEY WEST, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined FWC officers to tour Hurricane Irma damage in Clay County and the Florida Keys. The Governor will continue to be in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials, city and county leaders, law enforcement and National Guard leaders, and utility officials as Hurricane Irma response […]

Gov. Scott: $25 Million in Federal Funding Approved to Help Quickly Repair Florida Roadways

On September 13, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

KEY WEST, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has approved a $25 million Emergency Relief (ER) Quick Release Grant to support response and recovery efforts for Florida’s roadways and transportation system. This federal funding will be used to conduct emergency repairs on impacted roads, embankments, bridges or other […]

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

On September 13, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined FWC officers to tour flood damage caused by Hurricane Irma in Middleburg in Clay County and joined FWC officers to tour hurricane damage in the Florida Keys. Over the past few days, Governor Scott has visited four shelters in Pensacola, Immokalee, Jacksonville and Fort Myers. The Governor will […]

Gov. Rick Scott: I am Demanding Answers on Fatalities in Broward

On September 13, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – This afternoon, Governor Rick Scott made the following statement regarding tragic news reports of multiple deaths in a nursing home in Hollywood Hills, Florida. Governor Scott said, “I am absolutely heartbroken to learn of news reports of the deaths of multiple individuals in a nursing home in Broward County. Protecting the lives […]

Administrative Schedule for Tuesday, September 12, 2017

On September 12, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

On September 12, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott toured impacts of Hurricane Irma in Lee County with City of Bonita Springs Mayor Peter Simmons and Lee County Undersheriff Carmine Marceno, and joined Adjutant General of Florida Maj. Gen. Michael Calhoun, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, and members of the National Guard on an aerial tour to assess damage […]

Gov. Scott: More Fuel and Restoring Power is Florida’s Top Priority

On September 12, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

Power Restored for Nearly 2 Million Homes and Businesses FORT MYERS, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott made it clear that Florida’s top priorities continue to be getting fuel delivered to gas stations and getting power turned back on for 100 percent of homes and businesses. While significant progress has been made on both fronts, […]

Gov. Scott Thanks WellCare for $1 Million Donation for Hurricane Victims

On September 12, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida today thanked WellCare for its support and generous donation of $1 million to the Florida Disaster Fund, which was activated by Governor Scott to aid those impacted by Hurricane Irma. The Florida Disaster Fund, administered by the Volunteer Florida Foundation, is the State of Florida’s […]