Governor Scott Highlights Boeing’s Job Creation and Expansion at Kennedy Space Center

On September 4, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott attended the grand opening of Boeing’s new Commercial Crew Cargo & Processing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center and highlighted their plans to add 550 new jobs on the Space Coast this year. Currently, Boeing employs over 1,400 Floridians and is the world’s largest aerospace company […]

Gov. Scott Highlights Job Growth at Storm Smart in Ft. Myers

On September 3, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

FT. MYERS, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted job growth at Storm Smart Industries in Ft. Myers for their success in Southwest Florida and their ongoing expansion from 83 employees in 2012 to almost 150 today. Storm Smart is the largest manufacturer and installer of code-approved, hurricane protection products. They have served the hurricane […]

Governor Scott: Florida’s Private-Sector Growth Rate Best Among Large States Again in July

On September 3, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott announced today that Florida’s private-sector job growth rate of 3.8 percent in July was the highest among the ten most populous states, including Texas and California. This is the fifth month in a row Florida’s growth rate has been first among large states. Among all states, Florida ranked third […]

Gov. Scott Highlights Job Growth at Summit Aerospace in Miami

On September 3, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted job growth at Summit Aerospace, Inc. in Miami for their success in South Florida and plans to add 15 new jobs this year. Summit Aerospace has been doing business in Miami for 15 years and provides in-house maintenance and supplies for large airlines and manufactures including Lockheed […]

Gov. Scott Highlights Job Growth at Summit Aerospace in Miami

On September 3, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted job growth at Summit Aerospace, Inc. in Miami for their success in South Florida and plans to add 15 new jobs this year. Summit Aerospace has been doing business in Miami for 15 years and provides in-house maintenance and supplies for large airlines and manufactures including Lockheed […]

Governor Rick Scott Announces Kick-Off of Diverging Diamond Interchange at Interstate 75

On September 2, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced the kick-off of the innovative “diverging diamond interchange” project at I-75 in Sarasota and Manatee counties – the first of its kind in the state. This project will improve traffic flow and enhance safety at this intersection. This $74.5 million reconstruction is set to be completed […]

Governor Scott Announces Anheuser-Busch to Create 75 New Jobs in Jacksonville

On September 1, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott announced today that Anheuser-Busch will be expanding their Metal Container Corporation (MCC) facility in Jacksonville, which will create 75 new jobs. The company will also make a $170 million capital investment in the community. Anheuser-Busch currently employs more than 800 Floridians across the state. Governor Rick Scott said, “I […]

Gov. Rick Scott to Kentucky: Florida is a “Right-to-Work” State Ready for Your Business

On August 31, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he will lead a domestic economic development mission to Kentucky in September to encourage businesses to relocate to Florida. The Governor will meet with private-sector businesses to explain why Florida is a better location for them to grow and create jobs. More specifics on the trip […]

Floridians Should Continue to Watch Remnants of Erika

On August 29, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott received a full update on the remnants of Erika at the Collier County Sheriff’s Office in Naples. Governor Scott urged all Floridians to remain prepared for any potential impacts from the storm, especially increased rain and flooding in certain coastal regions. Governor Rick Scott said, “We just got […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY IN FLORIDA IN PREPARATION FOR TROPICAL STORM ERIKA

On August 28, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 15-173 declaring a state of emergency in every county within the state of Florida in preparation for Tropical Storm Erika. To view Executive Order 15-173, click HERE.