Gov. Scott Announces Major Action Plan to Keep Florida Students Safe Following Tragic Parkland Shooting

On February 23, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

Gov. Scott Announces Major Action Plan to Keep Florida Students Safe Following Tragic Parkland Shooting $500 Million Investment in School Safety and Mental Health Remarks as Prepared for Delivery TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Alyssa Alhadeff, Scott Beigel, Martin Duque Anguiano, Nicholas Dworet, Aaron Feis, Jamie Guttenberg, Chris Hixon, Luke Hoyer, Cara Loughran, Gina Montalto, Joaquin Oliver, […]

Gov. Scott Appoints Five to Construction Industry Licensing Board

On February 22, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of one and the appointment of four to the Construction Industry Licensing Board.   Robert Maphis, 48, of Windermere, is the vice president and chief operating officer of The Collage Companies. He is reappointed for a term beginning February 22, 2018, and ending October 31, […]

Gov. Scott Appoints Two to Florida Center for Nursing Board of Directors

On February 22, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of two to the Florida Center for Nursing Board of Directors.   Dr. Marlaine Smith, of Boca Raton, is the dean of nursing for Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Smith was recommended by the Board of Governors pursuant to s. 464.0196, Florida Statutes. She fills a […]

GOV. SCOTT: ONE WEEK LATER AND WE STILL DO NOT HAVE DETAILS FROM THE FBI

On February 22, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott made the below statement regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) still not releasing any additional details on the Bureau’s failure to investigate allegations about Nikolas Cruz. On January 5, 2018, the FBI received a tip regarding “[Nikolas] Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and […]

Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, February 21, 2018

On February 21, 2018, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Gov. Scott Announces Fourteen Appointments to Multiple State Boards

On February 20, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced ten appointments and four reappointments multiple state boards. New College of Florida Board of Trustees Felipe Colon, 36, of Sarasota, is a financial advisor. He received his bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College. Colon succeeds Bradford Baker and is appointed for a term beginning February 20, 2018 and […]

Gov. Scott Appoints Two to Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

On February 19, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Domingo Sanchez and the appointment of Maggi Montalvo to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. Sanchez, 43, of Kissimmee, is the president of Titan Land Company, LLC and Titan Management, LLC. He is reappointed for a term beginning February 19, 2018 and ending April 16, […]

Gov. Scott Appoints Allan Roberts to Governing Board of St. Johns River Water Management District

On February 19, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Allan Roberts to the Governing Board of the St. Johns River Water Management District. Roberts, 70, of St. Augustine, is the owner and operator of First Coast Cattle, LLC. He is currently a member of the Florida Cattlemen’s Association and the National Cattlemen’s Beef […]

Gov. Scott Convenes Florida Leaders to Work on Solutions to Keep Florida Students Safe

On February 19, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland last week, Governor Scott said that he would be quickly organizing meetings with state and local leaders to discuss ways to keep Florida students safe, including school safety improvements and keeping guns away from individuals struggling with mental illness. Tomorrow, February […]