Gov. Scott: Utility Companies Set Goal of Having Power Restored in Panhandle by Early November

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that electric utility providers in Northwest Florida, which still have customers experiencing power outages, have set a goal and will have nearly all power restored to customers who are able to receive it by early November. This includes those in the hardest hit areas of Mexico Beach […]

Gov. Scott Releases Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery in Jackson County

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott is visiting the Jackson County Emergency Operations Center and has been in constant communication with local officials and emergency management in Jackson County following the impact of Hurricane Michael. The following information has been reported to the State Emergency Response Team and includes specific actions the state has […]

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today visited Emergency Operations Centers in Holmes, Washington and Jackson counties as well as visited local businesses that have reopened following the storm. Following Governor Scott’s request, President Donald Trump issued a Major Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Michael. See the declaration HERE. On October 7th, Governor Scott declared a state of emergency in 26 Florida […]

Gov. Scott: VISIT FLORIDA Launches Nearly $9 Million Marketing Plan Following Hurricane Michael, Red Tide

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that VISIT FLORIDA has developed and launched an extensive new marketing campaign to highlight the Sunshine State. This multi-phased campaign includes more than $5.1 million to support the Panhandle following Hurricane Michael and nearly $3.8 million to assist the areas impacted by naturally-occurring red tide. Each campaign […]

Gov. Scott: VISIT FLORIDA Launches Nearly $9 Million Marketing Plan Following Hurricane Michael, Red Tide

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that VISIT FLORIDA has developed and launched an extensive new marketing campaign to highlight the Sunshine State. This multi-phased campaign includes more than $5.1 million to support the Panhandle following Hurricane Michael and nearly $3.8 million to assist the areas impacted by naturally-occurring red tide. Each campaign […]

Administrative Schedule for Monday, October 22, 2018

On October 22, 2018, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Monday, October 22, 2018

Gov. Scott Releases Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery in Gulf County, TSA approved for Two More Counties

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

~TSA approved for Gulf and Jackson counties today~   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, FEMA Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) was approved for families in Gulf County following a request from Governor Rick Scott. TSA provides FEMA-funded lodging in hotels and motels for eligible disaster survivors who are unable to return home for an extended period due […]

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Recovery

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today welcomed students back to school in Gadsden County at George W. Munroe Elementary, visited emergency operations centers in Calhoun and Liberty counties and will visit Mexico Beach and Gulf County this afternoon. Following Governor Scott’s request, President Donald Trump issued a Major Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Michael. See the declaration HERE. On October 7th, […]

Administrative Schedule for Sunday, October 21, 2018

On October 21, 2018, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Sunday, October 21, 2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Response

On October 21, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott is in constant communication with federal, state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure that communities impacted by Hurricane Michael are receiving the resources they need. Following Governor Scott’s request, President Donald Trump issued a Major Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Michael. See the declaration HERE. On October 7th, Governor Scott declared […]