Governor Scott Issues Updates on Subtropical Storm Alberto Preparedness Efforts

On May 26, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in all 67 Florida counties and received a full update on Subtropical Storm Alberto from the Florida Division of Emergency Management. The Governor will continue to be in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure the […]

Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency in Florida for Subtropical Storm Alberto

On May 26, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 18-150 declaring a state of emergency in all 67 Florida counties as the state continues to monitor and prepare for Subtropical Storm Alberto. By declaring this state of emergency, Governor Scott is ensuring that state and local government has ample time, resources and flexibility to get prepared […]

Governor Scott Issues Updates on Subtropical Storm Alberto Preparedness Efforts

On May 25, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott received a full update on Subtropical Storm Alberto from the Florida Division of Emergency Management. The Governor will continue to be in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure the state is prepared to respond to any potential impacts from Subtropical […]

Gov. Scott: Floridians Need to Monitor Weather Closely

On May 25, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott met with Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford and Panama City Beach Mayor Mike Thomas to prepare for upcoming impacts from Subtropical Storm Alberto. At the meeting, Gov. Scott urged Floridians to watch the weather closely and make a plan. To make a plan, visit FLGetaPlan.com. The […]

Gov. Scott: State Preparing for Torrential Rain, Severe Flooding This Weekend

On May 24, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott received a full update on Invest 90L from the Florida Division of Emergency Management. The Governor will continue to be in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials and state agency leaders to ensure the state is prepared to respond to any potential impacts from Invest 90L.  […]

Gov. Scott: Pratt & Whitney to Create 215 New Jobs and Expand in Palm Beach County

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

JUPITER, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Pratt & Whitney, a leading global manufacturer of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units, will be expanding its site in Palm Beach County and creating 215 new jobs. In addition to these new jobs, since 2012, Pratt & Whitney has created 300 jobs for Florida families […]

Gov. Scott: Floridians Must be Prepared for Significant Rain, Possible Flooding

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott urged Floridians to prepare for significant rain and possible flooding as the state continues to monitor the development of a weather system in the Caribbean Sea. In anticipation of heavy rain and flooding across Gulf Coast communities this week, Governor Scott today also directed Florida Fish and Wildlife […]

Florida’s Crime Rate Hits 47-Year Low

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

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida’s crime rate is now at a 47-year low. The crime rate has dropped six percent since 2016, and since Gov. Scott took office, the crime rate has dropped 27 percent. In 2017, there were 28,640 fewer crimes than in 2016, which is a 4.5 percent decrease. […]

Administrative Schedule for Monday, May 21, 2018

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

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Monday, May 21, 2018

Gov. Scott: $3.5 Million in Florida Defense Grants Awarded for Military Community

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott announced nearly $3.5 million will be awarded to support community projects at military installations across the state. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) administers the Defense Infrastructure Grant Program and the Defense Reinvestment Grant Program, which protects Florida’s military bases by providing funding for local infrastructure and land […]