Gov. Scott Appoints Five to Commission on Community Service

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

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of five to the Commission on Community Service. Meghan Collins, 30, of Tallahassee, is the communications director at the Florida Department of Education. She received her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University. She succeeds Kelli Walker and is appointed pursuant to section 14.29(3)(a)2., Florida […]

Gov. Scott Announces Eight Appointments to Multiple State Boards

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced five reappointments and three appointments to multiple state boards. Sante Fe College District Board of Trustees Mike Goldwire, 77, of Starke, is the chief executive officer of Goldwire Associates, Inc. He succeeds retired Colonel Arley McRae, and is appointed for a term beginning January 19, 2018, and […]

Governor Scott Appoints J. Andrew “Drew” Atkinson to the Second District Court of Appeal

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of J. Andrew “Drew” Atkinson to the Second District Court of Appeal. Atkinson, 44, of Tampa, is currently the General Counsel for the Florida Department of Management Services. A native of the Tampa Bay area, he previously practiced with the law firm of Broad and […]

Governor Scott Appoints Christopher LaBruzzo and Frederick Pollack to the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Christopher LaBruzzo and Frederick Pollack to the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court. LaBruzzo, 42, of Tampa, is an Assistant State Attorney for the Sixth Judicial Circuit. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida and his law degree from Tulane University School […]

Governor Scott Appoints Judge Spencer J. Multack to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Judge Spencer J. Multack to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court. Multack, 42, of Aventura, is currently a County Judge for Miami-Dade County, and previously served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit. He received his bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and […]

Gov. Scott: Southwest Florida Added 5,600 New Jobs Over the Year

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

NAPLES, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Southwest Florida area added 5,600 new private-sector jobs in the last year and unemployment rates in these areas have dropped. The Naples area’s unemployment rate is down to 3.6 percent, 0.9 percentage point less than it was a year ago. Fort Myers’ unemployment rate dropped […]

Gov. Scott: Pensacola Area Added Nearly 3,000 New Jobs Over the Year

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

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Pensacola area added 2,900 new private-sector jobs in the last year. The area’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent, down 1.2 percentage points from a year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created nearly 30,000 new jobs in December bringing the total number of new private-sector jobs […]

Gov. Scott: Jacksonville Area Added 18,000 New Jobs Over the Year

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

Gov. Scott: Jacksonville Area Added 18,000 New Jobs Over the Year Announces PGA TOUR to Create 300 Jobs at New Global Headquarters in St. Johns County   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Jacksonville area added 18,000 new private-sector jobs in the last year. Jacksonville’s unemployment rate was 3.4 percent in […]

Gov. Scott: West Palm Beach Area Added More Than 7,000 New Jobs Over the Year

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

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the West Palm Beach area added 7,400 new private-sector jobs in the last year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in December, down 1.0 percentage point in the last year. Statewide, Florida businesses created nearly 30,000 new jobs in December bringing the total […]

Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Added More Than 18,000 New Jobs

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

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 18,100 new private-sector jobs in the last year, the fourth-highest number of jobs among all Florida metro areas. Fort Lauderdale’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.4 percent in December, down 1.0 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created […]