Gov. Scott Thanks Businesses for Hurricane Relief Donations

On October 15, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida today thanked the following businesses for their generous donations to the Florida Disaster Fund, which was activated by Governor Scott to aid those impacted by Hurricane Michael. The Florida Disaster Fund, administered by the Volunteer Florida Foundation, is the State of Florida’s official private fund established […]

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Response

On October 15, 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 everything they need. Governor Scott has surveyed damage from Hurricane Michael in Bay, Gulf, Gadsden, Washington, Liberty, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, and Jackson counties. Following Governor Scott’s […]

Gov. Scott: FEMA Approves Sheltering Assistance for Bay County

On October 15, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today highlighted the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) decision, following his request, to approve Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for families in Bay County. TSA provides FEMA funded short-term lodging in hotels and motels for eligible disaster survivors who are unable to return home for an extended period due to […]

Administrative Schedule for Sunday, October 14, 2018

On October 14, 2018, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Sunday, October 14, 2018

Gov. Scott & CFO Patronis: Consumers Must be Protected Following Hurricane Michael

On October 14, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott directed Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier to take every action authorized pursuant to Executive Order 18-276 to provide additional protections to support recovery efforts in the areas of the state impacted by Hurricane Michael. Governor Scott and Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis have made it clear that the […]

Gov. Scott: Thousands Working to Restore Cellular Service

On October 14, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that more than 2,000 telecommunications professionals working in 200 Communication Technician Repair Crew Strike Teams are fully mobilized in impacted counties working to restore cellular service. AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile have deployed mobile cellular towers to provide service.   Governor Scott said, “After a catastrophic storm like […]

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Response

On October 14, 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 the state is prepared to respond to Hurricane Michael. Governor Scott has surveyed damage from Hurricane Michael and is providing updates on the state’s work. In addition, the Governor activated 500 more Florida National Guard troops for […]

Administrative Schedule for Saturday, October 13, 2018

On October 13, 2018, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Saturday, October 13, 2018

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Michael Response

On October 13, 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 the state is prepared to respond to Hurricane Michael. Governor Scott has surveyed damage from Hurricane Michael and is providing updates on the state’s work. In addition, the Governor activated 500 more Florida National Guard troops for […]

Gov. Scott Thanks Walt Disney Company for $1 Million Donation for Hurricane Relief

On October 13, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida today thanked the Walt Disney Company for its support and generous donation of $1 million to the Florida Disaster Fund, which was activated by Governor Scott to aid those impacted by Hurricane Michael. The Florida Disaster Fund, administered by the Volunteer Florida Foundation, is the State […]