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 […]

GOV. SCOTT: FBI MUST RELEASE ALL DETAILS REGARDING FAILURE TO INVESTIGATE CRUZ TIP

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

PARKLAND, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott called on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to release all details surrounding the Bureau’s failure to take action after receiving information on January 5, 2018, regarding “[Nikolas] Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of […]

Gov. Scott Statement on Brevard County Field Training Officer Kevin Stanton

On February 17, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott issued the following statement regarding the death of Field Training Officer Kevin Stanton of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, who lost his life in a traffic accident this morning. Governor Scott said, “Ann and I are saddened to hear of the passing of Brevard County Field Training Officer […]

Gov. Rick Scott: FBI Director Needs to Resign

On February 16, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

PARKLAND, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott made the following statement regarding the FBI’s admission that they failed to take action after receiving information on January 5, 2018, regarding “[Nikolas] Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting.” […]

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on State Response to Marjory Douglas High School Shooting

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

PARKLAND, Fla. – Following the tragic shooting at Marjory Douglas High School in Parkland yesterday, Governor Scott has continued to be briefed by law enforcement and emergency management officials and has remained in communication with state leaders to ensure all state resources are made available. The Governor has also spoken with President Trump, the Department […]

Gov. Scott: We Must Have a Real Conversation About Keeping Students Safe

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

PARKLAND, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he will be organizing meetings with state and local leaders in Tallahassee next week to discuss ways to keep Florida students safe, including school safety improvements and keeping guns away from individuals struggling with mental illness. Governor Scott remains in Broward County and has continued to […]

Gov. Scott: Virgin Voyages to Create 300 New Jobs at New Headquarters in Broward County

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

PLANTATION, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Virgin Voyages, a new cruise company by the global Virgin brands, has selected Plantation for their new headquarters, which will create 300 new jobs. The company will also invest $15.9 million in the local community. Earlier today, Governor Scott also announced Lockheed Martin would be expanding […]

Gov. Scott: Lockheed Martin to Expand and Create 500 New Jobs in Orlando

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

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott announced Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, will be expanding in Orlando and creating 500 new jobs. The average wage of the 500 new jobs will be $87,064. The company will also invest more than $50 million in their Orlando facility. Lockheed Martin currently employs over 14,000 […]

Gov. Scott: Allegiant to Establish New Aircraft Base at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport

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

Gov. Scott: Allegiant to Establish New Aircraft Base at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport Will Bring Additional Airline Routes and Tourism Revenue to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Community   DESTIN, Fla.—Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Allegiant Travel Company (Allegiant) has chosen to establish a new, two-aircraft base with year-round routes at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS). […]

Gov. Scott: Next Horizon to Expand in Sanford and Create More Than 20 New Jobs at New Corporate Headquarters

On February 12, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

SANFORD, Fla.— Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Next Horizon will be expanding to a new corporate headquarters in Seminole County and will be creating more than 20 new jobs. The company will also invest $1.9 million in the local community. Next Horizon is a Sanford-based technology company specializing in IT managed services, application development […]