Governor Scott Thanks Florida Highway Patrol Troopers for Their Service in Puerto Rico

On December 11, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  Today, Governor Rick Scott thanked the 50 Florida Highway Patrol troopers who deployed in November to Puerto Rico in response to an Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) request from the Puerto Rico Police Department. These troopers conducted security operations and traffic control in and around the city of San Juan. Click […]

Gov. Scott: Lifetime Sportsman’s License Cost Reduced for Florida Children and Young Adults

On December 8, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed a proclamation authorizing the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to offer Lifetime Sportsman’s Licenses for Florida children and young adults at a reduced cost. The license currently costs up to $1,000 but from now through Dec. 31st, the price will be reduced by 25 percent […]

Gov. Rick Scott Recognizes Agreement Between Florida Venture Hive and Israeli AGW Group

On December 6, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – As part of his ongoing trade mission in Israel, Governor Rick Scott recognized the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday between Florida-based Venture Hive and Tel Aviv-based AGW, an Israeli technology commercialization company. This agreement will ultimately help create, promote and implement technology commercialization and corporate innovation programs supported by […]

Gov. Rick Scott Recognizes Agreement Between University of Miami and Israeli Trauma Society

On December 6, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – As part of his ongoing trade mission in Israel, Governor Rick Scott recognized the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday between the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Israeli Trauma Society. This agreement continues the partnership between the Israeli Trauma Society and the University of Miami, Jackson […]

Gov. Rick Scott Highlights Agreement Between Space Florida and Israel

On December 5, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

AIRPORT CITY, ISRAEL –Today, as part of his ongoing trade mission in Israel, Governor Rick Scott highlighted the successful Florida-Israel Memorandum of Understanding Agreement between Space Florida and Israel, which ultimately established the Florida-Israel Innovation Partnership following the Governor’s 2011 trade mission to Israel. Through a joint application process, the Florida-Israel Innovation Partnership supports research, […]

Gov. Rick Scott Presents Wix with Business Ambassador Award for Creating 100 Florida Jobs

On December 5, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – As part of his ongoing trade mission in Israel, Governor Rick Scott yesterday presented Wix, a website-building platform headquartered in Israel, with a Governor’s Business Ambassador Award for creating 100 jobs since opening their first Florida location in Miami in 2014. Governor Scott said, “I was proud to present Wix with […]

Gov. Rick Scott Recognizes Agreement Between Florida Atlantic University and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

On December 5, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – As part of his ongoing trade mission in Israel, Governor Rick Scott recognized the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday between Florida Atlantic University and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. This agreement will expand scholarly partnerships, support collaborative research projects, and offer unique academic opportunities to medical students, medical residents, graduate […]

Gov. Rick Scott Recognizes Agreement Between Florida State University and Tel Aviv University

On December 4, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – Today, as part of his ongoing trade mission in Israel, Governor Rick Scott recognized the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Florida State University and Tel Aviv University. This agreement will support student and staff exchange programs, research collaboration and academic seminar opportunities. To view the agreement, click HERE. Governor […]

Gov. Rick Scott Recognizes EL AL Airlines for Investments in State of Florida

On December 4, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – Today, as part of his ongoing trade mission in Israel, Governor Rick Scott recognized EL AL Airlines, the national air carrier of Israel, with a Governor’s Business Ambassador Award for their investments in the State of Florida. EL AL recently relaunched the only nonstop flights from Miami to Tel Aviv, which […]

Gov. Rick Scott Recognizes Florida Israel Business Accelerator

On December 4, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – Today, as part of his ongoing trade mission in Israel, Governor Rick Scott recognized the first class of graduates from the Florida Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA). FIBA is a Florida-based technology accelerator launched in 2016 to establish and grow Israeli and Florida tech ventures in the Tampa Bay Area. As a […]