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 […]

Gov. Scott Announces Seventeen Appointments to Multiple State Boards

On February 9, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced nine reappointments and eight appointments to multiple state boards. Florida State College at Jacksonville District Board of Trustees O. Wayne Young, 61, of Jacksonville, is the director of response and environmental programs at JEA. He received a bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy, a master’s […]

Governor Scott Appoints David A. Cromartie and Arthur Christian “Chris” Miller to the Volusia County Court

On February 9, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of David A. Cromartie and Arthur Christian “Chris” Miller to the Volusia County Court. Cromartie, 47, of Ormond Beach, is a Managing Assistant State Attorney in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. He previously worked in private practice with Cromartie & Cromartie, P.A. He received his bachelor’s […]

Governor Scott Appoints Laura Shearon Cruz and Christina DiRaimondo to the Miami-Dade County Court

On February 9, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Laura Shearon Cruz and Christina DiRaimondo to the Miami-Dade County Court. Cruz, 39, of Coral Gables, is an Assistant State Attorney in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit. She received her bachelor’s and law degrees from Tulane University. Cruz fills the vacancy created by the appointment […]

Gov. Scott: After Months of Advocating, Federal Disaster Relief Heading to Florida

On February 9, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – After months of advocating for Congress to pass disaster relief for Florida, Governor Scott made the following statement following the passage of disaster funding for Florida, Puerto Rico, Texas and California.   Governor Rick Scott said, “For months, we have worked to ensure that Florida is provided the needed federal relief following […]

Gov. Scott Directs DEP to Expedite Additional Marine Debris Clean-Up in Monroe County Waterways

On February 8, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced that, at his direction, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), with assistance from the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM), has signed an agreement with Monroe County to assist in the clean-up and removal of marine debris caused by Hurricane Irma. Following the significant and widespread […]

Governor Scott Recognizes Creative Sign Designs with Governor’s Business Ambassador Award

On February 8, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

  TAMPA, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet at the Florida State Fair, Governor Rick Scott recognized Creative Sign Designs with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award. Creative Sign Designs is a Florida-based sign manufacturing company that employs more than 150 Floridians across two locations in Tampa and Orlando.   Governor Scott […]

Governor Scott and Volunteer Florida Present Champion of Service Award

On February 8, 2018, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet at the Florida State Fair, Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida Chief Executive Officer Vivian Myrtetus awarded Dave and Sue Moulton with the Volunteer Florida Champion of Service Award, Florida’s official statewide volunteer recognition.   Governor Scott said, “I applaud the commitment of Dave […]