Gov. Scott Applauds FWC for Investigative Efforts to Protect Florida Wildlife

On December 12, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott released the below statement following the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office’s announcement of criminal charges against the individuals who senselessly dragged a shark behind their boat at high speed. This decision is a result of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) law enforcement’s investigation. Governor Scott […]

Gov. Scott Applauds CRC for Passing Proposal to Make It Harder to Raise Taxes

On December 12, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today made the following statement regarding the Constitution Revision Commission Finance and Taxation committee’s passage of a proposal that would make it harder for politicians to raise taxes and fees by requiring 2/3 majority vote by future legislatures to increase any taxes or fees. The proposal will be heard […]

Gov. Scott: Wayfair to Create 100 New Jobs at Three New Distributions Centers Across the State

On December 12, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott announced that Wayfair Inc., one of the world’s largest online retailers for home goods, is opening three new distribution centers in Tampa, Orlando and Miami. This expansion will create 100 new jobs and allow Wayfair to continue to expand delivery to millions of consumers from these Florida locations. Governor […]

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 […]

Governor Scott Appoints Gerard Joseph “Joe” Curley Jr. and James “Jim” Nutt to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court

On December 11, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Gerard Joseph Curley Jr. and James Nutt to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court. Curley, 57, of West Palm Beach, is a Shareholder at the Gunster law firm. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and his law degree from Stetson […]

Administrative Schedule for Monday, December 11, 2017

On December 11, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Monday, December 11, 2017

Administrative Schedule for Saturday, December 9, 2017 – Sunday, December 10, 2017

On December 9, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Saturday, December 9, 2017 – Sunday, December 10, 2017

Gov. Scott Announces Twelve Appointments to Multiple State Boards

On December 8, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced five reappointments and seven appointments to multiple state boards. Florida Gateway College District Board of Trustees Suzanne Norris, 54, of Lake City, is the Market President of Ameris Bank. She is reappointed for a term beginning December 8, 2017, and ending May 31, 2021. This appointment is […]

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 […]

Administrative Schedule for Friday, December 8, 2017

On December 8, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Friday, December 8, 2017