Gov. Scott Appoints Two to Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

On February 19, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Domingo Sanchez and the appointment of Maggi Montalvo to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. Sanchez, 43, of Kissimmee, is the president of Titan Land Company, LLC and Titan Management, LLC. He is reappointed for a term beginning February 19, 2018 and ending April 16, […]

Gov. Scott Appoints Allan Roberts to Governing Board of St. Johns River Water Management District

On February 19, 2018, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Allan Roberts to the Governing Board of the St. Johns River Water Management District. Roberts, 70, of St. Augustine, is the owner and operator of First Coast Cattle, LLC. He is currently a member of the Florida Cattlemen’s Association and the National Cattlemen’s Beef […]

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 […]