Gov. Rick Scott: Congress Must Pass Hurricane Disaster Relief Funding

On December 20, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott issued the below statement urging Congress to pass a disaster relief funding package which includes critical funding for local school districts enrolling students displaced from Puerto Rico, supports key infrastructure projects, and provides relief for citrus and agriculture in Florida. Governor Scott said, “For more than three months, […]

Gov. Scott: Tax Cuts Will Boost Economy and Benefit Florida Citrus

On December 19, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott made the following statement regarding the United States House of Representatives passing tax cuts. The Governor is applauding the House for also including Representative Vern Buchanan’s Emergency Citrus Disease Relief Act to help Florida citrus growers. Governor Scott said, “It is great news that Washington is following Florida’s […]

Administrative Schedule for Saturday, December 16, 2017 – Sunday, December 17, 2017

On December 16, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Saturday, December 16, 2017 – Sunday, December 17, 2017

Administrative Schedule for Friday, December 15, 2017

On December 15, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Friday, December 15, 2017

Gov. Scott Announces Sixteen Appointments to Multiple State Boards

On December 15, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced twelve reappointments and four appointments to multiple state boards. Gulf Coast State College District Board of Trustees Steve Millaway, 61, of Panama City Beach, is the founder and managing director of TechFarms Capital and the CEO of TechFarms, LLC. Millaway is reappointed for a term beginning December […]

Gov. Scott: Florida Reemployment Tax Rate to Remain at its Lowest in 2018 for Third Year in a Row

On December 14, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Gov. Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses will continue to pay the lowest possible rate for reemployment taxes next year for the third year in a row. The minimum tax rate will remain at $7.00 per employee in 2018. As a result of Florida’s thriving economy, more than 60 percent of Florida’s […]

Administrative Schedule for Thursday, December 14, 2017

On December 14, 2017, in Scheduling, by Staff

Scott/ Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Thursday, December 14, 2017

Gov. Scott Appoints Three to Hillsborough County Civil Service Board

On December 13, 2017, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of one and the appointment of two to the Hillsborough County Civil Service Board. Chandra Hosler, 43, of Tampa, is a staff counsel at Geico of Tampa. She is reappointed for a term beginning December 13, 2017 and ending July 2, 2021. Andrea Cichon, 32, […]

Governor Scott Recognizes Educators with the Governor’s Shine Award

On December 13, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized seven outstanding educators with the Governor’s Shine Award. The Shine Award is presented to teachers and administrators in Florida who make significant contributions to the field of education. Five of the seven teachers honored today are 2017 district teachers of […]

Governor Scott Recognizes Jon Bucci with Young Entrepreneur Award

On December 13, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized Jon Bucci, 23, with the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award. Bucci is the founder and CEO of Apex Property Restoration, a carpentry, repair, and assembly service company operating in Southwest Florida. Apex Property Restoration was founded in 2012 and currently employs […]