Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Florida Business

Governor Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- During today’s Florida Cabinet meeting, Florida Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida CEO Chester Spellman awarded six Floridians with the Champion of Service Award, Florida’s only statewide volunteer recognition....
FLA GOV SCOTT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Rick Scott announced his proposed K-12 per-pupil funding in the 2015-2016 “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” budget of $7,176, which is the highest ever in Florida’s history. The Governor’s...

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Florida's ARMCO - ACES Risk Management, a leading provider of web-based audit technology for the financial services industry, has announced it has hired seasoned mortgage quality control expert Phil McCall as chief operating officer. McCall brings more than 20 years of experience in quality control, loan origination and underwriting, mortgage fraud, loss and litigation and real estate-based transactions.

MARGATE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (MCRA) is seeking qualified developers to develop all or a portion of a 36 acre future City Center site. Since 2003, the MCRA has engaged in assembling the properties surrounding the intersection of State Road 7 and Margate Boulevard with the goal of creating a vibrant mixed use City Center which would be a destination for both City and Northwest Broward residents.

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The inventor of the original 'selfie stick' for smartphones and GoPro cameras, Wayne Fromm, is setting the record straight and is furious at all the misreporting of the invention's origin. It was named 'invention of the year' by TIME magazine, as if it was an anonymous invention, and is touted as an Asian invention in other press reports including the New York Post.

POLITICS

Governor Rick Scott

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Fla. Governor Rick Scott announced his proposal to cut $470 million in state cell phone and TV taxes that Florida families and businesses pay. An average family spending...
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- During today's Cabinet meeting, Fla. Governor Rick Scott recognized nine outstanding educators for their contributions to education with the Governor’s Shine Awards. Governor Rick Scott said, “This week, as...
Governor Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- During today’s Florida Cabinet meeting, Florida Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida CEO Chester Spellman awarded six Floridians with the Champion of Service Award, Florida’s only statewide volunteer recognition....
FLA GOV SCOTT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Rick Scott announced his proposed K-12 per-pupil funding in the 2015-2016 “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” budget of $7,176, which is the highest ever in Florida’s history. The Governor’s...
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Monday, Florida Governor Rick Scott sent the following letter to Michael Reininger, President of All Aboard Florida, urging All Aboard Florida to listen to the voices of local communities as they plan their private-sector rail service. The letter is available below and online here.

NATIONAL NEWS

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everyone wants a good return on an investment, and one sure bet is to add new attic insulation to your home, advises Aaron Zarling, general manager of Eco Roof Service in the Seattle area. 'Whether you are installing a new roof or simply want to upgrade your home's attic insulation, this investment has a proven track record, with no risk.'

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mark Wahlberg, Robert Downey Jr., Wesley Snipes, Tim Allen, and Danny Trejo are among the top Hollywood stars who served time in prison. Wahlberg will be asked to step up and help fellow actor Steve Comisar who will be released from prison in 2018.

CHENG DU, SI CHUAN, China, Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lilybrides is pleased to announce that shopping for a wedding dress just got a lot easier, and more budget friendly than ever imagined. This new online wedding dress and formal apparel e-commerce site is the new way to shop for that special day.

COMMERCE, Texas, Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Texas AandM University-Commerce has selected Regent Education's financial aid management solution, Regent 8, to support the administration of financial aid for the state's first competency-based degree offered by a public university. The program is entitled the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate.

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The owners of Energy Optimizers, USA have sold its affiliate company, Lighting Optimizers, USA, to Eco Engineering. This decision was made to ensure continued world-class service for Energy Optimizers' clients, while allowing the company to focus on and expand its core business of vendor-neutral energy efficiency projects for the educational, governmental, commercial and industrial markets.

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Integrated Physical Medicine (IPM) will be hosting a business mixer in coordination with the Unified Small Business Alliance (USBA). The event will take place on January 30, 2015 at 4 p.m. at IPM located at 3661 Torrance Blvd., Suite 201, Torrance, CA 90503.

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Proto Plastics of Tipp City today announced the roll-out of their new website. Proto Plastics has been in the business of custom plastic injection molding and design since 1969, and their philosophy is simple.

METAIRIE, La., Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Roofing Supply has relocated and kicks off its grand opening February 2, 2015 at its new showroom and warehouse at 2009 Hullen St. in Metairie. We have doubled the size of our showroom and created an attractive design center which is very home owner and contractor friendly.