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News from official Florida city and state government offices and representatives

Florida Government News

Florida Government News
News from official Florida city and state government offices and representatives
Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott Directs Statewide Public Health Emergency for Opioid Epidemic

TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This week, following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declaring a national opioid epidemic, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Executive Order 17-146 directing a Public Health Emergency across the state.
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Pompano Beach Announces May 11 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for The Pompano Beach Cultural Center and Library

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The City of Pompano Beach is delighted to announce that the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the Pompano Beach Cultural Center and Library will take place on Thursday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m. Following the ceremony, the venue will be open to the public to view the world premiere Cuban art exhibit, "Shipwrecked of Reason: Half a Century in Cuban Art."
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center Expansion and Headquarters Hotel Project to Begin Construction in 2018, Slated to Debut in 2021

GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Conceptual plans for the highly anticipated Broward County Convention Center Expansion and Headquarters Hotel Projects were unveiled today before the Broward County Commission, according to the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Groundbreaking for City Vista Apartments

Pompano Beach CRA Announces Groundbreaking for City Vista Apartments in Innovation District

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Pompano Beach CRA announces the groundbreaking ceremony for the City Vista Apartments will take place on October 19 at 3:30 p.m. According to Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA), the development will include 111 apartments and 3,800 square feet of ground floor commercial space. This development is the next step in the creation of The Pompano Beach Innovation District.
Attorney Brian O. Sutter

All Injuries Law Firm Attorney Frank Clark Appointed to Florida Judge of Compensation Claims

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Experienced Workers' Compensation Attorney Frank Clark, Formerly of All Injuries Law Firm, has been appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to Florida Judge of Compensation Claims.
Governor Rick Scott

With Hurricane Hermine Hours Away from Florida, Gov. Scott Alerts Public to ‘Get Ready Now’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This afternoon, data from the Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter said that maximum winds have increased to 75 miles...
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Following Confirmation of Zika in Mosquitoes, Fla. Gov. Scott Directs DOH to Aggressively Expand Prevention Measures

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS) confirmed that they have detected Zika in three mosquito...
SUNSATIONAL Awards 2016

Dania Beach CRA takes Home 11 SUNsational Awards at 22nd Annual Florida Festivals & Events Association Event

DANIA BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Dania Beach CRA was a big winner this year at the 22nd Annual Florida Festivals & Events Association (FFEA) convention and trade show, taking home 11 SUNsational Awards. Dania Beach won the most awards in South Florida for its 4th annual Arts and Seafood Celebration and PATCH Urban Farm and Market.
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Energetic Volunteers Wanted for 2016 Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration

DANIA BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — The Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration (DBASC) is seeking volunteers for the exciting fourth annual event from April 2-3, 2016. This two-day celebration, held in the heart of downtown Dania Beach in Frost Park at 300 NE 2nd Street, will feature numerous local and regional artists showcasing their unique creations.
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80s Rock Band SURVIVOR Joins 2016 Dania Beach Arts & Seafood Celebration

DANIA BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ — The Fourth Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration 2016 has raised the bar for entertainment, boasting an electrifying performance line-up featuring it's first-ever Grammy Award-Wining National Headliner, provided by the Casino at Dania Beach: Survivor. The celebration will take place on Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3, 2016.
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Florida Jobs Report: Miami Area Added Over 42,000 Jobs Over the Year in Jan. 2015

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This week Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that the Miami - Miami Beach-Kendall metro area gained 42,900 new jobs...
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Florida Gov. Scott says Tamiami Trail Project Will Help Move Water South

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection recently issued a permit to the...
Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott Presents Escambia County Public Schools With $1.4 Million

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- At Blue Angels Elementary School earlier this week, Governor Rick Scott presented 22 schools in Escambia County with $1.4...
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Fla. Gov. Scott Announces Merritt Island Boat Works to Create 380 New Jobs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Fla. Governor Rick Scott announced that Merritt Island Boat Works will open a new manufacturing facility in...
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott Announces $5B Over 20 Years to Restore Everglades

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This past week, Florida Governor Rick Scott proposed a dedicated source of revenue that will provide more than $5...
Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Governor Scott Announces Proposed $470M in Cell Phone and TV Tax Cuts, Expected $40 per Family Savings

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Fla. Governor Rick Scott announced his proposal to cut $470 million in state cell phone and TV taxes...
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Florida Gov. Scott Presents Shine Awards to Nine Reading and English Educators

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- During today's Cabinet meeting, Fla. Governor Rick Scott recognized nine outstanding educators for their contributions to education with the...
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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott and Florida CEO Chester Spellman award six Floridians with Champion of Service Award

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- During today’s Florida Cabinet meeting, Florida Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida CEO Chester Spellman awarded six Floridians with...
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Florida Gov. Scott Announces Highest Per-Student K-12 Education Funding as Part of ‘KEEP FLORIDA WORKING’ Budget

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,...
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott to All Aboard Florida: The Voices of Our Communities Must be Heard

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.

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