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Fla. Governor Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott Announces Florida Crime Rate at 40-Year Low

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Rick Scott and Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Commissioner Gerald Bailey today announced the State’s crime rate...

Fla. Gov. Scott Appoints Three to Board of Trustees, Florida Gulf Coast University

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Rick Scott today announced the reappointment of Larry D. Hart and the appointments of Dorene S. McShea and...

Fla. Gov. Scott Reappoints Three to the Governing Board, Southwest Florida Water Management District

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Rick Scott today announced the reappointments of Albert Joerger, H. Paul Senft, and Doug Tharp to the Governing...
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Fla. Gov. Scott Appoints Eight to District Board of Trustees, Daytona State College

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Rick Scott on Monday (April 25) announced four reappointments and four appointments to the District Board of Trustees,...
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Florida Petitions EPA on clean water standards

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Rick Scott on Friday (April 22) authorized the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to file a petition with...

Fla. Governor Scott Appoints Christopher Nocco as Pasco County Sheriff

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Christopher M. Nocco as Pasco County Sheriff. Nocco, 35, of Odessa,...

Fla. Gov. Scott Congratulates DEP Secretary Vinyard and Florida Team on Securing BP Money for Early Gulf Coast Restoration

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Rick Scott visited Northwest Florida this week and remains committed to ensuring Florida’s natural resources are restored. After...
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Fla. Governor Scott Names Health Care Leadership Team

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Today, Governor Rick Scott named Dr. Frank Farmer as Florida’s Surgeon General and announced he will retain Liz Dudek...
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Fla. Gov. Scott Launches Website and Opens State Salary Database to the Public

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Rick Scott today launched a new website that will serve the public by providing access to frequently requested...

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott and Emergency Management Officials Conduct Emergency Preparedness Review of Florida’s Nuclear Power Plants

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Following ongoing events at nuclear power facilities in Japan, Governor Rick Scott asked Florida Division of Emergency Management Director...

Fla. Gov. Scott Appoints Two to the Florida Transportation Commission

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointments of Manuel “Manny” L. Maroño of Sweetwater and Jay N. Trumbull of...

Tough New Rules for Convicted Felons in Florida

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Scott and members of the Cabinet voted unanimously today to tighten the rules of executive clemency, which will...

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott Welcomes Senate President Haridopolos’ Support

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Senate President Haridopolos’ announcement that he is on board the rejection of the federal high speed rail boondoggle is...

Florida Governor Rick Scott Rejects Federal High Speed Rail

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- After thoughtful consideration, Governor Rick Scott informed U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood of the state’s decision to reject President...

Fla. Gov. Scott Names EOG General Counsel and Leadership Team at DOT

Tallahassee, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Tuesday (Feb. 15), Governor Scott named Charles Trippe as General Counsel to the Executive Office of the Governor....
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Fla. Gov. Scott Appoints Judge Burton Conner to Fourth District Court Of Appeal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Judge Burton C. Conner of Fort Pierce to the Fourth District...
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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott Accepts Bids for State Airplanes Saving Floridians Millions of Dollars

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- In fulfillment of another campaign promise, Governor Rick Scott today has directed the Department of Management Services to accept...

Bing Energy to provide jobs, produce cutting-edge fuel cell technology in Tallahassee and partner with Florida State University

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Florida Governor Rick Scott today announced that Bing Energy Inc. (BEI) of Chino, California has selected Florida as the...
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Florida Gov. Scott Unveils Florida’s First ‘Jobs Budget’ Before a Capacity Crowd in Eustis

EUSTIS, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Governor Rick Scott, unveiled the state’s first “Jobs Budget” before a capacity crowd in Eustis, today. The Governor said...

Fla. Gov. Scott Names Carl Littlefield and Bryan Vaughan to Lead Agency for Persons with Disabilities

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Scott named Carl Littlefield to serve as his Director of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities. Littlefield,...

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