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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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Fla. Governor Rick Scott Fulfills First Campaign Promises to Hold Government Accountable

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Immediately after being sworn-in as Florida’s 45th governor, Gov. Rick Scott fulfilled campaign promises by signing executive orders to...
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Florida Governor Rick Scott Inaugural Address Jan. 2011

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– As Prepared for Delivery: Thank you! Governor Crist, thank you for your graciousness. Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, Members of...

Statement By Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist Regarding The End Of The Atlantic Hurricane Season

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– “As we welcome the end of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season today, I want to remind Floridians that hazardous...

Statement By Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist Regarding The Appointment Of Shannon Estenoz As Director Of Everglades Restoration Initiatives

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– I commend Interior Secretary Ken Salazar for recognizing Shannon’s experience, expertise and commitment to restoring the famed River of...

Zavee Announces Holiday Cause Challenge

BOCA RATON, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Make the holidays happier for three worthy causes, while enjoying cash back rewards as you shop and dine at hundreds of South Florida establishments. If 1,500 new people join Zavee.com by December 31, 2010, Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, The Milagro Center and the Delray Miracle League will each receive $500. Zavee LLC is a community-based Web site that offers cash back rewards to shoppers and diners who visit Zavee merchants.

Southeast Computer Solutions Selected as 2010 VAR Star

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bob Scott's Insights, a publication of the Progressive Media Group, named Miami-based Southeast Computer Solutions as a 2010 VAR Star, a group of 100 organizations honored for their growth, industry leadership and innovation in the mid-market financial software sector.

Florida Governor Crist, First Lady Host Menorah Lighting Ceremony

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Charlie Crist and First Lady Carole Crist will host a traditional menorah lighting ceremony with Jewish community leaders...

Fla. Gov. Crist Appoints Eduardo Balbis To The Florida Public Service Commission

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Charlie Crist today announced the following interim appointment: PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; Eduardo Balbis, 38, of West Palm Beach,...

Statement by Florida Governor Charlie Crist Regarding Yom Kippur

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– “Yom Kippur is a day of reflection and an opportunity to meditate on the past year and seek forgiveness...

FL Gov. Crist Invites Floridians to Participate in Hispanic Heritage Month Student and Teacher Contests

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Charlie Crist yesterday invited Florida students in kindergarten through 12th grades to participate in the eighth annual Florida...

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