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    Gov. Scott: Florida Businesses Created Nearly 54,000 Jobs in 2017

    Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses created 53,800 private-sector jobs in the first two months of 2017, bringing the total number of new jobs added since December 2010 to 1,346,200. Governor Scott made the announcement at Bealls, Inc. in...

    Mar 24 • 75 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott: Florida Businesses Created Nearly 54,000 Jobs in 2017

    Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses created 53,800 private-sector jobs in the first two months of 2017, bringing the total number of new jobs added since December 2010 to 1,346,200. Governor Scott made the announcement at Bealls, Inc. in...

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    Florida lawmakers urge administration to keep oil rigs away from Florida’s coast

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is leading a bipartisan group of Florida delegation members in urging the new administration to keep offshore drilling rigs out of the eastern Gulf of Mexico and away from Florida’s coast. In a letter today to Interior...

    Mar 24 • 93 Views • Comments Off on Florida lawmakers urge administration to keep oil rigs away from Florida’s coast

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is leading a bipartisan group of Florida delegation members in urging the new administration to keep offshore drilling rigs out of the eastern Gulf of Mexico and away from Florida’s coast. In a letter today to Interior...

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    Commissioner Putnam Warns of IRS Scams Targeting Seniors

    Scam artists use tax season to prey on Floridians, and Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam urges residents to be wary of tax-related scams specifically targeting seniors. Some prevalent scams include fraudsters posing as IRS representatives requesting...

    Mar 24 • 43 Views • Comments Off on Commissioner Putnam Warns of IRS Scams Targeting Seniors

    Scam artists use tax season to prey on Floridians, and Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam urges residents to be wary of tax-related scams specifically targeting seniors. Some prevalent scams include fraudsters posing as IRS representatives requesting...

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    Senate Passes Florida Student and School Personnel Religious Liberties Act

    Legislation Protects Constitutional Rights In Public Schools The Florida Senate today passed Senate Bill 436, Religious Expression in Public Schools, by Senator Dennis Baxley (R-Lady Lake). The legislation creates the “Florida Student and School Personnel...

    Mar 23 • 108 Views • Comments Off on Senate Passes Florida Student and School Personnel Religious Liberties Act

    Legislation Protects Constitutional Rights In Public Schools The Florida Senate today passed Senate Bill 436, Religious Expression in Public Schools, by Senator Dennis Baxley (R-Lady Lake). The legislation creates the “Florida Student and School Personnel...

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  • Rick Scott

    Gov. Scott: Florida Businesses Created Nearly 54,000 Jobs in 2017

    Mar 24 • 75 Views

    Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses created 53,800 private-sector jobs in the first two months of 2017, bringing the total number of new jobs added since December 2010 to 1,346,200. Governor Scott made the announcement at Bealls, Inc. in Bradenton. The retailer, which is headquartered in Florida, has created more than 300 jobs across the state over the past two years and employs more than 8,500 Floridians. Governor Rick Scott said, “I am proud to announce that Florida’s private-sector businesses have c... Read more

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    ICYMI: WJAX: Governor Scott Hosts Fighting for Florida Jobs Roundtable in Jacksonville

    Mar 24 • 73 Views

    “Governor Scott Hosts Fighting for Florida Jobs Roundtable in Jacksonville” WJAX - Jacksonville, FL March 20, 2017 To view the clip, click HERE. ... Read more

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    St. Petersburg man claims $1 million prize in $10,000,000 FORTUNE Scratch-Off game

    Mar 24 • 70 Views

    The Florida Lottery announces that Trung Nguyen, 55, of St. Petersburg, claimed a $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 FORTUNE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $792,000.00. Nguyen purchased his winning ticket from Lealman Chevron, located at 5801 34th Street North in St. Petersburg. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. The $25 Scratch-Off game, $10,000,000 FORTUNE, la... Read more

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    ICYMI: WJXT: Gov. Scott Pushing for $102 Million for Florida’s Active Military, Veterans...

    Mar 24 • 63 Views

    “Gov. Scott Pushing for $102 Million for Florida’s Active Military, Veterans and Families” WJXT-JAX - Jacksonville, FL March 19, 2017 To view the clip, click HERE. ... Read more

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    Florida Supreme Court: New Posting, 3/24/2017, 11:40 a.m. ET

    Mar 24 • 67 Views

    New material has been posted to the Supreme Court website in: JQC re: Judge Dana Marie Santino (Palm Beach judge’s answer to JQC ethics charges) Follow the links at: http://www.floridasupremecourt.org.... Read more

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    Florida lawmakers urge administration to keep oil rigs away from Florida’s coast

    Mar 24 • 93 Views

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is leading a bipartisan group of Florida delegation members in urging the new administration to keep offshore drilling rigs out of the eastern Gulf of Mexico and away from Florida's coast. In a letter today to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Nelson and others urged the administration to maintain the current moratorium on offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico for at least the next five years. Earlier this month, the administration announced that they were implementing the same f... Read more

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    Commissioner Putnam Warns of IRS Scams Targeting Seniors

    Mar 24 • 43 Views

    Scam artists use tax season to prey on Floridians, and Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam urges residents to be wary of tax-related scams specifically targeting seniors. Some prevalent scams include fraudsters posing as IRS representatives requesting personal information over the phone and scammers offering to file consumers’ taxes for a fee. Senior citizens should be particularly wary as they are often vulnerable to these types of scams. Consumers should be cautious of individuals posing as IRS representatives ... Read more

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    Appointments by Gov. Scott for Thursday, March 23, 2017

    Mar 23 • 274 Views

    Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to District Board of Trustees, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Governor Rick Scott announced three appointments to the District Board of Trustees, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota. Tracy Knight, 51, of Venice, is the managing director of Knight Marketing, LLC and received her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University. She fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning March 23, 2017, and ending May 31, 2019. Richard Dorfman, 65, of Sarasota, is a... Read more

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