Author archives: Sam

  • Governor Rick Scott Appoints Six to Family Care Councils

    Feb 20, 14 • 503 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Governor Rick Scott Appoints Six to Family Care Councils

    Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced four appointments and two reappointments to Family Care Councils across the state. Area Two, Family Care Council Christine “Chris” Smith, 61, of Lloyd, is a teacher with Leon County Schools. She...

  • Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Department of Elder Affairs Advisory Council

    Feb 20, 14 • 352 Views • Government, HealthcareComments Off on Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Department of Elder Affairs Advisory Council

    Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Kathie Brown and Wendy Hayes and the reappointment of William Edelstein to the Department of Elder Affairs Advisory Council. Brown, 62, of Panacea, is the director of ReNu U...

  • Governor Rick Scott Reappoints Six to Board of Hearing Aid Specialists

    Feb 20, 14 • 556 Views • Government, HealthcareComments Off on Governor Rick Scott Reappoints Six to Board of Hearing Aid Specialists

    Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced six reappointments to the Board of Hearing Aid Specialists. Randy M. Ellsworth, 54, of Clermont, is a hearing aid specialist with Encore Hearing. He is reappointed for a term beginning February 19,...

  • House Appropriations Committee Passes Priority IT Reform Legislation

    Feb 19, 14 • 443 Views • GovernmentComments Off on House Appropriations Committee Passes Priority IT Reform Legislation

    Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida House of Representatives Appropriations Committee today passed Proposed Committee Bill APC 14-02, establishing an Information Technology (IT) Governance structure for the state. According to the National Conference of...

  • What’s Working Today

    Feb 19, 14 • 440 Views • GovernmentComments Off on What’s Working Today

    Today, @FLGovScott announced that Creative Foam Medical Systems will create 20 jobs in Ocala. More here: http://bit.ly/1d0dhg5  #ItsWorking @ItsWorking...

  • Tallahassee Firms Win National Gracie Awards® for Exemplary Programming Created for Women, By Women, About Women

    Feb 19, 14 • 706 Views • Media AdvisoriesComments Off on Tallahassee Firms Win National Gracie Awards® for Exemplary Programming Created for Women, By Women, About Women

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Sachs Media Group and Chucha Barber Productions are the first-ever Tallahassee winners of Gracie Awards® for 30-minute programs produced for the Florida Department of Children and Families and the Florida Department of State.  Gracie...

  • Statement by House Speaker Will Weatherford Regarding HB 851

    Feb 19, 14 • 467 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Statement by House Speaker Will Weatherford Regarding HB 851

    Tallahassee, FL – Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford (R-Wesley Chapel) today issued the following statement regarding the Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee’s approval of HB 851, a bill relating to Resident Status for Tuition...

  • PSC Chairman Art Graham Tours JEA Plants with Next-Generation Engineers for DiscoverE Week

    Feb 19, 14 • 396 Views • EducationComments Off on PSC Chairman Art Graham Tours JEA Plants with Next-Generation Engineers for DiscoverE Week

    TALLAHASSEE —  To “engineer” means to “make things happen,” and that’s exactly what Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) Chairman Art Graham did today for some University of North Florida engineering students during DiscoverE Engineers Week,...

  • Byron Donalds Endorses Curt Clawson – The Outsider for Congress

    Feb 19, 14 • 467 Views • PoliticsComments Off on Byron Donalds Endorses Curt Clawson – The Outsider for Congress

    February 19th, 2014 (Bonita Springs, FL) – This afternoon Byron Donalds announced that he was endorsing Curt Clawson – The Outsider for Congress in the Special Election for the 19thDistrict of Florida.  Mr. Donalds won Collier County in the Primary...

  • UNF Construction Management Students Win High Honors at NAHB Competition

    Feb 19, 14 • 474 Views • EducationComments Off on UNF Construction Management Students Win High Honors at NAHB Competition

    Problem-solving earned University of North Florida Construction Management students high honors at the National Association of Home Builders Student Chapters Residential Construction Management Competition. The four-student team, led by faculty advisor,...