Author archives: Sam

  • Governor Rick Scott: We Need to Stand with the People of Venezuela

    Feb 20, 14 • 434 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Governor Rick Scott: We Need to Stand with the People of Venezuela

    TALLAHASSEE, FL – Governor Scott made the following statement today about the unrest in Venezuela. Governor Scott said, “We need to stand with the people in Venezuela who are working for democracy and freedom. As Americans, we are blessed to live in the...

  • Democratic Leader Perry Thurston Announces Policy Goals for 2014 Florida Legislature

    Feb 20, 14 • 417 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Democratic Leader Perry Thurston Announces Policy Goals for 2014 Florida Legislature

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Florida House Democratic Leader Perry Thurston called for investment in education, health care and job creation, and he laid a framework for how Democratic leadership will advocate for the needs of Florida’s middle class,...

  • ICUF Fact of the Week 2/20/14

    Feb 20, 14 • 404 Views • EducationComments Off on ICUF Fact of the Week 2/20/14

    IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:  ...

  • Florida Department of Health Recognizes 125 Years of Florida Public Health

    Feb 20, 14 • 444 Views • HealthcareComments Off on Florida Department of Health Recognizes 125 Years of Florida Public Health

    Tallahassee – The Florida Department of Health is recognizing 125 years of public health in Florida.  The state Legislature created the State Board of Health on February 20, 1889, in response to yellow fever epidemics in Jacksonville and other port...

  • Statement by Commissioner Putnam on K.I.D.S. Act

    Feb 20, 14 • 379 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Statement by Commissioner Putnam on K.I.D.S. Act

    Tallahassee, FL – Following a unanimous vote by the Senate Government Oversight and Accountability Committee on S.B. 242, the Keeping I.D. Safe (K.I.D.S.) Act, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam issued the following statement: “First, I want to...

  • What’s Working Today

    Feb 20, 14 • 346 Views • GovernmentComments Off on What’s Working Today

      Hedge fund Universa is taking a one-way ticket from CA to FL. More here:http://hrld.us/1hyursw #ItsWorking @ItsWorking...

  • RUBIO COMMENTS ON ONGOING VENEZUELA CRISIS

    Feb 20, 14 • 489 Views • GovernmentComments Off on RUBIO COMMENTS ON ONGOING VENEZUELA CRISIS

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement today regarding the ongoing crisis in Venezuela: “The situation in Venezuela is growing more violent and deadly, as innocent Venezuelans demanding their freedoms and...

  • Florida Supreme Court Warns of Widespread International Email & Phone Scams About Florida Legal Issues

    Feb 20, 14 • 536 Views • Crime & Law Enforcement, GovernmentComments Off on Florida Supreme Court Warns of Widespread International Email & Phone Scams About Florida Legal Issues

    Several Email and phone scams now are widespread around the world, falsely claiming that the intended victims have court cases or other legal issues pending in Florida and must pay money or hand over private information. The Florida Supreme Court has received...

  • LeRoy Collins Institute report warns of tougher choices ahead for Florida

    Feb 20, 14 • 453 Views • BusinessComments Off on LeRoy Collins Institute report warns of tougher choices ahead for Florida

    Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida State University’s LeRoy Collins Institute (LCI) released today a new research report, Tougher Choices: Shaping Florida’s Future, which examines the past and predicts the future in state revenues, demographics, the Florida...

  • STONEGATE MORTGAGE TO EXPAND REGIONAL HEADQUARTERS IN PINELLAS COUNTY

    Feb 20, 14 • 485 Views • Business, GovernmentComments Off on STONEGATE MORTGAGE TO EXPAND REGIONAL HEADQUARTERS IN PINELLAS COUNTY

    PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Stonegate Mortgage Corporation, an Indiana-based financial firm focused on the U.S. residential mortgage market, will expand operations and establish a regional headquarters in Pinellas...