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    Governor Rick Scott Highlights Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts

    Jun 27, 16 • 78 Views • BusinessComments Off on Governor Rick Scott Highlights Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts

    TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted efforts to fight human trafficking in the Florida First budget, including $6.8 million for safe homes and service providers across the state for victims of human trafficking. Governor Scott highlighted...

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    Largest National Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Takedown in History

    Jun 23, 16 • 150 Views • BusinessComments Off on Largest National Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Takedown in History

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the United States Department of Justice, the United States Department of Health and Human Services and additional federal enforcement agencies...

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    Greater Pensacola Chamber Named PSC Helping Hand

    Jun 23, 16 • 164 Views • BusinessComments Off on Greater Pensacola Chamber Named PSC Helping Hand

    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) is pleased to award its June Helping Hand recognition to the Greater Pensacola Chamber (GPC). The Chamber envisions a thriving community and partners with agencies – like the PSC – to provide...

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    FWC votes to Postpone Bear Hunting in 2016

    Jun 23, 16 • 109 Views • BusinessComments Off on FWC votes to Postpone Bear Hunting in 2016

    EASTPOINT, Fla. – Today, the seven-member Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) voted to postpone bear hunting in Florida in 2016. Although the framework for bear hunting in Florida remains in place, there will be a zero hunt objective...

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    Contractors Support Pension Reform Plan

    Jun 22, 16 • 126 Views • BusinessComments Off on Contractors Support Pension Reform Plan

    Today, Associated Builders & Contractors Florida First Coast Chapter announced its support of the Yes for Jacksonville campaign. Yes for Jacksonville is the ballot initiative that will be placed on the August 30th primary ballot in Duval County asking...

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    Tri-County Officials Honored with 2016 Home Rule Hero Awards

    Jun 21, 16 • 87 Views • BusinessComments Off on Tri-County Officials Honored with 2016 Home Rule Hero Awards

    At a recent meeting of the Tri-County League of Cities, the Florida League of Cities recently recognized Windermere Mayor Gary Bruhn and Edgewood City Clerk Bea Meeks with 2016 Home Rule Hero Awards. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer was also honored with a Home Rule...

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    The Mayors Of Lee County To Host Lake Okeechobee Learning Collaborative In Partnership With The Florida League of Cities

    Jun 21, 16 • 201 Views • BusinessComments Off on The Mayors Of Lee County To Host Lake Okeechobee Learning Collaborative In Partnership With The Florida League of Cities

    FORT MYERS, FL – The mayors of Lee County, supported by the Florida League of Cities and the Florida League of Mayors, are hosting the Lake Okeechobee Learning Collaborative this Wednesday. This event is focused on collaboration and resource sharing among...

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    University of North Florida Seaside Sculpture Park Celebrates Grand Opening

    Jun 20, 16 • 194 Views • BusinessComments Off on University of North Florida Seaside Sculpture Park Celebrates Grand Opening

    The Student Affairs Community Council (SACC) at the University of North Florida, MountainStar Capital and the Lazzara Family Foundation celebrate the grand opening of the UNF Seaside Sculpture Park, the creation of a program to support arts education through...

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    Attorney General Bondi and FTC Shut Down Illegal Robocall Operation

    Jun 16, 16 • 154 Views • BusinessComments Off on Attorney General Bondi and FTC Shut Down Illegal Robocall Operation

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office and the Federal Trade Commission obtained a federal district court order to temporarily shut down a Central Florida-based operation allegedly causing more than $15 million in consumer harm. This...

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    Gov. Scott: FDLE and DCF Providing Funds to Help With Orlando Terror Attack

    Jun 16, 16 • 81 Views • BusinessComments Off on Gov. Scott: FDLE and DCF Providing Funds to Help With Orlando Terror Attack

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that FDLE has set aside more than $520,000 in residual Justice Assistance Grant funds for the City of Orlando and Orange County to be used for overtime pay for law enforcement and equipment associated...