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    Governor Scott Welcomes International Indian Film Academy Representatives and Guests to Tampa Bay

    TAMPA, Fla. — During the International Indian Film Academy opening press conference this afternoon, Governor Rick Scott welcomed the Indian Film Fraternity and the IIFA contingent to Florida.  Each year, the International Indian Film Academy celebrates...

    Apr 24 • 48 Views • Comments Off

    TAMPA, Fla. — During the International Indian Film Academy opening press conference this afternoon, Governor Rick Scott welcomed the Indian Film Fraternity and the IIFA contingent to Florida.  Each year, the International Indian Film Academy celebrates...

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    District One RoadWatch Report for Northern Six Counties #17 for Week of April...

    District One northern six counties: Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, Okeechobee, Polk and Sarasota Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines...

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    District One northern six counties: Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, Okeechobee, Polk and Sarasota Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines...

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    Scott/Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Thursday, April 24, 2014

    GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT’S SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014 9:45am ADVENT SOFTWARE JOBS ANNOUNCEMENT Location: Advent Software Address: 10151 Deerwood Park Boulevard, Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL 12:05pm  STAFF AND CALL TIME 1:30pm STAFF AND CALL TIME...

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    GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT’S SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014 9:45am ADVENT SOFTWARE JOBS ANNOUNCEMENT Location: Advent Software Address: 10151 Deerwood Park Boulevard, Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL 12:05pm  STAFF AND CALL TIME 1:30pm STAFF AND CALL TIME...

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    Governor Scott: Florida at a 43-Year Crime Low

    TAMPA – Governor Rick Scott was joined by Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey, Florida sheriffs and police chiefs to announce Florida’s crime rate dropped 4.7 percent compared to 2012, putting Florida at a 43-year crime low....

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    TAMPA – Governor Rick Scott was joined by Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey, Florida sheriffs and police chiefs to announce Florida’s crime rate dropped 4.7 percent compared to 2012, putting Florida at a 43-year crime low....

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    MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Rick Scott to make a jobs announcement at Verizon in...

    Apr 24 • 62 Views

    LAKE MARY, Fla. – Tomorrow, April 25, Governor Rick Scott will participate in the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of Verizon’s Lake Mary Finance Center Building, and make a jobs announcement. WHAT: Press Conference WHEN: 10:30 a.m. LOCATION: Verizon Lake Mary 899 Heathrow Park Lane Lake Mary, FL 32746 Contact: media@eog.myflorida.com (850) 717-9282... Read more >>

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    Florida Space Day Taking Place on March 12, 2014

    Jan 28 • 4233 Views

    Former Astronaut Bob Crippen, First to Pilot the Shuttle and Former KSC Director, Making Appearances KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL (January 28, 2014) – Representatives from Florida’s aerospace industry will visit Tallahassee on March12, 2014, to participate in Florida Space Day and share with legislators the opportunities the industry brings to Florida and the nation’s space program. Former NASA astronaut Bob Crippen (image attached), pilot of the first orbital test flight of the Shuttle program and former NASA Kenn... Read more >>

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    Announcing the newest member of Rick Scott’s “Department of Bad Hires”

    Apr 24 • 70 Views

    Rick Scott’s “Department of Bad Hires” just gained an additional member: Scott Batterson. Today, this Rick Scott appointee was indicted on charges of bribery and soliciting unlawful compensation. As the Orlando Sentinel reports, “If convicted, Batterson faces 15 years in prison and a $15,000 fine.” Perhaps Rick Scott can offer Batterson advice on how to avoid the prison time in favor of a large fine.  Governor Scott and Scott Batterson, birds of a feather. BACKGROUND:  Orlando Sentinel: Ex... Read more >>

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    Governor Scott Appoints Tanya Davis Wilson to the Orange County Court

    Apr 24 • 96 Views

    Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Tanya Davis Wilson to the Orange County Court. Wilson, 45, of Ocoee, has been an Assistant U.S. Attorney since 2004, and from 2001-2003, she served as an Assistant Federal Public Defender. Wilson began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in the Ninth Judicial Circuit in 1997. Since 2012, Wilson has served as an officer of For The Kidz, Inc., a charitable organization connecting children and teens in poverty to educational, healt... Read more >>

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    MEMORANDUM – Executive Order 14-143, regarding the suspension of Scott Batterson from the...

    Apr 24 • 82 Views

    MEMORANDUM DATE: April 24, 2014 TO: Interested Media FROM: Frank Collins, Communications Director Executive Office of the Governor RE: Executive Order 14-143, regarding the suspension of Scott Batterson from the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority Attached, please find Executive Order No. 14-143, regarding the suspension of Scott Batterson from the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority. Governor Scott said, “Today, my office took immediate action to suspend Scott Batterson from the Orlando-... Read more >>

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    New Florida Poll Shows Voters Overwhelmingly Support Destination Resorts in State; Oppose Internet...

    Oct 31 • 8741 Views

    TALLAHASSEE – Almost two-thirds of Florida voters support the Florida Legislature establishing a limited number of “high-quality destination resort casinos” in the state to create new jobs and boost economic development, a new poll of Florida voters shows. The survey of 601 likely Florida voters, conducted by The Tarrance Group, also found that respondents have a decidedly negative view (67 percent) of Internet gambling in the state. “The opinion of Florida voters is clear. When it comes to destination resorts, th... Read more >>

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    Governor Scott Appoints Judge Russell Healey and Marianne Lloyd Aho to the Fourth...

    Apr 24 • 93 Views

    Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of County Judge Russell L. Healey and Marianne Lloyd Aho to the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court. Healey, 58, of Jacksonville, has been a Duval County Judge since 2002. Prior to taking the bench, Healey had practiced criminal law and family law in Jacksonville since 1984. Healey began his career as an Assistant State Attorney in the Fourth Judicial Circuit from 1981-1984. Healey received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida... Read more >>

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    Department of Health Recognizes National Infant Immunization Week

    Apr 24 • 56 Views

    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health will recognize the 20th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week April 26 - May 3, 2014. The Department reminds parents about the benefits of immunizing children against vaccine-preventable diseases. Immunizations are one of the most effective ways to protect infants and children from potentially serious diseases. Parents should discuss immunization choices with their child’s healthcare provider. “Ensuring that our children are vaccinated at an early age is... Read more >>

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    Governor Scott Appoints Gerald Paul Hill, II to the Polk County Court

    Apr 24 • 47 Views

    Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Gerald Paul Hill, II to the Polk County Court. Hill, 39, of Lakeland, has practiced with Frost, Van den Boom & Smith, P.A. since 2011. Hill began his legal career in private practice in Gainesville in 2003, and has maintained a general civil practice at firms in Polk County since 2005. He received his undergraduate degree from Florida State University, his law degree from St. Thomas University, and his Master of Law in Taxation from the ... Read more >>

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    MEDIA ADVISORY: Gov. Scott and Chairman Jeff Miller to Discuss VA Hospital Failures

    Apr 24 • 46 Views

    TAMPA, Fla. – Tomorrow, April 25, Governor Rick Scott will be joined by Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Jeff Miller to discuss issues plaguing federal VA Hospitals in Florida and the delays in care for Florida veterans. WHAT: VA Press Conference WHEN: 3:30 p.m. LOCATION: The American Legion Post 139 3818 West Bay Vista Ave. Tampa, FL 33609... Read more >>

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