Posts Tagged ‘Florida’

  • First Cases of H3N2 Dog Flu Confirmed in Florida

    May 30, 17 • 459 Views • FDACSComments Off on First Cases of H3N2 Dog Flu Confirmed in Florida

    The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in coordination with the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, announced today that the University of Florida has confirmed seven cases of H3N2 canine influenza virus, a.k.a. “dog...

  • Florida consumer sentiment continues downward slide

    May 30, 17 • 221 Views • Higher Education, ResearchComments Off on Florida consumer sentiment continues downward slide

    Consumer sentiment among Floridians dropped in May for the second month in a row, falling 2.4 points to 93.3 from a revised April reading of 95.7. Among the five components that make up the index, one increased and four decreased. “Most of the pessimism in...

  • Governor Scott Appoints Judge Norma S. Lindsey to Third District Court of Appeal

    May 26, 17 • 242 Views • Appointments, Government, JudicialComments Off on Governor Scott Appoints Judge Norma S. Lindsey to Third District Court of Appeal

    Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Judge Norma S. Lindsey to the Third District Court of Appeal.  Lindsey, 52, of Miami, is currently a Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, and previously served as a County Judge for...

  • Appointments by Gov. Rick Scott for Thursday, May 25, 2017

    May 25, 17 • 419 Views • Appointments, GovernmentComments Off on Appointments by Gov. Rick Scott for Thursday, May 25, 2017

    Governor Rick Scott Reappoints 11 Governor Rick Scott today announced 11 reappointments to various boards and commissions throughout the state following the Florida Senate’s failure to consider them for confirmation by adjournment sine die of the 2017...

  • Gov. Scott Signs Business Rent Tax Cut

    May 25, 17 • 215 Views • Business, LegislationComments Off on Gov. Scott Signs Business Rent Tax Cut

    Statement on Gov. Scott’s signing of the tax package HB 7109 today by Bill Herrle, National Federation of Independent Business/Florida’s Executive Director: “Today’s signing of HB 7109 shows that small business comes first. “The business...

  • Gov. Scott Signs Legislation to Cut $180 Million in Taxes for Floridians

    May 25, 17 • 256 Views • Homepage Slider, LegislationComments Off on Gov. Scott Signs Legislation to Cut $180 Million in Taxes for Floridians

    Governor Rick Scott signed HB 7109, which cuts taxes by $180 million for Florida families and businesses. This brings the total amount of taxes cut since Governor Scott has been in office to more than $6.7 billion. Governor Scott said, “I’m proud to sign...

  • Gov. Scott Appoints John Tupps as Communications Director

    May 25, 17 • 187 Views • Appointments, GovernmentComments Off on Gov. Scott Appoints John Tupps as Communications Director

    Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of John Tupps as Communications Director in the Governor’s Office beginning June 5th. Governor Scott said, “John has demonstrated an incredible commitment to supporting our mission of making Florida the...

  • ICYMI: WEAR: VISIT FLORIDA Budget Cuts Could Lead to Job Loss in Florida

    May 24, 17 • 372 Views • ICYMI, Jobs, Tourism, VideoComments Off on ICYMI: WEAR: VISIT FLORIDA Budget Cuts Could Lead to Job Loss in Florida

    “VISIT FLORIDA Budget Cuts Could Lead to Job Loss in Florida” WEAR (ABC) – Mobile, AL May 24, 2017 To view the clip, click ...

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    More than $30 Million Settlement Reached with Johnson & Johnson

    May 24, 17 • 212 Views • Attorney General, Government, JusticeComments Off on More than $30 Million Settlement Reached with Johnson & Johnson

    Attorney General Pam Bondi and 42 other attorneys general today announced a multimillion dollar settlement with Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. resolving allegations that the company unlawfully promoted over-the-counter drugs....

  • Governor Scott Signs 16 Bills Into Law

    May 23, 17 • 271 Views • Government, LegislationComments Off on Governor Scott Signs 16 Bills Into Law

    Governor Rick Scott today signed the following bills into law: CS/CS/SB 18 – Relief of ‘Survivor’ and the Estate of ‘Victim’ – This bill directs the Florida Department of Children and Families to provide a total of $3.75 million in compensation...