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    Business Leaders and Technical Center Students Support Governor Scott’s Proposed $20 Million Rapid Response Grant

    Feb 10 • 109 Views • Comments Off on Business Leaders and Technical Center Students Support Governor Scott’s Proposed $20 Million Rapid Response Grant

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott joined business leaders and students from Florida public technical centers to rally support to invest $20 million in the Technical Center Rapid Response Grant proposed in the Florida First budget. He recognized Michael Williams, a welding student at Taylor Technical Institute, with an Excellence in Technical Education Award. To view the vi... Read more >>

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    Governor Scott Presents Business Ambassador Award to Chipley Manufacturer WestPoint Home

    Jan 29 • 247 Views • Comments Off on Governor Scott Presents Business Ambassador Award to Chipley Manufacturer WestPoint Home

    To view the video of Terry Ellis, WestPoint Home Vice President of Business Development, click HERE. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott recognized WestPoint Home, a textile manufacturer in Chipley, with a Business Ambassador Award at the Enterprise Florida Board Meeting. WestPoint Home currently employs more than 275 Floridians.  Terry Ellis, WestPoint Home Vice President... Read more >>

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    VIDEO: Governor Scott Announces JL Audio, Inc. Expansion to Create 30 New Jobs

    Jan 25 • 130 Views • Comments Off on VIDEO: Governor Scott Announces JL Audio, Inc. Expansion to Create 30 New Jobs

    To view the video of Governor Scott’s announcement, click HERE. To view the video of June Wolfe, President of the South Florida Manufacturers Association, click HERE. June Wolfe said, “In the thirty years that I’ve been an advocate for the manufacturing industry, I can say without a doubt that this Governor has done more for manufacturing than all of the other governors combi... Read more >>

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    VIDEO: Gov. Scott Attends Building Dedication Ceremony for Hertz’s Worldwide Headquarters

    Jan 22 • 174 Views • Comments Off on VIDEO: Gov. Scott Attends Building Dedication Ceremony for Hertz’s Worldwide Headquarters

    ESTERO, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott was joined by Hertz President and Chief Executive Officer John Tague for the dedication ceremony of the new Hertz worldwide headquarters in Estero, Florida. Hertz announced in 2013 that its headquarters would relocate from New Jersey to Estero, Florida. The headquarters currently has 625 employees and more than 465 are new hires since July 2013.... Read more >>

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    Gov. Scott Shares Stories of Patients Who Feel They Have Been Price Gouged at Florida Hospitals

    Jan 20 • 198 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott Shares Stories of Patients Who Feel They Have Been Price Gouged at Florida Hospitals

    HEATHROW, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott spoke with a variety of patients in Central Florida who believe they have been price gouged by Florida hospitals. In September, Governor Scott announced that he will work with the Legislature to increase transparency for Florida hospitals and empower patients to fight against hospital price gouging. Click here to see more about the Gover... Read more >>

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    Local Businesses Endorse Governor Scott’s Proposals During “Million Miles for a Million Jobs” Bus Tour

    Jan 14 • 134 Views • Comments Off on Local Businesses Endorse Governor Scott’s Proposals During “Million Miles for a Million Jobs” Bus Tour

    ROCKLEDGE, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott continued his “Million Miles for a Million Jobs” Bus Tour at Grimaldi Candy Company in Rockledge. During the event, Amy Powell, Administrative Director of Paragon Plastics, a plastic manufacturer located in Cocoa, Florida, announced her support for Governor Scott’s $1 billion tax cut package and proposed reforms for Enterprise Florida, ... Read more >>

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    VIDEO: Orlando EDC Endorses Governor Scott’s Proposed Reforms for Enterprise Florida

    Jan 13 • 239 Views • Comments Off on VIDEO: Orlando EDC Endorses Governor Scott’s Proposed Reforms for Enterprise Florida

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott kicked off his “Million Miles for a Million Jobs” Bus Tour at Victory Tailgate in Orlando. During the event, Casey Barnes, Vice President of Business Development for the Orlando EDC, announced the EDC’s support for Governor Scott’s proposed reforms for Enterprise Florida, including the creation of the new $250 million Florida Enterp... Read more >>

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    Quick clean-up: New process turns decades into hours for mining-water purification

    Dec 10 • 238 Views • Comments Off on Quick clean-up: New process turns decades into hours for mining-water purification

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Cleaning up the water left over from mining operations can literally take generations – 25 to 50 years on average – leaving billions of gallons of the precious resource locked up and useless. Now, a University of Florida researcher has figured out how to trim that time dramatically – to just two to three hours, a potential boon to mining companies, the en... Read more >>

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    Gov. Scott Makes Final Stop of “$1 Billion Tax Cut Tour” at Merrick Industries

    Nov 12 • 323 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott Makes Final Stop of “$1 Billion Tax Cut Tour” at Merrick Industries

    To view Governor Scott’s video, click HERE. Representative Jay Trumbull said, “I think, not just for my constituents but for all of Floridians, having more dollars to be able to spend on their children or for retirement or put away, pay down their mortgage. It’s a big deal and whether we’re talking about sales tax on commercial leases or whatever tax it may be, I think it’... Read more >>

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    Gov. Scott Visits Eastern Architectural Systems as Part of “$1 Billion Tax Cut Tour”

    Nov 10 • 237 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott Visits Eastern Architectural Systems as Part of “$1 Billion Tax Cut Tour”

    Brian Rist, Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association President, said, “Speaking here on behalf of the manufacturers association, is that we have a Governor and a government that gets it. They understand that if we solely rely on construction and hospitality, it’s very fickle. Manufacturing has jobs that are sustainable, that will keep going on in good and bad times.” L... Read more >>