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    Nelson urges passage of Dream Act

    Dec 13 • 100 Views • Comments Off on Nelson urges passage of Dream Act

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) took to the Senate floor this evening to speak in support of the Dream Act and the thousands of Dreamers who currently live in Florida. Nelson – a supporter of legislation known as the Dream Act, which would allow Dreamers to remain in the U.S. without fear of deportation – told the story of Elisha Dawkins, a Jacksonville-area veteran who was raise... Read more

    Nelson calls on Senate to block oil drilling off Atlantic coast

    Dec 12 • 245 Views • Comments Off on Nelson calls on Senate to block oil drilling off Atlantic coast

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) today urged his colleagues to take up and pass legislation he and others filed earlier this year to block the Trump administration from opening up additional areas to offshore oil drilling until at least 2022. The move comes amid reports that the Trump administration is planning to unveil a new five-year oil and gas leasing plan that would open up the ... Read more

    ICYMI: WFOX: Gov. Scott Proposes $100 Million for Beach Restoration

    Dec 7 • 166 Views • Comments Off on ICYMI: WFOX: Gov. Scott Proposes $100 Million for Beach Restoration

    “Gov. Scott Proposes $100 Million for Beach Restoration” WFOX - Jacksonville, FL December 6, 2017 To view the clip, click HERE.... Read more

    ICYMI: WBBH: Gov. Scott Stands with Israel

    Dec 7 • 142 Views • Comments Off on ICYMI: WBBH: Gov. Scott Stands with Israel

    “Gov. Scott Stands with Israel” WBBH-FTM (NBC) - Fort Myers, FL December 6, 2017 To view the clip, click HERE.... Read more

    ICYMI: WPLG: Gov. Scott Discusses Economic Development with Prime Minister Netanyahu

    Dec 6 • 114 Views • Comments Off on ICYMI: WPLG: Gov. Scott Discusses Economic Development with Prime Minister Netanyahu

    “Gov. Scott Discusses Economic Development with Prime Minister Netanyahu” WPLG-MIA (ABC) - Miami, FL December 5, 2017 To view the clip, click HERE.... Read more

    Gov. Rick Scott in Israel: I Support Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital City

    Dec 6 • 84 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Rick Scott in Israel: I Support Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital City

    Florida Stands with Israel Governor Rick Scott applauded the Trump Administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city and the announcement of plans to move the U.S. Embassy. Governor Scott is leading a trade mission in Israel this week to continue to build on Florida and Israel’s strong relationship. Last week, Governor Scott announced in advance of his trip to... Read more

    Nelson files bill requiring prompt disclosure of corporate data breaches

    Nov 30 • 124 Views • Comments Off on Nelson files bill requiring prompt disclosure of corporate data breaches

    Executives attempting to conceal a breach could face up to five years in prison U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), the top Democrat on the Senate Commerce Committee, filed legislation today to require companies to quickly notify consumers of a data breach and impose new criminal penalties for executives who try to deliberately conceal such a breach. The move comes on the heels of Uber’s... Read more

    UCF Scientist Receives Florida and International Recognition

    Nov 20 • 135 Views • Comments Off on UCF Scientist Receives Florida and International Recognition

    A University of Central Florida engineer recognized worldwide as a leader in power electronics and whose work led to the development and commercialization of the first compact single-solar photovoltaic panel was recognized by both the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame and the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan recently. “Greetings from the Dead Sea, Jordan,” Issa Batarseh, a prof... Read more

    ICYMI: WFTV: Governor Scott Proposes Investments in Education, Health, Environment and Public Safety

    Nov 15 • 152 Views • Comments Off on ICYMI: WFTV: Governor Scott Proposes Investments in Education, Health, Environment and Public Safety

    “Gov. Scott Proposes Investments in Education, Health, Environment and Public Safety” WFTV-ORD (ABC) - Orlando, FL November 14, 2017 To view the clip, click HERE.... Read more

    Gov. Scott: Securing Florida’s Future Budget Includes $178 Million Investment for Florida’s Veterans

    Nov 15 • 105 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott: Securing Florida’s Future Budget Includes $178 Million Investment for Florida’s Veterans

    On Monday, Governor Rick Scott announced his proposal for $178 million in total funding to support active military, veterans and their families in Florida as part of his 2018-2019 recommended budget. He also announced his support for a proposal being considered by the Constitution Revision Commission to provide free tuition to the families of fallen first responders, state law enfor... Read more