The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) today announced a new economic development plan for Florida, the Florida Strategic Plan for Economic Development 2018-2023. DEO led the development of the five-year, statewide strategic plan to sustain the future of Florida’s growing economy. [Read more…] about Florida’s Strategic Plan for Economic Development 2018-2023 Designed to Sustain Economic Resiliency
Governor Rick Scott today announced that, under his direction, another key Everglades restoration project is moving forward ahead of schedule. This year, Governor Scott included funding to expedite this project in his recommended budget and then signed into law this investment of $6 million to begin construction on the S-333 expansion project by the end of the year. [Read more…] about Gov. Scott: Expedited Water Project Will Help Reduce Harmful Lake Okeechobee Discharges
Palm Beach County traffic will be affected this week by ongoing construction projects and maintenance work, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials report. Weather permitting; closures will be in effect on I-95 and in other areas throughout Palm Beach County for construction activities. [Read more…] about Palm Beach County Traffic Report for week of August 3 – 10, 2018
Governor Rick Scott today made the following statement regarding the passing of Florida Law Enforcement Hall of Fame Officer Willis D. Booth. [Read more…] about Gov. Scott Statement on the Passing of Florida Law Enforcement Hall of Fame Officer Willis D. Booth
The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a Commission Conference on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. Items scheduled for consideration can be found here. Public comment may be taken on any item noticed for public participation. [Read more…] about Florida PSC Commission Conference on Tuesday
Enhances Cleanup Efforts, Deploys State Biologists
Governor Rick Scott is directing the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to mobilize all available resources to address red tide impacts in Southwest Florida’s coastal communities. [Read more…] about Gov. Scott Directs FWC, DEP to Deploy to Southwest Florida to Further Mitigate Red Tide
$50 million toward fixes for federal Herbert Hoover Dike, $700,000 for Lee County
Governor Rick Scott today announced that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) have reached an agreement on a $50 million state investment to fund repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike. [Read more…] about Gov. Scott Announces More Action to Combat Algal Blooms
A later draw time, means more time to play!
Beginning August 5, 2018, evening draw times for PICK Daily Games™ will move from 7:57 P.M. to 9:45 P.M., E.T. [Read more…] about Evening draw times for PICK Daily Games™ are changing
In a recent article published in the Insurance Journal, Lisa Miller lays out her case for how Florida’s Flood Insurance model could be a solution for the rest of the country. [Read more…] about How Florida’s Flood Insurance Model Could Work Nationwide
Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine announced that 405 Florida fire departments will collectively receive 4,216 kits to help decontaminate firefighters’ gear after a fire.
[Read more…] about CFO Jimmy Patronis, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Deliver more than 4,000 Cancer Exposure Decontamination Kits to Florida Firefighters