Florida Governor Rick Scott recently released the following announcement on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2012. Governor Scott Announces Plan to Expand Port of Tampa Petroleum Facility This week, while at the Governor’s Luncheon at the Florida State Fair in Tampa, I announced a a bold new initiative aimed at upgrading and modernizing Tampa’s port system. This [...]
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A Federal Judge has temporarily banned drug tests for welfare recipients seeking to “cash in” on the backs of taxpayers in Florida on the basis of Constitutional protections against illegal search and seizure. Federal Judge Mary Scriven imposed the temporary ban basically because, in her ruling, she said that the court needs time to [...]
Governor Rick Scott recently announced that Florida’s unemployment rate has decreased by a total of 1.3% since he took office in January of this year. While unnecessary and redundant government jobs have been cut, we still see an overall increase in job creation, according to the following chart: This is a wonderful example of just [...]
It is now official: The Sunshine State of Florida will hold it’s Republican Presidential Primary on Jan 31st, 2012. While GOP establishment operatives across America have expressed a wide variety of complaints about Florida’s decision to hold their Primary on Jan 31st, this Floridian believes this is simply a matter of Florida’s right to decide [...]
Florida Governor Rick Scott sent out his weekly email letter that I received today which included some good news on the jobs front here in Florida. This week we learned that Florida added nearly 10,000 jobs in July. This is welcome news. In fact, since I became Governor in January, Florida has gained 71,600 [...]