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Governor Scott’s Press Release on Bin Laden’s Death

Tallahassee, Fla. – “The death of Osama Bin Laden marks a great victory for Americans and for freedom-loving people worldwide. Finally, some degree of justice has been achieved after nearly a decade of death, war and untold sacrifices because of that man. For the loved ones of all those we’ve lost in this war on terror, may this bring some ...

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Governor Scott’s Easter Message for Florida

                                                                          Statement from Governor Rick Scott                                                                            Regarding the Easter Holiday             “This Sunday, my family and I will join Christians throughout the state of Florida in celebrating the Easter holiday. This is a joyous time to share in all the miracles of life and enjoy the blessings of family and friends. The Easter holiday celebrates our salvation and commemorates ...

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Governor Scott Acquires $30 million from BP for Florida Businesses and Tourism

APRIL 11, 2011                                                                                                           GOVERNOR SCOTT GETS $30 MILLION FOR NORTHWEST FLORIDA MARKETING FROM BP    Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced that the Northwest Florida Tourism Council (NWFTC) will receive a $30-million BP marketing grant to help mitigate impacts to Northwest Florida ’s tourism industry as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.  The grant was ...

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High-Speed Rail Rip-off in Liberal La-La Land

Source: Getty Images      Pictured at left is Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. This is the man who tried to help force the high-speed rail boondoggle onto the citizens of Florida after we voted down a tax for it, and our Governor, Rick Scott turned down the Federal funds dangled in front of  him for this scam. Governor Scott sited bloated ...

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Florida’s Governor Scott Takes Tight Control of State Agencies and Regulations

  On Friday, April 8th, 2011 Florida Governor Rick Scott signed an executive order reaffirming that he means business in re-evaluating all State agencies and regulations under his purview. After Targeting More than 1,000 Regulations for Repeal, Gov. Rick Scott Issues Executive Order Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott continues to live up to his campaign promise to hold government accountable. ...

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Governor Scott announces crackdown on drugs in Florida

Governor Scott announces crackdown on drugs in Florida, including perscription drug oxycodone. MARCH 28, 2011 GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT announces comprehensive statewide response to criminal drug trafficking in Florida Launches Statewide Drug Strike Force to assist local law enforcement agencies Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced a statewide law enforcement response for an immediate impact to the criminal distribution ...

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Winning the Future in Florida: Scott signs Students Success Act.

Governor Scott signs Student Success Act Jacksonville, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 736, the Student Success Act, into law at the charter school, KIPP Impact Middle School in Jacksonville . The historic bill puts in place part of the Governor’s 7-7-7 Plan by requiring merit pay for Florida’s public educators based on student achievement. “I am ...

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Florida Moves towards Drug-Testing for Anyone Getting Tax Dollars

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT COMMENDS LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON DRUG TESTING, ANNOUNCES NEW STAFF DRUG TESTING POLICY   Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott applauded the work of legislative leaders to create mandatory drug testing for adults seeking assistance from Florida ’s taxpayers.   “I want to commend Senators Steve Oelrich and Paula Dockery, and Representatives Jimmie Smith and Chris Dorworth, ...

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Scott names new Director of Personell

Governor Scott Names Elaine Jordan as Director of Personnel and Appointments   Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today named Elaine Jordan as Director of Personnel and Appointments for the Executive Office of the Governor. Jordan will oversee the Appointments Office and the recruiting and hiring of personnel for the EOG and agencies of the Governor. This is a newly-created ...

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FL Gov Scott Opens New Website: REAL Transparency in Gov’t.

      Breaking Florida news :       Governor Scott LAUNCHES WEBSITE AND      Opens State Salary Database to the Public   www.FloridaHasARightToKnow.com   Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today launched a new website that will serve the public by providing access to frequently requested public records and other information, including a state employee salary database. The new website is located at ...

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Florida Governor Scott Appoints New Judge

Governor Scott Appoints A. James Craner II to the Orange County Court   Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Alfred James Craner II of Orlando to the Orange County Court.     “With more than 22 years of legal experience, James has developed a disciplined and systematic approach to evaluating and resolving a high volume ...

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Florida News Reports 3/17/2011

There is a lot happening on the Florida political scene this week, so I decided to draw up a summary news recap to keep our Florida readers informed today. First off, it appears Governor Rick Scott’s new policies are starting to gain definition and traction in the Florida State legislature. On Weds. March 16th, Governor Scott thanked Florida legislators for passing Senate bill ...

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Florida Moves to Stop *Creeping Sharia Law*

Florida State Senator Alan Hays and Rep. Larry Metz recently announced legislation that will protect all Floridians’ Constitutional rights against the infiltration or injection of any foreign laws or legal doctrines from other countries. While there are already many visible examples of this happening in America today, some choose to deny this reality, and the need to prevent the laws of ...

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Florida Chamber Hires Security, Assigns Threat levels

         Not wanting to have protesters turn the Florida Chamber of Commerce into a war zone like in Wisconsin, the Chamber went proactive today, and hired extra security and assigned color coded threat levels to ensure the security of workers entering and leaving the building during the Florida legislative sessions.       Chamber President Mark Wilson ordered the extra security measures ...

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FLORIDA NEWS FLASH!

  The Supreme court of Florida has ruled today, that Governor Rick Scott is within his authority to deny the federal funds for the high speed rail project from Tampa to Orlando!  The rule of law and the Florida Constitution give our Governor the right to protect the taxpayers from special interest boondoggles exactly like this scheme!    Thank you Governor ...

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