Tag: Florida Transportation Commission

Danny McAuliffeJanuary 10, 2019

Gov. Ron DeSantis will consider three former or current employees of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to be the next head of the state agency. The Florida Transportation Commission (FTC), as required by law, agreed to a shortlist of contenders on Thursday after interviewing potentials for the job. Richard Biter, Kevin Thibault and Phillip Gainer made the cut. The names won’t […]

Peter SchorschMay 17, 2017

Updated May 17 — The Florida Transportation Commission on Wednesday added Dew back to a list of three finalists going to Gov. Scott, replacing DOT District Secretary Phillip Gainer. Former deputy DOT secretary Richard Biter and Florida Transportation Commissioner Ron Howse remain on the list. The original story is below. Mike Dew, the Florida Department of Transportation‘s chief of staff, […]

Staff ReportsMay 12, 2017

The list of names to be the next secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation is down to three. The Florida Transportation Commission, the department’s advisory board, interviewed five applicants Thursday and is set to recommend three to Gov. Rick Scott. They are Richard Biter, a former assistant secretary of the transportation department; Phillip Gainer, FDOT’s District […]


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