Tag: Florida Transportation Commission

Jim RosicaMay 1, 2017

Mike Dew, the Florida Department of Transportation‘s chief of staff, now has applied to be Secretary of the department, according to a list of applicants released Monday. As of Monday’s deadline, 125 people had applied for the open position, created when former Secretary Jim Boxold resigned in January to join Tallahassee’s Capital City Consulting firm. Dew applied Monday […]

Jim RosicaAugust 12, 2016

It’s a homecoming for Matt Ubben in his new job. Ubben, who has been president of Floridians for Better Transportation (FBT), will be the next executive director of the Florida Transportation Commission, according to a Thursday press release. He was its public affairs director in the late 1990s. Ubben now replaces Brad Swanson as administrative head of the commission. The […]

Phil AmmannDecember 21, 2015

On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott announced 31 appointments to a variety of state regulatory boards. Commission on Ethics Scott started with three appointments and one reappointment to the Commission on Ethics, a nine-member board that serves as a guardian for standards of conduct for officials and employees of the state of Florida. Dr. Daniel Brady, […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 30, 2015

The future of transportation in the Sunshine State includes automated cars, space transportation, and other factors that will revolutionize transportation as we currently see it. And central to that future: the Florida Transportation Plan. On Monday afternoon, in a meeting at Jacksonville’s Hyatt Regency, the Florida Transportation Commission adopted a resolution regarding conditional approval of […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 16, 2015

The body that oversees the state’s Department of Transportation has picked a new leader, according to a Wednesday news release. Brad Swanson will be the Florida Transportation Commission’s new executive director, replacing Bob Romig. Romig heads back to the private sector after 35 years in state government. “The Florida Transportation Commission is an appointed body that […]

Phil AmmannFebruary 25, 2015

On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott announced 16 appointments – including 12 reappointments – to a variety of state regulatory boards. All the following are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate. Florida Commission on Community Service (Volunteer Florida) Scott announced two appointments and three reappointments to the Florida Commission on Community Service (Volunteer Florida), which […]


Florida Politics is a statewide, new media platform covering campaigns, elections, government, policy, and lobbying in Florida. This platform and all of its content are owned by Extensive Enterprises Media.

Publisher: Peter Schorsch @PeterSchorschFL

Contributors & reporters: Phil Ammann, Roseanne Dunkelberger, A.G. Gancarski, Anne Geggis, Ryan Nicol, Jacob Ogles, Cole Pepper, Gray Rohrer, Jesse Scheckner, Christine Sexton, Drew Wilson, and Mike Wright.

Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @PeterSchorschFL
Phone: (727) 642-3162
Address: 204 37th Avenue North #182
St. Petersburg, Florida 33704

Sign up for Sunburn