Tag: Rick Scot

Scott PowersMarch 20, 2018

Three fathers of murdered students, three sheriffs, and state Sen. Lauren Book are among the appointees to the newly created Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission established to investigate the Feb. 14 massacre and identify and address what could have been done differently. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri will chair the commission established through […]

Scott PowersJune 16, 2017

Florida’s unemployment rate dipped to a nearly 10-year low of 4.3 percent with the addition of 21,900 new private sector jobs in March, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday in Orlando. While visiting the DusoBox plant, a 62-year-old, family-owned company which recently added 20 jobs to its high-tech corrugated box manufacturing and marketing plant in Orlando, Scott said […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 29, 2016

The Rick Scott-led PR campaign to confirm Dr. John Armstrong as the state’s surgeon general and Secretary of Health continues apace. As of Monday, Scott’s press shop and that of the Health Department had sent out at least 20 ICYMI emails (“in case you missed it”), with a different individual or organization encouraging the Florida Senate to confirm […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 23, 2016

A Senate panel postponed Surgeon General John Armstrong’s confirmation hearing Tuesday, but the committee’s chairman said he hopes to take it up before the end of the 2016 Legislative Session. The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee was scheduled to discuss the confirmations of three governor-appointed department heads. However, Sen. Garrett Richter, committee chairman, said Armstrong’s […]


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