Tag: State College of Florida
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi meets with reporters before the House votes to pass a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington Feb. 26, 2021.

Staff ReportsFebruary 2, 2018

On Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott announced a dozen appointments to several state boards and panels. Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County Thomas Bean, 40, of Palm Beach Gardens, is the director of public and community engagement at Florida Power and Light. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and his master’s […]

Diane RobertsMay 31, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott recently convened a higher education summit. Minus the educators. The Commissioner of Agriculture was there. The COO of defense contractor Northrup Grumman was there. The head of the state Dept. of Economic Opportunism was there. So was the state university system chancellor, the Senate president, assorted business types and three head football […]

Ryan RayApril 18, 2016

When U.S. Senate candidate Carlos Beruff stopped by the state capital on Monday, he mostly kept it personal. The Manatee homebuilder and close political ally of Gov. Rick Scott spoke to reporters before a brief appearance at the Republican Women’s Club of Tallahassee, but didn’t say much beyond the standard GOP boilerplate. Perhaps that’s to be expected in a tight […]

Phil AmmannSeptember 8, 2015

On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott announced twelve appointments to a variety of state regulatory boards, including two circuit court judges and two to the Judicial Qualifications Commission. Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court Scott announced the appointment of Judge Kim Hernandez Vance to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court, which serves Hillsborough County. Vance, 54, of Tampa, has served […]

Phil AmmannMarch 27, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott fired up his appointment pen Thursday, announcing 20 names to a variety of state regulatory boards. All of them are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate. Board of Pilot Commissioners Scott picked Michael Jaccoma to the Board of Pilot Commissioners, which is responsible for licensing and regulating harbor pilots. Jaccoma, 57, […]


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