Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent, the lowest since February 2007, and a decrease of 7.3 percentage points since December 2010; this drop is faster than the national decline of 5.6 percentage points.
Governor Rick Scott provided the following update regarding the state’s efforts to assist and provide resources to Southeastern states being impacted by Hurricane Florence.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott visited Melbourne Wednesday afternoon to campaign for the upcoming U.S. Senate General Election in November. Scott appeared at Sorensen Moving and Storage, located at 950 W. Eau Gallie Boulevard.
Judge John M. Harris was appointed on Friday to the Fifth District Court of Appeal by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Judge Harris, 51, of Mims, is currently Chief Judge of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit.
Gov. Rick Scott announced the appointment of Adrian Laffitte to the Children’s Services Council of Brevard County. Laffitte, 62, of Melbourne, Florida, is the retired director of government relations for Lockheed Martin.