With two weeks left before Election Day, Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott leads incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson by less than two points in Florida’s critical U.S. Senate race, while Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum maintains a narrow lead over Republican nominee Ron DeSantis in the battle to be the state’s next governor, according to the statewide survey by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).
Governor Rick Scott welcomed 50 Florida Highway Patrol State Troopers from around the state to the Florida Governor’s Mansion for dinner.
Today, Governor Rick Scott directed the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) to begin utilizing a new federal grant to increase access to medication-assisted treatment, reduce opioid-related deaths and equip professionals with the necessary tools to combat the national opioid epidemic in Florida.
A new poll shows the race between U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Gov. Rick Scott deadlocked with few undecided voters. Quinnipiac University released a poll of likely voters on Wednesday which shows both candidates taking 49 percent.
Governor Rick Scott highlighted more than $300 million invested in Florida’s cancer centers since 2014 while at Moffitt Cancer Center.
Governor Rick Scott announced six appointments to the State Emergency Response Commission.
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent – the lowest since April 2007 as Florida business have now created 1,595,000 jobs since December 2010. In July, business created 26,300 private-sector jobs.
Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of State (DOS) has now approved Election Security Grant applications for all 67 Florida counties, totaling more than $14.5 million.
Today, Governor Rick Scott is directing the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to mobilize all available resources to address red tide impacts in Southwest Florida’s coastal communities.
Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted the newest proposal of his “Make Washington Work” Plan, requiring Congress to work full-time in order to receive their full-time salary, at an event at Cotleur & Hearing in Jupiter.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has maintained a slight lead over U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in the U.S. Senate race, 44 to 40 percent, with 17 percent still undecided, according to the statewide survey by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).
Gov. Rick Scott has appointed two new members to the Eastern Florida State College Board of Trustees. They are Bruce Deardoff and Dr. Edgar Figueroa.
Today, Governor Scott announced that for the first time since 1994, state waters off Pasco County will be open to bay scallop harvest during a 10-day season from July 20-29.
Governor Rick Scott today issued Executive Order 18-202, which urges Florida counties to protect public beach access and directs the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to support these efforts. The executive order specifically calls on counties to not limit access to beaches.
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that $1,469,000 has been awarded through the Florida Defense Support Task Force Grant Program to six projects to protect military installations across the state.
Governor Rick Scott is bringing reminders of home to the Florida National Guard and Army Reserve servicemen and women deployed in Kuwait.
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he will be traveling to Camp Arifjan and Camp Buehring in Kuwait this week where troops from the Florida National Guard and Army Reserves from Orlando are currently stationed.
Governor Rick Scott sent the following letter to Florida superintendents and school board members, as well as Secretary Mike Carroll, Department of Children and Families; Secretary Christy Daly, Department of Juvenile Justice; Commissioner Pam Stewart, Department of Education; Florida Sheriffs Association; Florida Police Chiefs Association; and Florida Association of Counties outlining the next steps to take following the signing of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act.