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Florida News: Florida Governor Scott: Pratt & Whitney to Create 215 New Jobs & Expand in Palm Beach County

JUPITER, FL – Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that Pratt & Whitney, a leading global manufacturer of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units, will be expanding its site in Palm Beach County and creating 215 new jobs. In addition to these new jobs, since 2012, Pratt & Whitney has created 300 jobs for Florida … Continue reading Florida News: Florida Governor Scott: Pratt & Whitney to Create 215 New Jobs & Expand in Palm Beach County

Florida News: Florida Governor Scott – $3.5 Million in Florida Defense Grants Awarded for Military Community

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, Governor Scott announced nearly $3.5 million will be awarded to support community projects at military installations across the state. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) administers the Defense Infrastructure Grant Program and the Defense Reinvestment Grant Program, which protects Florida’s military bases by providing funding for local infrastructure and land … Continue reading Florida News: Florida Governor Scott – $3.5 Million in Florida Defense Grants Awarded for Military Community

Florida News: Honduran Drug Kingpin, Sergio Neftali Mejia-Duarte Sentenced to Life in Prison

FLORIDA – Honduran national Sergio Neftali Mejia-Duarte was sentenced today to life in prison for his involvement in a large-scale international narcotics transportation organization. U.S. Attorney Benjamin G. Greenberg for the Southern District of Florida; Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division; and Special Agent in Charge Adolphus P. … Continue reading Florida News: Honduran Drug Kingpin, Sergio Neftali Mejia-Duarte Sentenced to Life in Prison

Florida News: Florida Governor Scott – Education Commissioner Pam Stewart to Visit Puerto Rico, Offer Continued Assistance to Displaced Students

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Yesterday, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart will travel to Puerto Rico on Sunday, May 20 to offer assistance and ongoing support for Puerto Rico’s recovery. Puerto Rico Department of Education Secretary Dr. Julia Keleher requested that Commissioner Stewart visit the island. Governor Scott said, “Since Hurricane … Continue reading Florida News: Florida Governor Scott – Education Commissioner Pam Stewart to Visit Puerto Rico, Offer Continued Assistance to Displaced Students

Florida News: Florida Governor Scott Statement on School Shooting in Texas

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, Governor Rick Scott made the following statement regarding the tragic shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. Governor Scott said, “My wife, Ann, and I are devastated to learn of the tragic school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas today. I just spoke to Texas Governor Greg Abbott and offered any … Continue reading Florida News: Florida Governor Scott Statement on School Shooting in Texas