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Governor Rick Scott Hopes White House Meeting Will Address Serious "Navigator" Security Concerns

Tampa, FL  Just two days after Governor Rick Scott wrote to Congressional leaders, urging them to take immediate action to address the security concerns surrounding the President's new healthcare law's "navigators" and the creation of a "federal data hub," the White House announced today that officials are meeting with Health…
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Governor Rick Scott Urges Senators to Avert Increase in Flood Insurance Premiums

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Governor Rick Scott yesterday sent the following letter to Florida Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio, urging them to take action to avoid imminent increases in National Flood Insurance premiums. The full text of the letter is below and available in a PDF here. September 17, 2013 The…
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Black Statement on Governor Scott's Letter Addressing Privacy Concerns in Obamacare "Navigator" Program

Washington Today, Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) issued the following statement in response to the letter Governor Rick Scott (R-FL) sent to Congressional leaders citing privacy concerns in the Obamacare "Navigator" program: "I commend Governor Scott for bringing attention to this important issue," said Congressman Black. "The unprecedented access these Obamacare…
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Floridians Should Not Exchange Privacy for Insurance

Today, Governor Rick Scott sent the below and attached letter to U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stating that "Floridians Should Not Exchange Privacy for Insurance." If you have any questions please contact the Governor's Press Office at or 850-717-9282. Thank you. -----…
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Performance Funding for Higher Education

TAMPA Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted $20 million in higher education investments distributed by the Board of Governor's among universities that demonstrate successes in student performance. The investment in higher education was part of the Governor's Florida Families First Budget, to incentivize increased college affordability and student readiness in obtaining…
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Implementation of State's Historic Preservation Plan Discussions

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Secretary of State Ken Detzner today announced that a series of statewide public meetings will be held to discuss the implementation of the recently released Florida Comprehensive Historic Preservation Plan, Preserving Florida's Heritage: More Than Orange Marmalade, 2012-2016. These meetings will enable Florida's preservation community and interested…
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State Leaders React to Governor Scott Investment in Florida Springs

Senator Charlie Dean said, "The Governor's $10 million investment in springs has allowed water districts and local governments to partner for nearly $37 million worth of projects in the state. These projects will take different strategies in improving water quality for all Floridians." Representative Bryan Nelson said, "The Governor's focus…
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Governor Scott Announces Nearly $37 Million Investment For Springs Projects

ORLANDO Today, Governor Rick Scott announced ten water quality, and water quantity, springs improvement projects. Funding for the spring projects was leveraged from a $10 million investment from the Florida Families First Budget, more than $1 million from Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) funding, and investments from local partners, for…
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