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9/19/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott visited the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to thank local law enforcement, emergency management officials and first responders for their commitment to Florida families before, during and after Hurricane Irma. He will also be meeting with local...

9/19/2017

Tolls return Thursday Morning

FORT LAUDERDALE—Tolls on a vast majority of Florida’s Turnpike system, all Florida Department of Transportation roads and bridges, and all regional toll facilities throughout the State will be re-instated this Thursday, September 21st at 12:01 a.m. Tolls were suspended on Tuesday, September 5th to...

9/18/2017

Gov. Scott: Florida Virtual School Available for Students Displaced by Hurricane Irma

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida Virtual School (FLVS) will provide remote access to educational resources to all Florida students who were displaced by Hurricane Irma. Additionally, FLVS will provide access to digital educational materials to help the hardest hit...

9/18/2017

Gov. Scott: Counties Must Aggressively Prioritize Debris Clean-Up As We Recover From Irma

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott directed every county impacted by Hurricane Irma to submit a detailed debris clean-up plan to the Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM) by noon on Tuesday, September 19th. Following a major storm like Hurricane Irma, it is incumbent on each Florida...

9/18/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

MARATHON, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott met with HHS Secretary Tom Price and state and local officials in Monroe County to discuss recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma. The Governor will continue to remain in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials, city and...

9/17/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott is touring communities impacted by Hurricane Irma in Collier County. The Governor has met with officials in Highlands County, Key West and Marathon and will continue to remain in constant communication with state and local emergency management...

9/16/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

SEBRING, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott will meet with local officials in Highlands County to discuss recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma. The Governor has also met with officials in Key West and Marathon and will continue to remain in constant communication with state and local emergency...

9/16/2017

Gov. Scott: I Am Aggressively Fighting To Keep Vulnerable Floridians Safe During Emergencies

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, following the tragic deaths of eight people at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in Broward County, Governor Rick Scott is directing Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Secretary Justin Senior and Florida Department of Elder Affairs Secretary...

9/15/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott and several state agency heads met with local officials in the Florida Keys to discuss recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma. The Governor will continue to be in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials, city and county...

9/15/2017

Gov. Scott Directs DBPR to Make it Easier for Floridians to Rebuild Following Hurricane Irma

MARATHON, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott directed Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s (DBPR) Secretary Jonathan Zachem to suspend certain regulations and fees that may prevent, hinder or delay necessary response and recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma. This order...

9/15/2017

Gov. Scott: Our Focus is Getting Keys Residents Back Home

KEY WEST, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott, and several state agency heads, held meetings in the Florida Keys focused on how to assist Monroe County to quickly open the Keys to residents. Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cudjoe Key as a Category 4 storm on Sunday. Governor Scott toured damage in...

9/15/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

NAPLES, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott and several state agency heads met with local officials in the Florida Keys to discuss recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma. The Governor will continue to be in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials, city and county...

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