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Rick Scott


Scott takes aim at Corcoran

March 28, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott on Monday upped his personal battle with House Speaker Richard Corcoran about the future of the state’s business-recruitment agency. Kim McDougal, Scott’s chief of staff,…


Scott keeps up pressure in Economic Development debate

February 14, 2017

From The News Service of Florida: After making three appearances Monday, Gov. Rick Scott continues trying to build public pressure against lawmakers who want to kill the state’s business-recruitment and tourism-marketing agencies. Scott held a roundtable…


Scott uses Twitter to scold Florida House

February 9, 2017

Governor Rick Scott continues to use Twitter to communication his displeasure….sound familiar? After the Florida House’s Careers & Competition Subcommittee passed a bill that would eliminate Visit Florida, Enterprise Florida and other state economic development development…


Scott, Corcoran incentives debate gets personal

February 7, 2017

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With a House committee poised to approve a bill that would eliminate economic-development and tourism programs, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday personally criticized House Speaker Richard Corcoran, accusing…

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Hart named Enterprise Florida CEO

November 30, 2016

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) Board of Directors today unanimously approved the hiring of Chris Hart IV as the new President & CEO of Enterprise Florida at its quarterly Board of Directors meeting in Miramar Beach. He…