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Tallahassee Democrat: For smart health care, protect our pharmacies

State laws are bringing sweeping changes to Florida’s health care system that will affect access to quality pharmacy and health care services for each and every person even sooner than the much debated federal laws. With the need to balance the state budget, Florida officials are calling for a shift of the state’s Medicaid program […]

Bradenton Herald: Governor makes the right decision on SunRail

BRADENTON HERALD EDITORIAL | Project holds economic benefits for Manatee County Good decision, governor. Rick Scott bucked his tea party base with his somewhat surprising decision Friday to approve the central Florida commuter rail project known as SunRail — a most welcome decision that also holds economic benefits for Manatee County. Over the next three […]

WTXL: NASA Spacecraft on display in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — This weekend is your chance to get up close to a spacecraft not quite out of this world. NASA’s new Orion spacecraft arrived in Tallahassee Thursday night. In the years to come, the Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) will be used for manned deep space exploration missions. “This capsule is the future […]

Tallahassee Democrat: Orion spacecraft on display today, Saturday at Challenger Learning Center

Orion spacecraft on display  today, Saturday at Challenger Learning Center  By Elizabeth M. Mack • Democrat staff writer• Published: June 24. 2011 2:00AM  More than 500 people from all over the world have traveled into space. However, only 24 of those individuals have gone more than a few hundred miles from the earth’s surface.  That’s […]

WCTV: Governor Scott Signs Legislation to Begin Securing State and Local Government Pensions

Modernizes Florida Retirement System and protects Florida taxpayers Orlando, FL – Keeping his promise to make sure Florida is no longer the only state in America that does not require government employees to contribute to their pensions, Governor Rick Scott today signed Senate Bill 2100, pension reform legislation that will save taxpayers and participating employers […]

Daytona News-Journal: Legislator receives honor

TALLAHASSEE — Associated Industries of Florida has named state Rep. Dorothy Hukill (R-Port Orange) as one of 18 legislators to win its “Champion for Business” award. The association credits Hukill for playing a major role in passage of the state’s major property insurance reform package as well as legislation expanding the deregulation of commercial insurance […]

Orlando Sentinel: 5 Central Florida lawmakers are AIF ‘Champions’

Six weeks to the day after the Legislature adjourned — actually, the final “day” lasted until about 3:30 Saturday morning, but who remembers — Associated Industries of Florida has issued its “Champions of Business” awards. Not surprisingly, given that AIF saw passage of virtually its entire legislative agenda, there’s lots of self-congratulatory rhetoric. And several […]

News Herald: Patronis named Champion for Business

PANAMA CITY — Rep. Jimmy Patronis, R-Panama City, was one of 18 senators and representatives selected to receive a 2011 Champion for Business award from the Associated Industries of Florida. The statewide business association based the award on scores on the annual Voting Records report. The award will be given in an August ceremony. They […]