florida governor

Brendan Rivers / WJCT News

Gubernatorial candidates Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis will likely dominate the airways up until the November election, but there are other options, including Jacksonville’s own Darcy Richardson.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said Monday evening he will not step down from his position to be Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis’ running mate.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Florida Governor Rick Scott and Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart sat in a circle with about 20 Reynolds Lane Elementary teachers Thursday afternoon.

Scott’s question to the educators: How does Florida attract people to teach and keep them in the field?


 

A political committee that supports Florida Governor Rick Scott has released an attack ad against a woman who confronted him in a Gainesville Starbucks.

A video of the encounter went viral online and was picked up by national news outlets.

 

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

 

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’ll be watching Tuesday’s Republican debate on CNN.

On Monday in Jacksonville, the Republican governor said the GOP candidates should focus on four key areas: job creation, balancing the federal budget, regulation reduction and ISIS.

 

Scott Says Florida Has Reached His 2010 Jobs Goal

Dec 19, 2014
State of Florida

  Gov. Rick Scott declared Friday that Florida has reached his 2010 campaign goal of creating 700,000 jobs within seven years, as the state's unemployment rate was posted at its lowest rate since May 2008.

Four years ago, Scott's jobs pledge was accompanied by the line "on top of what normal growth would be," a phrase abandoned by the governor shortly after he took office but not forgotten by Democrats.

University Press of Florida

As Jeb Bush's family hints at a potential presidential run in 2016, a new book reflects on his political career in Florida.