When Scott took over in January 2011, the unemployment rate in Florida stood at 10.8 percent. 
The Central Florida Democrat, who is Asian-American, will be the first woman of color to lead that organization. 
“As chairman, my top priority is to pass bipartisan legislation that will expand economic opportunities for small businesses and entrepreneurs."
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the new chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, convened a hearing titled “Oversight of the U.S. Small Business Administration,” with U.S. Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon testifying.
Today,‭ ‬I am honored to be in the beautiful city of Jacksonville while I meet with local business leaders from Duval and Nassau Counties to hear their thoughts on the direction of the nation as well as the local...
“The program will have $25 million to help agricultural producers prepare for the upcoming growing seasons as part of ongoing recovery efforts from Hurricane Michael,” the governor’s office noted.
This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., a key ally of the White House, offered advice for the Trump administration on Asian affairs even as President Donald Trump continued to try to hammer a trade deal with China and met with North Korean leaders.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Wednesday in sending a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, demanding answers with regard to the company’s relationship with Huawei, a Chinese state-directed telecommunications company.
“The one-of-a-kind research will analyze the motives and barriers to ethical behavior in an academic setting, and the resulting ethical attitudes and actions exhibited by students. It also examines the extent to which these ethical attitudes continue once students enter the engineering workforce,” the university noted. 
On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced $1.4 billion for the transportation project.