Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday night said he’s “made it clear” that getting gasoline to the pumps and turning the lights back on are tied for his No. 1 priority. Scott “will continue to aggressively work until every Floridian can return to work and their kids can go back to school,” his office said in a press release.
Florida is scrambling to keep up with high demand for gas from people fleeing and preparing for the weekend arrival of powerful and deadly Hurricane Irma.
Today, Gov. Rick Scott made the following statement outlining the steps that are being taken to bring more fuel to Florida gas stations.
The biggest news on Labor Day in Tampa was the report that, in the wake of the tragic stabbing death of former USF student and football player Elkino Watson early Sunday morning outside an Ybor City nightclub, head coach Willie Taggart was banning his players from visiting the historic entertainment district. The biggest story this morning is how Taggart’s boss, Athletic Director Mark Harlan, has overruled him. In a statement, Harlan says that contrary to Taggart’s proclamation, USF players can party there or…