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Mike Dew named Secretary of Florida Department of Transportation

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As expected, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday named Mike Dew, the Florida Department of Transportation‘s chief of staff, as its next Secretary, effective immediately. “For six years, Mike has been an integral part of my administration in the Executive Office of the Governor, Florida Department of Corrections and most recently the Florida Department of Transportation,” Scott said in a statement. “Mike’s hard work and leadership over these years is a testament to his commitment to improve the lives of Florida families,” he…

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Mike Dew is a shoo-in for Transportation Dep’t top job

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Mike Dew, the Florida Department of Transportation‘s chief of staff, is expected to be the department’s next Secretary. Sources told Wednesday that Dew got a phone call from the Governor’s Office this week telling him the job was his. Dew, who put in for the top spot the morning of this Monday’s deadline to apply, was Gov. Rick Scott‘s external affairs director in 2011-12. The Florida Transportation Commission, the department’s advisory board, met Thursday to schedule interviews of applicants on May 11. The finalists are…

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Mike Dew now vying for top spot at Dep’t of Transportation

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Mike Dew, the Florida Department of Transportation‘s chief of staff, now has applied to be Secretary of the department, according to a list of applicants released Monday. As of Monday’s deadline, 125 people had applied for the open position, created when former Secretary Jim Boxold resigned in January to join Tallahassee’s Capital City Consulting firm. Dew applied Monday morning. Richard Biter, one of two unsuccessful finalists for the top job at Enterprise Florida and a former assistant secretary of the transportation department, also…

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