Secretary Jon Steverson

Governor Rick Scott and the Cabinet are scheduling a teleconference early next month to discuss a replacement for just-resigned Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Jon Steverson.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott
State of Florida, Meredyth Hope Hall

Florida’s Cabinet is dealing with an embattled agency in flux.  Friday Department of Environmental Protection secretary Jon Steverson resigned—effective February third.  Now Governor Rick Scott is lining up a special cabinet meeting next week to fill the vacancy.

Environmental groups are giving Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Jon Steverson mixed reviews as he becomes one of the latest of Governor Rick Scott's top lieutenant's to step down.

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Jon Steverson is insisting his department followed the book when it adopted highly controversial new water quality standards.

Governor Rick Scott in his office in front of a Florida flag
Office of Gov. Rick Scott

Not all of the political warfare in the Capitol is between the House and Senate. Gov. Rick Scott fired a shot over the bow of Senate President Andy Gardiner today, reappointing 16 agency heads who weren’t confirmed.