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Statement from Florida Ports Council Chairman Bill Johnson on Governor Scott’s Commitment of $38 million to the JAXPORT Mile Point Project

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 14, 2013) – The Florida Ports Council released the following statement today from Bill Johnson, chairman of the Florida Ports Council and port director for PortMiami, on Governor Scott’s commitment of $38 million to the JAXPORT Mile Point Project.

“Governor Scott has demonstrated an unprecedented commitment to Florida’s ports. Florida’s 15 ports work together seamlessly to create a system that makes our state an international hub for imports and exports, which benefits every Florida community. The Governor has taken the initiative to make the kind of investments that better position Florida to reap the benefits of increased international commerce. Today is great day for not only Jacksonville, but for Miami and all of Florida.”