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Arranged by record type (newsletters, governor's messages, agency good news), then primarily chronological.
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John Ellis "Jeb" Bush, the forty-third Governor of Florida, began his gubernatorial term on January 5, 1999. In 2003, Bush took the oath of office for his second term, having defeated Democrat Bill McBride for re-election. After graduating from the University of Texas in Austin, Jeb Bush pursued a banking career in Houston, Venezuela and back to Houston. Bush was convinced to come to Florida from Texas in 1980 by builder Armando Codina. Prior to being elected Governor, Bush served as president and chief operating officer of the Miami-based Codina Group, a real estate development company, and was active in civic and political affairs. He established the Foundation for Florida's Future and volunteered to assist the Miami Children's Hospital, the United Negro College Fund of South Florida, the United Way of Dade County, and the Dade County Homeless Trust. In 1995, he wrote "Profiles in Character," a book profiling 14 of Florida's civic heroes. Bush served as Florida's Secretary of Commerce under Governor Bob Martinez and he was the Republican nominee for governor in 1994. He has been married to Columba Garnica Gallo, a native of Leon, Mexico since 1977 and they have three children, George, Noelle and John Ellis, Jr.
This series consists of a selection of weekly issues of "In The News," a newsletter issued by the Executive Office of the Governor, as well as reports of "Agency Good News." "In The News" highlighted "issues, activities, and priorities important to Governor Bush's administration" and typically included a Message from the Governor; news of the Lieutenant Governor and First Lady Columba Bush; information about major current events; information about the Governor's programs, priorities, and intiatives; schedules and planned activities of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor; awards or recognition of citizens and community and business leaders; achievements of state agencies; upcoming events; and lists of press releases and selected newspaper articles. These newsletters duplicate the more complete set found in Series S2103, Weekly Newsletters, 2001-2006. In addition, this series includes "Agency Good News" reports of achievements and significant program activities and initatives of state agencies, as well as "Message from the Governor" documents prepared for the newsletters.
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Florida. Governor (1999-2007 : Bush)
Florida Officials and employees Florida Government Florida Politics and government 1951-
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