Governor Crist Comments On Mayor And Commissioner's Visit
CLEWISTON, FL. -- Following a visit by Kevin McCarthy and Mli Chamness, Governor Crist said, "I appreciate Commissioner Kevin McCarthy and Mayor Mali Chamness for coming to Tallahassee and representing their communities. As I mentioned in our meeting, this administration is committed to the people of Hendry County and the City of Clewiston as negotiations continue with U.S. Sugar Corporation.
"Jobs in the area are critical to the future of the region. To compliment a sustainable agricultural industry moving forward, jobs must be maintained."
Joining Governor Crist, Commissioner McCarthy and Mayor Chamness was Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Mike Sole.