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Record Group Number: 000108
Series/Collection Number: .S 2107
Creator: Florida. Governor (1999-2007 : Bush)
Title, Dates: Policy communication and public information files, 1999-2006.
Amount: 12 gigabytes (7,598 files, 391 folders: Size 12.0 GB (12,894,511,976 bytes); Size on disk 12.0 GB (12,909,682,688 bytes))
Medium Included: Electronic records.
Organization/Arrangement: Alphabetical by topic or record type.
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Biographical/Historical:     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.
Summary:     This series consists of correspondence, reports, fact sheets, charts, policy bullets and talking points, legislative bills, and other records documenting the Bush Administration's efforts to monitor developments and inform the public regarding a variety of policy issues, initiatives, and priorities.  Among the topics covered in this series are domestic security, hurricane preparedness, insurance, education, environment, crime, budget, outsourcing, taxes, etc.  Also included is a summary report entitled Governor Jeb Bush / Lt. Gov. Frank Brogan - Lt. Gov. Toni Jennings / 1999-2006: Vision, Leadership and Achievement documenting the achievements of the Bush Administration in a variety of priority policy areas.
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Electronic Records Access: PDF, MS Word, MS Excel, Windows Media Audio/Video, and HTML files.
Subject Access Fields: Bush, Jeb
Florida. Governor (1999-2007 : Bush)
Governors Florida
Budget Florida
Crime Florida
Hurricane protection Florida
Insurance Florida
Education Florida
Environmental policy Florida
Taxation Florida
Contracting out Florida.
Civil defense Florida
Terrorism Prevention. Florida
Florida Officials and employees
Florida Government
Florida Politics and government 1951-
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