Florida to be No. 1 US shipping state, governor tells AAPA convention-goers

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Florida to be No. 1 US shipping state, governor tells AAPA convention-goers Florida Gov. Rick Scott believes the Sunshine State is on its way to becoming the top shipping state in the nation, and he’s backing that notion with hundreds of millions of dollars. Scott’s latest announcement of planned port funding came Oct. 16 as he addressed the 102nd annual convention of the American Association of Port Authorities at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Convention Center in Orlando.

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For more than a quarter of a century, Paul Scott Abbott has been writing and shooting images for the American Journal of Transportation, applying four decades of experience as an award-winning journalist.

A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, with a master’s magna cum laude from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Abbott has served as president of chapters of the Propeller Club of the United States, Florida Public Relations Association and Society of Professional Journalists.

Abbott honed his skills on several daily newspapers, including The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Richmond (Va.) News Leader, Albuquerque Journal and (South Florida) Sun-Sentinel, and was editor and publisher of The County Line, a weekly newspaper he founded in suburban Richmond, Va.

A native Chicagoan, he is a member of American Mensa and an ever-optimistic fan of the Chicago Cubs.