Governor Rick Scott will head to California in April. It's in an effort to lure businesses to Florida.
Scott sent a letter to shipping companies, urging them to shift business from California labor ports, to ones in Florida. It comes after labor disputes in California ports.
Inside his letter he also takes a stab at California Governor Jerry Brown's business strategy.
He writes "Under Governor Jerry Brown's tax and spend administration, California has the nation's highest personal income tax, highest state sales tax, second highest gas tax and as more than double the state debt per capita than Florida. And for ten straight years, CEO's have ranked California dead last for its business climate."
Scott invited shipping industry professionals to a reception on April 12th where he will explain how Florida helps California when it comes to ports and transportation infrastructure.