Scott Speaks at Economic Forum

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) _ Gov. Rick Scott is among the speakers addressing an economic forum in West Palm Beach.

The Republican governor is giving a keynote address Monday at the event sponsored by the International Economic Forum of the Americas.

The state’s chief financial officer, Jeff Atwater, is also due to speak, along with business and government officials from around the world.

Those include a former Pakistani prime minister, Shaukat Aziz, and Israel’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ron Prosor.

The two-day event is being held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.