Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Dr. Paul Hsu to the University of West Florida Board of Trustees

On June 14, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Dr. Paul Hsu to the University of West Florida Board of Trustees.    Dr. Paul Hsu   Dr. Hsu, of Shalimar, is a managing member of PSH of Okaloosa and the owner and chairman of Cyntech, Inc. and Total Parts Plus, Inc. He is […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Three to the Enterprise Florida Board of Directors

On June 14, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Sonya Deen Hartley, Scott Ross and Cody Khan to the Enterprise Florida Board of Directors.   Sonya Deen Hartley Deen Hartley, of Tallahassee, is Vice President of Government Relations for JM Family Enterprises. Previously, she was a Senior Director with Diageo. Deen Hartley has volunteered […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Three to the Florida Building Commission

On June 14, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of W. Grey Marker II, Michael Bourré and Paul Jones to the Florida Building Commission.   W. Grey Marker II Marker, of Fort Lauderdale, is Chief Executive Officer of Marker Construction Group, a general contracting and construction management firm based in South Florida. He has […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Dr. Anup Patel to the Florida State Boxing Commission

On June 14, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Dr. Anup Patel to the Florida State Boxing Commission.    Dr. Anup Patel  Dr. Patel, of Orlando, is a surgeon with Orlando Hand Surgery Associates and a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with the Orlando Plastic Surgery Institute. He is a member of the American […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation to Protect Religious Freedom and Support Florida’s Jewish Community

On June 14, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

SURFSIDE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by members of the Florida Legislature and leaders in the Jewish community at the Shul of Bal Harbour to sign HB 529 and HB 805. HB 805 ensures that volunteer ambulance services, including Hatzalah, a free emergency transport service operating in South Florida, can operate. HB 529 […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Four Bills from the Florida Legislature

On June 11, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 26, 2021, to act on these bills. HB 5 – Civic Education Curriculum CS/CS/HB 233 – Postsecondary Education HB 529 – Moments of Silence in Public Schools CS/CS/CS/HB 805 – Volunteer Ambulance Services ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Twelve Bills

On June 11, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/CS/CS/SB 76 – Insurance SB 794 – Independent Living Services CS/CS/SB 1018 – Largemouth Bass SB 7022 – A Review Under the Open Government Sunset Review Act CS/HB 311 – Public Records HB 467 – Insurance Adjuster Examination Requirements CS/HB 519 – Required Health Education […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Two Judicial Appointments

On June 11, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis is excited to announce two new judicial appointments to the Fifth Circuit Court and the Duval County Court.   Joel Fritton, of Spring Hill, to serve as Judge on the Fifth Circuit Court   Fritton has served as General Counsel for the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office since 2013. Previously, […]

Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pulse Remembrance Day

On June 11, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Development and Management FROM:          Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:           June 11, 2021 RE:                Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pulse Remembrance Day _________________________________________________________________________   Five years ago, on June 12, 2016, a horrific […]

Governor DeSantis Signs Legislation to Continue Insurance Reform in Florida

On June 11, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

BRADENTON, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 76, which builds on Governor DeSantis’ commitment to insurance reform in Florida. This bill protects Florida families by restructuring litigation rules for disputed insurance claims; expressly disallows contractors, public adjusters, and companies from using prohibited advertisements that encourage Floridians to make an insurance claim for roof […]