Governor Ron DeSantis Receives 11 Bills from the Florida Legislature

On June 14, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 29th, 2019 to act on these bills. CS/CS/SB 620 – Military-friendly Initiatives CS/CS/CS/SB 1000 – Communications Services CS/CS/SB 1020 – State Hemp Program CS/CS/SB 1418 – Mental Health CS/CS/SB 1460 – Stroke Centers SB 1552 […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Charlie Lydecker to the Board of Governors of the State University System

On June 14, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Charlie Lydecker to the Board of Governors of the State University System. Charlie Lydecker Lydecker, of Ormond Beach, is the President and CEO of Foundation Risk Partners. He is chairman of the Florida Birth Related Neurological Injury Compensation Association and a member of the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs SB 168: Federal Immigration Enforcement

On June 14, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Shalimar, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 168: Federal Immigration Enforcement. The bill prohibits state and local governments from having sanctuary policies in effect and requires such entities to support and cooperate with federal immigration enforcement. “Earlier this year, I made a promise that we would ban sanctuary cities in Florida and today […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards First Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan for Agricultural Producers Following Hurricane Michael

On June 14, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Department of Economic Opportunity has awarded the first Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan for agricultural producers following Hurricane Michael to John P. Jordan Farm in Bascom, Florida. The Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan was activated to provide relief to Florida farmers whose crops were damaged by […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Friday, June 14, 2019

On June 14, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Friday, June 14, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives 19 Bills from the Florida Legislature

On June 13, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 28th, 2019 to act on these bills. CS/HB 7 – Direct Health Care Agreements CS/HB 127 – Permit Fees CS/HB 207 – Impact Fees CS/HB 213 – Immunization Registry CS/HB 325 – Coastal Management CS/CS/HB […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Three Bills from the Florida Legislature

On June 13, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 28th, 2019 to act on these bills. CS/SB 82 – Vegetable Gardens CS/CS/CS/SB 168 – Federal Immigration Enforcement CS/CS/SB 366 – Infectious Disease Elimination Programs ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Approval of More than $77 Million to Citrus Growers Impacted by Hurricane Irma

On June 13, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Bonita Springs, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has approved more than $77 million in payments to citrus growers impacted by Hurricane Irma through the Citrus Recovery Block Grant since January 2019. Upon taking office, Governor DeSantis directed FDEM to disburse hurricane recovery funding as quickly […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs CS/HB 311: Autonomous Vehicles

On June 13, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Auburndale, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 311: Autonomous Vehicles, which removes unnecessary obstacles that hinder the development of autonomous vehicle technology and solidifies Florida’s position as a leading state for transportation innovation. CS/HB 311 embraces the future of transportation by removing barriers to the advancement of autonomous vehicles and establishing a statewide […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Thursday, June 13, 2019

On June 13, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Thursday, June 13, 2019