Governor Ron DeSantis Receives SB 2, 4, 6 and 8

On March 29, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until April 5, 2019 to act on these bills. SB 2 – Florida Statutes – 2019 SB 4 – Florida Statutes – 2019 SB 6 – Florida Statutes – 2019 SB 8 – Florida Statutes – 2019 […]

VIDEO RELEASE: Governor Ron DeSantis Recognizes Vietnam Veterans Day in Florida

On March 29, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War and released a video in partnership Veterans Alternative Inc. to honor all of Florida’s veterans. “On this Vietnam Veterans Day, we recognize the more than 519,000 Vietnam-era veterans who call Florida home and honor the sacrifices they […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Three Appointments to the Board of Governors of the State University System

On March 29, 2019, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Steven Scott, M.D., Eric Silagy and Kent Stermon to the Board of Governors of the State University System. “Human capital is our greatest strength to ensure the success of our economic future and Florida’s universities lead the way in shaping that success,” said Governor […]

Governor Ron DeSantis, FDOT and DEM Announce $9.8 Million in FEMA Funding for Debris Cleanup

On March 29, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that following President Donald Trump’s commitment to federally fund 100-percent of the first 45 days of Hurricane Michael recovery, the Florida Department of Transportation will receive $9.8 million from FEMA to reimburse the cost of debris cleanup in Jackson County. This is also the first FDOT project […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Two Major Judicial Appointments in Hillsborough

On March 29, 2019, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tampa, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Thomas Palermo to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court and the appointment of Jessica Costello to the Hillsborough County Court. “Mr. Palermo has led an impressive legal career and I am certain he is ready to take this next step as a judge on the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Forward March Initiative with the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs

On March 29, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tampa, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis joined the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs (FDVA) to announce Forward March, an initiative which aims to unite the combined energy and resources of Florida’s state agencies, veterans’ service organizations, private partners and local communities. The new initiative will work to ensure the state of Florida is providing […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Friday, March 29, 2019

On March 29, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Friday, March 29, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis Hold Mental Health Listening Session

On March 28, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis held a Mental Health Listening Session at the Governor’s Mansion with state agency leadership and elected officials to discuss how they can collaborate and communicate with local stakeholders to ensure Floridians are aware and have access to mental health and suicide prevention services […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Brian Lamb to the State University System Board of Governors

On March 28, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Brian Lamb to the Board of Governors of the State University System. “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Lamb to the Board of Governors of the State University System,” said Governor DeSantis. “He’s done a great job at USF and I […]

PHOTO RELEASE Governor Ron DeSantis Speaks to the Florida Association of Counties Water Policy Committee

On March 28, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis spoke to the Florida Association of Counties Water Policy Committee. For more than 85 years, the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) has represented the diverse interests of Florida’s 67 counties. “Clean water is vital to Florida’s way of life, which is why I have requested $625 million in […]