Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Threshold Met for Increased Federal Cost Share for Hurricane Irma

On August 19, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Fort Myers, Fla. — Today, Governor DeSantis announced that Hurricane Irma costs in Florida have reached $2.63 billion, triggering an increase in the federal cost share from 75 percent to 90 percent. Along with this announcement, Governor DeSantis submitted a letter to President Trump officially requesting this increase in the federal cost share, which will […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Sunday, August 18, 2019

On August 18, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Sunday, August 18, 2019

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Saturday, August 17, 2019

On August 17, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Saturday, August 17, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints John Davis to the Valencia College District Board of Trustees

On August 16, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of John Davis to the Valencia College District Board of Trustees. John Davis Davis, of Orlando, is the executive vice president of the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce. Previously, he served as president and led the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida where […]

PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Ron DeSantis Delivers Remarks at the Florida League of Cities 93rd Annual Conference

On August 16, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Orlando, Fla – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis spoke at the Florida League of Cities 93rd annual conference to highlight hurricane recovery efforts, education priorities and key initiatives to restore Florida’s environment. The Governor was joined by Altamonte Springs Mayor Pat Bates and Florida League of Cities President Leo Longworth. “Since the start of my administration, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s Number of Employed Floridians Now Exceeds 10 Million with a Low Unemployment Rate of 3.3 Percent

On August 16, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the number of employed Floridians has increased to more than 10 million in July 2019. Over the year, 128,000 people entered the labor force at an annual growth rate of 1.3 percent. Florida’s residents are benefiting from a strong economy, businesses are expanding and Floridians are confident […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Friday, August 16, 2019

On August 16, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Friday, August 16, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces West Palm Beach Area Adds More Than 12,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On August 15, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the West Palm Beach area added 12,500 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in July, down 0.3 percentage point from one year ago. The industry with the highest growth over the year in the West Palm Beach area was […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Tampa Area Created More Than 31,000 New Jobs

On August 15, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Tampa area added 31,200 new private-sector jobs in the last year, creating the third-highest number of jobs among all Florida metro areas. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 3.4 percent, down 0.3 percentage point from one year ago. The industries with the highest growth over […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Southwest Florida Created 16,000 New Jobs

On August 15, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Naples area added 5,500 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in July, down 0.4 percentage point from one year ago. The Fort Myers area added 10,500 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The area’s unemployment rate was […]