Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $1.1 Million to Support Mexico Beach Fire Department and Law Enforcement Operations

On September 26, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Mexico Beach, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) is awarding $1.1 million to Mexico Beach to support fire department and law enforcement operations as the city recovers from Hurricane Michael. This funding is part of the Hurricane Michael State Recovery Grant Program, a $25 million grant […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Thursday, September 26, 2019

On September 26, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Thursday, September 26, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis’ Statement on the Senate Special Master Report Regarding Scott Israel

On September 25, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued the below statement following the Senate Special Master’s report and recommendation: “The victims with families impacted by the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School deserve justice and accountability. I disagree with the analysis contained in the non-binding recommendation; the senators will render their own independent judgement […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, September 25, 2019

On September 25, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis: State has Approved More Than $173 Million for Citrus Growers Recovering from Hurricane Irma

On September 24, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

With today’s announcement, payments have been approved for more than half of Florida’s citrus recovery grant Vero Beach, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has approved more than $173 million in payments to citrus growers impacted by Hurricane Irma through the Citrus Recovery Block Grant since […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Two Judicial Appointments

On September 24, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Alissa Ellison and Jared Smith to the Thirteenth Circuit Court. The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court serves Hillsborough County. Alissa Ellison Ellison, 39, of Tampa, Florida, has served as a Hillsborough County Judge since April 2018 and previously served as a shareholder at GrayRobinson. She […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Eleven to the Florida Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission

On September 24, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez as chair of the Florida Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission and the appointments of Representative Ana Maria Rodriguez, Representative Kim Daniels, Judith Bense, Nancy Acevedo, Jennifer Houghton Canady, Sophia Eccleston, Rachel Saunders Plakon, Helen Aguirre Ferre, Senator Lauren Book and Julie […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida Park Service Has Been Awarded the 2019 Gold Medal Award in Parks and Recreation

On September 24, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service was awarded the 2019 National Gold Medal award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association. This achievement makes Florida the only park system […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $5 Million Available in Awards to Northwest Florida Region Through Rural Infrastructure Grant Fund

On September 24, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor DeSantis announced $5 million in awards is available to a six-county region in Northwest Florida through the Rural Infrastructure Grant Fund. Local governments and municipalities in Calhoun, Gadsden, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty and Washington counties have until November 22, 2019 to apply for infrastructure project funding. “Nearly one year ago, Hurricane […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Delivers Remarks at the Joint Investiture Ceremony for Florida Supreme Court Justices Robert Luck and Carlos Muñiz

On September 24, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis spoke at the Joint Investiture Ceremony for Justices Robert Luck and Carlos Muñiz. Robert Luck is the first Orthodox Jewish Justice and Carlos Muñiz is the first Nicaraguan American Justice to be appointed to the Florida Supreme Court. The Governor was joined at the ceremony by First Lady […]