Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Proposal of $1,000 Bonuses for Florida’s Principals and Teachers

On March 31, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Palm Harbor, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced a proposal to provide $1,000 bonuses to public school principals and full-time classroom teachers for grades Pre-K through 12th grade in Florida. The funding for the bonuses would be $216 million from the third round of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER). The proposal […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Progress of Old Tamiami Trail Roadbed Removal Project

On March 30, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Miami, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the advancement of an important Everglades restoration project to remove over five miles of roadbed from Old Tamiami Trail. Removing the roadbed improves the volume of water flowing south through the Everglades and supports reducing harmful discharges from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Estuaries. This […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Three Judicial Appointments

On March 30, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced three new judicial appointments to the Fifth District Court of Appeal, the Nineteenth Circuit Court, and the Orange County Court. Carrie Ann Wozniak, of Winter Park, to serve as Judge on the Fifth District Court of Appeal Wozniak has been a partner at Akerman LLP, a top […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Dr. Mark Rains as Florida’s Next Chief Science Officer

On March 30, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Dr. Mark Rains as the state of Florida’s next Chief Science Officer (CSO). Joining the Governor and Dr. Rains for the announcement were Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Noah Valenstein, Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin J. Thibault P.E., South Florida Water Management District […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Florida’s Vital Cruise Industry, Calls on CDC to Rescind No-Sail Order

On March 26, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Governor Also Recommends Over $250 Million to Rebuild Industry Port Canaveral, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis, Attorney General Ashley Moody and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Kevin J. Thibault, P.E. held a roundtable discussion with cruise industry executives and employees to highlight the importance of this critical industry to Florida’s economy. At the roundtable, […]