Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Florida Gaming Control Commission

On December 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Julie Imanuel Brown, Michael Yaworsky and Charles Drago to the Florida Gaming Control Commission, naming Brown as Chair and Yaworsky as Vice Chair. Julie Imanuel Brown Brown, of Tampa, is Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Previously, she spent ten years […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Three Judicial Appointments

On December 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis is excited to announce three judicial appointments: one to the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court, one to the Duval County Court, and one to the Palm Beach County Court.    Christopher Kelly, of New Smyrna Beach, to serve as Judge on the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court   Kelly has served […]

Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Former Senator Roberto Casas 

On December 21, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:            December 21, 2021 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Former Senator Roberto Casas   On Thursday, December 16, 2021, former Senator Roberto Casas passed away at age 90. Casas was born in Cuba and served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1982 until 1988 where he represented parts of Dade County. During his […]

Hope Florida – A Pathway to Prosperity Creating More Employment Opportunities for Customers

On December 21, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced that Florida is partnering with the Adecco Group – a leading talent advisory and solutions company – to provide dedicated employment opportunities and careers for Hope Florida – A Pathway to Prosperity program participants. Hope Florida – A Pathway to Prosperity, spearheaded by First Lady Casey […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the E911 Board

On December 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Daniel Carroll, Jarrod Shupe, Chuck Spalding, Laurene Anderson and Christine Cooper to the E911 Board. Daniel Carroll Carroll, of Crestview, is the 911 Coordinator for the Walton County Sheriff’s Office. He is a founding member of the 911 Coordinators Association and is a member of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Board of Opticianry

On December 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Paul Wilford, Yvonne Schloss and Irene Stavros to the Board of Opticianry. Paul Wilford Wilford, of Tallahassee, is a Licensed Optician and the Optical Supervisor at the Tallahassee Eye Center. He has been licensed for 30 years and is a member of the Professional Opticians […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Seven to the Board of Athletic Training

On December 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Gerald Stevens, Kari Riddle, Billy McDougal, Frank Walters, Randy Schwartzberg, James Hudson and Terry Lynn Roberts to the Board of Athletic Training. Gerald Stevens Stevens, of Jacksonville, is the Supervisor for District Athletic Training at Duval County Public Schools. Previously, he was the Athletic Training […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Board of Hearing Aid Specialists

On December 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Randy Ellsworth, Leanne Polhill, Pamela Dechmerowski and Dean Easterwood to the Board of Hearing Aid Specialists. Randy Ellsworth Ellsworth, of Port St. Lucie, is a Hearing Aid Specialist at Hearing Solutions of the Palm Beaches. He is a Past President of the Florida Society of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Takes Action Against Communist China and Woke Corporations

On December 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

The State of Florida will investigate its holdings in Chinese companies and retake control of its shareholder proxy voting from ideology-crazed investment funds   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis held a meeting of the State Board of Administration where he, CFO Jimmy Patronis, and Attorney General Ashley Moody moved to revoke all proxy voting authority […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights New Preventative Monoclonal Antibody for Immunocompromised Patients

On December 17, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

OCALA, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo to announce a new long-acting COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy from AstraZeneca will be available for moderately to severely immunocompromised individuals, such as cancer patients and transplant recipients, at numerous health care provider locations in Florida, upon allocation from the federal […]