MEMORANDUM: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Officer James McWhorter

On February 18, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                  James Wiggins, Colonel, Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement Randy Anderson, Mayor, Town of Orange Park Mike Cella, Chair of County Commissioners, Clay County FROM:           Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:            February 18, 2022 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Nine Bills from the Florida Legislature

On February 17, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until February 24, 2022, to act on these bills.   SB 846 – Florida Statutes SB 848 – Florida Statutes SB 850 – Florida Statutes SB 852 – Florida Statutes SB 854 – Florida Statutes SB 7000 – […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Two Bills

On February 17, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/SB 96 – Emergency Preparedness and Response Fund SB 98 – Emergency Preparedness and Response Fund For the transmittal letter, click here.   ###

ICYMI: State of Florida Receives Denial Notification of Individual Assistance for Southwest Florida Tornadoes, Plans to Appeal

On February 17, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) received notification from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that the State’s request for Individual Assistance for Floridians impacted by recent tornadoes in Charlotte and Lee counties was denied. FDEM plans to appeal this decision, due to the amount of destruction and displaced residents caused by […]

Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez: Create a Healthier You While Enjoying Florida’s Award-Winning State Parks

On February 16, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – Today, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez was joined by State Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo and Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Shawn Hamilton to encourage Floridians to prioritize heart health by becoming more active. Florida’s network of hiking and accessible trails in Florida provides opportunities for a variety of activities […]

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Florida Tourism Industry is Booming

On February 16, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida welcomed 30.9 million visitors between October and December 2021, marking the second consecutive quarter that overall visitation has surpassed 2019, pre-pandemic levels. Overall in 2021, Florida had nearly 118 million domestic visitors, the highest level in state history, as residents of other states flocked […]

Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Judge Mario P. Goderich

On February 15, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development Jose “Pepe” Diaz, Chair of County Commission, Miami-Dade County Francis Suarez, Mayor, Miami FROM:           Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:            February 15, 2022 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Judge […]

Florida Tourism Continues to Surpass Pre-Pandemic Levels

On February 15, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida welcomed 30.9 million visitors between October and December 2021, marking the second consecutive quarter that overall visitation has surpassed 2019, pre-pandemic levels. Overall in 2021, Florida had nearly 118 million domestic visitors, the highest level in state history, as residents of other states […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis and Madison and Mason DeSantis Visit Manatee Rescue and Rehabilitation Partner

On February 15, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

                        ORLANDO, Fla. – First Lady Casey DeSantis and Madison and Mason DeSantis visited SeaWorld Orlando, an acute care rehabilitation facility that provides life-saving medical care to rescued manatees and a member of the Manatee Rescue and Rehabilitation Partnership. “The Florida Fish and Wildlife […]

Memorandum: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Remembrance Day

On February 11, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                 Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development FROM:           Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:            February 11, 2022 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Remembrance Day   On February 14, 2018, the 17 innocent lives […]