Governor Ron DeSantis Signs One Bill

On March 28, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bill:   CS/CS/HB 1557 – Parental Rights in Education   For the transmittal letters, click here.   ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Historic Bill to Protect Parental Rights in Education

On March 28, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

SPRING HILL, Fla.  — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill (HB) 1557, Parental Rights in Education, which reinforces parents’ fundamental rights to make decisions regarding the upbringing of their children. The bill prohibits classroom instruction on sexual orientation or gender identity in kindergarten through 3rd grade and prohibits instruction that is not age appropriate for […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Seven Bills from the Florida Legislature

On March 28, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until April 12, 2022, to act on these bills.   HB 459 – Step-Therapy Protocols  HB 593 – Telecommunicator Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation HB 631 – Airport Funding HB 855 – Managed Care Plan Performance CS/HB 925 – Benchmark […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees

On March 25, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Peter Sulick, Michael Wynn, Erika Donalds, and Luis Rivera to the Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees.   Peter Sulick Sulick, of Naples, is the Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Dynasil Corporation of America. He is also the President and Chief […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Four Bills

On March 25, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills:   CS/HB 173 – Care of Students with Epilepsy or Seizure Disorders HB 235 – Restraint of Students with Disabilities in Public Schools CS/HB 1467 – K-12 Education SB 418 – The Assistive Technology Advisory Council   For the transmittal letters, click here and here. […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Bill that Requires Curriculum Transparency

On March 25, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 1467, which requires school districts to be transparent in the selection of instructional materials, including library and reading materials. As a part of the Year of the Parent, this legislation aims to preserve the rights of parents to make decisions about what materials their children […]

Governor DeSantis Announces Florida Continues to Outpace the Nation as the State’s Employers Add Jobs for 22 Consecutive Months and Unemployment Continues to Fall

On March 25, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida businesses continue to have robust employment opportunities, a benefit of a competitive and energized workforce where employers have added jobs for 22 consecutive months. Florida’s economic indicators have continued a positive trajectory and are surpassing pre-pandemic rates. The state’s total private sector employment increased by […]

Memo: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Former United States Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

On March 24, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM   TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:             March 24, 2022 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Former United States […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces The Facts. Your Future. Digital Media Campaign to Educate Students on the Impacts of Substance Abuse

On March 23, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – This week, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced digital components of her campaign designed to educate young Floridians about the impacts of substance abuse. TheFactsYourFuture.org is a new website that contains The Facts. Your Future. content that schools, teachers, parents, and other stakeholders can download and use to educate children. “Governor DeSantis and I want to see all of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs One Bill

On March 22, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bill:   SB 1054 – Financial Literacy Instruction in Public Schools   For the transmittal letter, click here.   ###