Governor DeSantis Signs Legislation to Provide Additional Resources to Students

On April 18, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation to enable schools to host chaplain programs and patriotic organizations on campus. “Faith leaders and civic organizations are important additional resources for students who may be facing challenges or need to build community and camaraderie,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “I’m pleased to be able to expand the variety […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs One Bill

On April 17, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bill: CS/CS/SB 1264 – History of Communism To view the transmittal letter, click here. ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Two Judicial Appointments

On April 17, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announces two judicial appointments, one to the Walton County Court and one to the Alachua County Court. Kelvin Wells, of DeFuniak Springs, to serve as Judge on the Walton County Court Wells has served as a Circuit Judge for the First Judicial Circuit since 2004. Previously, he served as a […]

MEMORANDUM

On April 17, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                Brian Fienemann, Director of Real Estate Management and Development   FROM:          Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:           Wednesday, April 17, 2024   RE:              Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Former Governor Bob Graham   […]

Governor DeSantis Signs Legislation Further Enhancing Florida’s Education Standards on the Evils of Communism

On April 17, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

HIALEAH GARDENS, Fla.—Today, on the 63rd anniversary of the Bay of Pigs invasion, Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 1264, which strengthens Florida’s education standards that require teaching on the dangers and evils of Communism. “The truth will set us free,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “We will not allow our students to live in ignorance, nor […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Twenty Nine Bills from the Florida Legislature

On April 16, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until May 1, 2024, to act on these bills. CS/HB 1281 – Interception and Disclosure of Oral Communications CS/CS/HB 1389 – Digital Voyeurism CS/HB 919 – Artificial Intelligence Use in Political Advertising CS/CS/HB 1181 – Juvenile Justice CS/CS/HB […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs One Bill

On April 16, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bill: CS/CS/HB 1285 – Education To view the transmittal letters, click here.   ###

Governor DeSantis Signs Legislation to Further Enhance Education in Florida

On April 16, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 1285, which builds on Florida’s nation-leading education opportunities by providing high school students the ability to explore military service, empowering students to work their way through school, supporting classical education, and making key improvements to higher education. “Florida is the number one state in the country for education,” […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Fourteen Bills

On April 15, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills:   HB 113 – Tax Collections and Sales CS/HB 151 – Florida Retirement System HB 353 – Alternative Headquarters for District Court Judg CS/CS/HB 537 – Student Achievement CS/CS/HB 623 – Builder Warranties CS/HB 781 – Unsolicited Proposals for Public-private Partnerships CS/HB 813 – Certified […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives One Bill from the Florida Legislature

On April 15, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bill from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until April  30, 2024, to act on these bills.   CS/CS/HB 1285 – Education   ###