Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida

On June 14, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Kae Moore as Chair, Sean Kempton, and Jamie Merchant to the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida. Kae Moore Moore is currently a full-time consultant. Active in his community, he is the former President of the Bonita Springs Rotary Club, Vice President of the Southwest Florida YMCA, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Early Learning Coalition of Sarasota County

On June 14, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Kevin Cooper as Chair, Tiffany Barfield, and Jennifer Infanti to the Early Learning Coalition of Sarasota County. Kevin Cooper Cooper, of Sarasota, is the Vice President of the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. A veteran of the United States Army National Guard, he previously served as President […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Silvia Coronado to the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties

On June 14, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Silvia Coronado to the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. Silvia Coronado Coronado, of Miami, is a Territory Manager for Embecta. Active in her community, she is the Co-Founder of Crown Literacy and serves on the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Attendance Boundary Committee. Coronado […]

Updates on the State Response to Invest 90L – South Florida Flash Flooding

On June 14, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Florida Division of Emergency Management Executive Director Kevin Guthrie and Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Jared Perdue in Broward County to provide updates on the ongoing response efforts to dangerous flooding as a result of Invest 90L in South Florida. “Today I visited affected communities in Broward […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Twelve Bills

On June 13, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: HB 823 – North Okaloosa Fire District, Okaloosa County HB 897 – Dorcas Fire District, Okaloosa County HB 741 – Town of Hillsboro Beach, Broward County CS/HB 379 – Public Records CS/CS/HB 1267 – Economic Self-sufficiency CS/HB 983 – Public Records CS/HB 103 – Public […]

MEMORANDUM: Executive Order 24-115 (Emergency Management  – Invest 90L – South Florida Flash Flooding)

On June 12, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                Members of the Press   FROM:          Bryan Griffin, Director of Communications, Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:           Wednesday, June 12, 2024   RE:               Executive Order 24-115 (Emergency Management  – Invest 90L – South Florida Flash Flooding) […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Two  Judicial Appointments

On June 12, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announces two judicial appointments: Robert Pickens III, of Welaka, to serve as Judge on the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court Pickens has worked as an associate at Holmes & Young, P.A. since 2021. Previously, he served as an Assistant State Attorney in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. He earned his bachelor’s […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Five Bills

On June 12, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: SB 2518 – Health and Human Services HB 5003 – Implementing the 2024-2025 General Appropriations Act HB 5005 – Collective Bargaining HB 5101 – Education HB 5001 – General Appropriations Act – with appropriation veto  To view the transmittal letters, click here, here, and here.   […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Fiscal Year 2024-2025 “Focus on Florida’s Future” Budget

On June 12, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the ‘Focus on Florida’s Future’ Budget for Fiscal Year 2024-2025. The Focus on Florida’s Future Budget totals $116.5 billion—less than the previous fiscal year—which reflects a reduction in overall state spending. This year’s budget features significant investments for Florida’s top needs, and thanks to the Governor’s line-item actions, this […]

MEMORANDUM: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pulse Remembrance Day

On June 11, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:               Brian Fienemann, Director of Real Estate Development and Management   FROM:         Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:          Tuesday, June 11, 2024   RE:               Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pulse Remembrance Day   Eight […]