Governor Ron DeSantis Signs One Bill

On February 29, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bill:   CS/HB 117 – Disclosure of Grand Jury Testimony    To view the transmittal letter, click here.   ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives One Bill from the Florida Legislature

On February 28, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bill from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until March 6, 2024, to act on this bill.   CS/HB 117 – Disclosure of Grand Jury Testimony    ###

Governor DeSantis Signs Legislation to Authorize the Release of Jeffrey Epstein Grand Jury Documents

On February 29, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 117, which allows for the public release of grand jury documents, such as those related to the 2006 Florida investigation into Jeffrey Epstein. Two victims of Epstein joined Governor DeSantis in Palm Beach to celebrate the justice that was being delivered.   “The public deserves […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Awards Six Collier County Nonprofit Organizations Checks from the Hope Florida Fund

On February 28, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

                                                                  Photos courtesy of the Executive Office of the Governor NAPLES, Fla. — First Lady Casey DeSantis awarded six Collier County nonprofit organizations with $10,000 […]

Governor DeSantis Speaks at Freedom Institute of Collier County

On February 28, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

NAPLES, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis visited The Freedom Institute of Collier County where he highlighted Florida’s success in education and position as the number one state in the country for school choice. Then, Governor DeSantis participated in a Q&A with the institute’s co-founder, Tom Grady, to discuss the multitude of opportunities afforded to Florida’s […]

Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis Celebrate Black History Month and Host Contest Winners at Governor’s Residence

On February 27, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

Photo courtesy of the Executive Office of the Governor   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis hosted a reception at the Governor’s Residence in honor of Black History Month. Governor DeSantis recognized educators and announced the winners of the student art and essay contest. This year’s theme is Celebrating […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Two Bills from the Florida Legislature

On February 23, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until March 1, 2024 to act on these bills.     CS/HB 1 – Online Protections for Minors  CS/HB 1377 – Public Records ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards More Than $6 Million to Hurricane Idalia-Impacted Communities

On February 23, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

CEDAR KEY, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced more than $6 million in awards to Hurricane Idalia-impacted communities through the Rural Infrastructure Fund (RIF) program and the Florida Disaster Fund. $5.3 million in RIF awards have been awarded to help nine communities impacted by Hurricane Idalia by strengthening public infrastructure and expanding job opportunities for […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Deploys More Florida Personnel to Secure the Southern Border

On February 23, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis deployed more National Guardsmen and Florida Highway Patrol Troopers to Texas to assist Texas officials as they work to secure our southern border. Fifty National Guardsmen departed Pensacola in this wave, alongside 76 Florida Highway Patrol Troopers.   “The Biden Border Crisis has made every state a border state, requiring […]

ICYMI: Florida Welcomes Israeli Technology Companies for Pitch Day at the Capital

On February 22, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, the Department of Management Services and FloridaCommerce hosted “Pitch Day at the Capital” in collaboration with SelectFlorida, the Florida Opportunity Fund, and the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator. Highlighted by multiple Memoranda of Understanding and historic trade missions led by Governor Ron DeSantis, Florida and Israel share a unique economic relationship, particularly in the technology […]