First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces Free Substance Abuse Curriculum for Schools through Florida’s “The Facts. Your Future.” Campaign

On January 14, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

LARGO, Fla. — Yesterday, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced the launch of a free substance abuse curriculum for schools in the form of a ‘School Assemblies Toolkit’ through Florida’s The Facts. Your Future. campaign. This program directly engages youth in Florida to improve their understanding of the life-altering effects of drug abuse and empowers teens to reach […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards More Than $20 Million to Repair Water, Sewer and Stormwater Infrastructure Damaged by Hurricane Michael in Panama City

On January 13, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced more than $20 million has been awarded to Panama City through the Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Repair Program. The funding will be used to make repairs and replace 2.4 miles of water lines, 2.4 miles of stormwater lines and 3 […]

Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Senator Harry Reid

On January 12, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM   TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development   FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:            January 12, 2022   RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Senator Harry Reid   On December 28, 2021, Senator Harry Reid passed away at the age of 82 after battling pancreatic cancer for four years. Formerly, Reid served Nevada as Lieutenant Governor from 1971 until 1975. During his time […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Nearly $17 Million for Stormwater Infrastructure Improvements in Bonita Springs

On January 12, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced nearly $17 million has been awarded to the City of Bonita Springs in Lee County through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program. Funding will be used to make critical improvements to 2.5 miles of stormwater infrastructure and will repair damage caused […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Judicial Appointment

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announces a judicial appointment to the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Court.   Devin Collier, of Panama City, to serve as Judge on the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Court   Collier has served as an Assistant State Attorney in the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit since 2019. Previously, he served as the Lead Attorney […]

Governor Ron DeSantis’ State of the State Address

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Provided below is the State of the State address as prepared for delivery. The address is embargoed until delivery.   Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, members of the Legislature and fellow citizens: Together we have made Florida the freest state in these United States. While so many around the country have consigned the people’s […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Four Judicial Appointments

On January 7, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis is excited to announce four judicial appointments, one to the Fifth Judicial Circuit Court, one to the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court, one to the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court, and one to the Okaloosa County Court.   Jason Nimeth, of Mount Dora, to serve as Judge on the Fifth […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $3.5 Million for Wastewater System Improvements in Lake Butler

On January 7, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

LAKE BUTLER, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced more than $3.5 million has been awarded to the City of Lake Butler in Union County through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program. Funding will be used to make critical improvements to the city’s wastewater collection and pumping system to […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Secures 15,000 Doses of Regeneron for Floridians

On January 7, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

The Biden Administration continues to get in the way of lifesaving treatment for Floridians, allocating only half of the 30,000 additional doses requested by Governor DeSantis TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced 15,000 doses of Regeneron have been secured for the people of Florida and will be immediately utilized to support new monoclonal antibody sites. […]

Memorandum: Executive Order 22-02 (Executive Order of Suspension)

On January 6, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                 Members of the Press   FROM:           Taryn Fenske, Communications Director, Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:            January 6, 2022   RE:                  Executive Order 22-02 (Executive Order of Suspension)   Good […]