Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints David Clark to the Florida Talent Development Council

On February 9, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of David Clark to the Florida Talent Development Council. David Clark Clark, of Havana, is the Chief Executive Officer of MyGovGuide and the Managing Partner of Allegiant Strategies Group. A veteran of the United States Army, he previously served as a Deputy Chief of Staff […]

Governor Ron DeSantis and Experts Discuss Grand Jury Report on COVID-19

On February 9, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and State Surgeon General Dr. Joseph A. Ladapo met with members of Florida’s Public Health Integrity Committee (PHIC) to discuss the First Interim Report released by the Florida Statewide 22nd Grand Jury on the harmful impacts of mask mandates and lockdowns, all pushed by the federal government. To watch […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Six Bills from the Florida Legislature

On February 8, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until Febrary 15, 2024, to act on these bills.   SB 72 – Florida Statutes SB 74 – Florida Statutes SB 76 – Florida Statutes SB 78 – Florida Statutes SB 80 – Florida Statutes SB 82 – […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards $4 Million to Indian River State College Through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund

On February 7, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the award of $4 million to Indian River State College through the Job Growth Grant Fund (JGGF) to create advanced technology workforce development programs and build an innovative Center of Ballistics and Emerging Technology to produce safety and security equipment such as ballistic assault barriers that protect law […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Florida’s Successful Efforts to Protect Florida’s Manatees

On February 6, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

ORANGE CITY, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted funding to protect Florida’s manatees and improve water quality while visiting Blue Spring State Park. In January, Blue Spring State Park saw a record 932 manatees seeking warm waters in the spring, beating their previous record on New Year’s Day of 736 manatees. Governor DeSantis has prioritized […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Measures to Combat Homelessness

On February 5, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced he is working with the Florida Legislature to keep Florida’s streets clean and safe as bills move during Florida’s Legislative Session to combat homelessness. To read the full proposal, click here.   “We cannot allow any city in Florida to become like San Francisco, where homelessness, drugs, and […]

Florida 22nd Statewide Grand Jury Releases First Report, Finds Masks and Lockdowns Were Harmful and Ineffective

On February 2, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

~ Preliminary findings show inefficacy of masks, lockdowns, and other nonpharmaceutical interventions ~     TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, the 22nd Statewide Grand Jury released their first interim report, which includes findings on the inefficacy of masks and the years of lockdowns. On December 13, 2022, Governor DeSantis petitioned the Florida Supreme Court for a statewide grand […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Jason Cirolia to the Board of Physical Therapy Practice

On February 2, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Jason Cirolia to the Board of Physical Therapy Practice.   Jason Cirolia, DPT Cirolia, of Ormond Beach, is the Manager of Clinical Quality and Compliance for Advent Heath Central Florida. He is a veteran of the United States Army and currently serves in the […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Strengthens Florida’s Families through Hope Florida

On December 22, 2023, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis highlighted the continued success of the Hope Florida initiative. Throughout the year, the First Lady has reaffirmed her commitment to support and advocate for Florida’s children, families, and vulnerable populations by breaking down community silos to unite faith institutions, nonprofits, private sector entities and government. Over the last […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Delivers $223 Million to Expand Rural Broadband Access

On February 2, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

Announcement comes as the FCC attempts to tie funding for broadband expansion to DEI stipulations BOWLING GREEN, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded nearly $223 million to expand broadband internet access to Floridians, including small and rural communities. This funding includes $135 million in state funding through the Broadband Opportunity Program and $86 million in federal […]