Governor DeSantis Encourages Residents to Take Advantage of Disaster Preparation Sales Tax Holiday

On June 4, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

~Governor also awards $7.5 million to continue Hurricane Ian recovery~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Concurrent to the start of the 2024 hurricane season, Governor Ron DeSantis today urged residents to take advantage of the 14-day sales tax holiday for disaster preparation supplies. Governor DeSantis also encouraged Floridians to have a plan in place for their families […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Gregory Holcomb to the Emergency Communications Board

On April 19, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Gregory Holcomb to the Emergency Communications Board. Gregory Holcomb Holcomb, of Orlando, is the Director of the Office of Public Safety Support and a 911 Coordinator for Lake County. A veteran of the United States Air Force, he currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Department […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Jacksonville Port Authority

On May 31, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Daniel Bean and the appointment of Patrick Kilbane to the Jacksonville Port Authority. Daniel Bean Bean is Of Counsel at Smith Gambrell Russell. A veteran of the United States Navy, he currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for K9s for Warriors, the Treasurer of the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Eight Bills

On May 31, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/CS/HB 1203 – Homeowners’ Associations CS/HB 1259 – Providers of Cardiovascular Services CS/CS/HB 1363 – Traffic Enforcement HB 7009 – OGSR/Mental Health Treatment and Services HB 7085 – Sickle Cell Disease CS/SB 1350 – Salvage CS/CS/SB 1456 – Counties Designated as Areas of Critical State […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Children’s Services Council of Leon County

On May 31, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Simone Marstiller and Brent Johnson to the Children’s Services Council of Leon County. Simone Marstiller Marstiller is Of Counsel at Gunster, Yoakley, Stewart P.A. She has a history of public service, previously serving as Secretary of the Agency for Health Care Administration, the Florida Department of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Hardee County Housing Authority

On May 31, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Lemercier Alfred, Lesley Bateman, Ralene Graham, Leslie Long, and Dawn Stark to the Hardee County Housing Authority. Lemercier Alfred Alfred, of Wauchula, is currently retired. Previously, he served as a laborer for EchoTech Environmental, LLC. A resident of Hardee County for over 20 years, Alfred will […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives 10 Bills from the Florida Legislature

On May 30, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 14, 2024, to act on these bills. CS/HB 923 – Wills and Estates HB 521 – Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets and Liabilities CS/HB 103 – Public Records CS/HB 983 – Public Records CS/CS/HB 1267 – […]

Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez Announces Registration Is Open for the 2024 Florida Python Challenge ®

On May 30, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. — Today, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez announced that registration for the 2024 Florida Python Challenge® is now open. Participants this year will have the chance to win a share of more than $25,000 in prizes for removing invasive Burmese pythons from the wild. Starting today, those interested in participating in the 2024 Florida […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Nine Bills

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/HB 775 – Surrendered Infants CS/HB 855 – Dental Services CS/CS/HB 1049 – Flood Disclosure in the Sale of Real Property CS/HB 1093 – Florida Uniform Fiduciary Income and Principal Act CS/HB 1161 – Verification of Eligibility for Homestead Exemption CS/CS/SB 808 – Treatment by […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Nine Bills

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills:   HB 59 – Provision of Homeowners’ Association Rules and Covenants CS/HB 141 – Economic Development CS/CS/CS/HB 149 – Continuing Contracts CS/HB 293 – Hurricane Protections for Homeowners’ Associations CS/HB 481 – Building Construction Regulations and System Warranties CS/HB 535 – Low-voltage Alarm System Projects […]