Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Florida Leading the Nation’s Job Growth

On October 25, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Florida’s September Job Growth Rate is Three Times Faster Than the Nation   NORTH VENICE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by representatives of three Florida-based businesses — Tervis, PGT Innovations, and Anna Maria Oyster Bar — to highlight the recent success of Florida’s job market and support Florida-based companies. Florida’s economy gained 84,500 jobs in […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Carlos Duart to the Florida International University Board of Trustees

On October 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Carlos Duart to the Florida International University Board of Trustees.     Carlos Duart Duart, of Tallahassee, is President of CDR Maguire, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of CDR Enterprises, Inc. He has served on the Florida International University Foundation board and is a member of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Greater Miami Expressway Authority

On October 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Fatima Perez and Richard Blanco to the Greater Miami Expressway Authority.     Fatima Perez Perez, of Coral Gables, is a regional manager for state government affairs for Koch Industries. Previously, she worked for the City of Miami Beach, The Southern Group and Akerman. Perez earned […]

What They Are Saying: Businesses Applaud Governor DeSantis Protecting Floridians’ Jobs and Livelihoods

On October 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Attorney General Ashley Moody, Florida’s Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo, and Floridians who have lost their jobs or are having their employment threatened due to vaccine mandates to call a Special Session of the Florida Legislature to provide protections for employees. This announcement builds on […]

Florida’s September Job Growth Rate is Three Times Faster Than the Nation

On October 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

~ Florida is driving the nation’s economy with 17 consecutive months of job growth ~ The full video of the announcement is available for use here or by clicking the image above, courtesy Governor’s Press Office. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s successful economy is driving the nation’s positive economic activity. Florida’s economy accelerated […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Calls Special Session of the Florida Legislature to Protect Florida Jobs

On October 21, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Attorney General Ashley Moody, Florida’s Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo, and Floridians who have lost their jobs or are having their employment threatened due to vaccine mandates to call a Special Session of the Florida Legislature to provide protections for employees.    “Your right to earn a […]

Governor DeSantis Stands with Parents Against Biden Administration’s Attempt to Silence Free Speech through Intimidation

On October 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by parents who were targeted in a recent memo from Attorney General Merrick Garland that attempted to silence parents who speak out to protect their children. The memo was issued following a letter from the National School Board Association to President Biden, which likened parents who oppose the masking of kindergartners […]

Governor Ron DeSantis: Florida’s Seaports Are Open and Ready to Meet Holiday Demands

On October 19, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida Seaports have open capacity and can meet holiday demand, while other seaports across the country are struggling to keep up. Governor DeSantis made the announcement at JAXPORT, where he was joined by Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault and Florida Seaport executives. Seaports including […]

Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of General Colin Powell

On October 18, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                 Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Development and Management FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis  DATE:             Monday, October 18, 2021 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of General Colin Powell _________________________________________________________________________   Today, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $6 Million Infrastructure Investment for Sumter County

On October 18, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

SUMTERVILLE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced a $6 million Florida Job Growth Grant Fund award to Sumter County to help complete a one and a half mile road expansion that serves a 300-acre industrial park. The road expansion will support high-demand fields like manufacturing and construction, creating nearly 7,000 jobs and adding an […]