Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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

MEMORANDUM   TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Development and Management   FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:             Tuesday, December 6, 2022   RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day On December 7, 1941, over two thousand American […]

Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Naval Air Station Pensacola Remembrance Day

On December 5, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Development and Management FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:             Monday, December 5, 2022 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Naval Air Station Pensacola                         Remembrance Day On December 6, 2019, a horrific act […]

Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis Announce Funding to Repair Homes and Meet Unmet Needs of Hurricane Ian Impacted Residents

On December 5, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Up to $25 million from the State of Florida will go toward purchasing building materials to conduct repairs and up to $35.2 million from the Florida Disaster Fund will go to housing and social services support organizations to cover the costs associated with volunteer labor and meet other unmet needs identified through IanRecovery.FL.gov   TALLAHASSEE, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Two Judicial Appointments

On December 2, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announces two judicial appointments: one to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court and one to the Palm Beach County Court.   John Parnofiello, of Jupiter, to serve as Judge on the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court   Parnofiello has served as a Judge on the Palm Beach County Court since […]

Inaugural Native American Heritage Month Student and Educator Contest Winners Announced in Ceremony at Governor’s Mansion

On December 2, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Prizes were provided by the Seminole Tribe of Florida TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — This week, Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis honored Native American Heritage Month with a reception at the Governor’s Mansion. At the event, the Governor and First Lady announced the winners of the student and educator contest, which were offered through a collaboration between […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards Over $22 Million for Water Quality Projects to Benefit Biscayne Bay

On December 1, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced seven awards totaling $22.7 million to support water quality improvements and protection of Biscayne Bay. Projects funded through the Biscayne Bay Grant Program include septic to sewer conversions, stormwater management and wetland restoration in areas surrounding Biscayne Bay, Florida’s largest estuary with a direct connection to Florida’s […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards $5.5 Million for Infrastructure in Jacksonville through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund

On November 29, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded $5.5 million to the City of Jacksonville through the Governor’s Florida Job Growth Grant Fund to construct a rail spur for the mega site at the Cecil Commerce Center, a 600-acre industrial park that will support the manufacturing and logistics industries. The rail spur will connect the main […]

Governor DeSantis Appoints Roberto Gonzalez to the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners

On November 23, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Roberto Gonzalez to the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners, District 11. Roberto Gonzalez Gonzalez, of Miami, is Owner and Managing Partner of the PereGonza Law Firm, in Miami, Florida. Gonzalez attended Miami Dade College, earned his bachelor’s degree in English Literature from St. Thomas University, and his Juris Doctor from […]

VIDEO RELEASE: Governor Ron DeSantis Wishes Floridians a Happy Thanksgiving

On November 22, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Video available for use courtesy of the Office of Governor Ron DeSantis.    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis released a video in advance of Thanksgiving: I want to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. Two hundred and thirty-three years ago, President George Washington issued a proclamation for “a day of public thanksgiving and prayer” for the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes One Judicial Nominating Commission Appointment

On November 22, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announces the following appointment to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commission. First Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Zachary “Zack” Smith, of Pensacola, is a Legal Fellow with The Heritage Foundation.  He received his bachelor’s, master’s, and law degrees from the University of Florida. Smith is appointed for a term ending July 1, […]