Florida’s First Lady Casey DeSantis Directs Children & Youth Cabinet to Gather Data on Youth Suicide Prevention

On December 9, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Focus turns to building resiliency in youth through mentoring Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis, as chair of the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, continued to lead the Cabinet to focus on prevention of youth suicide by establishing two workgroups: one to find and review current-situation data statistics, and the second to research […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Florida Development Finance Corporation

On December 9, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Paul Tanner, Rebecca Reynolds-Russell and Ayanna Louis-Charles and the reappointment of James Bradshaw to the Florida Development Finance Corporation. The Florida Development Finance Corporation (FDFC) is a state authorized issuer of industrial revenue bonds. Their goal is to support economic development by assisting for-profit […]

Florida’s First Lady Casey DeSantis Launches “Babies Born Drug-Free” Community Initiative in Broward County

On December 6, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

First Lady DeSantis also shares statement of support for military personnel, civilians and families impacted by today’s tragic shooting at NAS Pensacola Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced that she has organized a “Babies Born Drug-Free” Community Initiative in Broward County to take a fresh, comprehensive look at existing resources and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Assesses Situation, Deploys State Resources to Naval Air Station Pensacola

On December 6, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Pensacola, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis traveled to Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola following this morning’s shooting to receive a briefing from leadership at NAS Pensacola, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. Additionally, the Governor spoke with President Donald Trump and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces More Than $15 Million in Community Disaster Loans for Communities Impacted by Hurricane Michael

On December 5, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $15 million in low-interest Community Disaster Loans for the City of Mexico Beach, City of Panama City, City of Parker, Bay County School District and the Calhoun-Liberty Hospital Association. The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces the Opening of Registration for the 2020 Python Challenge™ Python Bowl

On December 5, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Miami, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the opening of registration for the 2020 Python Challenge™ Python Bowl. The State of Florida has teamed up with the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee and other partners to support the Committee’s Ocean to Everglades (O2E) initiative. The Python Bowl will begin January 10th and members of […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Launches “The Facts. Your Future.” Campaign in Partnership with Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody, Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran, Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees, and DCF Secretary Chad Poppell

On December 4, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Sheriff Dennis Lemma also announces Seminole County Program Lake Mary, Fla. – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced a new, multi-faceted initiative called “The Facts. Your Future.” to heighten youth understanding of the toxic effects of substance abuse. First Lady DeSantis was joined by Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody, Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran, Florida Surgeon […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Thanks President Trump and HUD Secretary Carson for Additional $326 Million in Hurricane Recovery Dollars for Areas Impacted by Hurricanes Michael and Irma

On December 3, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Northwest Florida to receive an additional $287 million for a total of $735 million; Irma-impacted areas to receive an additional $38.6 million for a total of $1.36 billion Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis thanked President Donald Trump and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson for allocating an additional […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $44 Million in Awards for Voluntary Home Buyouts in Irma-Impacted Communities

On December 3, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that more than $44 million in Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding has been awarded to 11 Florida communities impacted by Hurricane Irma through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Voluntary Home Buyout Program. “The recovery of Florida communities has been […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Florida Housing Finance Corporation

On November 26, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Sandra Einhorn, Ryan Benson and Bill Gulliford to the Florida Housing Finance Corporation. The Florida Housing Finance Corporation was created 35 years ago to assist in providing a range of affordable housing opportunities for Florida residents. Sandra Einhorn Einhorn, of Hollywood, is the executive […]