Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Four Bills from the Florida Legislature

On June 11, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 26, 2021, to act on these bills. HB 5 – Civic Education Curriculum CS/CS/HB 233 – Postsecondary Education HB 529 – Moments of Silence in Public Schools CS/CS/CS/HB 805 – Volunteer Ambulance Services ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Twelve Bills

On June 11, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/CS/CS/SB 76 – Insurance SB 794 – Independent Living Services CS/CS/SB 1018 – Largemouth Bass SB 7022 – A Review Under the Open Government Sunset Review Act CS/HB 311 – Public Records HB 467 – Insurance Adjuster Examination Requirements CS/HB 519 – Required Health Education […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Two Judicial Appointments

On June 11, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis is excited to announce two new judicial appointments to the Fifth Circuit Court and the Duval County Court.   Joel Fritton, of Spring Hill, to serve as Judge on the Fifth Circuit Court   Fritton has served as General Counsel for the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office since 2013. Previously, […]

Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pulse Remembrance Day

On June 11, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Development and Management FROM:          Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:           June 11, 2021 RE:                Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pulse Remembrance Day _________________________________________________________________________   Five years ago, on June 12, 2016, a horrific […]

Governor DeSantis Signs Legislation to Continue Insurance Reform in Florida

On June 11, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

BRADENTON, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 76, which builds on Governor DeSantis’ commitment to insurance reform in Florida. This bill protects Florida families by restructuring litigation rules for disputed insurance claims; expressly disallows contractors, public adjusters, and companies from using prohibited advertisements that encourage Floridians to make an insurance claim for roof […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz to the Florida State University Board of Trustees

On June 10, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz to the Florida State University Board of Trustees.    Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz de las Cuevas-Diaz, of Coral Gables, is an attorney and partner with Holland and Knight, serving as the firm-wide deputy section leader of their real estate section. […]

VIDEO RELEASE: Governor DeSantis Speaks at State Board of Education Meeting

On June 10, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today, Governor DeSantis delivered remarks to the State Board of Education to discuss the importance of maintaining the integrity of Florida’s academic standards by keeping Critical Race Theory out of the classroom. To view his full remarks, as well as those of some of the Floridians who spoke, click the video below or click […]

Governor DeSantis Emphasizes Importance of Keeping Critical Race Theory Out of Schools at State Board of Education Meeting

On June 10, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today, Governor DeSantis joined the State Board of Education Meeting to discuss the importance of maintaining the integrity of Florida’s academic standards by keeping Critical Race Theory out of the classroom.  “The woke class wants to teach kids to hate each other, rather than teaching them how to read, but we will […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Thirteen Bills from the Florida Legislature

On June 9, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 24, 2021, to act on these bills. CS/CS/CS/SB 76 – Insurance SB 794 – Independent Living Services CS/CS/SB 1018 – Largemouth Bass SB 7014 – A Review Under the Open Government Sunset Review Act SB 7022 […]

Governor and First Lady DeSantis Continue to Strengthen Florida Through Vital Funding for Mental Wellbeing and Substance Abuse Services

On June 9, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On June 2, Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis reinforced their unwavering commitment to strengthen Florida families through significant funding included in the 2021-2022 budget to support the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) as they continue bolstering access to life-changing behavioral health services.   […]