Governor Ron DeSantis Signs SB 168: Federal Immigration Enforcement

On June 14, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Shalimar, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 168: Federal Immigration Enforcement. The bill prohibits state and local governments from having sanctuary policies in effect and requires such entities to support and cooperate with federal immigration enforcement. “Earlier this year, I made a promise that we would ban sanctuary cities in Florida and today […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards First Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan for Agricultural Producers Following Hurricane Michael

On June 14, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Department of Economic Opportunity has awarded the first Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan for agricultural producers following Hurricane Michael to John P. Jordan Farm in Bascom, Florida. The Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan was activated to provide relief to Florida farmers whose crops were damaged by […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Friday, June 14, 2019

On June 14, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Friday, June 14, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives 19 Bills from the Florida Legislature

On June 13, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 28th, 2019 to act on these bills. CS/HB 7 – Direct Health Care Agreements CS/HB 127 – Permit Fees CS/HB 207 – Impact Fees CS/HB 213 – Immunization Registry CS/HB 325 – Coastal Management CS/CS/HB […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Three Bills from the Florida Legislature

On June 13, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 28th, 2019 to act on these bills. CS/SB 82 – Vegetable Gardens CS/CS/CS/SB 168 – Federal Immigration Enforcement CS/CS/SB 366 – Infectious Disease Elimination Programs ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Approval of More than $77 Million to Citrus Growers Impacted by Hurricane Irma

On June 13, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Bonita Springs, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has approved more than $77 million in payments to citrus growers impacted by Hurricane Irma through the Citrus Recovery Block Grant since January 2019. Upon taking office, Governor DeSantis directed FDEM to disburse hurricane recovery funding as quickly […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs CS/HB 311: Autonomous Vehicles

On June 13, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Auburndale, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 311: Autonomous Vehicles, which removes unnecessary obstacles that hinder the development of autonomous vehicle technology and solidifies Florida’s position as a leading state for transportation innovation. CS/HB 311 embraces the future of transportation by removing barriers to the advancement of autonomous vehicles and establishing a statewide […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Thursday, June 13, 2019

On June 13, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Thursday, June 13, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs the Patient Savings Act

On June 12, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Jacksonville, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 1113: Health Insurance, also known as the Patient Savings Act. This legislation enables health insurers to offer incentives to Floridians who shop for high quality, lower cost healthcare services. CS/HB 1113 creates a framework for health insurers to voluntarily establish a shared savings incentive program for […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, June 12, 2019

On June 12, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, June 12, 2019