Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Fort Lauderdale Area Created Nearly 12,000 New Jobs Over the Year

On September 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 11,800 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The Fort Lauderdale area’s unemployment rate was 3.3 percent in August, down 0.1 percentage point from one year ago. The industries with the highest growth over the year in the Fort Lauderdale area […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s Economy Continues to Grow and Diversify for the Future

On September 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Florida prepares business environment for the success of innovative and cutting-edge businesses Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced Florida’s economy continues to grow – adding 213,000 private-sector jobs over the year in August while maintaining a low unemployment rate of 3.3 percent. These positive economic indicators show that Florida’s low taxes and reasonable […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Friday, September 20, 2019

On September 20, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Friday, September 20, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Meets with Financial Industry Leaders in Chicago

On September 19, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Chicago, IL. – This week, Governor Ron DeSantis met with Chicago leaders in the financial services industry to discuss Florida’s advantageous business climate. Governor DeSantis was accompanied by Jamal Sowell, President and CEO of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI). “This week, I had the opportunity to meet with several leaders in Chicago’s financial services industry to […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces More Than $1.4 Million in Awards to City of Fanning Springs for Infrastructure Improvements

On September 19, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced more than $1.4 million in awards to the City of Fanning Springs through the Rural Infrastructure Fund grant and a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to help fund infrastructure improvements that are expected to attract new businesses and tourists to the area. “Infrastructure improvements are critical for […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Thursday, September 19, 2019

On September 19, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Thursday, September 19, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Clay County Development Authority

On September 18, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Alexandria Hill and Jonathan Vallencourt and the reappointment of Tammy Stewart to the Clay County Development Authority. The Clay County Development Authority was established by the Florida Legislature in 1957 for the purpose of promoting economic development in Clay County. Alexandria Hill Hill, of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Florida Citrus Commission

On September 18, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Carlos Martinez and the reappointments of John Patrick Schirard and Jonathan Hancock to the Florida Citrus Commission (FCC). The FCC is dedicated to overseeing and guiding the activities of the Florida Department of Citrus, conducting a variety of industry programs and regulating the quality standards […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Recognizes and Celebrates Workforce Development Month in Florida

On September 18, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis, the Florida Department of Education (DOE), the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and CareerSource Florida celebrate Workforce Development Month in Florida. Workforce Development Month recognizes all workforce professionals, agencies and organizations who have helped thousands of Floridians find gainful employment and are contributing to Florida’s economic success. […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, September 18, 2019

On September 18, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, September 18, 2019