Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Agreement for Acquisition of 20,000 Acres of Critical Everglades Wetlands

On January 15, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

This purchase would be the largest wetland acquisition in a decade and will permanently save the land from oil drilling Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has reached an agreement with Kanter Real Estate LLC., that will allow for the purchase of 20,000 acres of […]

DeSantis/Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, January 15, 2020

On January 15, 2020, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Governor Ron DeSantis Calls on Legislature to Seize the Moment, Deliver for the People of Florida in State of the State Address

On January 14, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis delivered the State of the State address to a joint session of the Florida Legislature and Floridians everywhere, highlighting Florida’s strengths while reporting on the promising prospects for the future with the support of the House of Representatives and Senate. Governor DeSantis said, “In 2019, we took bold […]

Florida Residents Attend State of the State Address as Guests of Governor Ron DeSantis

On January 14, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Florida residents attended the 2020 State of the State address as guests of Governor Ron DeSantis. The State of the State is an annual address the Governor of Florida delivers to a joint session of Florida’s legislature that outlines the Governor’s vision and priorities for the State of Florida. Sheriff Morris […]

Governor Ron DeSantis’ State of the State Address

On January 14, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Provided below is Governor DeSantis’ State of the State address as prepared for delivery. OPENING  Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, members of the House and Senate, and fellow citizens: The Constitution requires me to “inform the legislature concerning the condition of the state” and “recommend measures in the public interest.” It brings me […]

DeSantis/Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Tuesday, January 14, 2020

On January 14, 2020, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $1.3 Billion in Savings for Florida Prepaid Customers

On January 13, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Jacksonville, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Florida Prepaid College Board will lower Prepaid Plan prices by $1.3 billion, a reduction benefitting 224,000 current customers. Nearly half of the affected families will have refunds available totaling more than $500 million. The remaining Plans will have lower monthly payment amounts and may be paid […]

DeSantis/Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Monday, January 13, 2020

On January 13, 2020, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Monday, January 13, 2020

DeSantis/Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Saturday, January 11, 2020 and Sunday, January 12, 2020

On January 10, 2020, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Saturday, January 11, 2020 and Sunday, January 12, 2020

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces More Than $5.4 Million in Awards to 15 Rural Communities in Northwest Florida

On January 10, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced more than $5.4 million in funding for infrastructure projects in 15 rural communities in Northwest Florida that were affected by Hurricane Michael. In 2019, the Florida Legislature created a specific appropriation for the Rural Infrastructure Fund (RIF) (Section 288.0655(6), Florida Statutes) for projects in Calhoun, Gadsden, Holmes, […]