Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Two Executive Orders, Expands Early Voting in Bay and Gulf Counties

On November 25, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 19-261 extending the State of Emergency for Hurricane Michael, as well as Executive Order 19-262, which expands early voting in Bay and Gulf counties. Executive Order 19-262 provides the supervisors of elections in Bay and Gulf counties the ability to designate one or more additional […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Calls on Florida Legislature to Pass an E-Verify Requirement in the 2020 Legislative Session

On November 25, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

The Villages, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis called on the Florida Legislature to pass an E-Verify requirement during the 2020 Legislative Session. E-Verify is a United States Department of Homeland Security Internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees, both U.S. or foreign citizens, to work in the United States. […]

PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Ron DeSantis Joins U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for Groundbreaking Ceremony

On November 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

St. Augustine, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis joined the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for the groundbreaking ceremony of a Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) located in St. Augustine. The Governor was joined by Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs (FDVA) Executive Director Danny Burgess, Congressman John Rutherford as well as local county and city […]

Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez Highlights Success of Trade Mission to Colombia

On November 21, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez highlighted her trade mission to Colombia, which took place from November 18-21. The mission delegation included over 50 representatives from small and medium-sized businesses across Florida. The export sales mission, organized by Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI), featured 19 Florida manufacturers and exporters that were matched with Colombian […]

Governor Ron DeSantis and Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran Announce Florida Pathways to Career Opportunities Grant Awardees

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

Nearly $3 million in funding dedicated to career and technical education remains available Tallahassee, Fla.– Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and Department of Education (DOE) Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran announced the school districts, universities, colleges and private institutions who have been awarded with the Florida Pathways to Career Opportunities Grant. During the 2019 Legislative Session, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces His Bolder, Brighter, Better Future Budget for FY 2020-2021

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

www.BolderBrighterBetterFuture.com Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis released his budget proposal for FY 2020-2021, a Bolder, Brighter, Better Future. “My budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 builds on our successes of the past year, placing emphasis where it is needed while remaining fiscally responsible to Florida taxpayers,” said Governor DeSantis. “The budget includes key […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Blockchain Task Force

On November 15, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of David Altmaier, Brad Levine, Jason Holloway and Gary Ruderman to the Blockchain Task Force. David Altmaier Altmaier, of Tallahassee, is the commissioner of the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. He serves as the vice president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and chair […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Florida Citrus Commission

On November 15, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Paul Meador, Steve Johnson and William “Bill” Poulton 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 of citrus grown […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Joins Eastern Shipbuilding Group for the Launch of the SSG Michael H. Ollis

On November 15, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Panama City, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis joined Eastern Shipbuilding Group for the launch of the SSG Michael H. Ollis. The SSG Michael H. Ollis is an Ollis Class double-ended 4,500 passenger ferry under construction for the City of New York Department of Transportation Staten Island Ferry Division. “Florida has long held a strong […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Randall Hunt as Secretary of the Florida Lottery

On November 15, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Randall Hunt as secretary of the Florida Lottery. The appointment comes following the resignation of former Florida Lottery Secretary Jim Poppell. “I’m pleased to announce the appointment of Randall Hunt to lead our efforts at the Florida Lottery,” said Governor DeSantis. “Randall’s entrepreneurial skills […]