Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Eight Judicial Appointments

On February 19, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announces eight judicial appointments, two to the Orange County Court, two to the Osceola County Court, two to the Eleventh Circuit Court, and two to the Miami-Dade County Court.   Jeramy Beasley, of Orlando, to serve as Judge on the Orange County Court Beasley has worked as a Litigation […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Six Bills

On February 15, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills:   SB 72 – Florida Statutes SB 74 – Florida Statutes SB 76 – Florida Statutes SB 78 – Florida Statutes SB 80 – Florida Statutes SB 82 – Florida Statutes   To view the transmittal letters, click here.   ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Debunks Book Ban Hoax, Calls on Florida Legislature to Amend the Law to Prevent Abuse from Activists

On February 15, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

Video courtesy of the Executive Office of the Governor. To watch, click here. ***EXPLICIT CONTENT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN***   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis continued to debunk the false narrative that the state of Florida bans books. Florida does not ban books, instead, the state has empowered parents to object to obscene material […]

Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis Award $20 Million to Support Innovative Cancer Research

On February 14, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis announced $20 million was awarded to researchers around the state as part of the Cancer Innovation Fund. These projects further promote cancer innovation, research, and lifesaving care for Florida’s patients. To watch the full press conference, click here. “Funding innovation in cancer research and care has […]

MEMORANDUM

On February 13, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:               Brian Fienemann, Director of Real Estate Management and                                                      Development FROM:        Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:         Tuesday, February […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Action to Eliminate Retail Theft

On February 13, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced proposed legislative action to curb the growing nationwide uptick of retail theft and porch piracy. In 2022, retailers across the country lost $112 billion to retail theft, with sharp increases in major cities like New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. In Florida, shoplifting has decreased by 30% […]

MEMORANDUM

On February 9, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                Brian Fienemann, Director of Real Estate Management and Development Kerby Smith, Chair of County Commission, Lake County Jimmy Burry, Mayor, City of Leesburg   FROM:          Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:           Friday, February 9, 2024   RE:     […]

MEMORANDUM

On February 9, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:              Brian Fienemann, Director of Real Estate Management and Development Dave Kerner, Executive Director of Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Cathy Townsend, Chair of County Commissioners, St. Lucie County Shannon Martin, Mayor, City of Port St. Lucie   FROM:        Governor Ron DeSantis   […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints David Clark to the Florida Talent Development Council

On February 9, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of David Clark to the Florida Talent Development Council. David Clark Clark, of Havana, is the Chief Executive Officer of MyGovGuide and the Managing Partner of Allegiant Strategies Group. A veteran of the United States Army, he previously served as a Deputy Chief of Staff […]

Governor Ron DeSantis and Experts Discuss Grand Jury Report on COVID-19

On February 9, 2024, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and State Surgeon General Dr. Joseph A. Ladapo met with members of Florida’s Public Health Integrity Committee (PHIC) to discuss the First Interim Report released by the Florida Statewide 22nd Grand Jury on the harmful impacts of mask mandates and lockdowns, all pushed by the federal government. To watch […]