ICYMI: Governor Ron DeSantis Assesses Situation, Coordinating State Resources to Surfside Building Collapse Site

On June 24, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis, Lt. Governor Jeanette Nuñez, Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis,  Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Kevin Guthrie, Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett and Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava are at the Surfside Building Collapse site to receive a briefing of the situation, tour site damage and coordinate state […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Four Bills

On June 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/CS/SB 234 – Sexual Offender Registration CS/CS/SB 1108 – Education HB 5 – Civic Education Curriculum CS/CS/HB 233 – Postsecondary Education   For the transmittal letters, click here & here.   ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Four Bills from the Florida Legislature

On June 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 30, 2021, to act on these bills.   CS/CS/CS/HB 1507 – Workforce Related Programs and Services CS/CS/SB 52 – Postsecondary Education CS/CS/SB 234 – Sexual Offender Registration CS/CS/SB 366 – Educational Opportunities Leading to Employment […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation to Set the Pace for Civics Education in America

On June 22, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 5, SB 1108 and HB 233 that will collectively strengthen civics instruction and civics literacy education in Florida’s kindergarten through postsecondary public schools.   “I’m proud to sign three bills today that prioritize civics education in our schools,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “The sad reality […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives One Bill from the Florida Legislature

On June 21, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bill from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 30, 2021, to act on this bill.   CS/HB 157 – First Aid Training in Public Schools   ###