Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three Judges of Compensation Claims

On June 24, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announces three appointments to the Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims.   Jill Jacobs, of Satellite Beach, to serve as a Judge of Compensation Claims Jacobs has served as a Deputy City Attorney for the City of Palm Beach since 2015. Previously, she worked in private practice […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Thirty Two Bills and Vetoes Five Bills

On June 24, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: SB 144 – Identification Cards SB 156 – Loss Run Statements CS/SB 254 – Religious Institutions SB 288 – Electronic Dissemination of Commercial Recordings and Audiovisual Works CS/SB 1190 – Two-Way Radio Communication Enhancement Systems CS/CS/SB 1304 – Public Records CS/CS/SB 1798 – Sexually Related […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs One Bill

On June 23, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bill: CS/SB 806 – Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Forms of Dementia Education and Public Awareness   To read the transmittal letter, click here. ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Record Breaking Alzheimer’s Funding and Innovative Florida Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence

On June 23, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted record funding for Alzheimer’s and related dementias and signed Senate Bill 806, to establish the Ramping up Education of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia for You (READY) Act. Additionally, the Governor announced that the final pillar of the five-part Dementia Action Plan, created in 2019, has been […]

Floridians’ Tax Dollars Prohibited from Going to Corporations That Facilitate the Transport of Illegal Aliens into Florida

On June 23, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On Friday, June 17, 2022, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 1808, which prohibits governmental entities, including state agencies and local governments, from contracting with common carriers who knowingly transport illegal aliens into Florida. Today, Governor DeSantis has directed the Department of Management Services (DMS) to immediately enter into rulemaking to implement […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Delivers Victory for Special Olympians Restricted from Competing in USA Games, Extends Invitation for Florida Showcase

On June 23, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis is proud to announce that after receiving notice of a fine from the Florida Department of Health (DOH), Special Olympics International (SOI) has agreed to honor athletes from across the nation who were unable to attend the 2022 USA Games in Orlando due to SOI’s unlawful vaccine mandate, which […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces Continue the Mission Initiative

On June 22, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Continue the Mission will recruit veterans, military spouses and former law enforcement officers to serve as CPIs, DCF case managers and mentors     PENSACOLA, Fla.  — Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced the launch of the Continue the Mission initiative, which will recruit veterans, military spouses and former law enforcement officers to be child protective investigators and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards More Than $28.4 Million in Funding for Economic Growth to 23 Florida Communities

On June 21, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded more than $28.4 million in funding for economic growth and community resiliency to 23 Florida communities through the Community Development Block Grant – CV (CDBG-CV) program, and the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Hazard Mitigation Grant Match Program. “Supporting the growth and resilience of Florida […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Twelve Bills

On June 21, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/SB 196 – Florida Housing Finance Corporation CS/CS/SB 596 – Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsels CS/SB 598 – Public Records CS/SB 606 – Boating Safety CS/CS/SB 1614 – Public Records CS/SB 1764 – Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy Program HB 357 – Pharmacies and Pharmacy Benefit […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards $4 Million to the Town of Callahan through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund

On June 20, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

CALLAHAN, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded $4 million to the Town of Callahan through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund to construct a clean water supply plant at Crawford Diamond Industrial Park, which is a 1,800-acre industrial megasite. The site is served by two major rail lines and located in proximity to multiple […]