First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces $100 Million Proposal for Cancer Research and Care in Florida

On December 8, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

The proposal will be included in Governor DeSantis’ budget recommendation for 2022-2023, and is a $37 million (59%) increase over prior year funding TAMPA, Fla. – First Lady Casey DeSantis announced Governor DeSantis is recommending $100 million for cancer research and care in his 2022-2023 budget, an increase of $37 million, or nearly 60%, over […]

Memorandum: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

On December 6, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM   TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:             December 6, 2021 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day […]

Memorandum: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Robert Joseph “Bob” Dole

On December 6, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM   TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:             December 6, 2021 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Robert Joseph “Bob” Dole   […]

Memorandum: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Naval Air Station Pensacola Remembrance Day

On December 5, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM   TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development   FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:             December 5, 2021   RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Naval […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Jeffery Gross to the Florida Building Commission

On December 3, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Jeffery Gross to the Florida Building Commission. Jeffery Gross Gross, of Hollywood, is a Professional Architect and President of Jeffery Gross and Associates. He is a Past President of both the American Institute of Architects and the Construction Specifications Institute. Gross earned his bachelor’s degree […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Maria Alba-Quesada to the Council for Early Grade Success

On December 3, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

ALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Maria Alba-Quesada to the Council for Early Grade Success. Maria Alba-Quesada Alba-Quesada, of Homestead, is Principal of South Point Scholars Academy. Previously, she was principal, vice principal, a 4th grade teacher and a paraprofessional at Miami Community Charter School. Alba-Quesada earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Indian River State College District Board of Trustees

On December 3, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Anthony George, Susan Caron, Joe Conrado, Milo Thornton and Melissa Kindell to the Indian River State College District Board of Trustees. Anthony George George, of Stuart, is an Attorney and Partner at Fox, McCluskey, Bush and Robison. Previously, he served on the Martin County School […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Katherine Cole to the St. Petersburg College District Board of Trustees

On December 3, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Katherine Cole to the St. Petersburg College District Board of Trustees.   Katherine Cole Cole, of Belleair, is an Attorney and Shareholder at Hill Ward Henderson. She is a former Chair of the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Board of Directors […]

MEMO:Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Former U.S. Congresswoman Carrie Meek

On December 3, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                 Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development Jose “Pepe” Diaz, Chair of County Commission, Miami-Dade County Francis Suarez, Mayor, Miami FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:             December 3, 2021 RE:             […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces $12 Million to Expand Peer-to-Peer Mental Health Services for First Responders

On December 3, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced $12 million in funding to expand peer-to-peer mental health services available for first responders through the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to bolster existing prevention and intervention services for first responders and their families. First Lady DeSantis made the announcement at the Tampa Firefighters Museum […]