Governor Ron DeSantis Awards $2.3 Million for CDL Training and Workforce Education

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

BOWLING GREEN, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded $2.3 million in funding to support rapid credentialing workforce and education programs, including Commercial Driver’s License and Logistics training. These programs will help Floridians earn high-wage jobs and support the supply chain that is currently in great need of workers. Governor DeSantis made the announcement at […]

Governor DeSantis Announces Florida’s Military and Defense Industry Supports More Than 860,000 Jobs

On January 19, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced Florida’s military and defense industry supported more than 860,000 jobs in 2020 and Florida experienced a 12 percent increase in direct defense spending from $44 billion in 2018 to $49.3 billion in 2020. According to the recently published 2022 Florida Defense Industry Economic Impact Analysis by the Florida […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Responds to Inadequate Allotment for Bridge Improvements from the Biden Administration

On January 18, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Last week, the Biden administration announced it would continue to harm Florida for its success through the distribution of less than $245 million to Florida for bridge repairs out of the almost $27 billion in bridge investments that states will be receiving through the Bridge Formula Program within the Infrastructure Investment and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Dr. Anup Patel to the Florida Athletic Commission

On January 14, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Dr. Anup Patel to the Florida Athletic Commission. Dr. Anup Patel Dr. Patel, of Orlando, is a surgeon with Orlando Hand Surgery Associates and a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with the Orlando Plastic Surgery Institute. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Two to the Construction Industry Licensing Board

On January 14, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Ashley Ross and Edward McCullers to the Construction Industry Licensing Board. Ashley Ross Ross, of Tallahassee, is the Owner of Ross Consulting. Previously, she was a Senior Advisor with Rubin, Turnbull and Associates, Deputy Chief of Staff to Senate President Joe Negron and Finance Director […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Two to the Board of Professional Engineers

On January 14, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Jeb Mulock and Dylan Albergo to the Board of Professional Engineers. Jeb Mulock Mulock, of Bradenton, is the Owner and President of ZNS Engineering. He is a Past President of the Kiwanis of Bradenton and previously served on the Manatee County Children Services Advisory Board, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Sherif Assal to the Board of Pilot Commissioners

On January 14, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Sherif Assal to the Board of Pilot Commissioners. Sherif Assal Assal, of Miramar, is the President and Chief Operating Officer of American Guard Services and the President of United Stevedoring of America. He has over 20 years of experience in maritime security and stevedoring services. […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Slater Bayliss to the Florida Prepaid College Board

On January 14, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Slater Bayliss to the Florida Prepaid College Board.   Slater Bayliss  Bayliss, of Tallahassee, is a Partner at The Advocacy Group at Cardenas Partners. He has served on numerous boards including as Chair of TreeHouse, Chair of The Florida Sports Charitable Foundation, Maverick PAC and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Two to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

On January 14, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Carson Good and John Evans to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. Carson Good Good, of Winter Park, is President of Good Capital Group. Previously, he was the Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle Americas. Good is currently a board member of Alpine Income Property Trust […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Two to the Florida Transportation Commission

On January 14, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Ronald Howse and Russell “Rusty” Roberts to the Florida Transportation Commission. Ronald Howse Howse, of Cocoa, is the President of Real Deal Development Group and the current Chairman of the Florida Transportation Commission. He has served on the Eastern Florida State College District Board of […]