MEMORANDUM: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day

On May 13, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                  Tom Berger Director of Real Estate Development and Management FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:             May 13, 2022   RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day   Peace Officers Memorial Day honors the lives of local, state, and federal officers who have died or become […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Eight Bills from the Florida Legislature

On May 13, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until May 27, 2022, to act on these bills. HB 471 – Town of Lake Clarke Shores, Palm Beach County HB 927 – Downtown Crystal River Entertainment District, Citrus County CS/HB 1047 – Cedar Hammock Fire Control […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Thirteen Bills

On May 13, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: SB 454 – Florida Commission on Offender Review CS/CS/SB 856 – Private Provider Inspections of onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems CS/SB 1012 – Victims of Crimes CS/SB 1046 – Public Records CS/SB 1236 – County and Municipal Detention Facilities SB 7016 – A Review […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights $23 Million For Gilchrist County

On May 11, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TRENTON, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced his intent to approve more than $23.3 million in budget allocations for Gilchrist County projects, highlighting the administration’s strong commitment to growing rural economies. Governor DeSantis also announced his intent to approve an appropriation for broadband expansion, which will greatly impact rural communities, and rural infrastructure enhancements throughout the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights $6.5 Million For Lafayette County

On May 11, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

MAYO, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted more than $6.5 million in budget allocations for projects throughout Lafayette County for the upcoming 2022-2023 Fiscal Year. The Governor’s intent to approve these projects in the General Appropriations Act will allow for the implementation of several public safety and infrastructure needs for Lafayette County. Each project […]

Governor DeSantis Honors Florida’s Police Force and Their Families During National Police Week

On May 11, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Beginning Wednesday, May 11, 2022 – Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Governor Ron DeSantis will honor the men and women of Florida’s police force by lighting the Florida Historic Capitol blue in recognition of National Police Week. National Police Week recognizes those who have dedicated their lives to protecting our great state and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Five Bills from the Florida Legislature

On May 10, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until May 25, 2022, to act on these bills.   CS/CS/SB 856 – Private Provider Inspections of Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems  HB 159 – Public Records CS/HB 273 – Money Services Businesses HB 6037 – […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes a Judicial Appointment

On May 9, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announces a judicial appointment to the Baker County Court.   Lorelie Brannan, of Macclenny, to serve as Judge on the Baker County Court   Brannan has served as an Assistant State Attorney in the Eighth Judicial Circuit since 2008. Previously, she served as an Assistant State Attorney in […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation to Honor Victims of Communism and Preserve History of the Freedom Tower

On May 9, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

MIAMI – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill (HB) 395, establishing November 7 as “Victims of Communism Day” to honor the hundreds of millions of people who have suffered under communist regimes across the world. The Governor also announced that he will approve $25 million in the budget to support renovations and restoration of the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Board of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services

On May 6, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Joseph Brandenburg, Vincent Ferreira, Janis Liotta, Jill Peeples, and Darrin Williams of to the Board of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services. Joseph Brandenburg Brandenburg, of Jacksonville, is President, Funeral Director, and Embalmer of Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home. He is a veteran of the United States Army […]