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Ron DeSantis Taps Melanie Griffin to Lead Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Melanie Griffin as secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Griffin, who is from Tampa, is an attorney with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick...

Florida Reacts After Ron DeSantis Offers State of the State

I look forward to continuing our work on these issues together in 2020 and throughout the legislative session,” said Department of Business and Professional Regulations (DBPR) Sec. Halsey Beshears.

GOP Contest for Open State House Seat Looks Like Last Year’s Attorney General Primary

The special election was called when Republican Halsey Beshears gave up his seat to serve as Gov. Ron DeSantis’ secretary of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. The district stretches across parts of the Big Bend and North Florida.

Hurricane Recovery, Endorsements Top Issues in North Florida State House Special Election

The legislative session and the Jacksonville mayoral elections aren’t the only political dramas in North Florida these days as candidates battle it out in the special election for an open state House seat.

Ron DeSantis Will Push Deregulation in Tallahassee

Looking to roll back regulations on businesses, Gov. Ron DeSantis held a “Deregathon” in Orlando on Thursday. 

Ron DeSantis Holding ‘Florida Deregathon’ Next Week in Orlando to Cut Regulations

DeSantis announced on Thursday that he, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez and Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) Secretary Halsey Beshears will hold a “Florida Deregathon” on Thursday, January 31 at Valencia College.

Ron DeSantis Picks Ken Lawson to Lead DEO, Jamal Sowell to Head Enterprise Florida

The appointments won the applause of outgoing Gov. Rick Scott and Steve Swindal, the chairman of Port Tampa Bay Board of Commissioners. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE
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Ron DeSantis Taps Halsey Beshears to Run DBPR

A businessman based in Jefferson County, Beshears has led the House Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee and was to take over the House Ways and Means Committee which oversees DBPR.