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Ron Desantis

Ron DeSantis: FDEM Ready to Distribute Federal Coronavirus Stimulus Funds to Small Counties Across...

DeSantis said the Florida Department of Emergency Management (FDEM) will send $1.275 billion from the coronavirus stimulus package the White House and Congress agreed to at the end of March to counties with less than 500,000 residents.

Ted Deutch, Lois Frankel Urge HHS Send More Coronavirus Testing Supplies to Florida

Deutch and Frankel insisted the state has enough kits to test hundreds of thousands of people but only tested 23,723 people to date when they sent the letter to Azar on Thursday.

Ron DeSantis Achieved Great Successes Throughout 2019

DeSantis has been a breath of fresh air in Tallahassee with legislators praising his more open style than his predecessors--namely former Gov. Rick Scott--and it’s paid dividends.
Ron Desantis

Ron DeSantis: After Hurricane Dorian, Florida Focused on ‘Recovery and Restoration Efforts’

With Hurricane Dorian impacting Florida’s Atlantic coast, Gov. Ron DeSantis spent a busy day on Wednesday as he remained in touch with emergency management officials and weather experts.
Hurricane Dorian

Ron DeSantis Meets With FEMA, Offers Update on Hurricane Dorian

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis met with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor and offered an update as Hurricane Dorian continues to impact the Sunshine State.

Marco Rubio Urges Ron DeSantis to Quickly Disperse Block Grant Funds Helping Florida Citrus

Rubio helped include a $343 million block grant for Florida citrus as part of a hurricane disaster supplemental package.