Tag: Gov. Ron DeSantis

Tom Gaitens:‭ ‬Florida‭’‬s‭ ‬2022‭ ‬Judicial Landscape

As we‭ ‬continue the‭ ‬2022‭ ‬Florida legislative session,‭ ‬it is instructive to look both at where we are and‭ ‬where we going as a state as it relates to the economic impact of lawsuit...
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Ron DeSantis Announces $6.1 Million for Workforce Training in Hernando County

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than $6.1 million is being awarded to Hernando County through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund for the development of an 18-acre site where Pasco Hernando State...

DeSantis Directs DEO to Request the Indefinite Suspension of Collection on Reemployment Assistance Overpayments

At the direction of Gov. Ron DeSantis, at the end of last week, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) submitted a request to Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis to indefinitely defer all...

Ron DeSantis: North Port Getting $1.7 Million from Florida Job Growth Grant Fund

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund is sending North Port $1.69 million for a water and wastewater infrastructure project at the Panacea Activity Center. “The city of North Port...

Ron DeSantis Names Former State Legislators, Willie Meggs to Florida Ethics Commission

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of former state Reps. Travis Cummings and Jim Waldman, former state Sen. John Grant and former State Attorney William Meggs to the Florida Commission on Ethics. Cummings,...

Interior Department Approves Gaming Compact Between Florida, Seminole Tribe

At the end of last week, the U.S. Department of the Interior approved the gaming compact between the State of Florida and the Seminole Tribe of Florida. This agreement, the largest gaming compact in history,...

Ron DeSantis Sending Florida Law Enforcement Officers to the Southern Border

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that state and local law enforcement officers have committed to deploying to Texas and Arizona to provide additional resources in response to the border crisis. “America’s border security crisis...

Jimmy Patronis: Move the 2021 Olympics From Tokyo to Florida

Recent media reports have stated that leaders in Japan have “privately” concluded that they are too concerned about the pandemic for the 2021 Olympics to take place.

Ron DeSantis: State Continues to Partner With Publix to Offer COVID-19 Vaccines

DeSantis said that another 137 Publix pharmacies will offer vaccines in six counties with almost half of them--67--in Palm Beach County.
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The Dean’s List: A Look at Who Made the Honor Roll in Florida Politics–and...

From legislation introduced in the wake of coronavirus to taxpayer financing of campaigning, here's a look at those that made "the list."
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Florida Medical Association Praises Ron DeSantis’ Efforts Against Coronavirus

The Florida Medical Association (FMA), which represents more than 25,000 doctors across the Sunshine State, offered praise for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ early efforts against coronavirus (COVID-19), including working with the medical community on the matter. 

Ron DeSantis, Enterprise Florida Bring Back Commercial Property Search Tool

On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the relaunch of Enterprise Florida’s commercial property search tool. “Find It Florida! is a robust, public database for viewing and uploading available commercial building and site properties across the...