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Todd Carney: How Red is Florida?

In recent years, many conservative media stars have moved to Florida. Republican governor Ron DeSantis’ leadership on COVID-19 and other issues has won admirers and helped make him a presidential contender. Donald Trump won...

Ron DeSantis Taps New AHCA, DCF Secretaries

On Friday. Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Simone Marstiller as secretary of the Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) and Shevaun Harris as secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF).
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Ron DeSantis Gets High Marks from ALEC

ALEC rated DeSantis with five stars in its first-ever set of rankings for governors.

Ron DeSantis Taps Brandon Patty to Serve as St. Johns County Clerk of Court...

On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis named former congressional candidate Brandon Patty to serve as St. Johns County Clerk of Court and Comptroller, replacing Hunter Conrad who resigned the post after being named interim county commissioner last month.
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Will Michael Bloomberg Skew the Odds for Democrats in 2020?

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making the effort to qualify for the primary ballot in multiple states with early deadlines. Will he run? Bloomberg won’t say for sure but Vegas is certainly taken notice.
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In Regards to Hurricane Dorian, Ron DeSantis Proved Up to the Task

With Hurricane Dorian now in Florida’s rearview mirror, Gov. Ron DeSantis appears to have passed a major test with flying colors.
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Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Ensuring No Sanctuary Cities in Florida

At an event in the Panhandle, DeSantis signed the “Federal Immigration Enforcement” from state Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, and state Rep. Cord Byrd, R-Neptune Beach, which “prohibits state and local governments from having sanctuary policies in effect and requires such entities to support and cooperate with federal immigration enforcement.”
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Tom Feeney Named to Enterprise Florida’s Board of Directors

Feeney, who served in the Florida House where he rose to become speaker before being elected to Congress in 2002, weighed in on his new assignment on Thursday. 

Dan Gelber Files to Run for a Second Term as Mayor of Miami Beach

A heavy favorite to win reelection, Gelber showcased his accomplishments as mayor, including creating an inspector general’s office for the city, passing a GO Bond program to help more than 50 capital projects, education reform, expanding city trolleys and adding police officers to every public school.

Ron DeSantis Turns to Jonathan Satter to Lead Department of Management Services

Satter has experience in both the private and public sectors. Most recently, he was the managing director of U.S. operations for Avision Young, the world’s largest private commercial real estate services firm where he served five years.

Ron DeSantis Transforms Florida Supreme Court as He Adds Carlos Muñiz

Muñiz becomes the second Hispanic to serve on the state Supreme Court and is the third appointment DeSantis made to that court since taking office two weeks ago. 

Simone Marstiller Tapped by Ron DeSantis to Lead Department of Juvenile Justice

Born in Liberia and currently with Gunster, Yoakley, Stewart, P.A., Marstiller served as a judge on the First District Court of Appeal for six years.
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