Memorandum: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Tragedy in Uvalde, Texas

On May 24, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:            May 24, 2022 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Tragedy in Uvalde, Texas   Please see the Proclamation by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. here. As a mark of respect for the victims of […]

Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez and Florida Highway Patrol Host Roundtable to Highlight Human Trafficking and Drug Trafficking Prevention Efforts

On May 24, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

LAKE CITY, Fla. — Yesterday, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez and the Florida Highway Patrol hosted a roundtable discussion with local North Florida law enforcement about efforts to combat human trafficking and drug trafficking around the I-10, I-75 intersection. At the roundtable, law enforcement officers and leadership discussed the importance of interdicting human traffickers and drug smugglers when […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Nearly $9 Million for Infrastructure and Economic Development for Gadsden County Communities

On May 24, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

HAVANA, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced nearly $9 million in funding for Gadsden County communities for infrastructure and economic development projects across the county. This funding is provided by the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and will help construct, rehabilitate, and expand critical infrastructure within Gadsden County to support community resiliency. At the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Launch of Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program

On May 23, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the June 1 launch of the Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program to help Floridians in over 50 critical professions purchase their first home. The Hometown Heroes Housing Program will be available to Floridians including law enforcement officers, firefighters, educators, healthcare professionals, childcare employees, and active military or […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Eight Bills & Vetoes One

On May 20, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/SB 58 – Relief of Yeilyn Quiroz Otero by Miami-Dade County CS/SB 70 – Relief of Donna Catalano by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services CS/SB 74 – Relief of Harry Augustin Shumow by the Public Health Trust of Miami-Dade County d/b/a Jackson Memorial […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Ten Bills from the Florida Legislature

On May 20, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 4, 2022, to act on these bills.   CS/CS/HB 389 – Money Services Businesses CS/CS/HB 423 – Building Regulation CS/CS/CS/HB 749 – Fraud Prevention CS/CS/HB 837 – Hurricane Loss Mitigation Program CS/CS/CS/HB 959 – Department […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Laura Moody to the Eastern Florida State College District Board of Trustees

On May 20, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Laura Moody to the Eastern Florida State College District Board of Trustees. Laura Moody Moody is the Chief Legal Counsel for the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. She is of Counsel for the Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court and a member of the Brevard […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the North Broward Hospital District

On May 20, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Stacy Angier and Paul Tanner to the North Broward Hospital District. Stacy Angier Angier, of Margate, is the Principal at Abundant Life Christian Academy. She is a current board member for the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center and the League of Christian Schools. Angier earned […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Sonya Rood to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

On May 20, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Sonya Rood to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Sonya Rood Rood, of St. Augustine, is involved in the management of her family’s hunting plantation. She is actively engaged in her community, supporting various charities including a local nonprofit, Rethreaded, Inc. Rood was named […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Florida Building Commission

On May 20, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Brian Swope and Tim Tolbert to the Florida Building Commission. Brian Swope  Swope, of Wesley Chapel, is the Vice President of the Tampa Roofing Company. He is the Chairman of the Roofing Technical Advisory Committee and past President of the Florida Roofing and Sheetmetal Association. […]