Governor Ron DeSantis Outlines Bold Agenda for Upcoming Business Development Mission to Israel

On May 24, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis outlined a bold agenda for his upcoming Business Development Mission to Israel from May 25-31, 2019. The mission includes several historic firsts for a governor’s business development mission, providing Florida with a unique opportunity to strengthen the economic bonds between Florida and Israel. “I promised to be the […]

Itinerary of Governor’s Business Development Mission to Israel

On May 23, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis’ first international trade mission, the Governor’s Business Development Mission to Israel, is scheduled for May 25-31, 2019. Below is an itinerary of the Governor’s Business Development Mission to Israel. Additional information is forthcoming. SATURDAY, MAY 25TH Depart Florida en route Tel Aviv, Israel SUNDAY, MAY 26TH Arrive in Tel […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Revised Best and Brightest Teachers and Principals Program in Lake Park

On May 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Lake Park, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted reforms to the Best and Brightest Teachers and Principals program and an increased investment to recruit and retain the best, most dedicated educators for Florida schools. This includes more than $284 million for bonuses to qualifying teachers and principals in public schools throughout Florida. The Governor […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Gardiner Scholarship Funding in Jacksonville

On May 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Jacksonville, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis visited North Florida School of Special Education in Jacksonville where he highlighted an increase in funding for the Gardiner Scholarship Program. Funding increases passed by the Florida Legislature includes enough to clear the certified waiting list. The Governor was joined in Jacksonville by Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez, Former […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Seven Bills from the Florida Legislature

On May 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 6th, 2019 to act on these bills. CS/CS/HB 337 – Courts CS/HB 6513 – Relief/Eric Scott Tenner/Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners CS/HB 6515 – Relief/Estate of Herminio Padilla, Jr./the City of West Palm Beach, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Directs Secretary of State to Evaluate Cybersecurity of Election Systems in Florida

On May 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis directed Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee to initiate a review of elections systems security and cyber security throughout the state. In light of recent information that two Florida counties experienced breaches into their elections networks in 2016, the Governor wants to ensure Florida’s election infrastructure at the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Leadership and Delegation for Historic Business Development Mission to Israel

On May 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the leadership and delegation for the Governor’s Business Development Mission to Israel, which takes place Saturday, May 25th through Friday, May 31st. Organized in conjunction with Enterprise Florida, Inc., the mission includes more than 90 delegation members and serves to strengthen the economic, academic and cultural bonds […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, May 22, 2019

On May 22, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives 11 Bills from the Florida Legislature

On May 21, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 5th, 2019 to act on these bills. CS/SB 160 – Prohibited Acts in Connection with Obscene or Lewd Materials SB 186 – Public Records/Victim of Mass Violence CS/CS/SB 252 – Driver License, Identification Card, and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Completion of Rebuild Florida’s First Home Repair

On May 21, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the completion of Rebuild Florida’s first repair of a Hurricane Irma damaged home in Palm Bay in Brevard County. Rebuild Florida, a program of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), launched in September 2018 with federal funding to help Florida’s long-term recovery from the devastating impacts […]