Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Erin Knight to the Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors

On July 29, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Erin Knight to the Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors.   Erin Knight Knight, of Coral Gables, is the President of Monument Capital Management and a member of the Executive Leadership Team of A-Rod Corp. She is a Certified Financial Planner and has volunteered her […]

In Case You Missed It: From the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Council

On July 13, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

New Seaports Report Shows Florida’s Ports Well-Positioned to Take Advantage of Realignment in Global Trade Routes Florida’s “Open for Business” Strategy Answering Supply Chain Demands TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (July 13, 2022) – Strong investments in Florida’s 15 seaports have well-positioned Florida to answer supply chain demands, and take advantage of a realignment in global trade routes, a new […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Recognizes Florida’s Teacher of the Year Finalists

On July 12, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis attended Florida’s annual Teacher of the Year Conference in Orlando to recognize the best educators in the state. At the event, Governor DeSantis highlighted five teacher of the year finalists and awarded each one with a $15,000 bonus. Governor DeSantis also highlighted Florida’s continuing education achievements over the past […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes One Judicial Appointment

On July 11, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announces one judicial appointment to the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court.   Craig McCarthy, of Orlando, to serve as Judge on the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court   McCarthy has served as a General Magistrate in the Ninth Judicial Circuit since his appointment by Chief Judge Donald A. Myers in 2021. Previously, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Takes Additional Actions to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Floridians

On July 8, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 22-164 to drive transparency in prescription costs for Floridians. This order will ensure reforms are in place to hold Pharmacy Benefits Managers (PBMs) accountable when managing prescription drug benefits for insurance companies. Governor DeSantis remains committed to finding ways to deliver safe, affordable prescription drugs to […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Commemorates the Anniversary of the Champlain Towers Collapse

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

SURFSIDE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis attended the memorial ceremony marking the one-year anniversary of the tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers condominium where he announced $1 million in funding to construct a memorial in the victims’ honor and designated a portion of Collins Avenue in Surfside as “98 Points of Light Road.”   […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Two Bills

On June 17, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/SB 1534 – Retail Theft CS/SB 1808 – Immigration Enforcement To read the transmittal letter, click here.   ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Thirty Seven Bills from the Florida Legislature

On June 17, 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 30, 2022, to act on these bills.   CS/SB 1808 –  Immigration Enforcement SB 144 –  Identification Cards SB 156 – Loss Run Statements CS/SB 254 – Religious Institutions SB 288 – Electronic Dissemination of Commercial […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints John Holley to the Florida Athletic Commission

On June 17, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of John Holley to the Florida Athletic Commission.   John Holley Holley, of Tallahassee, is the Vice President of State Government Affairs at Florida Power and Light Company. Holley earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and English from Florida State University and juris doctorate […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Board of Medicine

On June 17, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Dr. Amy Derick, Dr. Patrick Hunter, and Nicole Justice and the reappointment of Dr. David Diamond to the Board of Medicine.   Dr. Amy Derick Dr. Derick is the Founder and Owner of Derick Dermatology. She previously served as Chair of the Illinois State […]