Memo: Executive Order 22-255 (Amending Executive Order 22-253, Emergency Management – Tropical Storm Nicole)

On November 9, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                 Members of the Press FROM:           Taryn Fenske, Director of Communications, Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:            Wednesday, November 9, 2022 RE:                 Executive Order 22-255 (Amending Executive Order 22-253, Emergency Management – Tropical Storm […]

Florida Department of Education and Volunteer Florida Partner with Seminole Tribe of Florida to Launch Inaugural Native American Heritage Month Contests

On November 4, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Contest winners will receive prizes sponsored by the Seminole Tribe of Florida   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. November 4, 2022 — Today, the Florida Department of Education and Volunteer Florida announced the official launch of the Native American Heritage Month student contests in partnership with the Seminole Tribe of Florida. This year’s contests are focused on the theme of “Celebrating […]

Florida’s Public Universities Have the Lowest Cost of Earning a Degree in the Nation

On November 3, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Over the past four years, Governor DeSantis has held the line on tuition while ensuring Florida’s higher education system is the best in the nation. Recently, the College Board’s “Annual Trends in College Pricing” report confirmed that the cost of a bachelor’s degree for the 2022-23 academic year at Florida’s public universities is now the lowest […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Updates on Hurricane Ian Recovery

On October 31, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — More than a month has passed since Hurricane Ian made landfall as a category 4 hurricane in southwest Florida. Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis are committed to helping impacted Floridians recover and rebuild. Floridians can visit FloridaStormRelief.com, a web page designed to serve as a one-stop shop for hurricane resources, to see all […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Updates on Hurricane Ian Recovery

On October 29, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — More than one month has passed since Hurricane Ian’s devastating landfall, and the State of Florida began delivering support to Floridians, their families, and businesses. Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis continue to travel the state to meet with impacted Floridians and call on private partners to donate to the Florida Disaster Fund. The […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Updates on Hurricane Ian Recovery

On October 28, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today marks exactly one month since Hurricane Ian’s devastating landfall. In just 30 days, the State of Florida has undertaken the largest recovery mission in recent history to respond to this Category 4 storm, aiding Floridians, their families, and businesses. This week, Governor Ron DeSantis continued to visit areas impacted by Hurricane Ian […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Updates on Hurricane Ian Recovery

On October 26, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was in Fort Myers Beach to announce efforts to identify and remove vessels and other debris from waterways and to expedite the removal of debris on private and commercial properties. Governor DeSantis also announced the approval of the FEMA Direct Temporary Housing Program for the counties hit hardest by Hurricane […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Updates on Hurricane Ian Recovery

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted the achievements of Florida’s students thanks to Florida’s efforts to keep kids in schools. At the peak of Hurricane Ian, 59 school districts were closed, and in less than three weeks, all districts opened to get kids back in the classroom. Following Hurricane Ian, the Florida Department of Education and Commissioner Manny […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Updates on Hurricane Ian Recovery

On October 21, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis traveled to Fort Myers and First Lady Casey DeSantis traveled to Sarasota to announce that $4 million is being distributed through the Florida Disaster Fund. At San Carlos Park Elementary, Governor DeSantis announced $2 million has been awarded to support local education foundations in six school districts hardest hit by the storm. To […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Edgar Rosa to the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission

On October 21, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Edgar Rosa to the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Edgar Rosa Rosa is a Correctional Sergeant with the Orange County Corrections Department. He currently serves as the Vice President of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 86 where he has been a member since 2004. […]