Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

On December 6, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM   TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Development and Management   FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:             Tuesday, December 6, 2022   RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day On December 7, 1941, over two thousand American […]

Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Naval Air Station Pensacola Remembrance Day

On December 5, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Development and Management FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:             Monday, December 5, 2022 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Naval Air Station Pensacola                         Remembrance Day On December 6, 2019, a horrific act […]

Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis Announce Funding to Repair Homes and Meet Unmet Needs of Hurricane Ian Impacted Residents

On December 5, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Up to $25 million from the State of Florida will go toward purchasing building materials to conduct repairs and up to $35.2 million from the Florida Disaster Fund will go to housing and social services support organizations to cover the costs associated with volunteer labor and meet other unmet needs identified through IanRecovery.FL.gov   TALLAHASSEE, […]

VIDEO RELEASE: Governor Ron DeSantis Wishes Floridians a Happy Thanksgiving

On November 22, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Video available for use courtesy of the Office of Governor Ron DeSantis.    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis released a video in advance of Thanksgiving: I want to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. Two hundred and thirty-three years ago, President George Washington issued a proclamation for “a day of public thanksgiving and prayer” for the […]

VIDEO RELEASE: Governor DeSantis Speaks at 44th Annual Southeastern United States – Japan Conference

On November 18, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Video available for use courtesy of the Office of Governor Ron DeSantis.    ORLANDO, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis welcomed a diplomatic delegation from Japan to Florida and provided the keynote address for the opening ceremony of the Southeastern United States – Japan Conference (SEUS-Japan). Throughout the day, Governor DeSantis met with leading officials from […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards $8.7 Million for Hurricane Ian Recovery Efforts and Workforce Education

On November 16, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

MATLACHA, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded $7.7 million through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant program and the Job Growth Grant Fund (JGGF) to support a large-scale rapid credentialing effort between three state colleges, two technical colleges, and Local Workforce Development Boards (LWDBs). Governor DeSantis also announced $1 million through the […]

Florida Designates 114 Purple Star Schools

On November 15, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced 114 schools in 10 counties across the state will be designated as Florida’s first class of Purple Star campuses in recognition of their support for the children of military families. Governor DeSantis made the announcement while visiting Fort Walton Beach High School in Okaloosa County, which […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Three Judicial Appointments

On November 14, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announces three judicial appointments: one to the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court, one to the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court, and one to the DeSoto County Court.   Dustin Anderson, of New Port Richey, to serve as Judge on the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court   Anderson has served as a […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards $1.3 Million to the City of Marathon through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund

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

MARATHON, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded $1.3 million to the City of Marathon through the Job Growth Grant Fund to make infrastructure improvements at the intersection of Highway US-1 (Overseas Highway) and Banana Boulevard. Grant funding will support widening US-1, adding a turn lane, and installing utility infrastructure including nearly a mile of new […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Hillsborough Community College District Board of Trustees

On October 27, 2022, in Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Arthur “Chip” Diehl III and the reappointment of Gregory Celestan and Brian Lametto to the Hillsborough Community College District Board of Trustees. Arthur “Chip” Diehl III Diehl is the Managing Director of Diehl & Associates. He served nearly 30 years in the United States Air […]