Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Administration’s Major Accomplishments of 2022

On January 9, 2023, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted the efforts his administration has taken on behalf of Floridians over the past year.   Fostering a Nation-Leading Economy In 2022, Florida’s unemployment rate continued to decline, dropping to a low of 2.6 percent in November — the lowest among the nation’s top ten largest states and 1.1 […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Executive Order and Activates National Guard to Provide Support as Biden Administration Ignores Alarming Influx of Migrants to Florida Keys

On January 6, 2023, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order (EO) 23- 03 (Emergency Management – Illegal Migration), activating the Florida National Guard, directing state law enforcement agencies and other state agencies to provide resources in support of local governments responding to the alarming influx of migrants landing in the Florida Keys, and providing additional support toward […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Nominates Dave Kerner as Executive Director of Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

On January 5, 2023, in News Releases, by Staff

Governor DeSantis also announced his appointment of Michael Barnett to the Palm Beach County Commission TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis nominated Dave Kerner as Executive Director of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV). Kerner is currently a Palm Beach County Commissioner and previously served as County Mayor for Palm Beach […]

Memorandum: Executive Order 23-02 (Emergency Management – Extension of Executive Order 22-253 – Hurricane Nicole)

On January 5, 2023, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM TO:                 Members of the Press FROM:           Taryn Fenske, Director of Communications, Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:             Thursday, January 5, 2023 RE:                 Executive Order 23-02 (Emergency Management – Extension of Executive Order 22-253 – […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $79 Million for Nursing Education and Health Care Partnerships

On January 5, 2023, in News Releases, by Staff

The funding rewards excellence among nursing education programs and provides workforce support throughout the state TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded $79 million for high-performing nursing education programs in Florida. The funding rewards public postsecondary nursing programs that have gone above and beyond to train Floridians and provides matching funds for scholarship awards, faculty […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Jose R. Oliva to the Board of Governors of the State University System

On January 4, 2023, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Jose R. Oliva to the Board of Governors of the State University System. Jose R. Oliva Oliva is the Chief Executive Officer at Oliva International Foods. A former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, he served as a State Representative from 2011–2020. Oliva is […]

Governor DeSantis Delivers Inaugural Address, Sets Priorities for Second Term

On January 3, 2023, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis delivered his second inaugural address from the steps of the Florida Historic Capitol in Tallahassee. In his address to Floridians, Governor DeSantis highlighted the progress that Florida has made to improve the lives of its residents as a result of his administration priorities, including guaranteeing access to high-quality education, […]

MEMORANDUM: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Corporal Ray Hamilton

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

MEMORANDUM   TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Development and Management Eric Aden, Sheriff, Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Mel Ponder, Chairman, Okaloosa County Commissioners JB Whitten, Mayor, City of Crestview   FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:             Thursday, December 29, 2022 […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Daniel Foganholi to the School Board of Broward County

On December 22, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Daniel Foganholi to the School Board of Broward County.   Daniel Foganholi Foganholi, of Coral Springs, is currently the Director of Strategic Partnerships for the Brazilian American Coalition. He is an active member of his church and volunteers his time with the Habitat for […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Board of Podiatric Medicine

On December 28, 2022, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Snyder and Dr. Cary Zinkin and the reappointment of Dr. Mark Block to the Board of Podiatric Medicine.   Dr. Robert Snyder Dr. Snyder is the Dean of the School of Podiatric Medicine at Barry University. He is currently an honorary visiting professor […]