WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Governor Ron DeSantis and Florida Leaders Applaud President Donald Trump on His Nominations of Florida Supreme Court Justices Barbara Lagoa and Robert Luck to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

On September 12, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and Florida leaders applauded President Donald Trump for nominating Florida Supreme Court Justices Barbara Lagoa and Robert Luck to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has jurisdiction over federal cases originating in the states […]

PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Ron DeSantis Joins Bass Pro Shops in the Launch of Anglers for the Bahamas

On September 12, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Orlando, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis joined Bass Pro Shops founder and conservationist Johnny Morris for the launch of “Anglers for the Bahamas” – an effort to support the people of the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. “Last Friday, I toured the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas by air and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Requests $625 Million in Recurring Funds for Everglades Restoration and Protection of Water Resources

On September 11, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

The Governor also seeks to increase fines for environmental crimes by 50 percent across the board Naples, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced his request to the Florida Legislature of $625 million in recurring funding for the next three years for Everglades restoration and protection of Florida’s water resources. This funding will meet the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Two to the Suwannee River Water Management District

On September 11, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointments of Richard Schwab and Charles Keith to the Suwannee River Water Management District. Richard Schwab Schwab, of Perry, is the vice president of M.A. Rigoni, Inc., a forest management company. He is a third-generation logger and has worked in the forest industry for over 25 […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, September 11, 2019

On September 11, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights More Than $11 Million in Donations and Announces 590,000 Bottles of Water to be Sent to the Bahamas

On September 10, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

West Palm Beach, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted more than $11 million in private donations from corporations and individuals to assist the people of the Bahamas. Additionally, the Governor announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and Florida Power and Light (FPL) are collectively donating 590,000 bottles of water to the […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Tuesday, September 10, 2019

On September 10, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Edward Russo to the Board of Pilot Commissioners

On September 9, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Edward Russo to the Board of Pilot Commissioners. Edward Russo Russo, of Key West, is the president and CEO of Environmental Remedy and Recovery, as well as the CEO of Watergen USA. He began his career crusading against toxic polluting landfills in New Jersey and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Selects Three Inductees to the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame

On September 9, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the selection of Doris Mae Barnes, Dr. Judith Ann Bense and Millie Wilborn Gildersleeve to the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame. Each year, the Governor selects three nominees from recommendations presented by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. Doris Mae Barnes Barnes, of Miami, made […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Rise of Florida Schools in National University Rankings

On September 9, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis touted new standings by U.S. News and World Report ranking the University of Florida 7th and Florida State University 18th among public universities across the country, a significant rise for both schools. “There’s no question Florida is a top-tier destination for tourism and economic growth,” said Governor DeSantis. […]