Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Executive Order Suspending Port Richey Mayor Dale Glen Massad

On February 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 19-48, formally suspending Port Richey Mayor Dale Glen Massad, effective immediately. Please see the statement below from Governor DeSantis on the suspension of Mayor Massad: “Dale Glen Massad is clearly unfit to continue serving as Mayor for the City of Port Richey,” said Governor DeSantis. […]

PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Ron DeSantis Addresses Latin Builders Association

On February 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

  Coral Gables, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis spoke at the Latin Builders Association luncheon in Coral Gables. The Governor was joined by Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez, Governor Jeb Bush, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and local officials. “As Governor, I can assure you that I will continue to look out for the interests of our […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Aerospace Company Firefly Will Bring New Launch and Manufacturing Project to Cape

On February 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Cape Canaveral, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced Firefly Aerospace Inc. will be establishing a new launch and manufacturing project in Cape Canaveral. This new project will include the capability to locally manufacture, test and launch rockets delivering payloads that will harness the commercial potential of space exploration. This is part of a multi-year […]

PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Ron DeSantis Attends Central Florida Urban League’s Black History Month Breakfast

On February 22, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Orlando, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis visited the Central Florida Urban League to speak at the organization’s Black History Month Breakfast. The event was held at the Orlando Citrus Club and included various state and local elected officials. “I’m proud to be here with so many community leaders to celebrate Black History Month,” said […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch to the South Florida Water Management District

On February 21, 2019, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Stuart, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch to the board of the South Florida Water Management District in Stuart. The appointment came just hours after the Governor announced the appointments of Charlette Roman, Charlie Martinez and Cheryl Anne Meads to the board of the South Florida Water Management District […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Three Key Appointments to the South Florida Water Management District in Naples

On February 21, 2019, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Naples, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Charlette Roman, Charlie Martinez and Cheryl Anne Meads to the Board of the South Florida Water Management District in Naples. The Governor was joined by all three appointees as well as Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection Noah Valenstein. “I’m pleased to announce […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Plan for Prescription Drug Importation Program

On February 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

The Villages, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced his commitment to create a prescription drug importation program for Florida. This program will offer access to FDA-approved prescription drugs that have been imported from Canada, allowing the drugs to be sold to Floridians at a much lower cost. The Governor was joined at the announcement […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Delivers Keynote Speech at Economic Club of Florida Luncheon

On February 20, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis outlined his economic vision while giving the keynote speech at the Economic Club of Florida’s Luncheon at the FSU Alumni Center. “I’d like to thank the Economic Club of Florida for giving me the opportunity to share my vision for the future of our state,” said Governor DeSantis. […]

PHOTO RELEASE Governor Ron DeSantis Participates in Florida Space Day

On February 19, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis participated in several events to commemorate Florida Space Day and the state’s long history of supporting the United States’ efforts in space. “Florida’s space industry is second to none and it was a great day highlighting our efforts to lead the nation in this field,” said Governor DeSantis. […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Asks President Donald Trump to Headquarter United States Space Command in Florida

On February 19, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting that the United States Space Command (USSPACECOM) be headquartered in Florida. “Today, I submitted a request to President Trump formally asking him to headquarter United States Space Command in Florida,” said Governor DeSantis. “As the world’s premier gateway to space, […]