PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Ron DeSantis Delivers Remarks at the Florida Realtors Association Convention

On August 23, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Orlando, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis addressed the Florida Realtors Convention & Expo in Orlando. The Governor was joined by First Lady Casey DeSantis, elected officials, realtors and business leaders gathered from across the state. “Since the start of my administration, we’ve worked hard to make a stronger Florida for everyone,” said Governor Ron […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Holds First Meeting as Chair of the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet

On August 23, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis presided over the first meeting of the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet. As Chair of the Cabinet, the First Lady is responsible for presiding over cabinet meetings and for creating a strategic plan to facilitate effective, positive results for Florida’s youth. Joining the First Lady were fellow […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Palmer Clarkson to the Jacksonville Port Authority

On August 23, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Palmer Clarkson to the Jacksonville Port Authority. Palmer Clarkson Clarkson, of Duval, is the chief executive officer of Bridgestone HosePower, LLC (HosePower), a role he has had since 1992. He was the founder of Masthead Industries, Inc. in 1992 and sold his company to […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the St. Johns River Water Management District

On August 23, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Daniel Davis and reappointment of Ronald Howse to the St. Johns River Water Management District. Daniel Davis Davis, of Jacksonville, is president and chief executive officer of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. Previously, Davis served on the Jacksonville City Council from 2003-2010 and was […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Submittal of Drug Importation Proposal to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

On August 23, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) officially submitted its concept paper to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Florida’s Canadian Prescription Drug Importation Program. With this milestone achievement, Florida continues to drive the national conversation on reducing prescription drug prices for individuals […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Glenton Gilzean to the Florida Commission on Ethics

On August 23, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Glenton Gilzean to the Florida Commission on Ethics. Glenton Gilzean Gilzean, of Orlando, is the president and chief executive officer of the Central Florida Urban League. Previously, he was vice president at Step Up For Students, a scholarship granting organization in Jacksonville. He served […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida Defense Support Task Force Grant Awards

On August 23, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that $725,000 has been awarded through the Florida Defense Support Task Force (FDSTF) Grant Program to six projects to protect military installations across the state. This year, awards were given to the Clay County Development Authority, Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast in Brevard County and […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Applauds State Board of Education for Implementing Substance Abuse and Mental Health Education

On August 21, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis issued the following statement applauding the State Board of Education for officially implementing an initiative regarding substance abuse and mental health education for students in grades K-12. “Nothing is more important to parents than the safety and well-being of their children, which is why this accountability initiative […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida to Join the Electronic Registration Information Center to Enhance Election Security & Ensure Accurate Voter Rolls

On August 21, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida will join the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC) as part of his administration’s ongoing efforts to enhance the security and integrity of Florida’s elections. By joining ERIC, Florida will be able to crosscheck voter registration data with 29 other member states in order to identify […]

PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis Participate in Project Opioid

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

Orlando, Fla – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis joined faith and business leaders as well as elected officials in Orlando to participate in Project Opioid, the Central Florida initiative on opioid abuse. The Governor and First Lady were joined by Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and […]