Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Roberto Alonso to the Miami Dade College District Board of Trustees

On July 2, 2020, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Roberto Alonso to the Miami Dade College District Board of Trustees. Roberto Alonso Alonso, of Miami Lakes, is vice president of business development at Costa Realtors Corp., a commercial real estate firm, a position he has held since 2019. Previously, he was the director […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Five Judges of Compensation Claims Appointments

On July 2, 2020, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of John Moneyham to Panama City, Brian Anthony to Tampa, and Erik Grindal to Sarasota. He also reappointed Sylvia Medina-Shore to Miami and Jack Weiss to Fort Meyers. Moneyham, 58, of Panama City, Florida, has been the president of John P. Moneyham, P.A. since 1991. […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Seventy-Five Appointments and Reappointments to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commissions

On July 2, 2020, in News Releases, Recent Appointments, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the following appointments and reappointments to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commissions.   Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission   Harout Samra, of Coral Gables, is an associate at DLA Piper. He received his bachelor’s degree and law degree from the University of Miami. Samra is reappointed for a […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Major Funding for Florida’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities

On July 1, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis visited Bethune-Cookman University to highlight historic state investments in Florida’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). This announcement comes in advance of the 145th anniversary of Mary McLeod Bethune’s birthday, celebrated on July 10th. Despite unprecedented circumstances prompting one of the largest veto amounts in state history, […]

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Wednesday, July 1, 2020

On July 1, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Wednesday, July 1,2020

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs 19 Bills and Vetoes 2 Bills

On June 30, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/CS/SB 70 – Alert Systems in Public Schools CS/CS/SB 78 – Transportation-related Facility Designations CS/CS/SB 124 – Custody of Minor Children by Extended Family CS/CS/SB 404 – Abortion (Parental Consent) CS/CS/SB 406 – Public Records CS/CS/CS/SB 664 – The Verification of Employment Eligibility CS/SB […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs “The Occupational Freedom and Opportunity Act” to Remove Unnecessary Barriers to Employment

On June 30, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. –Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed “The Occupational Freedom and Opportunity Act” (HB 1193) which eliminates barriers of entry to certain professions licensed by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DPBR) by adding endorsement and reciprocity provisions, removing supplemental business licenses and corresponding license fees, reducing licensure education requirements, and eliminating other […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs HB 1091

On June 30, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill (HB) 1091, sponsored by Rep. Randy Fine and Sen. Joe Gruters. HB 1091 passed unanimously during the 2020 Legislative Session. HB 1091 includes a 100 percent increase in penalties for sanitary sewer overflows (SSO) and an across-the-board 50 percent increase for all other environmental fines. […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs SB 712 “The Clean Waterways Act”

On June 30, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis made another historic step in Florida’s fight to protect water quality and conserve the state’s natural resources by signing Senate Bill (SB) 712, sponsored by Sen. Debbie Mayfield and Rep. Bobby Payne. Titled the Clean Waterways Act, SB 712 passed the 2020 Florida Legislature with bipartisan support and […]

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Tuesday, June 30, 2020

On June 30, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Tuesday, June 30, 2020