Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Board of Control for Southern Regional Education

On May 13, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Megan Crombie, Arthur Keiser, Representative Alex Rizo, and G. “Devin” Stephenson to the Board of Control for Southern Regional Education.   Megan Crombie Crombie, of Tallahassee, is a teacher and instructional specialist at Florida State University School. She was named Florida State University School […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Patrick Hogan to the Board of Directors of Florida Achieving a Better Life Experience

On May 13, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Patrick Hogan to the Board of Directors of Florida Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE).   Patrick Hogan Hogan, of Land O’Lakes, is the Managing Shareholder of Hogan Legal Services, P.A. and works with Bay Area Legal Services. He is a member of the […]

Florida Tourism Continues to Grow in Q1 2022

On May 13, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida welcomed 36 million total visitors between January and March 2022 according to VISIT FLORIDA estimates. This is a 14 percent increase from Q4 2021, and the third consecutive quarter that overall visitation has surpassed pre-pandemic levels. Approximately 34.1 million domestic visitors traveled to Florida in […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Representative Cord Byrd as Secretary of State

On May 13, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Representative Cord Byrd as Florida’s Secretary of State. Rep. Byrd, a Jacksonville attorney, has been a staunch advocate for election security, public integrity, the fight against big tech censorship and the de-platforming of political candidates. Representative Byrd has served in the Florida House […]

MEMORANDUM: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day

On May 13, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                  Tom Berger Director of Real Estate Development and Management FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:             May 13, 2022   RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day   Peace Officers Memorial Day honors the lives of local, state, and federal officers who have died or become […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Eight Bills from the Florida Legislature

On May 13, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until May 27, 2022, to act on these bills. HB 471 – Town of Lake Clarke Shores, Palm Beach County HB 927 – Downtown Crystal River Entertainment District, Citrus County CS/HB 1047 – Cedar Hammock Fire Control […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Thirteen Bills

On May 13, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: SB 454 – Florida Commission on Offender Review CS/CS/SB 856 – Private Provider Inspections of onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems CS/SB 1012 – Victims of Crimes CS/SB 1046 – Public Records CS/SB 1236 – County and Municipal Detention Facilities SB 7016 – A Review […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights $23 Million For Gilchrist County

On May 11, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TRENTON, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced his intent to approve more than $23.3 million in budget allocations for Gilchrist County projects, highlighting the administration’s strong commitment to growing rural economies. Governor DeSantis also announced his intent to approve an appropriation for broadband expansion, which will greatly impact rural communities, and rural infrastructure enhancements throughout the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights $6.5 Million For Lafayette County

On May 11, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

MAYO, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted more than $6.5 million in budget allocations for projects throughout Lafayette County for the upcoming 2022-2023 Fiscal Year. The Governor’s intent to approve these projects in the General Appropriations Act will allow for the implementation of several public safety and infrastructure needs for Lafayette County. Each project […]

Governor DeSantis Honors Florida’s Police Force and Their Families During National Police Week

On May 11, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Beginning Wednesday, May 11, 2022 – Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Governor Ron DeSantis will honor the men and women of Florida’s police force by lighting the Florida Historic Capitol blue in recognition of National Police Week. National Police Week recognizes those who have dedicated their lives to protecting our great state and […]