Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $3.5 Million for Wastewater System Improvements in Lake Butler

On January 7, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

LAKE BUTLER, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced more than $3.5 million has been awarded to the City of Lake Butler in Union County through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program. Funding will be used to make critical improvements to the city’s wastewater collection and pumping system to […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Secures 15,000 Doses of Regeneron for Floridians

On January 7, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

The Biden Administration continues to get in the way of lifesaving treatment for Floridians, allocating only half of the 30,000 additional doses requested by Governor DeSantis TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced 15,000 doses of Regeneron have been secured for the people of Florida and will be immediately utilized to support new monoclonal antibody sites. […]

Memorandum: Executive Order 22-02 (Executive Order of Suspension)

On January 6, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                 Members of the Press   FROM:           Taryn Fenske, Communications Director, Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:            January 6, 2022   RE:                  Executive Order 22-02 (Executive Order of Suspension)   Good […]

Memorandum: Executive Order 22-01 (Executive Order of Suspension)

On January 6, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                 Members of the Press   FROM:           Taryn Fenske, Communications Director, Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:            January 6, 2022   RE:                  Executive Order 22-01 (Executive Order of Suspension)   Good […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Puts Seniors First for COVID Tests

On January 6, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Florida secures up to one million tests for residents of assisted living facilities and nursing homes WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the state of Florida will be providing up to one million rapid tests as needed for residents of assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Governor DeSantis made the announcement during […]

Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Former Florida Senator Dr. James A. “Jim” Glisson

On January 5, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development Sean Parks, Chair of County Commission, Lake County Kent Adcock, Mayor, Umatilla FROM:           Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:            January 5, 2022 RE:               […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Nearly $10 Million to Support Chip and Semiconductor Manufacturing

On January 5, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced nearly $10 million has been awarded through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund to Osceola County and Valencia College to support semiconductor and other advanced technology manufacturing in Osceola County. Included in this award is $6 million to assist with developing infrastructure connecting the county’s emerging NeoCity […]

Following Governor Ron DeSantis’ Calls for Increased Monoclonal Supply – Florida Notified Planning Process for Shipment of 30,000 Additional Doses Has Begun

On January 4, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today, in response to pressure from Governor Ron DeSantis, the state of Florida has been notified that planning has begun in preparation of sending 30,000 more monoclonal antibody doses to Florida. Yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis called on the Biden Administration to release its stranglehold on monoclonals and provide the state with the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis to Biden Administration: Release Stranglehold on Life-saving Monoclonal Antibodies

On January 3, 2022, in News Releases, by Staff

Following reversal of federal monoclonal antibody distribution pause, Florida needs at least 30,000 more doses per week than it is receiving through the Biden Administration’s allocation system   FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis called on the Biden Administration to release the stranglehold on life-saving monoclonal antibody treatments for COVID-19 through its allocation […]

Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez Highlights 2021 Administration Successes

On December 29, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez highlighted the 2021 Administration successes under her leadership across public health, space, cyber, human trafficking, and various other areas.   “Our Administration continues to strive for ways to put Floridians first. I am committed to doing what is right and I am proud to stand alongside our Governor in […]