Governor DeSantis Announces Nearly $1.9 Million in Awards to Improve Infrastructure and Broadband for Rural Florida Communities

On September 9, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that nearly $1.9 million has been awarded to three communities through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rural Infrastructure Fund. Included in the $1.9 million is more than $1.1 million for projects in Walton County to attract business […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces Major New Initiative

On September 9, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Hope Florida – A Pathway to Prosperity: Uniting communities through ‘Care Navigators’ to guide Floridians on an individualized path to prosperity, economic self-sufficiency and hope.   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis launched Hope Florida – A Pathway to Prosperity. This major new initiative has been spearheaded by First Lady DeSantis and implemented […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Arthur Graham and Andrew Fay to the Florida Public Service Commission

On September 8, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reappointment of Arthur Graham and Andrew Fay to the Florida Public Service Commission. Arthur Graham Graham, of Jacksonville Beach, has served on the Public Service Commission since 2010, serving three terms as Chairman. Previously, he was President of Art Environmental Consulting Services, Senior Recovery Engineer at […]

Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Highlands County Supervisor of Elections Penny Ogg

On September 8, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                 Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development Scott Kirouac, County Commissioner, Highlands County John Shoop, Mayor, Sebring   FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:            September 8, 2021   RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Highlands County Supervisor of Elections Penny Ogg   On Sunday, September 5, 2021, Highlands County Supervisor of Elections […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Opening of New Monoclonal Antibody Sites in Flagler and Highlands Counties

On September 8, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

PALM COAST, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the state of Florida will open new monoclonal antibody treatment sites in both Flagler and Highlands counties. Governor DeSantis was joined by Flagler residents who have recovered from COVID because they received monoclonal therapies. Florida now has 25 state-run monoclonal antibody treatment sites. The two newest […]

Memorandum: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Circuit Judge Steven C. Henderson

On September 7, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TO:                 Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development; Jeff Brower, County Chair, Volusia County; Donald O. Burnette, City Mayor, Port Orange FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:             September 7, 2021 RE:             […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New Monoclonal Antibody Site in Osceola County

On September 7, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Local monoclonal antibody patients share treatment success stories   ST. CLOUD, Fla.– Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was in St. Cloud to announce that Florida will open a new monoclonal antibody treatment site in Osceola County at St. Cloud Community Center. Additionally, the Governor was joined by Floridians who have recovered thanks to monoclonal therapies. Florida now […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reinforces Support for Florida Law Enforcement Through New Initiatives to Recruit and Retain Officers

On September 7, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

LAKELAND, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Attorney General Ashley Moody, members of the Legislature, and local law enforcement officials to announce three new policy proposals for the upcoming Legislative Session to help recruit new law enforcement officers and support Florida’s local and state law enforcement agencies.   “I am proud to […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Rare Disease Advisory Council

On September 3, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Melissa Jordan, Ann Dalton, David Altmaier, Kathy Hebda and Scott McClelland to the Rare Disease Advisory Council, designates Jordan as Chair and Hebda as Vice Chair. Melissa Jordan Jordan, of Tallahassee, is Division Director for Community Health Promotion at the Florida Department of Health. Previously, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County

On September 3, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Sarah Naumowich and Andrew Mayts to the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County. Sarah Naumowich Naumowich, of Tampa, is President of St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital and St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital. Previously, she was President and Director of Operations at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital. Naumowich is […]