Governor Ron DeSantis Statement on First Lady Casey DeSantis

On October 4, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis released the following statement regarding First Lady Casey DeSantis: “I am saddened to report that Florida’s esteemed First Lady and my beloved wife has been diagnosed with breast cancer. As the mother of three young children, Casey is the centerpiece of our family and has made an impact […]

Dysfunction in Washington D.C. Impacts Transportation Construction Projects in Florida

On October 1, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis called attention to the impacts congressional inaction and dysfunction are beginning to have on all types of transportation projects in Florida. Congress has failed to pass a timely authorization to fund the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), halting federal support for construction on federal highway projects as well as furloughing […]

MEMORANDUM:  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day

On October 1, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

MEMORANDUM   TO:                 Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Development and Management FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:             Friday, October 1, 2021 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of National Fallen Firefighters […]

Following Leadership from Governor Ron DeSantis, City of Gainesville Reverses Illegal Employee Vaccine Mandate

On October 1, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – This week, after alerting the City of Gainesville of their possible violation of the vaccination passport ban in Florida, the Florida Department of Health received a response indicating the City of Gainesville rescinded its employee vaccine mandate. This reversal also follows an Eighth Judicial Circuit Court temporary injunction preventing vaccine mandates for city […]

Memorandum: Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Deputy Joshua Moyers

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

MEMORANDUM   TO:                 Bill Leeper, Sheriff, Nassau County Sheriff’s Office; Floyd L. Vanzant, Mayor, Town of Hilliard; Taco Pope, County Manager, Nassau County FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:             Wednesday, September 29, 2021 RE:           […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Takes Action to Protect Floridians from the Dangerous Impacts of the Biden Border Crisis

On September 28, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor DeSantis was joined by Attorney General Ashley Moody to announce three significant actions Florida is taking to address the Biden Border Crisis. First, Governor DeSantis has issued Executive Order 21-223 to prohibit all Florida agencies under the purview of the Governor from facilitating illegal immigration into Florida, unless otherwise required by federal […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Directs Florida Secretary of State to Investigate Facebook for Alleged Violations of Election Laws

On September 27, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor DeSantis directed Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee to investigate Facebook for alleged election interference, following a bombshell report that the tech giant put its thumb on the scale of numerous state and local races by exempting elite users from Facebook’s own rules. “It’s no secret that Big Tech censors have long […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Terran Orbital will Invest $300 Million in Florida to Construct the World’s Largest, State-of-the-Art, Commercial Spacecraft Facility

On September 27, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

EXPLORATION PARK, Fla. – Today, Governor DeSantis announced Terran Orbital’s decision to choose Merritt Island for the construction of its Commercial Spacecraft and Constellation Facility, bringing valuable spacecraft manufacturing opportunities and capabilities to the State of Florida by investing more than $300 million in new construction and equipment. This will be the largest satellite manufacturing […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet

On September 24, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Jessica Costello, Forough Hosseini, Corey Simon and Sandra Himmel to the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet.   Jessica Costello Costello, of Tampa, is a County Court Judge in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit. Previously, she was an Assistant Statewide Prosecutor and an Assistant State Attorney in […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Piero Bussani to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees

On September 24, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Piero Bussani to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees.   Piero Bussani Bussani, of Boca Raton, is the Chief Legal Officer and Global Head of Legal & Risk at Revantage Corporate Services. Previously, he was Chief Legal Officer and Managing Director of Digital […]