Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Seven to the Board of Athletic Training

On December 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Gerald Stevens, Kari Riddle, Billy McDougal, Frank Walters, Randy Schwartzberg, James Hudson and Terry Lynn Roberts to the Board of Athletic Training. Gerald Stevens Stevens, of Jacksonville, is the Supervisor for District Athletic Training at Duval County Public Schools. Previously, he was the Athletic Training […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Four to the Board of Hearing Aid Specialists

On December 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Randy Ellsworth, Leanne Polhill, Pamela Dechmerowski and Dean Easterwood to the Board of Hearing Aid Specialists. Randy Ellsworth Ellsworth, of Port St. Lucie, is a Hearing Aid Specialist at Hearing Solutions of the Palm Beaches. He is a Past President of the Florida Society of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Takes Action Against Communist China and Woke Corporations

On December 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

The State of Florida will investigate its holdings in Chinese companies and retake control of its shareholder proxy voting from ideology-crazed investment funds   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis held a meeting of the State Board of Administration where he, CFO Jimmy Patronis, and Attorney General Ashley Moody moved to revoke all proxy voting authority […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights New Preventative Monoclonal Antibody for Immunocompromised Patients

On December 17, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

OCALA, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo to announce a new long-acting COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy from AstraZeneca will be available for moderately to severely immunocompromised individuals, such as cancer patients and transplant recipients, at numerous health care provider locations in Florida, upon allocation from the federal […]

Governor DeSantis Announces Florida’s Job Growth for November is Six Times Faster than the Nation

On December 17, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s job growth for November was six times faster than the nation as Florida gained 51,100 jobs (0.6%) while the nation as a whole gained 210,000 jobs (0.1%) over the month. Florida’s economic data reflects Governor DeSantis’ “Freedom First” approach continues to build a solid economic […]

First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces Expansion of Hope Ambassadors Clubs

On December 17, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced that 100 Florida schools have started Hope Ambassadors Clubs in 39 school districts. This announcement represents a 300% increase from the 25 Florida schools that participated during the 2020-2021 school year. In addition, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced a generous donation of $100,000 from Simply […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $12 Million for Rural Communities Impacted by Hurricane Michael

On December 16, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

CHIPLEY, Fla. –  Today, Governor Ron DeSantis visited rural areas of Northwest Florida and held press conferences in Washington and Holmes counties to announce $12 million for communities impacted by Hurricane Michael. These funds cover the local match portion of mitigation awards to support disaster readiness and support recovery efforts. Governor DeSantis announced funding across 9 […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Visits Nassau County and Announces More Than $5 Million for Workforce Education in Rural Communities

On December 16, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

YULEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced two Florida Job Growth Grant Fund awards for workforce education programs in rural communities. The Governor awarded more than $3.1 million to Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) to establish the Nassau County Transportation Education Institute, a commercial driving facility that will expand the workforce training available […]

Florida Deploys State All-Hazards Incident Management Team to Support Tornado Outbreak Response in Kentucky

On December 15, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

First Lady Casey DeSantis, Madison, Mason, and Mamie joined FDEM Director Kevin Guthrie to send off these dedicated public servants from FDEM and Clay, St. Johns, and Flagler counties                   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Florida deployed a nine-person State All-Hazards Incident Management Team comprised of individuals from the Florida […]

Governor DeSantis Announces Legislative Proposal to Stop W.O.K.E. Activism and Critical Race Theory in Schools and Corporations

On December 15, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

WILDWOOD, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Stop the Wrongs to Our Kids and Employees (W.O.K.E.) Act, a legislative proposal that will give businesses, employees, children and families tools to fight back against woke indoctrination. The Stop W.O.K.E. Act will be the strongest legislation of its kind in the nation and will take […]