Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Ten to the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission

On September 25, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Michael Adkinson, Jr., Melanie Bevan, Gary Calhoun, Jacqueline Harrison, Darla Portman, Carol Casimir, Michael Allen, Jermaine Lawson, Charles McIntosh and Richard Murphy to the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Michael Adkinson, Jr. Adkinson, Jr., of Santa Rosa Beach, is the Sheriff of Walton […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Applauds Trump Administration Actions to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs

On September 25, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis commended President Donald Trump for critical steps taken to expand access to safe and affordable prescription drugs. Under the leadership of President Trump, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a rule and guidance allowing states to […]

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Friday, September 25, 2020

On September 25, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Friday, September 25, 2020

First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces Orestes Bouzon as Florida’s Featured Artist for Hispanic Heritage Month

On September 24, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced contemporary artist, Orestes Bouzon as Florida’s featured artist for Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated September 15 to October 15. Mr. Bouzon, who fled Cuba in 1994 to come to the United States, has made a name for himself and his art across the globe ever since. “I […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Get There Florida Workforce Education Initiative

On September 24, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, in celebration of Workforce Development Month, Governor Ron DeSantis, and the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) announced the launch of Get There Florida, a new workforce education initiative aimed at raising awareness of short-term but high-value career and technical education programs. Available at GetThereFL.com, the initiative highlights the key benefits of […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces FEMA Approval of Major Disaster Declaration

On September 24, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis announced the approval of a major disaster declaration for Hurricane Sally from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The declaration can be found here. The declaration includes public assistance for all categories in Escambia County and public assistance Category B (emergency protective measures) for Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, […]

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Thursday, September 24, 2020

On September 24, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Thursday, September 24, 2020

Governor Ron DeSantis Makes Five Judicial Appointments

On September 23, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Joshua Hawkes to the Second Circuit Court, Jennifer Swenson to the Tenth Circuit Court, Gilberto Perez to the Twentieth Circuit Court, Stefanie Morris to the Leon County Court, and Barry Dickson to the Escambia County Court. Joshua Hawkes Hawkes, of Tallahassee, has been a […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Activates Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses Damaged by Hurricane Sally

On September 23, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan program to support small businesses impacted by Hurricane Sally. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) administers the Emergency Bridge Loan program that provides short-term, zero-interest loans to small businesses that experienced physical damage or economic injury during Hurricane Sally. […]

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Wednesday, September 23, 2020

On September 23, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

DeSantis/Nuñez Administration Schedule for Wednesday, September 23, 2020