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Florida Gov DeSantis pushes to end Disney self-government

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday asked the Legislature to repeal a law allowing Walt Disney World to operate a private government over its properties in the state, the latest volley in a feud between the governor and the entertainment giant over what critics have dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” law.…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces More Than $23.1 Million in Funding to Support Panhandle Communities

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis awarded more than $23.1 million in funding to Northwest Florida communities through the Rural Infrastructure Fund and Community Development Block Grant programs. “The best defense is a good offense and the long-term resilience of the Florida Panhandle is dependent on continuing to provide resources to support the success…

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DeSantis rips Biden Administration for revoking monoclonal antibody supply

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The Florida Department of Health announced monoclonal antibody sites statewide will be closed after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) abruptly revoked the drug’s emergency use authorization Monday. Statement by Governor Ron DeSantis Governor Ron DeSantis is demanding the Biden Administration reverse its sudden and reckless decision to revoke emergency…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces First Ever Statewide Flooding Resilience Plan

OLDSMAR, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Shawn Hamilton, Chief Resilience Officer Dr. Wes Brooks, and other stakeholders to announce another milestone in Florida’s efforts to protect Florida’s coastal and inland communities with the state’s first ever Statewide Flooding Resilience Plan. The plan consists of a list…

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DeSantis Announces Payment Increase for Law Enforcement, Says New COVID Lockdowns “Not Going to Happen”

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida governor Ron DeSantis announced new legislation to increase payment for both local and state law enforcement, as well as new bonuses for all first responders in the state, during a press conference at the Florida Highway Patrol headquarters in Orlando. DeSantis criticized other states that have sought to defund different…

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Florida Senate President Releases Anti-Mandate Joint Legislative Agenda for Special Session

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – After standing alongside Governor Ron DeSantis during his press conference in Zephyrhills Monday morning, Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson published the State Senate’s legislative agenda for the upcoming Special Session in a press release. The full joint legislative agenda laser focuses on combating COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the state of Florida…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Enterprise Florida Board of Directors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Rodney Cruise and Troy Link to the Enterprise Florida Board of Directors. Rodney Cruise Cruise, of Enterprise, is Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Previously, he was Vice President of Business Development for Sodexo. Cruise is a member of…

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