Category Archives: Ron DeSantis

Governor DeSantis Announces More Than $30 Million to Improve Infrastructure, Community Redevelopment and Job Creation in Small and Rural Florida Communities

PERRY, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and Enterprise Florida Inc. (EFI) have awarded several grants totaling more than $30 million to improve infrastructure, community redevelopment and job creation in small and rural Florida communities. $29 million was awarded through the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant…

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DeSantis Parts with Trump in Response to Surfside Tragedy

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — When the coronavirus ravaged Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis defiantly bucked mask mandates. He later cracked down on protesters advocating racial justice, blasted President Joe Biden on immigration, jumped into the fight over transgender athletes and signed sweeping legislation to toughen voting rules. But after a deadly building collapse, the Republican governor is largely hitting pause on the…

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Governor DeSantis: No Structural Damages as Elsa Passes Through Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Governor Ron DeSantis announced that no major structural damages have been reported in the state as tropical storm Elsa passes through, during a press conference at the State Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee. DeSantis added that no healthcare facilities have reported any power outages but have been in contact with local…

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Governor DeSantis Issues an Updated Executive Order Regarding Tropical Storm Elsa

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 21-151, which expands the State of Emergency to include the following counties: Alachua, Columbia, Dixie, Franklin, Hamilton, Gilchrist, Jefferson, Lake, Lafayette, Madison, Marion, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor and Wakulla. Additionally, Executive Order 21-151 removes the State of Emergency from the following counties: DeSoto, Hardee and…

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Freshman State Rep. Daisy Morales Garners Nearly 60 Bills Signed into Law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Freshman State Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) announced in a press release Friday that she tallied the most sponsored or co-sponsored bills signed into law in the Florida House this Legislative Session, a major milestone. “I love to serve the people of Florida and District 48,” Representative Morales said. “We have work to…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Signs 94 Bills Into Law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/CS/SB 44 – Use of Drones by Government Agencies CS/CS/SB 46 – Craft Distilleries CS/SB 60 – County and Municipal Code Enforcement CS/SB 64 – Reclaimed Water CS/CS/SB 80 – Child Welfare CS/CS/SB 96 – Child Welfare CS/SB 342 – Vehicle and Vessel Registration CS/CS/SB…

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