Governor-elect Ron DeSantis and Lt. Governor Jeanette Nuñez today held an appreciation event honoring veterans, military members, first responders and Gold Star families at A Call to Action: Honoring Service, Sacrifice and Country. [Read more…] about Governor-elect Ron DeSantis Honors Florida’s Military Members & First Responders
Gov. Scott Appoints Five to the District and County Courts
Judges appointed to the Second and Fifth District Courts of
Appeal and to the Duval and Miami-Dade County Courts
Governor Rick Scott today announced appointments to the Second and Fifth District Courts of Appeal and to the Duval and Miami-Dade County Courts.
Andrea Teves Smith is appointed to the Second District Court of Appeal. Smith, 49, of Lakeland, is a Circuit Judge in the Tenth Judicial Circuit. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and her law degree from Stetson University College of Law. Smith fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Marva Crenshaw.
Meredith Sasso is appointed to the Fifth District Court of Appeal. Sasso, 35, of Orlando, is the Chief Deputy General Counsel to the Executive Office of the Governor. She received her bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Florida. Sasso fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Vincent Torpy.
Erin Perry is appointed to the Duval County Court. Perry, 37, of Jacksonville, is a Circuit Court Division Chief in the State Attorney’s Office for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. She received her bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Florida. Perry fills the vacancy created by the elevation of Judge Lester Bass.
Natalie Moore is appointed to the Miami-Dade County Court. Moore, 38, of Cooper City, is an Assistant State Attorney and Training Director in the State Attorney’s Office for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit. She received her bachelor’s, master’s, and law degrees from the University of Florida. Moore fills the vacancy created by the elevation of Judge Carlos Guzman.
Robert Watson is appointed to the Miami-Dade County Court. Watson, 47, of Miami, is a Principal with Kobre & Kim LLP. He received his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and his law degree from Stanford Law School. Watson fills the vacancy created by the elevation of Judge Alex Bokor.
Gov. Scott Appoints Leigh Giunta to Early Coalition
of Indian River, Martin, and Okeechobee Counties
Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Leigh Giunta to the Early Learning Coalition of Indian River, Martin, and Okeechobee counties. [Read more…] about Appointments by Governor Rick Scott for Monday, January 7, 2019
U.S. Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18) today reintroduced the South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act. [Read more…] about Mast Reintroduces Bill Requiring Federal Plan To Combat Florida Harmful Algal Blooms
Governor-elect Ron DeSantis announced today the 2019 Inaugural Committee is donating $150,000 to Operation 300, a non-profit organization that provides aid to military families who have lost loved ones in combat. [Read more…] about 2019 DeSantis-Nuñez Inaugural Committee Donates $150,000 to Operation 300
Attorney General Pam Bondi’s eight years of dedicated service to Floridians and the great state of Florida is coming to an end. [Read more…] about Attorney General Bondi Leaves a Better Florida after Eight Years as Chief Legal Officer
Governor-elect Ron DeSantis was joined today by Florida’s top leaders from both the private and public sectors at a Thought Leaders Luncheon to discuss ways to ensure a brighter future for the Sunshine State. [Read more…] about Governor-elect Ron DeSantis Hosts Bold Vision for a Brighter Future: Thought Leaders Luncheon
Governor Rick Scott announced today six awards for more than $18 million in funding from the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund. The Florida Job Growth Grant Fund, established by Governor Scott and the Florida Legislature last year, provides $85 million for improving public infrastructure and enhancing workforce training in Florida. [Read more…] about Gov. Scott Announces More Than $18 Million in Awards for Florida Job Growth Grant Fund Projects
Governor Rick Scott today released the below open letter to all Florida families and members of the Florida Legislature detailing the incredible progress, growth and success of Florida over the past eight years. [Read more…] about Governor Rick Scott – Accomplishments Since 2011
On select nights January into early April
The special southbound late train on select venue nights is continuing in 2019 during January and into early April. [Read more…] about SunRail Continuing Later Southbound Train through early 2019
Lieutenant Governor-elect Jeanette Nuñez and Incoming First Lady Casey DeSantis were joined today by influential female leaders from across the state for Women Transforming Florida: A Tribute Breakfast. [Read more…] about Tribute Breakfast Celebrates Strong Female Leadership in DeSantis-Nuñez Administration