Governor Ron DeSantis today announced the Governor’s Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors (GI LAW), an initiative to leverage the talent of Florida’s leading law firms to provide pro bono services to military members. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis Announces the Governor’s Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors (GI LAW)
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), the largest aerospace and defense company headquartered in Florida, participated in two events this week that highlighted the important role STEM education and technology innovation play in the state’s economy. [Read more…] about Harris Corporation Showcases Commitment to Education and Innovation During STEM Day and Technology Day at the Capitol
FDLE agents today arrested Mario Ortega, 38, of 106 Poinciana Circle, Kissimmee on 10 counts of child pornography possession.
In March, agents received a tip that video suspected of depicting child pornography had been uploaded to a website. Investigators determined the video was uploaded from a computer associated with Ortega. A search warrant was obtained. During an on-scene examination of digital devices, agents found evidence of child pornography. The devices were seized for further analysis.
Ortega was taken to the Osceola County Jail on a $50,000 bond. The State Attorney’s Office, 9th Judicial Circuit, will prosecute the case.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis joined Florida lawmakers and advocates at the State Affairs Committee meeting today to advocate for cancer benefits for Florida’s firefighters. [Read more…] about CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis: The Time is Now to Provide Cancer Benefits for Florida’s Firefighters
Governor Ron DeSantis outlined his economic priorities while speaking at the Gulf Power Economic Symposium in Miramar Beach this morning. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis Delivers Remarks at the Gulf Power Economic Symposium
Governor Ron DeSantis today released a video highlighting his administration’s first 100 days in office. Today also marked the 100th public event the Governor has held since taking office.
“During my Inaugural Address, I agreed with Hamilton that, ‘Energy in the executive is the leading character in the definition of good government,’” said Governor DeSantis. “That’s why I’ve held 100 public events during my first 100 days in office. I will continue working with the Legislature and Floridians should know I will do whatever it takes to achieve our goals. Let’s fight the good fight and keep up the hard work.”
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The Florida Chamber of Commerce applauds the House State Affairs Committee for advancing a bill that puts Florida citizens back in charge of the Florida Constitution. [Read more…] about House Bill Putting Floridians Back in Charge of the Florida Constitution Advances
Florida Supreme Court Should Strike Down Unconstitutional
Proposal That Would Raise Electricity Prices
The Florida Chamber of Commerce, in its ongoing efforts to ensure policies aren’t put in place that would make Florida less competitive and electricity more expensive, filed a legal brief today opposing a proposed energy regulation amendment. [Read more…] about Florida Chamber of Commerce Agrees with Attorney General Ashley Moody
Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis visited with child patients and their families at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital yesterday. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis Visit Child Patients and Families at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
The Florida House of Representatives today passed CS/CS/HB 451 by Representative Scott Plakon (R-Longwood) related to nonopioid alternatives. [Read more…] about FANA Statement Regarding the Florida House’s Passage of HB 451 Related to Nonopioid Alternatives