Governor Ron DeSantis today is joining CFO and State Fire Marshall Jimmy Patronis, Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried, and Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Jared Moskowitz in urging Florida residents and visitors to practice fire safety as dangerous fire conditions are possible throughout Florida this summer. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis, State Fire Marshall Jimmy Patronis, Commissioner Nikki Fried and FDEM Director Jared Moskowitz Urge Fire Safety This Summer
Soup Du Jour
Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Bold Vision for a Brighter Future state budget for fiscal year 2019-2020. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis Signs the Bold Vision for a Brighter Future Budget
Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced an agreement with the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing), providing $140 million for the construction of new affordable workforce housing to help address housing shortages worsened by Hurricane Irma. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis and DEO Announce $140 Million for New Affordable Housing Construction in Hurricane Irma Impacted Communities
Governor Ron DeSantis today announced that the Florida Department of State (DOS) and Florida’s 67 County Supervisors of Elections will engage in a cooperative cybersecurity initiative ahead of the 2020 election. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Plan to Evaluate Security of Elections Systems in Florida and a Total of $5.1 Million for Election Cybersecurity
Governor Ron DeSantis today announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has approved more than $77 million in payments to citrus growers impacted by Hurricane Irma through the Citrus Recovery Block Grant since January 2019. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Approval of More than $77 Million to Citrus Growers Impacted by Hurricane Irma
With the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season officially underway, Hello Mobile and Q Link Wireless CEO Issa Asad is taking steps now to ensure customers can stay connected to family, friends, and the outside world in the aftermath of a destructive storm.
Today marks the first-ever World Food Safety Day, established in December by the United Nations to draw global attention to the health consequences of foodborne illnesses and contaminated food and water. [Read more…] about World Food Safety Day: Top Tips for Food Safety from Commissioner Nikki Fried
The Governor also announced the beginning of
the Sales Tax Holiday for Hurricane Supplies
Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) today are urging Florida residents and visitors to take advantage of the Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, which runs May 31-June 6, in preparation for the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis Urges Floridians to Prepare as Hurricane Season Begins
Honors the Memory of Jews Who Perished in the Holocaust
Governor Ron DeSantis today led the Florida delegation on a visit to Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, Israel’s official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis Participates in Wreath Laying Ceremony at Yad Vashem
Governor Ron DeSantis today held a Roundtable on School Safety and Security, visited the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center and participated in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony between the University of Miami and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center.