ALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis has requested a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Disaster Declaration to support Florida’s farmers who were impacted by Hurricane Idalia. In addition to impacting crop yields, Hurricane Idalia also impacted barns, fencing and other equipment. The Governor has requested... Read More.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 23-171, declaring a state of emergency for 33 counties in preparation for Invest 93L, which is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm in the... Read More.
TALLAHASSEEE, Fla. (FLV) – Governor Ron DeSantis has instructed state emergency authorities to closely monitor and make necessary preparations for a potential tropical weather system that may enter the Gulf of Mexico and could potentially affect the Gulf coast of Florida.Although the system has... Read More.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On Friday, May 27th Governor Ron DeSantis signed eight bills to support Florida’s military members and their families. Florida is the most military-friendly state in the nation and is home to nearly 1.5 million veterans, the third largest veteran population in the... Read More.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — First Lady Casey DeSantis was joined by Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) Secretary Melanie Griffin and Florida animal advocates to discuss ways to improve protections for Florida’s pet population and lower euthanasia rates among animals admitted to a shelter. To watch the press conference click
MIAMI — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill (HB) 1, which expands available school choice options for all students in Florida by eliminating financial eligibility restrictions and the current enrollment cap. Florida already... Read More.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Hometown Heroes housing assistance program has awarded more than $50 million in down payment and closing cost assistance to Florida’s hometown heroes. The program assists individuals such as law enforcement officers, educators, healthcare professionals, and... Read More.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis announced that he has directed the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to utilize $13.8 million in grant funding to support and expand mental health resources for... Read More.
Governor Ron DeSantis unveiled a legislative proposal to reign in unchecked Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and drive transparency among prescription drug prices influenced by Big Pharma. This proposal furthers the Administration’s efforts to lower prescription drug prices and reaffirms the state’s commitment to assist... Read More.