Hurricane-Irma Impacted Communities To Receive Millions For Improved Infrastructure and Flooding PreventionFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Friday that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity's Rebuild Florida Program is putting $100 million toward infrastructure improvements and hardening projects to make Florida more resilient to storms and flooding.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Publix Expand COVID-19 Vaccination Locations But None In South FloridaFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Wednesday that more Publix locations in the state will start to administer COVID-19 vaccinations.
Florida Governor Ron Desantis Vows To ‘Act Very Quickly’ If Disorderly Protests Erupt At State CapitolGov. Ron DeSantis warned Tuesday that law enforcement “reinforcements” will be on hand if anyone plans to participate in armed protests at the state Capitol.
'Magical' Moment As COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives In FloridaThe first wave of coronavirus vaccinations began in Florida on Monday, with health-care workers in Tampa and Jacksonville among the first to get inoculated.
Florida Schools To Remain Open In Spring As DeSantis Calls Closures 'Biggest Public Health Blunder In Modern American History'Gov. Ron DeSantis doubled down on his opposition to school closures on Monday by announcing Florida’s public schools will continue in-person learning through the spring semester, and parents will be notified and encouraged to send their children to in-person instruction if the student is not performing well with virtual instruction. However, parents can opt-out, allowing their child to remain virtual.
'Bullish' & 'With Lack Of Empathy': Florida Ag. Commissioner Nikki Fried Blasts Gov. DeSantis For His Handling Of PandemicPublic school instruction will continue in-person and online this spring as coronavirus cases continue to increase across Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday as Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried blasts the governor for his handling of the pandemic.
Florida Gov. DeSantis Joins President Trump As He Signs Executive Orders To Lower Rx Drug PricesFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis was on hand at the White House on Friday as President Donald Trump signed four executive orders designed to reduce prescription-drug prices, including one aimed at allowing drug importation from Canada and other countries.
Florida Restaurants, Retail Can Increase To 50% Capacity Under Full Phase One ReopeningStarting Monday, Florida will move into a full phase 1 reopening, described by Gov. Ron DeSantis as things the state could have done but didn't do initially.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Wants To Clear Way For Nursing Home VisitorsFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday said he wants to reopen long-term care facilities so the tens of thousands of residents can once again have visitors, but he offered no details on when that would occur.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis To Announce State's 'Methodical, Slow' Reopening Plans On WednesdayFlorida Gov. DeSantis is expected to unveil the first phase of his plan to reopen the state on Wednesday amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Florida's 'Phase One' Reopening Plan To Be Released Wednesday, Says Gov. DeSantis From The White HousePresident Donald Trump met with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Tuesday in the Oval Office as states begin to lay out their plans for reopening. Gov. DeSantis says his big announcement is coming Wednesday.
Coronavirus Impact: Gov. Ron DeSantis Convenes Newly Formed Re-Open Florida Task ForceGovernor Ron DeSantis has assembled a coronavirus task force to lay the framework for re-opening Florida which was forced to shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Hard Rock Stadium Drive-Through Site To Expand Testing CriteriaFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis is making a big change at the three major coronavirus testing sites in the state, by allowing just about everyone, regardless of age, occupation or symptoms to get tested.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Stays Out Of Delivery Room For His Baby Girl's Birth To Save PPE For Medical StaffFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis and his wife Casey welcomed a new baby girl into the world, but he was not in the delivery room when she was born in order to save PPE's for the medical staff fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
Florida Coronavirus Update: Gov. Ron DeSantis Issues 'Safer At Home' For Southeast FloridaFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he is going to sign a 'Safer At Home' order to enforce isolation efforts for the Southeast part of the state amid COVID-19 concerns.