Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Issues State Of Emergency For East Coast CountiesGovernor Ron DeSantis issued a state of emergency on Friday for all counties along the state’s east coast in response to Hurricane Isaias as the storm tracks close to the shoreline along its northern journey.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Name, Image, Likeness Bill Allowing College Athletes To Secure Paid Endorsement Deals Beginning In 2021Florida's governor announced Friday that he would sign the proposed college athlete compensation bill into law, which would go into effect July 1, 2021.
Florida Gov. DeSantis Calls George Floyd Death 'Appalling,' While Citing 'Zero Tolerance For Violence, Rioting, Looting'For the first time since a string of protests erupted in Florida against police brutality, Gov. Ron DeSantis late Monday afternoon said the state has “zero tolerance for violence, rioting and looting.”
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Orders Flags Lowered For Pensacola Shooting VictimsPointing to “the senseless act of violence,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday ordered that flags be flown at half-staff for a week to honor victims of a shooting a Naval Air Station Pensacola.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Registration For The 2020 Python ChallengeFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis announced Thursday the opening of registration for the 2020 Python Challenge, where participants will compete for the biggest, most Burmese pythons caught.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' Budget Would Trim ‘Earmarks’Florida lawmakers got another message to expect a lean year for bringing home budget bacon.
Pay For Florida Teachers A Centerpiece Of Governor Ron Desantis' BudgetGov. Ron DeSantis is proposing a $1 billion injection into Florida’s public education system in the upcoming fiscal year, money that would largely go toward pay increases as the state deals with a teacher shortage.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Proposes $91.4 Billion BudgetGovernor Ron DeSantis has proposed a $91.4 billion state budget for next year, touting plans to funnel more money to public-school teachers and continue “momentum” on environmental issues.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' Teacher Pay Plan Faces QuestionsGov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday continued his full-throated support of a plan to increase minimum teacher salaries in Florida to $47,500, but Senate President Bill Galvano cautioned it might be difficult to carry out.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Criticizes Minimum Wage ProposalGov. Ron DeSantis on Monday questioned a proposal to increase Florida’s minimum wage through the constitutional amendment process, warning about effects on the restaurant industry.
Governor Ron DeSantis Committee Rakes In CashGov. Ron DeSantis’ political committee has collected more than $546,000 in contributions this month, with large chunks coming from out-of-state donors and the optometry industry, according to the committee’s website.
Florida Superintendents Weigh In On Higher Teacher PayWhen Gov. Ron DeSantis made a pitch this month to raise the minimum salaries of Florida public-school teachers to $47,500, questions lingered over how lawmakers would go about paying for the plan.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Backs Letting College Athletes Cash InGov. Ron DeSantis, who captained his university’s baseball team, backed California-style legislation Thursday that would allow Florida college athletes to cash in on their names and images.
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Backs Gov. DeSantis On Former BSO Sheriff's OusterFlorida Attorney General Ashley Moody called Monday for senators to reject reinstating suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, sending each senator a letter as a special session started.
Florida Supreme Court Justices To Take Up Major Medical Marijuana CaseThe Florida Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to take up an appeal by Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration in a high-profile case that could change the way medical marijuana operators do business in the state.