Gov. Ron DeSantis Feeling Pressure To Make State’s Unemployment Benefits RetroactiveGov. Ron DeSantis is feeling the pressure to make the state’s unemployment benefits retroactive due to the glitches on the claims site during the coronavirus crisis.
Coronavirus Update: Florida Governor Desantis Urges Precautions For Religious HolidaysFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday encouraged people to be “spiritually together but to remain socially distant” during the upcoming religious holidays.
Coronavirus Update: Governor Ron DeSantis To Wave Collection Of Taxes For Small Business LoansGovernor Ron DeSantis held a coronavirus roundtable Monday morning in Tallahassee.
Coronavirus Update: Florida Sets Up Second Highway Checkpoint To Screen New York MotoristsFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis on Saturday announced the creation of an Interstate 95 checkpoint on Florida's northern border to screen motorists traveling from the New York City area, in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Florida Coronavirus Update: Dems, Gov. Ron Desantis Square Off On ‘Shelter In Place’Gov. Ron DeSantis' efforts have sparked a partisan divide over whether he needs to do more to protect Floridians from COVID-19, the respiratory infection caused by the virus that can be deadly for seniors and people with serious health conditions.
Florida Coronavirus Update: Governor Ron DeSantis Wants Seniors, People With Medical Conditions To Stay HomeGovernor Ron DeSantis wants people age 65 and older and people with serious medical conditions to stay home for the next two weeks, as Florida continues to fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: Governor Ron DeSantis Calls For Major Disaster Declaration For FloridaFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis is requesting that President Donald Trump declare a 'Major Disaster' in Florida, as the state responds to the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Update: Florida Cities Ordering People To Shelter-In-Place; Governor Ron DeSantis ResistsSome of Florida's harder-hit municipalities ordered all their residents to shelter-in-place Tuesday after Gov. Ron DeSantis argued against a statewide order and blamed people flying in from New York and New Jersey for potentially spreading the coronavirus.
Florida Coronavirus Update: Gov. Ron DeSantis Issues Executive Order Requiring NY-Area Travelers To Self-QuarantineFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis says he will issue an executive order to require anyone traveling from New York and New Jersey area to self-quarantine for 14 days.
Coronavirus Update: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Wants To Avoid Statewide ShutdownFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday that he wants to avoid imposing a statewide lockdown as many other states have done.
Gov. Ron DeSantis: Coronavirus Testing Must Be ExpandedAt a press conference Sunday afternoon, Gov. Ron DeSantis made it clear that testing for the coronavirus has become a top priority for the state.
Coronavirus Testing: Gov. Ron DeSantis Praises New Mobile Collection Facility In Pembroke PinesFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis visited the new mobile collection site at CB Smith Park, which he hopes will be a game changer for how the state tests for the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Claims Jobs In FloridaFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis has been able to enjoy presiding over a state with record-low jobless numbers. But not for much longer.
Coronavirus In Florida: 4 UF Students Confirmed, New Death In Broward, Bars & Nightclubs ClosingFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis is ordering all bars and nightclubs to close effective 5:00 p.m. for 30 days due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Loan Program Aimed At Keeping Businesses ‘Afloat’ During Coronavirus PandemicGov. Ron DeSantis announced on Monday that Florida will begin a $50 million bridge-loan program for businesses hurt by the novel coronavirus and that he has directed the state’s revenue department to extend deadlines for businesses to pay corporate income taxes.