The nomination of Dr. Joseph A. Ladapo, MD, PhD as Florida Surgeon General by Governor Ron DeSantis has caused an uproar with doctors in the Twitter blue check and non-blue check universe and one is because of his medical specialty. Just a little background on Dr. Ladapo’sContinue Reading

The Eighth Judicial Circuit Court has granted a temporary injunction that prevents the city of Gainesville from forcing government employees to get the COVID shots. A lawsuit was filed by Jeff Childers Law, LLC, on behalf of many employees and contractors against Gainesville on August 26 after city officials imposed a shot mandate. TheContinue Reading

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis today called on the Biden Administration to restore Florida’s monoclonal antibody supply. In a nationwide address on September 9th, President Biden announced that he would “increase the average pace of shipment across the country of free monoclonal antibody treatments by another 50 percent.” Despite this welcomeContinue Reading

In the era of COVID misinformation, a group called DEFEND THE SCIENCE is circulating a press release attacking Governor Ron DeSantis and his appointment General Surgeon appointment Joseph Ladapo, for pushing “dangerous misinformation in the media, supported people taking poison to treat COVID-19, and called masks a ‘distraction’ to the position.”Continue Reading

Florida became a national model to relaunching our economy in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is largely attributed to the leadership of Governor Ron DeSantis to follow the facts and not the fear to reopen Florida safe and smart, while protecting our most vulnerable populations. Governor DeSantis will addressContinue Reading

Last week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation recognizing September as Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. “We are honored that Governor DeSantis has issued the proclamation for Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month,” said Olivia Hoblit, President and Founder of the Trinity Love Hoblit Foundation. “Compared to other conditions like cardiac arrestContinue Reading

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and his leadership in the battle against COVID-19 has led the State of Florida to open 25 state-run monoclonal antibody treatment sites. The success of this program has prompted Florida Safety Net Hospital Alliance CEO Justin Senior to say, “We strongly support Governor DeSantis’ efforts to raiseContinue Reading

Gov. Ron DeSantis openly defied President Joe Biden’s attack on Florida on Wednesday, saying he would “stand in the way” of any federal COVID-19 restrictions that would hurt businesses, try to force shutdowns or just “single out” the Sunshine State. During a press conference in Panama City, DeSantis responded to aContinue Reading

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis  was joined by Florida parents, students, elected officials and community leaders as he called for a stop to school mask mandates, reinforcing that every parent should have the right to choose what is best for their child. “The federal government has no right to tell parents thatContinue Reading

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis joined the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to survey the impacts of the red tide bloom affecting southwest Florida and the Tampa Bay area. Governor DeSantis also provided an update on the state’s response efforts whichContinue Reading

Last week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis sent a letter to President Biden requesting federal assistance to provide Internet access to the people of Cuba standing up against communist oppression and demanding a voice after decades of suffering under the yoke of a cruel dictatorship: Dear Mr. President: I write toContinue Reading

On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that state law enforcement officers have deployed to Texas to provide additional support in response to the security crisis at the southern border. “When the Governors of Texas and Arizona reached out for help, Florida answered the call,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “We areContinue Reading

On Tuesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 5, SB 1108 and HB 233 that will collectively strengthen civics instruction and civics literacy education in Florida’s kindergarten through postsecondary public schools. “I’m proud to sign three bills today that prioritize civics education in our schools,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “The sadContinue Reading

On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted a more than $12 million increase in Alzheimer’s and dementia funding, bringing the state’s total commitment to over $51 million for the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year, furthering his strong commitment to the advancement of research needed for this disease. Florida is the only state inContinue Reading

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On Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 76, which builds on Governor DeSantis’ commitment to insurance reform in Florida. This bill protects Florida families by restructuring litigation rules for disputed insurance claims; expressly disallows contractors, public adjusters, and companies from using prohibited advertisements that encourage Floridians to make an insuranceContinue Reading

Gov. DeSantis signed House Bill 1475, making participation in school sports contingent on determining a student’s “biological sex,” which refers to a persons’ sex assigned at birth. “The ‘Fairness in Women’s Sports Act’ signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis is entirely unfair to transgender and cisgender women and girls, as itContinue Reading

On Tuesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 1028 creating the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act” and preserving fair opportunities for female athletes to demonstrate their strength, skills, and abilities in athletic competition. The bill specifies that an athletic team or sport that is designated for females, women, or girls mayContinue Reading

Governor Ron DeSantis signed an unprecedented bill yesterday, which will allow Floridians who are treated unfairly by Big Tech platforms to have the right to sue these companies and win monetary damages. SB 7072, effective July 1, 2021, is the first bill of its kind in the United States. ItContinue Reading

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In the wake of the Russian hacking of the Colonial Pipeline, Tampa Bay residents are aggressively filling up their tanks, creating some shortages and long lines across the region. “Obviously, it affects our state,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Wednesday. DeSantis urged people not to hoard gas and to avoidContinue Reading

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is warning by the month’s end, there will be more restrictions for people to qualify for unemployment benefits. After May 29, individuals will have to prove they’re actively applying for jobs by completing three to five weekly job searches, based on population of their county’sContinue Reading

Florida is suing the Biden Administration in federal district court to overturn the unlawful “Conditional Sailing Order” enacted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “We must allow our cruise liners and their employees to get back to work and safely set sail again,” said Governor Ron DeSantis.Continue Reading