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

On Sunday, the iconic new magazine, 60 Minutes, attempted one of the biggest smears in media history regarding Florida’s COVID-19 response and vaccine distribution efforts. The Washington Post sums it up this way: According to “60 Minutes,” critics alleged that DeSantis engaged in “pay-to-play” with his vaccine rollout, favoring theContinue Reading

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced issuing Executive Order (Number 21-81) “Prohibiting COVID-19 Vaccine Passports” in a tweet Friday: Today I issued an executive order prohibiting the use of so-called COVID-19 vaccine passports. The Legislature is working on making permanent these protections for Floridians and I look forward to signing themContinue Reading

On Tuesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that CVS Health will administer COVID-19 vaccines at 76 additional CVS Pharmacy locations across Florida. The additional 76 retail locations announced are in addition to the 81 stores previously announced–bringing the total number of CVS Health vaccination sites to 157. “I’m pleased toContinue Reading