Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Sunday he has suspended tolls on state highways effective immediately, including State Road 528 and Florida’s Turnpike. DeSantis also approved Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings’ request to suspend tolls along State Road 408, 417 and 429.
Today, Governor Ron DeSantis visited the Emergency Operations Centers in Palm Beach and Orange counties, where he received briefings on Hurricane Dorian and urged residents to be prepared. He also visited the command center of Florida Power & Light to discuss preparation efforts.
Rep. Randy Fine (R-Palm Bay) was with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as he signed legislation Wednesday in Jerusalem banning anti-Semitism in Florida’s public schools.
Brevard County’s unemployment rate was reported at 3.5 percent in February, compared to 3.9 percent year-over-year, according to statistics released by the State of Florida.
The Florida Supreme Court issued an order directing the impanelment of a statewide grand jury on school safety. This comes after Governor DeSantis filed a petition with the court requesting the grand jury on February 13, 2019.
First Lady Casey DeSantis announced the theme and student contests for 2019 Black History Month. This year’s theme will be “Celebrating Public Service” to recognize and pay tribute to African-American leaders who play prominent roles in public service throughout Florida.
Governor Ron DeSantis recently wrote a letter to the members of Florida’s 23 Professional Licensing Boards, calling on them to join him, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez and Department of Business and Professional Regulation Secretary Halsey Beshears on Thursday, January 31, at Valencia College in Orlando for a one-day event called “Florida Deregathon” to find solutions to harmful regulations facing Floridians.
State Senator Linda Stewart (D-Orlando) has filed legislation to permanently ban fracking in Florida.
Governor-elect Ron DeSantis’ Transition Team announced key staff recruited to lead transition operations for the Governor-elect.
Florida Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Ron DeSantis is visiting Melbourne as Floridians prepare to head to the ballot box on November 6. Recent polls show DeSantis in a virtual dead heat with Democrat Andrew Gilliam in the Governor’s race.
Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Ron DeSantis will be in Melbourne on Sunday as Floridians prepare to head to the ballot box on November 6 to decide on Florida’s next Governor.
With two weeks left before Election Day, Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott leads incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson by less than two points in Florida’s critical U.S. Senate race, while Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum maintains a narrow lead over Republican nominee Ron DeSantis in the battle to be the state’s next governor, according to the statewide survey by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).
With big leads among women, black, Hispanic and independent voters, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate for Florida governor, has 52 percent of likely voters to 46 percent for former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, the Republican contender, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll released on Tuesday.
Just weeks away from the midterms, the campaign of Andrew Gillum, the Democratic Party’s candidate for Florida governor, is fighting back against an attack ad from Republican opponent Ron DeSantis that it calls “false,” “malicious” and “defamatory.”
U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis is resigning from Congress to concentrate on his campaign for Florida governor. DeSantis sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday announcing his immediate resignation.
A new poll shows a close contest between U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum in the race to replace term-limited Gov. Rick Scott in Florida.