Ron DeSantis

Florida News: PHOTO RELEASE Governor Ron DeSantis Addresses More Than 1,000 Business and Community Leaders at Broward Workshop

Davie, Fla. (STL.News) – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis addressed more than 1,000 business and community leaders at the Broward Workshop. The Broward Workshop is a private, non-profit business organization that works to facilitate positive solutions to pressing issues facing Broward County. “It was great to be in Broward County this morning to discuss ways we … Continue reading Florida News: PHOTO RELEASE Governor Ron DeSantis Addresses More Than 1,000 Business and Community Leaders at Broward Workshop

Florida News: Governor Ron DeSantis Commends Florida Legislative Leaders on Passing Medical Marijuana Bill

Tallahassee, Fla. (STL.News) – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis released the following statement regarding the passage of SB 182 – Medical Use of Marijuana, in the Florida Senate and the Florida House of Representatives: “The Florida Legislature has taken a significant step this week to uphold the will of the voters and support the patients who will … Continue reading Florida News: Governor Ron DeSantis Commends Florida Legislative Leaders on Passing Medical Marijuana Bill

Florida News: Governor Ron DeSantis Meets with New York Financial Industry Leaders to Highlight Florida’s Strong Business Climate

New York, NY (STL.News) Yesterday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued the following statement after meeting with leaders in New York’s financial industry: “Today I met with leaders in New York’s financial industry to highlight Florida’s strong business climate and discuss the additional steps my administration is taking to deregulate and increase investment our state,” said … Continue reading Florida News: Governor Ron DeSantis Meets with New York Financial Industry Leaders to Highlight Florida’s Strong Business Climate

Florida News: Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Proclamation in Support of Interim President Juan Guaidó of Venezuela

Doral, FL (STL.News) Yesterday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a bold proclamation recognizing Interim President Juan Guaidó as the only legitimate leader of Venezuela and standing against Maduro’s oppressive regime.  The Governor also called on the Florida Legislature to act swiftly during the 2019 legislative session to follow suit in recognizing Juan Guaidó as the … Continue reading Florida News: Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Proclamation in Support of Interim President Juan Guaidó of Venezuela

Florida News: Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Additional Federal Reimbursement for Florida Panhandle

This is a Result of a One-On-One Meeting Governor DeSantis Had with President Donald Trump in Washington D.C. on Tuesday Marianna, FL – Jan. 27, 2019 – Thursday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced additional reimbursement assistance for Hurricane Michael recovery expenses. On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Governor DeSantis met with President Trump one-on-one to discuss his … Continue reading Florida News: Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Additional Federal Reimbursement for Florida Panhandle

Florida News: What They Are Saying: Florida Leaders React to Governor Ron DeSantis’ Appointment of Barbara Lagoa to the Florida Supreme Court

Tallahassee, FL – Jan. 9, 2019 – Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Florida Third District Court of Appeals Judge Barbara Lagoa to the Florida Supreme Court, replacing retiring Justice R. Fred Lewis.  Justice Lagoa is the first Cuban American woman in history to serve on the Florida Supreme Court.  Here is what state leaders … Continue reading Florida News: What They Are Saying: Florida Leaders React to Governor Ron DeSantis’ Appointment of Barbara Lagoa to the Florida Supreme Court

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | GOP’s DeSantis defeats Gillum in Florida governor’s race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Former Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis was elected Florida governor Tuesday, riding the support of President Donald Trump to narrow victory in the battleground state. DeSantis, 40, was considered an underdog before Trump tweeted his support for DeSantis in December, a month before he got into the race. Trump campaigned to help … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla | GOP’s DeSantis defeats Gillum in Florida governor’s race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | Democrat challenges GOP hold on Florida governor’s seat

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Voters are deciding whether to keep Florida under Republican control with a close Trump ally or elect its first Democratic governor since 1994 — and the first African-American ever — after a campaign marked by a deadly hurricane and gun violence. Former Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis is hoping to ride President … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla | Democrat challenges GOP hold on Florida governor’s seat

PENSACOLA, Fla. | The Latest: Trump says Democrats have a ‘wrecking ball’

PENSACOLA, Fla.— The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is sharing the stage at a Florida rally with the state’s Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate and governor, at the same time taking swipes at their Democratic opponents. Trump’s appearance Saturday night in Pensacola, Florida, followed a rally … Continue reading PENSACOLA, Fla. | The Latest: Trump says Democrats have a ‘wrecking ball’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | DeSantis, Gillum pick running mates for Florida governor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum announced their running mates for Florida governor Thursday, with DeSantis choosing the first Cuban-American woman to be on the ballot for lieutenant governor and Gillum picking an Orlando-area businessman who competed against him in the primary. DeSantis revealed state Rep. Jeanette Nunez … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla | DeSantis, Gillum pick running mates for Florida governor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | DeSantis picks Cuban-American woman as running mate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis is picking state Rep. Jeanette Nunez to be his running mate, marking the first time a Cuban-American woman will run for Florida’s lieutenant governor. DeSantis announced his choice through a press release Thursday just ahead of a rally with Gov. Rick Scott, who is running for U.S. … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla | DeSantis picks Cuban-American woman as running mate

TAMPA, Fla.  | Promoting voter ID, Trump says ID needed to buy groceries

TAMPA, Fla. — President Donald Trump wrongly claimed that shoppers need to show photo identification to buy groceries and accused Democrats of obstructing his agenda and his Supreme Court nominee during a raucous rally aimed at bolstering two Florida Republicans ahead of the state’s primary. Trump, addressing thousands of supporters Tuesday night in one of … Continue reading TAMPA, Fla.  | Promoting voter ID, Trump says ID needed to buy groceries

WASHINGTON | Trump rallying Florida voters behind DeSantis for governor

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is diving deep into Florida’s Republican politics, joining his preferred candidate for governor in a competitive primary. Trump is holding a rally in Tampa on Tuesday in a show of force for congressman Ron DeSantis, who faces off against state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in the state’s Aug. 28 GOP … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump rallying Florida voters behind DeSantis for governor