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Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Largest Tax Relief Plan in Florida’s History

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Largest Tax Relief Plan in Florida’s History

Record $2.7 billion of tax relief could save a family of four as much as $1,000 over the course of a year. All videos may be used courtesy of the Executive Office of the Governor.   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the largest tax relief plan in Florida’s history, providing Florida families […]

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Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation Toughening Penalties for Sex Criminals and Other Violent Offenders

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation Toughening Penalties for Sex Criminals and Other Violent Offenders

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 537, which toughens penalties for sex criminals. The bill makes all attempted sexual misconduct criminals ineligible for “gain-time,” a Department of Corrections program that sometimes shortens periods of incarceration. It also eliminates sentence reduction eligibility for any person convicted of attempting, soliciting, or conspiring to […]

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Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Memorial Day

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation Toughening Penalties for Sex Criminals and Other Violent Offenders

MEMORANDUM TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Development and Management FROM:            Governor Ron DeSantis DATE:            Thursday, May 25, 2023 RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Memorial Day On Memorial Day, we honor the heroes of the United States military who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. May we never forget the selfless bravery of the men […]

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Operation Lone Star in Full Force as Florida Resources Arrive at Southern Border

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation Toughening Penalties for Sex Criminals and Other Violent Offenders

DEL RIO, Texas — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s assets are on-scene to assist the State of Texas with the influx of migrants illegally crossing the southern border. Last week, the State of Texas officially requested resources through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) to assist in responding to the substantial public safety […]

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Governor DeSantis Signs 27 Bills

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation Toughening Penalties for Sex Criminals and Other Violent Offenders

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/SB 50 – Public Records SB 218 – Genetic Counselors Using Telehealth CS/SB 232 – Exploitation of Vulnerable Persons CS/CS/SB 346 – Public Construction SB 708 – Estoppel Letters CS/SB 1002 – Motor Vehicle Glass        CS/CS/CS/SB 1068 – Drone Delivery Services CS/SB 1154 – Labor […]

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Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislative Package to Support Florida’s Military Members and Their Families

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislative Package to Support Florida’s Military Members and Their Families

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed eight bills to support Florida’s military members and their families. Florida is the most military-friendly state in the nation and is home to nearly 1.5 million veterans, the third largest veteran population in the country. Bills signed by the Governor will support veteran education and training opportunities, expand […]

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Sexual Predator Sentenced To More Than 16 Years In Federal Prison For Receipt Of Child Sex Abuse Images

Three Defendants Plead Guilty to a Civil Rights Conspiracy Targeting Pregnancy Resource Centers

Jacksonville, Florida – Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Dennis William Sheffield, Jr. (52, Keystone Heights) to 16 years and 3 months in federal prison for receipt of child sex abuse materials. Sheffield was also ordered to serve a life term of supervised release and to register as a sex offender. In […]

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Governor DeSantis Signs 10 Bills

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation Toughening Penalties for Sex Criminals and Other Violent Offenders

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills:   CS/CS/HB 139 – Benefits, Training, and Employment for Veterans and Their Spouses CS/HB 485 – Veterans’ Services and Recognition CS/HB 621 – Death Benefits for Active Duty Servicemembers CS/HB 635 – Dental Services for Veterans CS/HB 1125 – Interstate Education Compacts CS/HB 1127 – […]

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Governor Ron DeSantis Awards $60 Million to 22 Projects Through the Broadband Opportunity Program

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation Toughening Penalties for Sex Criminals and Other Violent Offenders

To Date, More Than $226 Million Awarded for 88 Projects Across 53 Florida Counties, Connecting More Than 250,000 Homes and Businesses TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced $60 million in awards through the Broadband Opportunity Program to expand broadband Internet access in Florida’s unserved communities. These awards will support 22 projects in 19 […]

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