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    • Florida Division of Emergency Management Issues Emergency Order to Protect Residents in Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities and Other Long-Term Care Facilities
      TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, at Governor DeSantis’ direction, Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz issued an Emergency Order temporarily restricting visitation to nursing homes, assisted living facilities (ALFs), adult family-care homes, long-term care facilities and adult group homes. By restricting visitation, the state is taking proactive measures to limit the potential of COVID-19 […]
    • Attorney General Moody Announces the 2019 Law Enforcement Officers of the Year
      TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody today named Franklin County Sheriff’s Sergeant Jeff Hewitt and Deputy Jared Hewitt as 2019’s Law Enforcement Officers of the Year. The Attorney General’s Office recognized the father and son duo, along with eight other law enforcement officers across the state for their dedication to protecting Floridians. Attorney General Ashley Moody […]
    • CONSUMER ALERT: Report Suspicious Crowdfunding Charity Pages
      TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody is issuing a Consumer Alert to ask Floridians to report suspicious crowdfunding charity pages. Friday, the Florida Highway Patrol made the Attorney General’s Office aware of a suspicious-looking page purporting to raise money for the family of a fallen FHP Trooper. In less than an hour, the Attorney General’s Consumer […]
    • Governor Ron DeSantis Announces More Than $3.6 Million for FinTech Training Program
      On February 12, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff Jacksonville, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced he is awarding more than $3.6 million through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund to the Florida State College at Jacksonville and St. Johns River State College to create the Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative. This Initiative represents a […]
    • Florida coalition Against Domestic Violence
      After many months of obstruction by the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Governor’s office received deeply disturbing information regarding the organization’s practices over the past several years.  These practices include exorbitant compensation payouts, abuse of state dollars, withholding of information, and breach of public trust. Governor Ron DeSantis has requested Chief Inspector General (CIG), […]
    • Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Children’s Trust of Alachua County Advisory Board
      Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Dr. Patricia Snyder, Nancy Hardt, Dr. Margarita Labarta, Dr. Karen Cole-Smith and Charles “Lee” Pinkoson to the Children’s Trust of Alachua County Advisory Board. These board members are appointed by the Governor from a list of candidates selected by Alachua County’s Board of County […]
    • The 2020 Legislative Session
      Friends, The 2020 Legislative Session will have soon reached a conclusion, maybe even before this article makes it to publishing and we’re very much looking forward to being back home in the district. Once we return, we’ll be ready to tour the district to give a full report on all that we’ve accomplished these last […]