DeSantis blames farm workers for COVID-19 spike

TALLAHASSEE — In a press conference on June 16, Gov. Ron DeSantis pointed to farmworkers as being one of the major causes of increased positive COVID-19 test results the state has seen in June. “When you have workers like that, they’re living in really close confines,” explained Gov. DeSantis. “Sometimes multi-generational. But the real, close […]

C-43 Reservoir Project brings Governor to LaBelle

On Friday, October 25, Gov. Ron DeSantis arrived in LaBelle, among environmentalists and government officials, to ceremonially break ground on the long-awaited C-43 West Basin Storage Reservoir, a major component of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). Calling the groundbreaking a “great reason to celebrate,” DeSantis spoke briefly, outlining the purpose of this massive project- […]

Governor Ron DeSantis announces proposal to increase minimum salary for Florida Teachers

Middleburg, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis announced his proposal to increase the minimum salary for teachers across the state. The Governor’s proposed 2020 budget recommendation will include a pay raise for more than 101,000 teachers in Florida by raising the minimum salary to $47,500. According to the National Education Association, Florida ranks 26th in the […]