The Republican governor slammed the 'unconstitutional' mandates.
Following the FBI's confirmation that Brian Laundrie's remains were found in a nature reserve near his home, Gov. Ron DeSantis' office said he is committed to helping victims of domestic violence.
Gov. Ron DeSantis took aim at President Biden's vaccine mandate, calling for a special legislative session to ban any such requirements in Florida by "strengthening" state laws: "We need to take action to protect Florida jobs," DeSantis said. "Your right to earn a living should not be contingent upon COVID shots."
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis spoke with Gabby Petito's father, Joe Petito, to express his condolences for the loss of his daughter.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday threatened to sue the Biden administration over an anticipated coronavirus vaccine mandate.
Governor Ron DeSantis said law enforcement has been working nonstop to try and find Laundrie, but said he was frustrated the only person of interest in the disappearance and death of Gabby Petito had not been found.
"I got faith in the big guy upstairs and I got faith in her," Gov. DeSantis said when asked about his wife Casey DeSantis' recent breast cancer diagnosis. "Her view is, 'Better me than somebody who may not be able to deal with it.' That's just kind of her spirit...That's why I love her."
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki accused Gov. DeSantis of "taking steps that prevent the saving of lives" with his opposition to vaccine mandates in Florida.
The Florida Department of Health is imposing a $3.57 million fine on Leon County because of the county government’s requirement that employees be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Governor Ron DeSantis said Winter Haven will receive more than $9 million to support “economic growth.”
First Lady Casey DeSantis has stepped down as chairwoman of the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, four days after it was announced she was diagnosed with breast cancer, the governor’s office said Friday.
The National School Boards Association, which represents school board members, recently asked President Joe Biden to help investigate threats against educators, attributing the rise to mask mandates intended to slow the spread of COVID-19.
With Gov. Ron DeSantis describing her as a "true fighter," Florida first lady Casey DeSantis has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
"I am saddened to report that Florida’s esteemed First Lady and my beloved wife has been diagnosed with breast cancer," Gov. Ron DeSantis said in a statement shared first with Fox News on Monday.
When asked if he is considering running for president in 2024, DeSantis responded, "I'm not considering anything beyond doing my job... that is way down the road, it is not anything that I'm planning for."
Gov. Ron DeSantis has directed all state agencies to help hunt down Brian Laundrie, the person of interest in the Gabby Petito case.
A letter signed by 26 Republican governors, including Doug Ducey, asks Biden to schedule a meeting at the White House within the next 15 days so they can have an "open and constructive dialogue regarding border enforcement on behalf of U.S. citizens in our states and all those hoping to become U.S. citizens."
The federal government is taking control over distribution of monoclonal antibody drugs to states. Though Florida is getting the largest share of any state in the U.S., Gov. DeSantis blasted the Biden administration for putting up "obstacles" to getting the treatments.
Florida's governor announced steps to abolish Florida Standards Assessments for the students, adding that this school year will the last for the annual tests.
Earlier this year, the Florida Legislature approved $2 billion in improvements to state highways and seaports. During Monday's press conference, DeSantis announced three projects from the Bay Area set to benefit from the funds: the Howard Frankland Bridge, the Westshore interchange, and the downtown Tampa interchange between I-275 and I-4.