Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis News

Florida Governor Urges Lawmakers to Address AOB as Reforms Move Forward

Just over a week into the 2019 legislative session, insurance industry-supported bills aimed at reforming Florida assignment of benefits (AOB) abuse are making progress in the state legislature. Lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives and Senate have each advanced …

Trump Expands Federal Reimbursement for Florida’s Hurricane Michael Cleanup

Florida will get potentially hundreds of million dollars for Hurricane Michael recovery after President Donald Trump agreed to expand the number of days the federal government will reimburse state and local governments for cleanup efforts, the state’s governor announced Thursday. …

New Florida Gov Wants State Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana Ended

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis criticized the Legislature’s implementation of a medical marijuana law and said last week that if they don’t fix it quickly, he’ll take matters into his own hands. DeSantis wants a new law by mid-March that …

New Florida Gov Signs Order to Fight Algae, Red Tide

Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis began following up on a campaign promise to make the environment a priority by signing an order last week seeking to tackle Florida’s problems with blue-green algae in its rivers and red tide off its coast. …