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46th Governor of the great state of Florida.
I was pleased to award the City of Green Cove Springs in Clay County with $250,000 through the Job Growth Grant Fund today. Details here - http://bit.ly/2umbWFG
I’m excited to share my administration’s newest veteran-focused initiative: the “Salute Our Soldiers” Military Housing Loan Program for veterans and active duty military personnel throughout the state. Details here – http://bit.ly/2SYt903
Thank you to @Sec. Elaine L. Chao for coming to Miami to make this major announcement for our state’s infrastructure. These grants will allow for critical expansion projects that are vital to the economic success of @PortMiami, @Port Canaveral and Florida overall.
Happy to have him and @Ron DeSantis join the event; $43.9 million won by PortMiami and $14.1 million to Port Canaveral. Ports are vital to the economic prosperity of the country and regional economies. These investments will boost economic growth and create new jobs!
Our state and nation continue to mourn the innocent lives that were taken two years ago in a senseless act of violence at @MSDHighSchool. In memory of those lives lost, the Florida State Capitol has been lit all week in the MSD school colors.
I’m pleased to launch the Northeast Florida FinTech Initiative in conjunction with Florida State College at Jacksonville and St. John’s River State College. More info here – http://bit.ly/2SDm5G2
The tax credit scholarship program provides educational opportunities to more than 100,000 low-income families in Florida. I support these families and am glad to see @Fifth Third Bank continue to do so as well. Thanks for empowering parents and students!
We are closely monitoring a strong cold front moving through North Florida. A tornado watch has already been issued this morning & more watches & warnings are expected throughout the day. Make sure to follow @FL Division of Emergency Management and local media for updates.
. @Casey DeSantis and I mourn the death of FHP Trooper Joseph Bullock of Troop L - Fort Pierce who was killed today in the line of duty. We are keeping the Bullock family, Troop L and our @FLHSMV family in our prayers.
Today, the Florida Cabinet and I approved two Florida Forever land acquisitions and agreed to acquire a conservation easement that will protect Florida’s fragile natural environments in Manatee, Sarasota and Columbia counties. Info here – http://bit.ly/395slNb
After review by my office and consultation with the Montalvo family, today I am issuing an executive reassignment of the Nicole Montalvo murder case to State Attorney Brad King of the Fifth Judicial Circuit. See Executive Order here – http://bit.ly/3901JgP
I’m honored to be named a 2019 Rx Price Fighter by @AARP today on Florida Senior Day. I will continue to work to identify innovative ways to reduce health care costs for Floridians.
. @Casey DeSantis and I enjoyed taking time today to celebrate all the Emergency Management Directors throughout Florida at the first-ever Emergency Management Day at the Capitol.
Today, I’m pleased to announce my support for the Florida Civics and Debate Initiative with The Marcus Foundation to provide opportunities for Florida students to debate issues related to American civics. Info here – http://bit.ly/3aJzep7
On International #HolocaustRemembranceDay, we remember and honor the memory of the 6 million Jews whose lives were horrifically taken. Today and every day, we stand in solidarity with our Jewish communities in Florida and around the world.