The Governor’s Daily Brief — September 9, 2020

TODAY’S TAKEAWAYS 

Positivity rate has been below 6% for 6 straight days and below 10% for 3 weeks 

Available ICU and hospital bed capacity continues to increase 

Work search requirements have been waived for reemployment assistance and SNAP & TANF benefits 

Last night, Governor DeSantis vetoed SB 810, “The Use of Tobacco Products and Nicotine Products.” As stated by the Governor in his transmittal letter, “Reducing the use of all nicotine-related products, including vaping, among our youth is an important goal, but this will not be achieved by eliminating legal products for adults and by devastating the small businesses who provide these adults with reduced risk alternatives to cigarettes.”

Today at a Press Conference in Broward County, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by a bi-partisan group of leaders representing the South Florida, Caribbean-American and African-American communities to stand with Judge Renatha Francis. 

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