The Governor’s Daily Brief — September 21, 2020


Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced bold legislation to stop violent assemblies and protect law enforcement. The proposed legislation, the “Combatting Violence, Disorder and Looting and Law Enforcement Protection Act,” creates new criminal offenses and increases penalties for those who target law enforcement and participate in violent or disorderly assemblies. See the proposed legislation here.

Friday, Governor DeSantis announced Florida’s unemployment rate declined 35% from July. The rate is now 7.4%. Private-sector employment increased by 46,000 jobs in August.

Positivity Rate Statewide Under 6% for a month

Lowest Hospitalization Rates Since June

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