The Governor’s Daily Brief — September 25, 2020

TODAY’S TAKEAWAYS |  Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-244, moving all of Florida’s 67 counties into Phase 3. Executive Order 20-244 does the following:Removes state-level restrictions on businesses, such as restaurants. Provides that no COVID-19 emergency ordinance may prevent an individual from working or operating a business, giving Floridians and business owners needed certainty […]

The Governor’s Daily Brief — September 24, 2020

TODAY’S TAKEAWAYS |  Governor Ron DeSantis announced the approval of a major disaster declaration for Hurricane Sally from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The declaration can be found here.The Governor also held an evidence-based discussion of COVID-19 with Dr. Jayanta Bhattacharya, M.D./Ph.D., Stanford Medical School; Dr. Martin Kulldorff, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School; and Dr. Michael Levitt, […]

The Governor’s Daily Brief — September 23, 2020

TODAY’S TAKEAWAYS |  Earlier this week, 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 […]