Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma will chair the Transition Advisory Committee Working Group on Opioid Abuse for Florida Attorney General-elect Ashley Moody. Lemma will work closely with Moody and others to gather information on best practices to stop the influx of opioids, raise awareness, and reduce the death toll of the crisis that claims 14 […]
Part of the transition team for Governor-elect Ron DeSantis met Wednesday to discuss ways to lower health care costs. The Transition Advisory Committee on Health and Wellness gathered at the Turnbull Conference Center at Florida State University Wednesday afternoon. That committee is chaired by Lieutenant Governor-elect Jeanette Nuñez and co-chaired by Alan Levine, the former Secretary of Florida’s […]
Former House Speaker Richard Corcoran appears to be on track to become the state’s next Education Commissioner, according to sources familiar with Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis‘ transition plans. The news was first dropped by Florida Politics’ Peter Schorsch and later confirmed by POLITICO Florida. Corcoran’s appointment, if made final, would add another voice in support of school […]
Even with his opponent retracting his concession while a recount of the election results was underway, Ron DeSantis has wasted little time preparing to take the reins of state government. Since as soon as the Friday after Election Day, the former congressman has sat in on a series of meetings and interviews designed to chart […]
The Orange County mayoral transition team appointed by Mayor-elect Jerry Demings has finished work on its report to him, outlining scores of proposed changes in county government focusing on such things as affordable housing, mass transit, green initiatives and more business culture. The 60-page draft report was reviewed for a final draft Friday morning at […]
Orange County Mayor-elect Jerry Demings is expecting to start making announcements about his transition no earlier than next week, and, so far, he has been keeping his staffing choices close to his vest while his administration’s core values and agenda still are being openly debated. Demings won the Mayor’s job in the Aug. 28 election and […]
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