Tag: transition
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Jacob OglesDecember 1, 2018

Newly appointed economic advisers for Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis will meet next week in a public session at the University of South Florida. The Transition Advisory Committee on the Economy, led by former state Speaker of the House Will Weatherford, will gather at the university’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation at 1 p, m, […]

Staff ReportsNovember 30, 2018

Tallahassee attorney Chris Kise and former state Transportation Secretary Mike Dew are joining Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis‘ transition team, according to a Friday news release. “I am very proud of the team we are continuing to build for the transition,” DeSantis said. “With the addition of these two talented individuals, coupled with the dedicated group of […]

Drew WilsonNovember 27, 2018

Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis will be getting his economic policy advice from former House Speaker Will Weatherford and GrayRobinson lobbyist Chris Spencer as he makes the transition to the Governor’s mansion. “Your support for the incoming administration and your assistance on these important policy issues will help shape the future of Florida,” transition team head James […]

Scott PowersNovember 13, 2018

The most dramatic power change Orange County has seen in a generation in county government began Tuesday with jokes, gifts, and tributes to the three outgoing members of the Board of Commissioners and only a slightly uncomfortable air of wonder of what Mayor-elect Jerry Demings and his Democratic-controlled board will bring next month. In their […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 30, 2018

While Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum have fundamental differences in how state government should be shaped for the next four years, each will face the important task of ensuring it continues to operate. That’s why the nonpartisan research and policy group Florida TaxWatch is again publishing its “Governor’s Transition Decision Handbook,” a cheat-sheet aimed […]


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