Movers and Shakers

Appointments and Actions by Governor DeSantis: Florida Building Commission Appointed were W. Grey Marker II, Fort Lauderdale, chief executive officer of Marker Construction Group; Rodney Hershberger, Sarasota, board chair of PGT Innovations; James Schock, Saint Augustine, senior plans examiner and floodplain manager for the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners; David John, Tarpon Springs, Read more about Movers and Shakers[…]

Movers and Shakers

Jeff Atwater Former Florida Chief Financial Officer and Senate President Jeff Atwater has joined Ballard Partners. Atwater was elected to the state House in 2000 and to the Senate in 2002. He served as Senate president from 2009 to 2010 and was elected state CFO in 2010. He was re-elected four years later. He left Read more about Movers and Shakers[…]

Issues of Interest

FDACS WEBSITE The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has launched a website, Be SMART Florida, to raise consumer safety awareness around the coronavirus. SMART (S: Social distance M: Mask up A: Avoid Crowds R: Remember to wash your hands T: Throw away disposable items like masks, gloves and wipes) highlights the need for Floridians to Read more about Issues of Interest[…]

Legal Updates

Federal Nationwide Decisions DEFERRED ACTION for CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of former President Barrack Obama’s policy regarding undocumented immigrants who came in the U.S. under 16 years of age (the “Dreamers”). The court rejected the current administration’s attempt to terminate the program. LGBTQ RIGHTS The Court also ruled that the Read more about Legal Updates[…]