Tag Archives: Gov. Ron DeSantis

DeSantis Signs ‘Stop WOKE Act’ Into Law

DeSantis signs Stop WOKE Act

by Diane Rado, Florida Phoenix April 22, 2022 Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB 7 into law on Friday, an “Intellectual Freedom” measure also referred to as the “Stop WOKE” act. Among critics, it caused immediate condemnation across Florida and states elsewhere. “We believe in education, not indoctrination,” said DeSantis, …

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DeSantis Moves To End Disney’s Self-Governing Status In Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis

On Tuesday morning, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that state lawmakers will consider stripping Disney of its self-governing power during a special session originally called to work specifically on congressional redistricting. “They also will be considering termination of all special districts that were enacted in Florida prior to 1968 and that …

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DeSantis Signs Florida’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Into Law

Gov. Ron DeSantis

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis held a news conference in Osceola County on Thursday, where he signed Florida’s bill that bans abortions after 15 weeks into law. The new law, which goes into effect July 1, significantly reduces access to late-term abortions in the southeast — North Carolina will become the only southern state to permit …

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