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DeSantis Watch Statement on Ron’s Cruel Budget Vetoes

TALLAHASSEE — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Florida’s budget while issuing close to $1 billion in vetoes to vital local projects that would protect public safety, confront the climate crisis and preserve our environmental treasures, expand access to health care for Floridians in need, and provide vital educational opportunities for students and families throughout the state.

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DeSantis Watch Statement on Ron Banning Heat & Wage Protections for Workers

TALLAHASSEE — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 433, legislation largely written by lobbyists for billionaires and the corporate elite, which will ban cities and counties from establishing protections for outdoor workers in extreme heat and ban local governments from setting minimum wage requirements for what private contractors pay employees for publicly funded projects.