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Governor DeSantis awards $2 million from Florida Disaster Fund to first responders

Gov. Ron DeSantis holds a briefing in Matlacha, Fla., Oct. 5, 2022, to discuss recovery efforts from Hurricane Ian.
Posted at 7:28 AM, Oct 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-13 10:26:28-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis is in Punta Gorda at the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, October 13th.

DeSantis was joined by the following:

  • Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummel
  • Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods
  • Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis
  • President of the South Florida Police Benevolent Association Steadman Stahl
  • President of the Florida State Fraternal Order of Police Steve Zona
  • Vice President of Florida Professional Firefighters Rocco Salvatori

Governor DeSantis announced the Florida Disaster Fund will award $2 million to first responders.

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