Gov. Ron DeSantis Announces $1,000 Bonuses for Police, First Responders at Press Conference in Satellite Beach
By Fox News // May 5, 2021
ABOVE VIDEO: Gov. Ron DeSantis Holds a Press Conference in Satellite Beach on Wednesday.
SATELLITE BEACH, FLORIDA (FOX NEWS) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that his state would be rewarding the police and other first responders with $1,000 bonuses for doing their lifesaving work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
DeSantis made the announcement Wednesday, flanked by first responders and members of law enforcement during a news conference in front of the Satellite Beach Police Department.
During the event he also announced he would sign the state’s budget.
The police officers surrounding the governor applauded DeSantis for the move, which he said would fund the police “and then some,” throwing sand in the face of progressives who want to defund law enforcement.
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