Gov. DeSantis doles out relief funds to Florida Panhandle

DeSantis, state officials visited Marianna

Gov. Ron DeSantis in Miami. (File)

MARIANNA, Fla. – Gov. Ron DeSantis held a news conference Friday in the Florida Panhandle to give out millions of dollars in relief funds to communities in northwest Florida.

The governor was joined by Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis and Department of Economic Opportunity Secretary Dane Eagle for the news conference in Marianna.

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The three spoke from Lafayette Landing Park, along with local leaders.

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