Gov. DeSantis holds news conference in Florida Panhandle

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GULF COUNTY, Fla. – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will hold a news conference Friday in the Florida Panhandle.

The governor is scheduled to speak at 12:30 p.m. from Grady Market. This follows a news conference held at a seafood restaurant in Port St. Joe.

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DeSantis will be joined by Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis and Department of Economic Opportunity Secretary Dane Eagle.

No other details were shared ahead of the event.