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Governor meeting today with football legend Dan Marino, celebrating FL Golf Day, dinner with conservative think tank, visiting firefighters

By: - April 3, 2019 12:07 pm

Florida Republican governor-elect Ron DeSantis sits at the front of the Florida Senate chamber during the 2018 Senate organizational session Tuesday, Nov. 20, in Florida’s Capitol building in Tallahassee. Lieutenant Governor-elect Jeanette Nunez sits beside him. CD Davidson-Hiers/Florida Phoenix

Gov. Ron DeSantis’s schedule today shows he visited with former Miami Dolphins player Dan Marino, United States Coast Guard Rear Admiral Peter Brown, is traveling to the Panama City area in the Panhandle to check in with forest firefighters battling a blaze there, and appearing at the Captains for Clean Water Skiff Challenge.

Back in Tallahassee, he will attend a reception for Florida Golf Day at the Capitol and a dinner meeting for a conservative think tank – the James Madison Institute.

He started the day with legislators at a prayer breakfast, meeting with gubernatorial fellows, and meeting with his chief of staff.

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Julie Hauserman
Julie Hauserman

Julie Hauserman has been writing about Florida for more than 30 years. She is a former Capitol bureau reporter for the St. Petersburg (Tampa Bay) Times, and reported for The Stuart News and the Tallahassee Democrat. She was a national commentator for National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition Sunday and The Splendid Table . She has won many awards, including two nominations for the Pulitzer Prize. Her work is featured in several Florida anthologies, including The Wild Heart of Florida , The Book of the Everglades , and Between Two Rivers . Her new book is Drawn to The Deep, a University Press of Florida biography of Florida cave diver and National Geographic explorer Wes Skiles.