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Address teacher shortages

The Promise:

"To help recruit the best teachers, Ron DeSantis will work with the Legislature to expand programs that incentivize top educators to teach in Florida and to develop programs that incentivize and reward teachers in more demanding or specialized positions, such as teaching Florida’s special needs students. (ask FEA)."

Update: DeSantis proposes expansion of bonuses for teachers

More access mental health/substance abuse treatment

The Promise:

"He will advocate for expanded access to and early intervention of mental health and substance abuse treatment programs."

Update: DeSantis proposes more mental health spending in Florida

Veto pork-barrel spending

The Promise:


"Veto what the legislators call 'turkeys' — costly and unnecessary pork-barrel projects."


Update: Rick Scott vetoed a lot of pork projects