Skip to comments.DeSantis directs $1M to secure historically Black college, $100K for families of Jacksonville shooting victims
Posted on 08/28/2023 5:43:40 PM PDT by backpacker_c
GOP presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday directed $1 million to bolster security at a historically Black college near the site of what authorities deemed a racially motivated shooting that killed three Black people at a Dollar General in Jacksonville over the weekend. The governor also pledged $100,000 to help the families of those shooting victims.
The announcement comes a day after DeSantis was met with boos at a Jacksonville vigil for the victims Sunday.
"Also, per the request at yesterday's vigil, we're able to do $100,000 to the charity that is supporting the victims families," DeSantis added. "And those funds are all coming from Volunteer Florida. So we're going to continue to work with those folks in the days and weeks ahead."
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Pander Bear say what?
they will still hate you whether you give them money or not
Where is the money protecting white people from dangerous blacks.....
If they did that every time blacks kill whites because of hate, they would quickly go broke.
Yup—this is an example of why most Republicans make me puke.
Blacks run things here. Payola.
Good move to help improve security.
Sooo.....just wondering if taxpayers can write off this expense as a campaign contribution for the gufners losing presidential bid.
Askin for a Floridian friend.
Exactly, this will get cost Floridians 1M and get him nothing.
Uniparty is gonna pander like the Uniparty does...
They will take his $million and not give him a single vote.
Republicans have been playing this stupid pandering game since the days of Richard Nixon with the same results...over and over and over and over again....
“Volunteer Florida (officially recognized as the Florida Commission on Community Service) receives over $25 million in federal and state funding to support our efforts to expand national service, promote disaster resiliency and advocate for volunteerism in Florida. The agency is guided by a bipartisan board of Commissioners, who are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Florida Senate.
“In 1994, Volunteer Florida was established to administer national service programs, such as AmeriCorps, throughout the state. Today, the majority of these programs are education-based, but grantees are also actively working to protect public land, end homelessness and help adults with developmental disabilities live independently.”
The police need funding and no BS for doing their job.
73 people in Jacksonville have been murdered so far this yr when are they getting their payday
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