Barbara Palmer will remain on as head of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, Governor-elect Ron DeSantis said Friday. He also named Seminole County Supervisor of Elections Mike Ertel as Secretary of State, replacing Ken Detzner.
A new Florida task force met for the first time this week to start looking into transportation issues people with developmental and intellectual disabilities face on a daily basis. The Task Force on Transportation Disadvantaged Services was created as part of a new law that just took effect.
After a flurry of court hearings taking aim at the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, the agency must now rewrite some of their rules on how disability funding is allocated. A workshop held today on the iBudget is just one small step in a much longer narrative.