Sunday, June 13, 2021
State Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, and state Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, D-Orlando, are working together across the aisle on a proposal to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. “There are millions, possibly billions of dollars for cannabis being bought...
On Tuesday, Donalds said he would use the new assignments to advocate for fiscal conservatism. 
At the event, Patronis announced that during the 2021 Legislative Session, he will support Gov. Ron DeSantis’ “Combatting Violence, Disorder Looting and Law Enforcement Protection Act” and will oppose any cuts to the state budget that impacts partnerships with local law enforcement.
First elected to Congress in November after Yoho retired, Cammack represents parts of North Florida ranging from Clay County outside of Jacksonville to Gainesville and the northern part of Marion County.
Wrapping up his first month in Congress, U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla., will serve on U.S. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise’s, R-La., team over the next two years.
Rubio first introduced this proposal four years ago and has been pushing it with the support of members of the Florida delegation from both sides of the aisle.
“It is an honor to have many of my fellow Senators, as well as leaders in our communities and state, serve in these important capacities,” said Simpson on Friday. “I have full confidence that they will diligently and effectively represent the Florida Senate and the state of Florida.”
In comparison, the nation lost 95,000 private-sector jobs in the month of December. From May to December, Florida has gained a total of 748,100 private-sector jobs.
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., introduced the amendment at the start of the month with U.S. Reps. John Katko, R-NY, Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., as the main backers. U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., is also behind it.