Tuesday, November 12, 2019
The Central Florida Democrat, who is Asian-American, will be the first woman of color to lead that organization. 
Nelson took to the Senate floor on Monday to deliver the first of these speeches. In that address, he took a shot at the man who defeated him, Gov. Rick Scott
“The Inaugural Committee will be chaired by Brian and Kathryn Ballard of Tallahassee. Stanley and Gay Hart Gaines of Palm Beach and Bill and Lys Rubin of Broward County will serve as co-chairs,” the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) noted.
While U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is fighting for the gavel, Hoyer announced on Tuesday that more than 180 Democrats are already behind his bid to be the number two man in the House. 
While the regular legislative session doesn’t begin until March, many groups and organizations are already to kick things off with a new administration coming into power in Tallahassee, including the Florida League of Cities which released its “2019 Legislative Priorities & Policy Positions” this week. 
The Inaugural Committee will be headquartered in Tallahassee. The inauguration will be held on January 8.
The Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) showcased incoming Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez as a “statewide trailblazer” as she readies to take office.
Strum starts his new task on January 8 as DeSantis gets ready to take over from Scott who faces term limits.  
The Corps released its plan on Wednesday which included $4 million to help Port Panama City’s dredging projects. 
With Republican Matt Caldwell conceding last week, incoming state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried will be the only Democrat holding statewide office in Florida.