Monday, December 10, 2018
Incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to expand his transition team, bringing on former Florida Solicitor General Chris Kise and former Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Sec. Mike Dew as he readies to take over in Tallahassee next month. DeSantis announced...
Piyush Patel, the founder and CEO of KYRA Solutions, will serve as treasurer, and Jim Repp, the president and COO of AvMed Health Plans, takes over as secretary. 
Broward County elections supervisor suspended, Jacksonville councilman wants to guarantee every gang member and ex-felon a job, and is Florida ballot initiative to ban assault rifles coming in 2020?
There is no U.S. Senate seat up in the Sunshine State in 2020 and few of the U.S. House races in Florida look competitive this far out.
First elected to Congress in 2012 after a long career in Florida politics including leading Democrats in the state House and serving two terms as mayor of West Palm Beach, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., is one of the leaders of the Democratic Women’s Working Group (DWWG) and she is using that position to take aim at the Trump administration. 
Rubio is the chairman of the CECC and a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Affairs Committee. He and U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-NJ, the cochairman of the CECC, held a hearing on “The Communist Party’s Crackdown on Religion in China” on Wednesday. 
Earlier this month, U.S. Rep. Neil Dunn, R-Fla., unveiled the “Hurricane Michael Tax Relief Act” to help Floridians still recovering from last month’s hurricane which devastated the Panhandle.
Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wy., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., Chris Murphy, D-Ct., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, in bringing out a resolution condemning the attacks and calling for the release of Ukrainian sailors.
DeSantis takes over from term limited Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., on January 8.
With his first term almost finished and now headed into a second one, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., scored a win this week as his bill transferring land on Jupiter Island from the U.S. Coast Guard to the Hobe...