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“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.”
"With pretty much the same budget priorities and leftover promises from last year, I hope that this is not only the year of the teacher but the year the governor does what he said he would do by ensuring the affordability of a healthy Florida, protecting our seniors from cutting their medication in half, allowing individuals to vote who have the constitutional right to do so, and protecting our economy’s growth by allowing those who have come to Florida to live and work, to do so without fear."
State Rep. Fentrice Driskell's bill creating a “multidisciplinary, multiagency elder abuse fatality review team (EA-FRT) in each judicial circuit” passed the House Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee on Thursday.
Bill Galvano Names State Senators to Talent Development, Alzheimer’s, Crime, Human Trafficking Groups
Last week, Florida state Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, turned to fellow senators to serve on committees outside the Legislature.
State Rep. Dotie Joseph, D-Miami, steered her bill through the House which passed it without opposition this week.
"Victims of domestic violence stay in life-threatening situations because of obstacles they perceive as insurmountable--primarily finances and housing. This bill alleviates one of those obstacles.”
Back in February, state Rep. Randy Fine, R-Palm Bay, and state Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, brought out a bill calling on Florida to use the same definitions of anti-Semitism as the U.S. State Department does.
Many First Coast residents say calling for the National Guard is nothing more than a political move to embarrass Curry.
Speaking in Stuart on Thursday, DeSantis “called for the immediate resignations of all governing board members of the South Florida Water Management District.” DeSantis said he was following the advice of U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla.
Republicans have controlled the Legislature in Tallahassee and the Governor’s Mansion for two decades but the state Senate has often, especially in recent years, proven to be a challenge for conservatives on everything from budgetary matters to Second Amendment issues.
In Jacksonville, state Sen. Audrey Gibson, D-Jacksonville, and state Rep. Tracy Davis, D-Jacksonville, protested about the matter outside Jacksonville City Hall.