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Ron DeSantis Signs Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill From Danny Burgess, Ben Diamond

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill from state Sen. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, and state Rep. Ben Diamond, D-St. Petersburg, to “establish a pilot program directing the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs to...

Florida Legislators Want to Create a Veteran Suicide Prevention Pilot Program

This week, with the Florida Legislature starting its regular session, state Sen. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, and state Rep. Ben Diamond, D-St. Petersburg, showcased their proposal to “establish a pilot program directing the Florida Department...

Jeff Brandes, Ben Diamond Want to Stop Disasters from Phosphogypsum Stacks Like Piney Point...

This week, state Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, and state Rep. Ben Diamond, D-St. Petersburg, introduced a bill “to improve the abatement efforts of imminent hazards caused by phosphogypsum stacks in Florida.” Both men pointed...
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Florida House Democrats Tap Ramon Alexander, Fentrice Driskell as Future Leaders

The caucus announced this week that Alexander, currently serving as his party’s whip, will take over after the 2022 elections and will serve through the 2024 elections. Diamond is running for the seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., who is running for governor, a post he held from 2007 through 2011. 
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Democrats Announce Committee Leadership in the Florida House

This week, the two leaders of the Democrats in the Florida House--state Reps. Bobby DuBose of Fort Lauderdale and Evan Jenne of Hollywood--unveiled their selections to lead committees in the upcoming session. 
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Donald Trump Nominates Two Conservatives on Florida Supreme Court for Federal Judgeships

President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he wants to name two new members of the Florida Supreme Court as federal judges--and elected officials across the Sunshine State cheered the nominations. 

Florida House Democrats Opt for Two Leaders for 2020-2022

This week, the House Democrats announced state Rep. Bobby DuBose, D-Fort Lauderdale, and state Rep. Evan Jenne, D-Dania Beach, to the lead the caucus and its campaign efforts for 2020 through 2022.