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Loranne Ausley Headed to the Florida Senate
In a high profile contest featuring many attack ads, Ausley took 53 percent, enough to beat back the spirited challenge of Republican Marva Preston.
Florida Senate President Bill Galvano Opens 2020 Session
Senators, I would like to take a moment to thank you for all of your hard work over the last year, including the weeks of committee hearings leading to this Opening Day of Session. I could not be more proud of how we have been conducting business in the Florida Senate and the productivity it has yielded.
News From Around Florida
Pam Bondi joins Trump’s impeachment team, Central Florida county declares itself to be a Second Amendment sanctuary, and a Florida Senator wants to protect students using medical marijuana.
Rebuild 850 Continues Recovery Efforts a Year After Hurricane Michael
“Experts have estimated that about 56 percent of Florida’s economic loss from Hurricane Michael will be uninsured, leaving a gap of more than $9 billion in uninsured losses,” Rebuild 850 noted.
Ron DeSantis Picks Darryl Taylor to Lead Calhoun County School District
Taylor had been serving in the post on an interim basis since the middle of April when Ralph Yoder, who led schools in Calhoun County for around six and a half years, was tapped as executive director of the Florida Transportation Commission.
Six Months After Hurricane Michael, Coaches Join Legislators Urging More Relief for Northwest Florida
"This is America, this is Florida, and we’re letting our people live in those conditions? We’re letting our children suffer. We’re letting our children live in tents. It’s wrong."
Ron DeSantis Taps Halsey Beshears to Run DBPR
A businessman based in Jefferson County, Beshears has led the House Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee and was to take over the House Ways and Means Committee which oversees DBPR.