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Series of Special Legislative Elections Set in South Florida

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced special elections for a state Senate and two state House seats with the primaries set for January 11 and the general elections scheduled for March 8. These special elections...

Ron DeSantis Signs Fairness in Women’s Sports Act

DeSantis’ office insisted the “designation of separate sex-specific athletic teams or sports is necessary to promote equality of athletic opportunities.”
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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. 

Florida Legislature Passes Bill Ensuring Students With Disabilities Not Punished With Seclusion and Restraints

This week, incoming state Senate Democratic Leader Lauren Book, D-Plantation, and state House Democratic Leader Bobby DuBose, D-Ft. Lauderdale, got their proposal ensuring school districts can not place students with disabilities in seclusion through...
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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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Democrats Name Leadership Team in the Florida House

The Democrats new leadership team will be in place for the next two years. 

Florida’s Leaders React to Ron DeSantis Signing $92.2 Billion Budget

“Governor DeSantis has shown tremendous leadership in his budget action today," said state CFO Jimmy Patronis. “He put his own priorities on the chopping block during a time when many Florida families are having to do the same thing. We know many Floridians have been hurt by the economic shutdown from the coronavirus pandemic, but we are not defined by the obstacles that we face but by our shared strengths to overcome them.

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.