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Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Into Law Creating Care for Retired Police Dogs Program

At an event in Bunnell at the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a proposal from state Sen. Bobby Powell, D-West Palm Beach, and state Rep. Sam Killebrew, Winter Haven, to create...
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Wilton Simpson Creates Florida Senate Committee on Pandemic Preparedness and Response

Simpson also named chairs and vice chairs for the other committees though he plans to name members to the committees in the days to come. 
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Gary Farmer Takes Over as Democrats’ Leader in the Florida Senate

Farmer also unveiled his leadership on Tuesday.
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Nikki Fried Unveils Changes to Make FDACS More Inclusive, Including Reforming Law Enforcement Reforms

On Thursday, state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced a series of policy and procedure changes within the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) which, her office insists, will “create a more racially inclusive and equitable state agency” including changes on “the use of force, de-escalation, and excessive force intervention by the department’s law enforcement office, updated discrimination complaint procedures, and other changes.”
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Palm Beach Delegation on Capitol Hill and in Tallahassee Want Coronavirus Testing Center Help...

U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., Lois Frankel, D-Fla., Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., and Brian Mast, R-Fla., signed the letter. So did state Sens. Lori Berman, D-Boynton Beach, Gayle Harrel, R-Stuart, Bobby Powell, D-West Palm Beach, and Kevin Rader, D-Boca Raton, along with nine members of the Florida House.

Bobby Powell Chosen to Lead Florida Legislative Black Caucus

With almost thirty members holding office in Tallahassee, the Florida Legislative Black Caucus (FLBC) announced its leaders who will take over after the 2020 elections and serve until the 2022 elections.

Democrats in Florida Legislature Propose Corporate Income Tax Credit for Businesses Offering Internships

This week, state Rep. Dan Daley, D-Coral Springs, filed a bill to offer a “credit against the corporate income tax to a business or an organization that employs a degree-seeking student for an internship.” State Sen. Bobby Powell, D-West Palm Beach, filed similar bills in the upper chamber last month and on Monday.

Senate Democrats Differ With Their Party Chairwoman’s Take on Ron DeSantis Setting Up Census...

With the federal census coming up in March and running through June, on Monday, DeSantis tapped Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez to lead Florida’s 2020 Census Statewide Complete Count Committee which “will coordinate with the U.S. Census Bureau to ensure Floridians are accurately reflected in the federal count.”
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