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Chris Sprowls Reaches Across the Aisle to Name Matt Willhite to Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory...

The Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee has 15 members and meets every quarter to help the state Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) “regarding legislative, programmatic and administrative matters relating to Alzheimer’s victims and their caregivers.”

Chris Sprowls Names Jackie Toledo to the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking

There are almost 21 million victims of trafficking around the world, and Florida currently ranks third in the nation in the number of calls to the National Human Trafficking Hotline. 
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Thad Altman Stays on as Chairman of Florida Defense Support Task Force as Wyman...

According to the speaker’s office, the FDSTF “preserves, protects, and enhances Florida’s military missions and installations” and “works with Florida’s Base Commanders, helps improve transportation access to Florida’s military installations, and works to strengthen state support for military families and veterans, and more.”

Wilton Simpson: ‘Floridians Want Results, Not Words’

New state Senate President Wilton Simpson offered his remarks, as prepared for delivery as he took over the chamber on Tuesday:
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John Morgan Looks Back at 2020 Elections, Looks Ahead to 2022 and Marijuana Legalization

Despite getting Amendment 2 over the finish line with more than 60 percent of the vote, Morgan, who also led the charge on amendments expanding medical marijuana, said this is his last effort to change the Florida Constitution at the ballot box. 
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Environmental Issues Could Hit Floridians Where it Hurts – in Their Wallets

This week, the Environmental Defense Fund released “Cost of Inaction” reports on several states, including Florida, detailing just how expensive these problems could become. 

Chris Sprowls Names Leadership Team in the Florida House

Incoming state House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, named his leadership team as he gets ready to take the gavel in Tallahassee. 
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Chris Sprowls, Spectrum Present Check to Help Tarpon Springs Elementary School With E-Learning

As many classrooms and assignments have shifted online, students and schools in more rural and low-income areas have faced challenges with broadband connectivity and access to reliable devices.

Ron DeSantis Backs Tougher Penalties on Criminals Targeting Law Enforcement, Rioters and Looters

“Our right to peacefully assemble is one of our most cherished as Americans, but throughout the country we’ve seen that right being taken advantage of by professional agitators, bent on sowing disorder and causing mayhem in our cities,” said DeSantis. “I will not allow this kind of violence to occur here in Florida. The legislation announced today will not only combat rioting and looting, but also protect the men and women in law enforcement that wake up every day to keep us safe. I look forward to working with the Florida Legislature next session to sign this proposal into law.”

Ron DeSantis Signs DCF Accountability Act

“The DCF Accountability Act will permanently change the landscape of Florida’s child welfare system, addressing longstanding issues affecting Florida’s families, while keeping them safe and ultimately allowing them to thrive,” said DeSantis after signing the bill. “I am extremely grateful to Secretary Poppell and to our legislative leaders for their advocacy and dedication to seeing this important legislation through to fruition.”

Marco Rubio Endorses Dane Eagle for Congress

"The 21st-century challenges facing our nation are unprecedented, and we need leaders in Congress who know how to get results,” said Rubio. “As Republican majority leader of the Florida House of Representatives, Dane has proven time and time again his commitment to our conservative values, and his principles and track record of results make him the most qualified person in this race.

Jacksonville’s Republican National Convention Host Committee Announced

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Brian Ballard, the president of Ballard Partners, co-chair the effort and they announced the committee members on Thursday.
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