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Dianne Hart Will Lead Florida Legislative Black Caucus Through 2024
State Rep. Dianne Hart, D-Tampa, will lead the Florida Legislative Black Caucus (FLBC) for the next two years. The FLBC consists of 29 African American state legislators. “I am honored to serve as incoming chair of...
Wilton Simpson Makes Appointments to State, Regional and National Boards and Councils
“It is an honor to have many of my fellow Senators, as well as leaders in our communities and state, serve in these important capacities,” said Simpson on Friday. “I have full confidence that they will diligently and effectively represent the Florida Senate and the state of Florida.”
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.
Ron DeSantis: Florida has Zero Tolerance for Violence, Rioting and Looting
On Monday, as riots and protests continue across the nation in response to George Floyd’s murder, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that he was calling up 700 members of the Florida National Guard soldiers and 1,300 Florida Highway Patrol troopers to support local law enforcement efforts.
Ron DeSantis Announces Funds to Reconstruct Westshore Area Interchange in Tampa
On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced $1.4 billion for the transportation project.
News From Around Florida
Democrats trending poorly in Florida, pundit notes, Darryl Rouson files bill to protect gay students attending private schools, and a Jacksonville City Councilman insists prayers before meetings are too political.
Liberal Clergy Lobby Tallahassee for LGBT Rights
More than 20 ministers lobbied in Tallahassee and they represent a small but growing group of religious leaders supporting progressive causes, including LGBT equality, on the basis of scripture.