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Ron DeSantis Signs $109.9 Billion Budget, Vetoes More Than $3 Billion

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the state budget, vetoing more than $3 billion while putting in place $109.9 billion in state spending, both record-high amounts. The budget DeSantis signed is $10 billion larger than...

Florida House Democrats Select Fentrice Driskell as their Next Leader

With state Rep. Ramon Alexander, D-Tallahassee, not running for a fourth term in the Florida House after a sexting scandal, Democrats turned to state Rep. Fentrice Driskell, D-Tampa, to lead them after the November...
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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. 
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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. 

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.