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Florida Legislature Passes Bills on Property Insurance, Hurricane Relief and Tolls in Special Session

This week, during a special session in Tallahassee, the Florida Legislature passed bills focused on property insurance, hurricane relief and reforming how drivers pay for tolls. “This Special Session was all about relief,” said House...

Legislators Heading Back to Tallahassee Next Week for a Special Session on Property Insurance

Legislators will be returning to Tallahassee next week for a special session focused on property insurance. Back in October, Gov. Ron DeSantis said he wanted the Legislature to meet in a special session in December...

Kathleen Passidomo Announces Florida Senate Committee Leadership, Assignments

Florida Senate President Kathleen Passidomo, R-Naples, announced the committee assignments as the chamber gets ready for its regular session next year. “Over the last few days, I enjoyed the opportunity to speak with each of...

Florida Legislature Set to Meet in Special Session on Property Insurance, Hurricane Relief Week...

The Legislature is ready to head back to Tallahassee for a special session on property insurance and to “address property tax obligations and provide needed economic relief for Southwest Florida residents.” This week, the new...

New State Senate President Kathleen Passidomo: Housing Costs the ‘Single Most Pressing Issue’ in...

On Tuesday, Sen. Kathleen Passidomo, R-Naples, was unanimously elected president of the Florida Senate for the 2022-2024 Legislative Term. Pursuant to the Florida Constitution, the Florida Legislature convenes 14 days following the general election for...

Kathleen Passidomo Names Conservatives to Leadership Team as She Gets Ready to Lead Florida...

This week, as she readies to take the gavel, incoming state Senate President Kathleen Passidomo, R-Naples, named her leadership team. Passidomo tapped Sen. Dennis Baxley, R-Lady Lake, to serve as president pro tempore. “Senator Baxley is...

Ben Albritton Chosen to Lead Florida Senate After 2024 Elections

Last week, state Sen. Joe Albritton, R-Bartow, wrapped up enough support in the Republican caucus to be the president of the Florida Senate after the 2024 elections, provided the GOP keeps its majority in...

Florida Senate Democrats Toss Out Gary Farmer, Make Lauren Book Their Leader

State Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, took over as the Democrats’ leader in the Florida Senate after state Sen. Gary Farmer, D-Ft. Lauderdale, lost a vote of no confidence. Tensions had been growing in recent weeks...

Lauren Book to Take Over as Democratic Leader in the Florida Senate

On Wednesday, Book said she “plans to bring results-oriented leadership to the Democratic Caucus” when she leads it from the 2022 elections to the 2024 elections.
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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. 

Wilton Simpson Names Aaron Bean, Kathleen Passidomo to Florida Senate Leadership Team

Earlier this week, state Rep. Paul Renner, R-Palm Coast, who is expected to become House speaker after the 2022 elections, was named House Rules Committee chairman. 

Florida Delegation Helps Get the Water Resources Development Act Through the House

U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., noted that the bill contains provisions “reducing toxic discharges from Lake Okeechobee, expediting construction of the EAA Southern Storage Reservoir and developing new technology to combat harmful algal blooms.”
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