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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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.”
This week, state Sen. Wilton Simpson, R-Trilby, was designated as the next president of the Florida Senate.
Gov. Ron DeSantis doubled down on his commitment to the Everglades and water across the Sunshine State this week, calling for three years funding from the Legislature.
State Rep. Ana Maria Rodriguez, R-Doral, continues to get the support of top Republicans in Tallahassee as she looks to move to the state Senate.
Boyd announced last week that he wants to replace retiring Florida Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton. Earlier this week, Galvano announced that he was backing Boyd for the Senate seat.
“Ray Rodrigues is a proven warrior for the hardworking people of Southwest Florida and is going to be a tremendous asset to the next generation of leaders in the Florida Senate,” said Galvano on Tuesday.
This latest round of endorsements leaves state Rep. Heather Fitzenhagen, R-Ft. Myers, as the only member of the Southwest Florida delegation not to back Rodrigues.
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