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Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Stopping Protests at People’s Homes Into Law

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a bill that prohibits picketing and protesting outside of a person’s place of residence. The bill was championed by state Rep. Randy Maggard, R-Dade City, and state...

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.”
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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. 

Legislators Want to Change Crosswalks After Child Killed Crossing A1A in Satellite Beach

State Rep. Randy Fine, R-Brevard County, is trying to make permanent changes but the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) won’t commit to any solutions for now.
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Keith Perry in Good Shape if He Opts to Run for Ted Yoho’s Seat...

On Wednesday, Clearview Polling and Research, LLC (Clearview Research) released a poll looking at the Republican primary to replace Yoho. While almost half of the likely GOP primary voters--48 percent--were not sure, 35 percent opted for Perry who is currently not running for Congress.
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Margaret Good, Joy Goff-Marcil Push ‘Powered by the Sun’ License Plate Showcasing Solar Jobs

Two Democrats in the state House--Rep. Margaret Good of Sarasota and Rep. Joy Goff-Marcil of Maitland--have teamed up with state Sen. Keith Perry, R-Gainesville, to create a new license plate to showcase the solar industry in the Sunshine State.

Bill to End Statute of Limitations on Child Molestation Gains Momentum in Tallahassee

The state Senate Criminal Justice Committee advanced Stewart’s bill without opposition this week.
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Bill Raising Age for Mandatory Booster Seats Gains Momentum in Tallahassee

State Sen. Keith Perry, R-Gainesville, was able to get his proposal through the Senate Children, Families and Elder Affairs Committee without opposition this week. State Rep. Mike Beltran, R-Lithia, has the companion bill in the House.
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Bipartisan Push in the Florida Legislature to End Statute of Limitations on Child Molestation

Last week, state Sen. Linda Stewart, D-Orlando, brought back her proposal to remove the statute of limitations on prosecuting sexual offenses of minors and she has support from both sides of the aisle.
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Florida Lottery Bill Cutting Education Funds on the Senate Floor

Robinson’s bill overwhelmingly cleared the House on a 113-2 vote. The bill is being backed in the state Senate by Sen. Keith Perry, R-Gainesville.
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Florida Lottery Bill Could Cost Education More than $60 Million

HB 629 from state Rep. Will Robinson, R-Bradenton, who sits on the Gaming Control Subcommittee, would prohibit the use of personal electronic devices to play, store, redeem, sell, or purchase lottery tickets or games.
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