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Ron DeSantis Signs 15 Week Abortion Ban Bill

On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a proposal that bans abortions in Florida after 15 weeks. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on Mississippi’s 15 week abortion ban later this year but Republicans...
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Bill to Ban Abortion After 15 Weeks in Florida Introduced in Tallahassee

This week, Republicans in the Florida Legislature introduced a bill to ban abortions after 15 weeks in the Sunshine State. State House Judiciary Committee Chairwoman Erin Grall, R-Vero Beach, introduced the proposal on Tuesday with...
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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. 
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Kelli Stargel Takes Over as Florida Senate Appropriations Chair

Stargel made her first bow in Tallahassee in 2008 when she was elected to the Florida House. Four years later, she won a Senate seat. Stargel represents parts of Polk and Lake Counties and faces term limits in 2022. 
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Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Requiring Parental Consent for Minors on Abortion

While the governor did not offer a public statement after signing the legislation, leading Republicans including state Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, cheered the new law.
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The Dean’s List: A Look at Who Made the Honor Roll in Florida Politics–and...

From a Northeast Florida church that has collected more than 15,000 pounds of canned and non-perishable food to help out students who won’t be getting school lunches due to the threat of the coronavirus to a not-so-smart Tweet by Clay County Commissioner Gavin Rollins who is making a run to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, here's a look at those that made "the list."
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Bill Galvano, Nikki Fried Clash Over Parental Consent on Abortions Bill

“Today, as we mark the 47th anniversary of the legalization of abortion, I am pleased to see the Senate send such a strong statement of support for protecting innocent human life,” said Galvano on Wednesday.

Bill Galvano Names State Senators to Talent Development, Alzheimer’s, Crime, Human Trafficking Groups

Last week, Florida state Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, turned to fellow senators to serve on committees outside the Legislature.

Jason Fischer, Kelli Stargel Look to Protect Consumers From Scammers Pushing Fraudulent Liens

The proposal was filed to protect consumers from unethical auto repair shops, towing companies and storage facilities.