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Senators, I would like to take a moment to thank you for all of your hard work over the last year, including the weeks of committee hearings leading to this Opening Day of Session. I could not be more proud of how we have been conducting business in the Florida Senate and the productivity it has yielded.
On Monday, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) completed a three-year project to process older sexual assault kits submitted by local law enforcement agencies to FDLE labs following a 2016 Sexual Assault Kit Assessment.
With next year marking the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment, earlier this year, the Legislature voted to create a 19-member Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission. State Sen. Lauren Book’s, D-Plantation, proposal was signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
“Ray Rodrigues has been a champion for the people of Southwest Florida, fighting for school choice, protecting our Second Amendment rights and the rights of the unborn,” said Simpson.
Rodrigues announced on Wednesday that he was running for the seat currently held by term-limited state Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, R-Ft. Myers, who is supporting his bid.