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Republicans will make their choices in primaries to replace two retiring congressmen. With U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., fulfilling his promise to serve only four terms, a crowded field of Republicans has lined up in North Florida to replace him. Whichever of the ten candidates wins the Republican primary on Tuesday will be a heavy favorite to head to Congress in November.
First elected to the post in 2018, Fried is the only Democrat to hold statewide office in the Sunshine State.
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.
This month, the expansion of the Guardian Program took effect in schools across Florida schools. The program allows trained teachers to be armed and carry a concealed weapon on school grounds.
With higher education costs increasingly a concern across the nation, two legislators from Florida are looking to expand college scholarships for eligible students in Florida College System schools and career centers.
The bill has now cleared three House committees without opposition, including the Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday. Jones weighed in after that vote.