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Ron DeSantis Touts Florida’s First Statewide Flooding Resilience Plan

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis launched Florida’s first Statewide Flooding Resilience Plan. DeSantis paired up with Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Sec. Shawn Hamilton and state Chief Resilience Officer Dr. Wes Brooks to announced...

New Poll Shows Floridians Support Bill in Tallahassee Limiting Power of Big Tech

“Distrust in Big Tech is also reflected by the fact that 72 percent of Florida voters believe these companies care more about their profits than they do about ensuring their customers are safe when using their services,” noted the SFLHCC.

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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Ray Rodrigues, Chip LaMarca Want Florida to Have Office of Resiliency, Sea Level Rise...

The legislation would set up the Office of Resiliency, which would under the governor, and establish a nine-member Sea Level Rise Task Force. State Sen. Ray Rodrigues, R-Estero, filed the legislation in the Florida Senate earlier in the month.
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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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Florida Sees Competitive Contests Across the State on Primary Day

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.
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Francis Rooney Looks Back at His Efforts in Congress

After announcing over the weekend that he was leaving Congress, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., weighed in this week on his two terms on Capitol Hill even as a crowd could be lining up to replace him.
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Florida State Senate President Bill Galvano Backs Ray Rodrigues

“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.
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Most of the Southwest Florida Delegation in Tallahassee Backs Ray Rodrigues for State Senate

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. 

Florida Healthcare: Deregulating Rules, Busting Up Monopolies and Becoming More Patient Friendly

Bills dealing with consumer choice and healthcare competition are now on sitting on the desk of Gov. Ron DeSantis to sign.
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GOP State Senate Leadership Rallies Behind Ray Rodrigues

“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.
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Ray Rodrigues Jumps Into State Senate Race With Prominent Republicans Behind Him

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.