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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...
“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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
Bills dealing with consumer choice and healthcare competition are now on sitting on the desk of Gov. Ron DeSantis to sign.
“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.
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