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Ron DeSantis Signs Election Security Bill

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill “to ensure that Florida continues to have secure and accurate elections.” The governor’s office offered some of the reasons why the governor signed the proposal from state...

Legislative Leaders Showcase Their Agenda for Next Week’s Special Session in Tallahassee

On Monday, Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson, R-Trilby, and Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, today, joined by Gov. Ron DeSantis, announced their “Keep Florida Free” legislative agenda that their respective chambers will...
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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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Wilton Simpson Names Aaron Bean, Kathleen Passidomo to Florida Senate Leadership Team

Earlier this week, state Rep. Paul Renner, R-Palm Coast, who is expected to become House speaker after the 2022 elections, was named House Rules Committee chairman. 
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Ron DeSantis Signs FinTech Legislation From Jimmy Patronis, Jamie Grant, Travis Hutson Into Law

Last year, DeSantis and Patronis announced their plan to pursue legislation to create a regulatory sandbox for FinTech companies in Florida. A “regulatory sandbox” strikes the balance of ensuring a stable market that protects consumers while creating an environment where companies are provided flexibility to operate and provide new types of products and services.
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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."

Wilton Simpson Ready to Take Over as the Next Florida Senate President

This week, state Sen. Wilton Simpson, R-Trilby, was designated as the next president of the Florida Senate.
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Florida Talent Development Council Ready to Start Efforts to Improve State’s Workforce

Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state government are looking to ensure Florida’s workforce will be well-positioned in the years to come.

GOP Senate Leadership Backs Ana Maria Rodriguez to Move Up in Tallahassee

State Rep. Ana Maria Rodriguez, R-Doral, continues to get the support of top Republicans in Tallahassee as she looks to move to the state Senate.

GOP Leaders in State Senate Back Jim Boyd’s Bid to Join Them

Boyd announced last week that he wants to replace retiring Florida Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton. Earlier this week, Galvano announced that he was backing Boyd for the Senate seat.
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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.
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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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