Tag: Organization Session

Danny McAuliffeNovember 20, 2018
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State lawmakers are preparing to address election laws in the wake of a controversial midterm that saw three statewide races head to hotly disputed recounts. What’s more, addressing the issue appears to have a bipartisan backing. State Rep. Kionne McGhee on Tuesday pledged to make election reform a top priority, just hours after he formally assumed […]

Jim RosicaNovember 20, 2018
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As expected — and scripted — the Florida Senate unanimously elected Bill Galvano as President of the GOP-controlled chamber for the 2019 and 2020 Legislative Sessions. The move came at a constitutionally mandated “organization session” on Tuesday after the 2018 general elections. Outgoing President and Stuart Republican Joe Negron passed the gavel, and 10 new members also took seats […]

Staff ReportsOctober 3, 2018
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State lawmakers will head back to Tallahassee in early December for preliminary meetings for the 2019 Legislative Session. Memos released Wednesday outlined the committee week schedule, starting with Organization Session the week of Thanksgiving, on Nov. 20. Among other things, that’s when Senate President Joe Negron will pass the gavel to Senate President-designate Bill Galvano, […]


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