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Florida Senate President Bill Galvano is the driving force behind a new transportation plan coming up for another committee discussion in the Senate Tuesday. But the measure could face a bumpy road in the House.

New Leaders, New Agendas As Florida Legislature Set To Begin

Mar 3, 2019

Florida's 2019 Legislative session begins Tuesday with a new governor, new Legislative leaders, and new priorities.

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There is little chance the Florida Senate will revisit a controversial state law that has impacted public access to some beach areas, according to top Republicans in the chamber.

‘Free Market’ Marijuana Changes Could Be Hard Sell

Feb 1, 2019

He’s not calling it a cartel, as Gov. Ron DeSantis did.

But House Speaker José Oliva acknowledged this week that the state’s “vertically integrated” medical marijuana system – which requires operators to grow, process and dispense cannabis and related products – “isn’t terribly free market.”