Sen. Wilton Simpson Five Questions With Wilton Simpson, Florida's Incoming Senate President By Dara Kam - News Service of Florida • Oct 14, 2019 Family man. Business man. Policy leader. Those are the words Sen. Wilton Simpson’s website uses to describe the lawmaker, who on Tuesday will be tapped by his colleagues as the Senate’s next president. Florida Senate Agrees To Pay Aide $900K In Latvala Sex Scandal By The Associated Press • Jan 4, 2019 The Florida Channel Florida's Republican-controlled state Senate agreed to pay $900,000 to settle a complaint filed by a high-ranking legislative aide who accused a former GOP state senator Jack Latvala of Clearwater of sexual misconduct. Proposal Takes Aim At Cell Phone Use By Drivers By editor • Nov 26, 2018 A proposal that would allow law-enforcement officers to pull over motorists for using cell phones while driving will be back before lawmakers in 2019.