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Florida GOP Senate Leader Backs Open Carry Bill

Florida Politics reports: Senate President Wilton Simpson says he would support removing laws requiring a concealed-weapons permit to carry a gun if it comes to a vote. Simpson’s made the comment to reporters Wednesday after conservatives at the Republican Liberty Caucus said they met with the Senate President. The group has been among a cohort of pro-gun rights organizations pushing …

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Top Florida Republican Roasts “Unprofessional” State Surgeon General Over Mask Incident With Ill Senator

Florida Politics reports: Senate President Wilton Simpson late Saturday sharply criticized a top official in the administration of Gov. Ron DeSantis for failing to adhere to a request from state Sen. Tina Polksky to wear a mask while visiting her in her office. Polksky, a Democrat from Palm Beach County who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and is about …

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