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Joe Negron announces Senate committee leadership, membership

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Florida Senate President Joe Negron on Tuesday released leadership posts, including four Democrats, and committee assignments for the 2017 and 2018 Legislative Sessions. Wilton Simpson of Trilby is now Senate Republican Leader and Kelli Stargel of Lakeland is the deputy leader. Simpson, a Pasco County farmer, is on track to assume the Senate presidency himself in 2020-22 as long as the GOP maintains its controlling majority. As previously announced, Jack Latvala of Clearwater takes the reins of the Appropriations Committee, one of the most…

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