Sen. Don Gaetz http://wuwf.org en Gaetz: No Appeal Of Redistricting Ruling http://wuwf.org/post/gaetz-no-appeal-redistricting-ruling <p></p><p>There will be no appeal of last week’s ruling which struck down Florida’s congressional map that was drawn in 2012. The redistricting plan was declared unconstitutional by a judge in Tallahassee.</p><p>Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis ruled that Districts 5 and 10 were drawn to benefit Republicans and need changing. Seven other districts that had been challenged do not need to be redrawn.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:00:50 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 11894 at http://wuwf.org Gaetz: No Appeal Of Redistricting Ruling Gaetz: 2014-15 Budget Negotiations http://wuwf.org/post/gaetz-2014-15-budget-negotiations <p></p><p>State lawmakers are beginning their sixth week of work during the 2014 Florida Legislative Session. During the session, WUWF is checking in with Senate President Don Gaetz (R-Niceville).</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:14:16 +0000 Sandra Averhart 7408 at http://wuwf.org Gaetz: 2014-15 Budget Negotiations Gaetz: Florida GI Bill Signed Into Law http://wuwf.org/post/gaetz-florida-gi-bill-signed-law <p>Governor Rick Scott signed the Florida GI Bill into law during a ceremony this Monday (March 31) morning in Panama City. Florida Senate President and House Speaker Will Weatherford were on hand for the bill signing, which kicked off week five of the 2014 legislative session.</p><p>President Gaetz and Speaker Weatherford put the Florida GI Bill atop their “Work Plan Florida 2014” legislative priority list and ensured that it passed on the House of Representatives on the first day of the session and by the Senate soon after.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:58:59 +0000 Sandra Averhart 7118 at http://wuwf.org Gaetz: Florida GI Bill Signed Into Law Gaetz: $74.9 Billion Budget Goes To Appropriations Panel http://wuwf.org/post/gaetz-749-billion-budget-goes-appropriations-panel <p></p><p>The Florida Legislature is entering the fourth week of the 2014 legislative session and will reach the half-way point on Wednesday, March 26. During the session, WUWF is checking in with Senate President Don Gaetz (R-Niceville).</p><p>Before exploring what’s ahead, Sen. Gaetz reflects on third week highlights, which includes the Florida Senate’s budget proposal for Fiscal year 2014-2015.</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:10:52 +0000 Sandra Averhart 6794 at http://wuwf.org Gaetz: $74.9 Billion Budget Goes To Appropriations Panel Gaetz: Lawmakers Pass GI Bill; Take Up $400 Million In Auto Registration Fees http://wuwf.org/post/gaetz-lawmakers-pass-gi-bill-take-400-million-auto-registration-fees <p></p><p>The Florida Legislature is beginning the third week of the 2014 regular session. &nbsp;During the session, WUWF is checking in with Senate President Don Gaetz (R-Niceville).</p><p>Recapping week two, Sen. Gaetz says the center piece of their work was unanimous passage by the Senate of the Florida GI Bill, HB 7015. &nbsp;The House passed the bill during the first week of the Legislative Session.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:23:00 +0000 Sandra Averhart 6493 at http://wuwf.org Gaetz: Lawmakers Pass GI Bill; Take Up $400 Million In Auto Registration Fees