Jack Bispham represents Manatee County; Joel Schleicher represents Charlotte and Sarasota counties.
Bang the Gavel
Galvano, a Bradenton attorney and Republican first elected to the state Senate in 2012, was sworn in as Senate president last fall, making him one of the three most powerful officials in state government until he steps down in 2020.
Florida Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, the chair of the state Senate's Appropriations Committee, will speak at The Argus Foundation's next Meet the Minds luncheon.
Republican candidates Doug Holder, Nora Patterson, Ray Pilon and Greg Steube have agreed to attend.
Sarasota Magazine's Election Fever blogger takes a look at how the redrawing of Florida congressional districts could affect the 2016 election.
Our Election Fever blogger weighs in.