Bill allowing Governor to control athletic association moves to Senate floor

A measure putting the Governor in charge of all but one of the appointments to the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) is heading for the Senate floor.

A similar bill (HB 225) was passed in the House and has been sent to the Senate. It would give Gov. Ron DeSantis a power that only the Delaware Governor has, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

The bill sponsor, however, argued the legislation would put Florida more closely in line with how other states do it.

“This bill seeks to eliminate the monopoly and introduce choice and athletics mirroring what every other state

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