Florida Republicans hand DeSantis first major legislative win


LAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida’s Republican-controlled Legislature on Thursday sent to Gov. Ron DeSantis a sweeping crackdown on lawsuits despite protests from some members of his own party that the bill is a giveaway to insurance companies and is unfair to the families of crime victims. Th


bill is the first of DeSantis’ legislative priorities lawmakers sent to his desk, setting up what is expected to be a string of legislative victories for the governor ahead of his expected run for president later this year. It also hands a stinging loss to trial attorneys, a group that has been one of

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