Florida Senate installs its first female presiding officer in a generation

Naples Republican Kathleen Passidomo answers reporters’ questions following her installment as Florida Senate president on Nov. 22, 2022. Credit: Michael Moline

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The Florida Senate formally installed Naples Republican Kathleen Passidomo as its first woman president in a generation Tuesday. She marked the occasion by promising to work with Democrats but stressing that the voters had placed her party firmly in charge.

“It’s pretty cool, isn’t it?” Passidomo told reporters during her first media gaggle in her new office.

“I feel I have an obligation, but I think every president does. And, you know, I kind of

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