State Lawmakers in the Florida House and Senate are all starting to feel the grind of the demanding legislative session. Orlando Democrat and House Representative Joe Saunders tweeted this candid shot of some of his fellow lawmakers talking shop. Fellow Local House Rep. Karen Castor Dentel is featured in the photo.
Democrats have massive political challenges facing them as session races to the finish. They’re main priority of expanding Medicaid (to accommodate the President’s health care plan) faces an uphill climb against the Republican majority, and defeat “Parent Trigger” that would allow parents to make sweeping changes to failing schools.