Florida voters send 160 of their fellow citizens to the Capitol in Tallahassee for 60 days each year. But power and wisdom aren’t apportioned equally among Florida lawmakers. Usually only a handful of them shape events, for good or ill, during legislative sessions, including the one that ended earlier this month.
Today we’re grading the performance of some key members of Central Florida’s delegation in the state Senate. We’ll do the same on Tuesday’s editorial page with House members. (You can find more details about these and other local lawmakers at OrlandoSentinel.com/opinion.)
A pair of Central Florida senators stood out during this year’s session for their strong and public-spirited leadership. A couple of others…not so much.