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Senate leaders named, panel to review Florida's Covid-19 response

Dec 02, 2020 - Tampa Bay Business Journal
Board and Executive Moves

A new state Senate committee will review Florida's response to the coronavirus pandemic and plan for future emergencies, President Wilton Simpson announced Wednesday as he made more leadership appointments for next two years.

The Trilby Republican named Sen. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, to chair the Select Committee on Pandemic Preparedness and Response. Burgess was elected to the Senate in November after a stint as executive director of the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs.