Florida House Speaker Paul Renner was at our St. Johns County Legislative Delegation annual meetings on October 13, 2023. I testified on the proposed St. Augustine National Historical Park and National Seashore, as I have since 2006. (Video available on the Florida Channel and St. Johns County Government TV. Approving head nods in evidence from Speaker Renner and Senator Travis Hutson)
During the October 13, 2023 SJC Legislative Delegation meeting, I did not hear any of some 49 citizen witnesses mention any need to redraw the boundaries of Florida's Circuit Court system.
My late mentor, Nahum Litt, would ask, "Cui bono?"
You tell mt ee.
Republican Florida House Speaker Paul Renner is a corporate lawyer, a partner in NELSON MULLINS. His prior legislative foci included tort deform -- nothing to benefit everyday Floridians.
This proposal "stinks on ice," as my mom would say
In the words of Lord Falkland, JFK's favorite conservative British politician, "When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change." I am persuaded by this article, the opinion of Palm Beach County State's Attorney David Aronberg, et al.
From Florida Phoenix: