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Senator Perry Thurston Responds to Governor Ron DeSantis Latest Supreme Court Appointment

Senator Perry Thurston, (D-Ft. Lauderdale) who is sponsoring legislation to trim the executive branch’s influence in judicial nominations, released the following statement following the latest Supreme Court appointment by Governor Ron DeSantis:

“With his last appointment to Florida’s Supreme Court imminent, we are again urging Governor Ron DeSantis to maintain diversity on our highest court. We know there are candidates not being considered that are highly qualified and represent Florida’s diversity.”

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