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New Florida House Speaker Oliva urges government 'restraint' as lawmakers are sworn in

Nov 20, 2018 - The Miami Herald

After one of the most grueling elections in Florida's history, the new leaders of Florida's House and Senate were unanimous in one thing Tuesday: a need for unity.

But that's about where the similarities ended as new lawmakers were sworn in and both chambers ushered in new leadership.

In the House, the new speaker, José Oliva, laid out a vision of smaller government and reduced healthcare spending.

In the Senate, the new president, Bill Galvano, said he would let members deci...