Senator Jack Latvala

Representing Pinellas and Pasco counties in the Florida Senate

About Jack

About Jack

Jack Latvala is a successful small business owner, who's taken the principles of hard work, common sense and the ability to get things done to the Florida Senate. 

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Sen. Latvala on Tourism Funding

Courage During Crisis

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Jack Latvala Discusses Energy Regulation

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Jack Latvala says he’ll support legislation banning fracking again in 2017 Session

State Sen. Jack Latvala opposed a bill to regulate the use of fracking in the 2016 Session, and in the upcoming Session, he’ll support legislation that would do so again.

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Sports subsidies to be focus of legislative battle

The strong anti-subsidy stance is putting the House at odds with the Senate, where Appropriations Chair Jack Latvala says the cash has brought and kept teams.

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Jack Latvala to House: The Senate makes its own rules

Senate Appropriations Chairman Jack Latvala sent a message Thursday to the House leadership: Don’t expect to force the Senate to abide by your strict new budget rules.

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Key senators will fight to protect NW Florida BP dollars

State Sen. Jack Latvala, who as chairman of the upper chamber's Appropriations Committee holds great sway over how Florida's dollars are spent, said Friday that he and Senate President Joe Negron want to see BP lawsuit settlement dollars spent primarily in Northwest Florida.

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