Republican State Representative Trudi Williams spoke to members of the Fort Myers Republican Women's Club Tuesday afternoon about her impressions of this spring's legislative session. Representative Williams of Fort Myers says despite the state legislature's failure to pass measures including immigration reform and an energy bill, she's happy with the healthcare and education measures that did pass. Williams praised the legislature's decision to overhaul Medicaid by moving 2.8 million Floridians into private networks.
"Certainly the Medicaid reform that hasn't been reformed since 1964," Williams said. "The teacher tenure bill I think is great. I mean finally you're going to be able to reward good teachers for good works. There was a lot of really good legislation that passed out." READ MORE